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NASCAR champion engine builder, owner Robert Yates dies at 74
"His legacy at NASCAR will be defined by his roles as an engine builder, championship team owner, co-founder of Roush Yates Engines and ultimately by the innovation that he brought to all of these endeavors and more.
Motor sports: High-flying Stadium Super Trucks make Denton County debut
Bell wins TMS truck race by inches under caution
Motor sports: Power prevails in crash-filled TMS thriller
FORT WORTH — Three of the fastest drivers in the Verizon IndyCar Series engaged in a furious 19-lap battle to the finish Saturday night at Texas Motor Speedway, and Will Power escaped with the victory in the Rainguard Water Sealers 600K when Takuma Sato and Scott Dixon crashed behind him with five laps remaining.
Indy 500 champ surprises Ryan High educator
Indy 500 champion Takuma Sato surprised Karen Guenther — Ryan High School's campus testing coordinator and an avid racing fan — by dropping in and speaking at a faculty meeting.
Motor sports: Johnson tames repaved track for seventh TMS victory
Whether it's a worn-out track last paved in 2001 or a surface completed a month ago, Jimmie Johnson has a handle on Texas Motor Speedway. Johnson passed Joey Logano for the lead with 16 laps to go Sunday and won the O'Reilly Auto Parts 500.
Johnson wins Duck Commander 500
Motor sports: Quiroga seeks win north of border
Motor sports: Cup drivers set for 500 miles on repaved TMS
When Texas Motor Speedway officials decided to repave the track in time for Sunday's O'Reilly Auto Parts 500, they threw a curve at the drivers. Actually, they threw two.
Motor sports: Team shows Army vet its appreciation with special treat
The team then invited Hall, an Army cook, to grill meals for the team and its owner, Richard Petty, at Texas Motor Speedway on Friday and Saturday. “The biggest thing was hearing the car engine coming around the corner,” Hall said Saturday behind the No. 43 hauler. “Everything else has kind of been icing on the cake for me. “I got a little grilling set and of course the experience of a lifetime.
Motor sports: Kasey Kahne finishing strong for Red Bull
Motor sports: Helio pulls away for win
Motor sports: Ryan grad making second lap of Sprint Cup career
After high school, Castro went to North Central Texas College in Corinth but also wanted some hands-on experience. “I walked into J & M Automotive in Denton,” he said of a garage owned by church friend Bobby Turney. “Would it be all right if I just walk in and help out? ” Castro asked. “I definitely needed to improve on my mechanical skills.