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Randy Travis Honored With Cracker Barrel Legend Award!

Randy Travis Honored With Cracker Barrel Legend Award!

Congrats to North Texas’ own Randy Travis on being the first recipient of the Cracker Barrel Country Legend Award.  He was presented that honor Saturday in Nashville as part of CMA Fest 2018.  The newly created award will be given annually to COuntry musicians with over 30 years in the business. Cracker Barrel also presented…

Texas Motor Speedway Ticket Frenzy Is Today(Saturday)At Torchy’s Tacos Across DFW!

Texas Motor Speedway Ticket Frenzy Is Today(Saturday)At Torchy’s Tacos Across DFW!

Join Mark Phillips and the Texas Motor Speedway Crew aboard the TMS Express Double Decker Bus today(Saturday) at six different Torchy’s Taco’s locations across DFW!  We’ll have 25 pairs of tickets at each stop for next Saturday’s DXC Technology 600 Indy Car Race plus other great prizes.  Here are the locations we’ll be at today:…

Will Power Talks About Winning The Indy 500 And Looking Forward To Texas!

Will Power Talks About Winning The Indy 500 And Looking Forward To Texas!

2018 Indianapolis 500 winner Will Power was in town today(Wed) to promote next Saturday’s DXC Technology 600 Indy Car Race at Texas Motor Speedway.  He talked with Mark Phillips about how surreal it is to win the Indy 500 and how thrilling it was to also win last year’s Indy Car Race at Texas Motor…

North TX Race Report: It’s The Biggest Racing Weekend Of The Year!!

North TX Race Report: It’s The Biggest Racing Weekend Of The Year!!

It’s the biggest racing weekend of the year….With a full slate of Local Dirt Track action on Friday and Saturday.  Then on Sunday the action starts at 8am with the Formula One Grand Prix of Monaco….At 10am the Indy Car 500 coverage begins and then at 5pm NASCAR’s Coca – Cola 600!!  Mark Phillips previews…

Jeff Gordon Headlines The NASCAR Hall of Fame Class of 2019!

Jeff Gordon Headlines The NASCAR Hall of Fame Class of 2019!

Four time NASCAR Champion Jeff Gordon headlines the latest class of inductees into the NASCAR Hall of Fame.  Gordon got 96% of the ballots cast.  Also going into the Hall of Fame are team owners Jack Roush and Roger Penske  along with drivers Davey Allison and Alan Kulwicki.  They’ll be formally inducted next winter.  …

PODCAST: Four Time Indy Car Series Champ Scott Dixon chats with Mark Phillips 

PODCAST: Four Time Indy Car Series Champ Scott Dixon chats with Mark Phillips 

Four time Indy Car Series champion Scott Dixon was in town Tuesday to take part in Texas Motor Speedway’s “Speeding To Read” program for more than 12,000 area school children from 21 DFW Elementary Schools.  He chatted with Mark Phillips about this program, Sunday’s upcoming Indy 500 and the DXC Technology 600 Indy Car Race…

Blake Shelton Will Co-Host The Today Show On June 6th From Ole Red Nashville!

Blake Shelton Will Co-Host The Today Show On June 6th From Ole Red Nashville!

Blake Shelton is going to co-host NBC’s The Today Show with Hoda Kotb on June 6th.  Why? For starters, they’ll be live from Blake’s new Ole Red Bar in Nashville for it’s grand opening.. Secondly, it’s the kickoff to CMA Fest 2018 where fans from all over the world get autographs from their favorite stars. …

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Cops save the day looking for a lost cheetah? Yep!

Cops save the day looking for a lost cheetah? Yep!

When a young boy lost his stuffed cheetah while driving through Rhode Island with his family, he was crushed… So what do you do?  Ask the Rhode Island State Highway Patrol for help, of course. Click here for the full story.     Video of a baby hearing for the first time at a Fort…