NASCAR to Bring the Beat Back in 2016

nscs_daytona500_022115_greenflagNASCAR has seen tremendous change over the last decade. Once the sport’s rise came to a halt and the recession struck, stock car racing struggled. As a result, the sport began making changes and took a turn late in the first decade of the new century. However, the adjustments made then weren’t very effective.

Nearly a decade later, the changes NASCAR has implemented over the last four years are beginning to pay off. As excitement soars, the on-track product is improved, and the competition level reaches new heights, a new era has dawned for the sport. Continue reading “NASCAR to Bring the Beat Back in 2016”

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NASCAR Stars to Participate in Drive for Autism Golf Outing Prior to Dover Race Weekend

Drive for Autism-June Dover Trip 2014 284Before the “Monster Mile” heats up for May 29-31 race weekend, NASCAR drivers, broadcasters, personalities, and more will tee up in the annual “Drive for Autism” Celebrity Golf Outing.

Held each year in Wilmington, Delaware, drivers will exchange their steering wheels for a golf club to support a great cause. Many of today’s top competitors will be present on May 28th and will compete for the best score rather than a trip to Victory Lane. Continue reading “NASCAR Stars to Participate in Drive for Autism Golf Outing Prior to Dover Race Weekend”

Trackside Duo: Three Storylines from Kansas

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Night races always dish out plenty of storylines, and this this was certainly the case for Kansas Speedway as a wild night of racing has led to headlines upon headlines this week.

From wild wrecks to Danica, the Trackside Duo hit all the major newsworthy events this week. Read what they thought about all that went down in the heartland. Continue reading “Trackside Duo: Three Storylines from Kansas”

Five Predictions for Las Vegas

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NASCAR’s West Coast swing continues this weekend as Las Vegas hosts its annual Sprint Cup and Nationwide Series races.

Las Vegas is known for gambling and that is exactly what drivers will be doing on the race track this weekend. When winning is vitally important, it’s going to take a gamble or two to get to Victory Lane. Taking chances is what Las Vegas is all about and that inspired this week’s five predictions. Continue reading “Five Predictions for Las Vegas”

The 3 Returns to the Top of Daytona’s Scoring Pylon as Dillon Grabs Daytona 500 Pole

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Austin Dillon had the fastest car during Pre-Season Testing in January and he once again has a quick machine for the Daytona 500. Dillon took the pole on Sunday for the 56th Annual Daytona 500. Dillon was able to hold off Martin Truex Jr. and beat out Roush-Fenway teammates Greg Biffle and Carl Edwards for the pole. Continue reading “The 3 Returns to the Top of Daytona’s Scoring Pylon as Dillon Grabs Daytona 500 Pole”

Stewart-Haas Racing Hopes Expanded Team Brings Greater Success in 2014

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The mix of talent, popularity, and personality will make up Stewart-Haas Racing’s star-studded team in 2014. By growing their stable and adding new talents in Kevin Harvick and Kurt Busch, SHR is excited to see what the team’s newness turns into. Last season may not have been the best, but all the focus is on the future as this super-team is set to pounce on the competition. Continue reading “Stewart-Haas Racing Hopes Expanded Team Brings Greater Success in 2014”

2013: A Year of Major Storylines, Undeniable Passion, and Pure Dominance

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Looking back on 2013, NASCAR had quite the year. From storylines galore to scandals that challenged the sports credibility, NASCAR never stayed quiet. Going into the year, there were many more questions than answers. Fans wondered what was to come due to all the ‘newness’ the sport was expecting which included the Gen 6 and drivers in new rides. Whatever went into this season, it made for one exciting year. The lesson learned throughout 2013 was to expect the unexpected because the year in NASCAR featured truly unexpected events. Continue reading “2013: A Year of Major Storylines, Undeniable Passion, and Pure Dominance”