Wheels Up at NASCAR 2018 O’Reilly 500

by James Stacy on April 9, 2018 in Living Texas, Dallas/Fort Worth, Sports,

Eager NASCAR fans got an eyeful for three days this weekend at Texas Motor Speedway with the festivities around the running of the O’Reilly Auto Parts 500.

All photography courtesy James Stacy

Cover photo above: Kyle Busch burns out after he wins the 2018 O’Reilly Auto Parts 500 April 8.

Friday Action

#48 Jimmie Johnson before Qualifying for the O’Reilly 500.
Menards’ #12 (Ryan Blaney) Ford Fusion being pushed into the garage during Friday’s Qualifying at the 2018 O’Reilly Auto Parts 500.
Chase Elliott, who drives the #9 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 for Hendrick Motorsports, awaiting Friday’s Qualifying for the O’Reilly Auto Parts 500.

Saturday Action (22nd Annual My Bariatric Solutions 300)

Ryan Truex of Bar Harbor/Sea Watch International Chevrolet before the My Bariatric Solutions 300.
My Bariatric Solutions 300 2nd place finisher Christopher Bell in the #20 Game Stop/ Hello Neighbor Toyota.
The winning team (Fitzgerald Glider Kits Ford driven by Ryan Blaney) pits for the final time during the My Bariatric Solutions 300.
Tire resurfacing by the Fitzgerald Glider Kits Ford pit crew.
Ryan Blaney and the Fitzgerald Glider Kits Ford celebrates after winning the 22nd Annual My Bariatric Solutions 300 at Texas Motor Speedway.

Sunday Action

Grand Marshall Kix Brooks of Brooks and Dunn before Sunday’s 2018 O’Reilly Auto Parts 500 at Texas Motor Speedway.
#2 Brad Keselowski leading the pack before he was caught in a multi car accident on lap 177. Keselowsk did not finish the race.
Kyle Busch captures the checkered flag at the 2018 O’Reilly Auto Parts 500.
Kyle Busch fires of the six shooters after winning the 2018 O’Reilly Auto Parts 500.