NASCAR doesn’t approve Nur Ali to race at Texas
Nur Ali was not approved by NASCAR to run the Nationwide Series
race this weekend at Texas Motor Speedway.
Ali struggled in his Oct. 20 NASCAR debut at Kansas, where he
crashed and finished 33rd in the Nationwide race. He is the first
driver of Pakistani descent to compete at NASCAR’s national
The Fort Worth resident had hoped to drive for Rick Ware Racing
in Saturday’s race at Texas. But he said NASCAR wants him to gain
more experience on smaller tracks before he’ll be approved to
compete at 1.5-mile Texas.
Ali said he’ll enter the Nov. 10 race at Phoenix, which is a