Hoby Smith. NASCAR fan.  (credit: Joel Thomas/CBS 11 News)

NASCAR Fans Race To The Race At Texas Motor Speedway

The NASCAR events at Texas Motor Speedway create tremendous traffic congestion as 180,000 fans flock to the races. But some have invested a lot of time winning the race to the race.

CBS 11–10/31/2014

Matt Kenseth, driver of the #20 Dollar General Toyota, practices for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway on October 31, 2014 in Fort Worth, Texas.  (Photo by Todd Warshaw/Getty Images for Texas Motor Speedway)

Kenseth Still Feels Terrible After Harvick Wreck

Matt Kenseth says he feels terrible about the wreck that left Kevin Harvick last among the eight drivers still eligible in NASCAR’s Chase for the Sprint Cup championship

10/31/2014

Dale Earnhardt Jr., driver of the #88 National Guard Chevrolet, celebrates in Victory Lane with champagne after winning during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Goody's Headache Relief Shot 500 at Martinsville Speedway on October 26, 2014 in Martinsville, Virginia. (credit: Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

Earnhardt Wins At Martinsville Speedway

Dale Earnhardt Jr. desperately wanted to win at the historic short track, to bring one of those big clocks home to his house. In his 30th try, he finally got his clock.

10/27/2014

Ryan Newman, driver of the #31 Caterpillar Chevrolet, Trevor Bayne, driver of the #21 Motorcraft/Quick Lane Tire & Auto Center Ford, Landon Cassill, driver of the #40 Carsforsale.com Chevrolet, and David Ragan, driver of the #34 Dockside Logistics Ford, race during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series GEICO 500 at Talladega Superspeedway on October 19, 2014 in Talladega, Alabama.  (Photo by Jerry Markland/Getty Images)

Newman Dodges NASCAR Penalty For Talladega Inspection

NASCAR has decided not to penalize Ryan Newman for failing the post-race inspection at Talladega Superspeedway.

10/21/2014

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Drag Racer Raymond Beadle Dead At 70

Raymond Beadle, a three-time NHRA Funny Car world champion and a championship NASCAR team owner, has died. He was 70.

10/21/2014

Brad Keselowski, driver of the #2 Redd's Wicked Apple Ale Ford, celebrates in victory lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series GEICO 500 at Talladega Superspeedway on October 19, 2014 in Talladega, Alabama. (credit: Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images)

Keselowski Keeps Hope Alive At Talladega

Brad Keselowski packed a punch on the track, the only place that mattered after a controversial week.

10/20/2014

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Kevin Harvick At Ease Headed Into Tense Talladega

Kevin Harvick is already guaranteed a spot in the third round of NASCAR’s playoffs, so he has no reason to race hard Sunday at Talladega Superspeedway.

10/16/2014

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Earnhardt: ‘Going To Talladega To Try To Win’

Dale Earnhardt Jr. has no issues with NASCAR’s championship format, even as he heads to Talladega Superspeedway on the brink of elimination.

10/15/2014

Brad Keselowski, driver of the #2 Detroit Genuine Parts Ford, races Tony Stewart, driver of the #14 Bass Pro Shops / Mobil 1 Chevrolet, during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Bank of America 500 at Charlotte Motor Speedway on October 11, 2014 in Charlotte, North Carolina.  (Photo by Jonathan Moore/Getty Images)

Keselowski And Stewart Fined After Charlotte Scuffle

NASCAR has fined Brad Keselowski and Tony Stewart for their post-race conduct at Charlotte Motor Speedway.

10/14/2014

Dale Earnhardt Jr. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Earnhardt Riding High As He Prepares To Turn 40

The blown tire while he was leading at Kansas is long forgotten. Dale Earnhardt Jr. is celebrating his 40th birthday on Friday and the milestone has turned into a weeklong celebration.

10/09/2014

NASCAR driver Sam Hornish Jr. (Photo by Daniel Shirey/Getty Images)

Richard Petty Motorsports Signs Sam Hornish Jr. For 2015

The three-time IndyCar Series champion last completed a full NASCAR Sprint Cup season in 2010. He’ll replace Marcos Ambrose and drive the No. 9 Ford for RPM.

10/08/2014

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Logano Wins At Kansas To Advance In Title Race

With his win on Sunday at Kansas, Logano once again proved he’s going to be tough to beat in this race for the Sprint Cup.

10/06/2014