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Dale Earnhardt Jr. retiring from NASCAR

| April 25, 2017 | 0 Comments
Dale Earnhardt Jr. retiring from NASCAR

Hendrick Motorsports sent out an official release on Tuesday morning announcing the retirement of Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. at the end of the 2017 season. The Kannapolis, NC native sat out a majority of the 2016 season after suffering from concussion symptoms nearly halfway through the season. Earnhardt Jr. made […]

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Charlotte’s All-Star Race gets new format

| April 11, 2017 | 0 Comments
Charlotte’s All-Star Race gets new format

Change is nothing new in the NASCAR landscape, especially if you are considering the annual All-Star race. Every year the sanctioning body, incongruence with the racetrack, have been able to muster up a rash of ever-changing format ideas in order to try to enhance the drama and intensity of one of NASCAR’s most exciting nights. […]

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Kyle Larson sweeps the weekend in California

| March 26, 2017 | 0 Comments
Kyle Larson sweeps the weekend in California

Kyle Larson entered Sunday’s race at Auto Club Speedway riding a three race streak of runner-up finishes, but after 400 miles of racing, he’s finally able to take off the bridesmaids dress. Larson led the field to the green flag in Sunday’s Auto Club 400, and it didn’t take long for the action to start […]

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Las Vegas bags historic second NASCAR Cup weekend

| March 8, 2017 | 0 Comments
Las Vegas bags historic second NASCAR Cup weekend

Las Vegas – you may want to double up on your ear plugs. In a unanimous vote on Wednesday afternoon, the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority Board cemented a new deal to bring about a second Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series weekend to it’s yearly schedule. Las Vegas Motor Speedway will receive a second […]

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Kevin Harvick goes too fast in Atlanta

| March 6, 2017 | 0 Comments
Kevin Harvick goes too fast in Atlanta

Kevin Harvick and his Stewart-Haas Racing team tried their best to put on a flawless clinic in Sunday’s Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500. The No.4 Jimmy Johns Ford was freaky fast all throughout the race, leading 292 laps of the 325 laps. But unbeknownst to Harvick at the time, his clinic wasn’t going to stay […]

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Sunday’s Daytona 500 sold out

| February 25, 2017 | 0 Comments
Sunday’s Daytona 500 sold out

On the evening before of one of the biggest sporting events of the year, Daytona International Speedway announced that Sunday’s Daytona 500 will be ran in front of a sellout crowd for the second year in a row. The Great American Race is set to be one of the highest spectated sporting events of 2017. […]

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Joey Logano nabs victory in wild Clash race

| February 19, 2017 | 0 Comments
Joey Logano nabs victory in wild Clash race

The 2017 NASCAR season got off to a wild start in the preseason race on Sunday morning at Daytona International Speedway. The Clash, which is a non-points event, featured a 17-car field that put on quite the display of action and intensity. Mother Nature reared her ugly head on Saturday night as rain forced the […]

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NASCAR institutes new concussion protocol

| February 17, 2017 | 0 Comments
NASCAR institutes new concussion protocol

After watching its most popular driver sit out for a large number of races last year, NASCAR announced today that it will implement new concussion protocols which will go into effect for each NASCAR national series beginning in 2017. Here are some of the highlights: If a car sustains any type of damage from contact […]

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NASCAR: Say hello to Monster Energy

| December 1, 2016 | 0 Comments
NASCAR: Say hello to Monster Energy

With just over two months until the start of the 2017 season, NASCAR’s two-year search for a new title sponsor has taken the checkered flag, and sitting in Victory Lane is energy drink company, Monster Energy. NASCAR CEO Brian France, accompanied by Monster executives, broke the news in a press conference Thursday afternoon in Las […]

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Busch finds luck at Kansas

| May 8, 2016 | 0 Comments
Busch finds luck at Kansas

At Kansas Speedway, if it weren’t for bad luck, Kyle Busch would have no luck. In his first sixteen starts at the 1.5-mile track, the Las Vegas native only acquired two top-5 finishes, with an average finish just over 20 spots back from the top of the field. From blown tires to getting caught up […]

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Vicious race at Talladega

| May 1, 2016 | 2 Comments
Vicious race at Talladega

Carnage, crashing, flipping, what have you, Sunday’s race at Talladega Superspeedway may go down in history as one of the most violent races in NASCAR history. Chase Elliott led the field to the green flag for the 47th annual GEICO 500, and it didn’t take long for the wrecking to begin. The first accident of […]

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Carl Edwards wins feel-good race at Bristol.

| April 17, 2016 | 1 Comment
Carl Edwards wins feel-good race at Bristol.

Beaten-up cars, emotion-filled drivers, numerous cautions, close bumper-to-bumper racing. Sunday’s Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway lived up to what fans have come to expect when NASCAR rolls into the famed half-mile oval. Carl Edwards led the field to the green flag for the 500 lap race, and was able to keep his nose […]

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Carl Edwards captures pole at Bristol, for a good cause.

| April 15, 2016 | 1 Comment
Carl Edwards captures pole at Bristol, for a good cause.

Carl Edwards will lead the field to the green flag for Sunday’s Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway. The No. 19 Joe Gibbs Racing team advanced their way to the final round of Sprint Cup qualifying on Friday evening, and when it all mattered, was able to lay down the fastest lap. “Just awesome,” […]

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Austin Dillon wins pole for Auto Club 400

| March 18, 2016 | 0 Comments
Austin Dillon wins pole for Auto Club 400

In the twenty-year history of racing at Auto Club Speedway, only one pole winner has gone on to win the main event on Sunday. But that didn’t stop Austin Dillon, who in the third round of knockout qualifying put his No.3 American Ethanol Chevrolet at the top of the scoring pylon. Dillon had a fast […]

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