The Texas Motor Speedway is home to the continued chase for the Sprint Cup as NASCAR drivers gather in the AAA Texas 500. With critical points on the line, top drivers will battle for position as fans tune in on ESPN and also watch the NASCAR Texas 500 online using the free video stream provided by the network.
Jeff Gordon is the current Sprint Cup Series leader by three points over his nearest competitor. But a mere 7 points separate the top 5 drivers in the NASCAR Chase for the Cup going into today’s AAA Texas 500.
How to watch the NASCAR AAA Texas 500 online video stream:
The free live online video stream of NASCAR from the Texas 500 today is part of the watchESPN platform which available directly from the network’s web site, or as a free app download for fans watching the race on their tablets and other mobile devices.
The watchESPN video stream lets fans watch volumes of ESPN sports coverage, including today’s NASCAR race and is free for most individuals who have the sports network as part of their television subscription.
Close behind Gordon, and his 4044 points in the top 5 of the current Chase for the Sprint Cup standings, are Ryan Newman (-3), Joey Logano (-4), Matt Kenseth (-5) and Denny Hamlin -7 behind the Gordon.
Jeff Gordon will be positioned well to extend his lead as his qualifying time of 27.096s puts him in the #2 starting position. Gordon will start behind today’s pole winner, Matt Kenseth, who will be in a good position to move up among the top 5 in the series.
Hamlin is the only top 5 driver who will not start today’s AAA Texas 500 in a top 10 position, as he qualified 20th for the race. Newman and Logano will start in 7th and 10th position respectively when the green flag drops on the Texas Motor Speedway at 3pm eastern.