Here's That Huge NASCAR Brawl, Now With Fantastically Bleeped Audio

Ah, NASCAR. You say "have at it, boys," and the boys deliver. We posted the televised version of the fight yesterday, but another angle of it has been released that has glorious, glorious audio. Pop some popcorn, and enjoy a flurry of bleeps. » 11/03/14 8:50pm 11/03/14 8:50pm

Texas Motor Speedway Might End IndyCar Contract If COTA Gets A Race

Texas Motor Speedway president Eddie Gossage is so butthurt over this weekend's NASCAR race being double-booked with Circuit of the Americas' United States Grand Prix that he's adamant that COTA shouldn't get NASCAR or IndyCar—ever. I hate to break it to you, man, but sound management decisions aren't typically… » 11/02/14 4:00pm 11/02/14 4:00pm

Texas Race Track's Bacon Beer Milkshake Is Likely The Best Thing Ever

Texas, an already well-known culinary paradise where nothing is considered un-fryable, just got a little bit better this afternoon after the Texas Motor Speedway announced it will offer a bacon-infused beer milkshake as a concession. » 10/16/13 4:14pm 10/16/13 4:14pm

Man Shoots Himself In The Head At NRA 500

Yesterday during the National Rifle Association-sponsored NRA 500 at the Texas Motor Speedway, it was reported that a man died in the infield. Today, the medical examiner has determined the cause of death to be suicide. Kirk Franklin, 42, of Saginaw, Texas, shot himself in the head. The Associated Press (via USA… » 4/14/13 8:15pm 4/14/13 8:15pm

A Skydiver Damaged Kevin Harvick's Car Before Yesterday's Race

Kevin Harvick has never won a Cup race at Texas Motor Speedway, and two hours before Sunday's race he received a sign from above: This wasn't going to be the day. » 11/05/12 4:12pm 11/05/12 4:12pm

Blood Bank Thanks Donor By Killing Him

An 87-year-old man was killed during a ride in a Corvette Z06 at Texas Motor Speedway this weekend. The ride was given to him by a blood bank as thanks for his many donations. Maybe a T-shirt next time? [DMN] » 5/18/10 3:30pm 5/18/10 3:30pm

Astronaut Delivers Camaro Pace Car Via Chinook Helicopter

Marine Col. Doug Hurley piloted the Endeavour space shuttle, flew a Chinook helicopter to the Dickies 500, and then drove out of the back in a Chevy Camaro Pace Car. It was the most interesting thing to happen all day. » 11/09/09 9:15am 11/09/09 9:15am

Drunk Cop Naps In Squad Car... In An Intersection

Soberness is so over-rated, especially if you were dealing with 100,000 drunken morons last Saturday at the Texas Motor Speedway. This had to be the conclusion drawn by Fort Worth Police Officer Clinton Wyatt after spending his day on duty there. So why not knock back a few when your shift ends at six? And a couple… » 4/09/08 1:30pm 4/09/08 1:30pm

Michael McDowell NASCAR Crash Proves Pine Tree Air Fresheners Are Lucky

Michael McDowell, a 23 year old rookie with Michael Waltrip Racing proved once again the main reason for watching NASCAR is the crashes. McDowell slid into the wall at the Texas Motor Speedway last Friday during qualifying laps for the Samsung 500 and proceeded to roll down the track, by our count, eight times.… » 4/07/08 11:20am 4/07/08 11:20am