Texas Motor Speedway

Updated: February 12, 2013, 3:12 PM ET
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Overview Texas Motor Speedway has evolved to become one of the key tracks on the NASCAR circuit.

The 1½-mile tri-oval in Fort Worth, Texas, is famous for the cowboy hats it gives its winners and for the fact Jeff Gordon had eluded victory here until taking the Samsung 500 for his lone victory in 2009. Teammate Jimmie Johnson earned his first Texas victory in 2007 during his red-hot run ...

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