Everything you need to know about the NASCAR Cup race at Texas Motor Speedway


After the All-Star race in Bristol, NASCAR travels to Texas for their annual visit. This weekend, Texas Motor Speedway will host the “O’Reilly Auto Parts 500”.The race will begin on Sunday July 19 at 3:00 p.m. EST. In addition, the place is expected to host a double title on Saturday July 18. First up a NASCAR Xfinity race at 3:00 PM EST. After that, a Gander Truck Series race at 8:00 p.m. EST.

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Kyle Busch to seek first win of season at Texas Motor Speedway

The Busch brothers, Kurt Busch and Kyle Busch will start the race in second place in P3 and P4 respectively. Both Busch brothers have enjoyed a winless streak in recent months and will look to secure their first victory of 2020.

This week in Bristol, Kyle managed to end his starting laps fight and finish the race behind Chase in second place.

Additionally, Kyle Busch will race all three races at Texas Motor Speedway this weekend. Bob Pockrass of Fox NASCAR revealed this on Twitter while answering a fan question.

Aric Almirola leads the front row in pole position, followed by Ryan Blaney. Aric Stewart-Haas’ racing teammate and current Cup Series points leader Kevin Harvick will complete the top-5.

Harvick has won 4 races in 2020 and will look to strengthen their grip on the Cup Series points table. And he will be the crowd favorite to challenge the victory. In Bristol, Harvick finished in 3rd place behind Chase and Kyle Busch.

Wednesday’s All-Star Race winner Chase Elliott will start the race in eighth place alongside Denny Hamlin in P7. Chase will be looking to build on this momentum and win the Texas 500 to fight for first place in Harvick.

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