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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Paint Scheme Report: Phoenix International Raceway

PaintSchemeReportPhoenix International Raceway often produces some of the most exciting races each season. This time around, the Eliminator Round will conclude here, and could make for very intense competition. Teams showed up to the track this weekend with a hunger to succeed, and some neat paint schemes. Some teams are displaying patriotic colors for Veterans Day, while others are displaying unique looks, making for an interesting mix of schemes during the second to last race weekend of the year.

We’ll take a look at a few of the great looking cars and ones that could use a new paint-job in this week’s Paint Scheme Report. Continue reading “Paint Scheme Report: Phoenix International Raceway”

Race Reaction: Hollywood Casino 400

kansas2_nscs_johnson_garage_100514A lot went down Sunday afternoon at Kansas Speedway. From shocking wrecks which took two champions and a driver having a career year out of the race prematurely to a not-so-surprising finish – there is plenty to discuss following the opening race in the Contender Round. Continue reading “Race Reaction: Hollywood Casino 400”

Paint Scheme Report: Bristol Motor Speedway

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A new feature to Turn 4 Racing News, the “Paint Scheme Report” will depict which cars came to the track looking great and which ones did not. This social media driven report will use pictures found on twitter and discuss what’s great or not so great about the different schemes.

This week, NASCAR is in “Thunder Valley” where you can always find new and different paint schemes. This is a great week for sponsors to make a splash as all eyes will be on Bristol come Saturday night. Continue reading “Paint Scheme Report: Bristol Motor Speedway”

Larson’s Chase Hopes Remain Alive

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Hype surrounded Kyle Larson prior to Sunday’s Pure Michigan 400. Many expected him to have an outstanding performance and contend for the victory. Unfortunately for the No. 42 Target Chevrolet team, their day couldn’t have gone any worse as they finished 43rd.

In the string of early yellow-flags, Larson made contact with Dale Earnhardt Jr. on pit road. This “…ruined our day” according to Larson. Continue reading “Larson’s Chase Hopes Remain Alive”

Wallace Jr. Holds On for Victory in Thrilling Eldora Race

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In one of the most dominating performances the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series has seen this season, Darrell Wallace Jr. ended up in victory lane Wednesday night at Eldora Speedway. Despite his lack of dirt-track racing experience, he was able to beat some of the best in the business in route to victory. Continue reading “Wallace Jr. Holds On for Victory in Thrilling Eldora Race”

Chase Elliott, JR Motorsports Continue Impressive Season with Chicagoland Victory

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In another outstanding performance, 18-year old Chase Elliott made it to victory lane for the third time this season. The No. 9 team stole the show throughout the night as they proved early on they were the ones to beat at Chicagoland Speedway. Continue reading “Chase Elliott, JR Motorsports Continue Impressive Season with Chicagoland Victory”