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Kyle Busch, driver of the #18 Interstate Batteries Toyota, celebrates with the checkered flag after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Auto Club 400 at Auto Club Speedway on March 24, 2013 in Fontana, California.  (Photo by Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images)

Busch Scores Weekend Sweep At Texas

Kyle Busch capped off a perfect weekend at Texas Motor Speedway by winning Saturday night’s NRA 500.

04/14/2013

A view from the bumper camera of the pace car as polesitter Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowe's Chevrolet, and Greg Biffle, driver of the #16 3M Ford, lead the field on a pace lap before the start of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway on November 4, 2012 in Fort Worth, Texas. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images for Texas Motor Speedway)

NASCAR Says NRA 500 Not A Political Event

The party has already started at Texas Motor Speedway. Thousands of race fans from around the country have arrived for the NRA 500 Sprint Cup race.

04/13/2013

Greg Biffle, driver of the #16 Filtrete Ford, pulls into the garage area during NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Gen-6 Testing at Texas Motor Speedway on April 11, 2013 in Fort Worth, Texas.  (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

NASCAR Could Take Closer Look At Sponsorships

NASCAR might take a closer look at how it approves sponsors after the National Rifle Association became the title sponsor of this weekend’s Sprint Cup race at Texas during a national debate over gun rights.

04/12/2013

Greg Biffle, driver of the #16 Filtrete Ford, pulls into the garage area during NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Gen-6 Testing at Texas Motor Speedway on April 11, 2013 in Fort Worth, Texas.  (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Texas Ideal Spot For Biffle To Get Season Boost

Texas Motor Speedway is an ideal spot since Biffle and the entire Roush Fenway Racing team have had so much success there. Biffle is the defending champion, too, and he can’t wait for Saturday night.

04/12/2013

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NASCAR Takes Closer Look At Sponsorships

NASCAR said Friday it might take a closer look at how it approves sponsors after the National Rifle Association became the title sponsor of this weekend’s Sprint Cup race at Texas during a national debate over gun rights.

04/12/2013

Richie Whitt

Whitt’s End: 4.12.13

How do you deteriorate into an 8-8 franchise that annually struggles to maintain a deep, competitive roster? By drafting like the Dallas Cowboys did in a four-year span from ’06-’09.

04/12/2013

(Photo by J.Burkett, CBSDFW.COM)

Senator Wants To Pull Plug On NRA Race

A U.S. senator from Connecticut has sent a letter to media mogul Rupert Murdoch asking the Fox network not to broadcast Saturday night’s NASCAR Sprint Cup race sponsored by the National Rifle Association.

04/11/2013

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Gossage Says No Political Speeches At NRA 500

As race fans began to arrive in their motor homes and campers at Texas Motor Speedway this weekend in anticipation of Saturday’s NASCAR race, the title sponsor, the National Rifle Association, remained to be a hot topic off the track.

04/08/2013

A general view of Texas Motor Speedway from the Lone Star Tower rooftop in Turn 2 as cars race during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series AAA Texas 500 on November 4, 2012 in Fort Worth, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images for Texas Motor Speedway)

NRA To Sponsor NASCAR Cup Race In Texas

The National Rifle Association is taking its relationship with racing to a new level as the title sponsor of a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race.

CBS 11–03/05/2013

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Fans React To NRA & NASCAR Partnership

Word spread fast over the Texas Motor Speedway announcement that the National Rifle Association will serve as its title sponsor for the April 13 Sprint Cup Race.

CBS 11–03/05/2013

(Photo by J.Burkett, CBSDFW.COM)

NRA Title Sponsor For NASCAR Cup Race In Texas

NRA’s sponsorship with Texas Motor Speedway was announced during the track’s media day Monday. The April 13 race, the first scheduled night race of the season, will be known as the NRA 500.

03/04/2013