Richard Petty Motorsports Switches To Chevrolet

Remember the jingle? "Baseball, hot dogs, apple pie and Chevrolet," the iconic commercial tune went. Just as iconic as those symbols is Richard Petty to the world of NASCAR racing. RPM will not only align with "the bowties" in 2018, they will also align technically with Richard Childress Racing. That's the word at Jayski.com. While Richard Petty himself is more of a NASCAR ambassador and organizational figurehead, in this season of change, it's good to see an icon from the sport's heyday ...

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Where Will Dale Earnhardt Jr Fans Go Now?

Dale Earnhardt Jr has hung up his helmet and will trade it for a microphone. NASCAR's most popular driver will no longer grace the cockpit of the 88 car. Junior Nation is huge within NASCAR circles. Where will those legions of fans turn? One has to wonder how many of those fans got into NASCAR because of Dale Earnhardt Jr. Some hard core fans put his popularity on his dad's name. Undeniably, there is some truth to that, though in terms of his demeanor and his career, Junior bore little ...

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Bud Moore: A Real American Hero, Part II

".....one who made many contributions to the sport. One whose firm handshake was as good as any contract. One who always gave a straight answer. Most of all, to be remembered as a man who loved his family, his country and the sport of racing."- Bud Moore on how he'd like to be remembered. No history of NASCAR is complete without the mention of Bud Moore. Though his fascination with cars began racing around on the streets of Spartanburg, South Carolina in his teens, the man who would be in ...

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Bud Moore: A Real American Hero, Part I

 “Many choose the word ‘hero’ when describing athletes who accomplish otherworldly sporting feats. Oftentimes, it’s an exaggeration. But when detailing the life of the great Bud Moore, it’s a description that fits perfectly."- Brian France An early NASCAR great and a great American hero is gone. Walter "Bud" Moore, has passed away after a long, full life at the age of 92. What is a hero? Bud Moore is the personification of a genuine hero. He was so much more than a brilliant NASCAR mec ...

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One Thing Went Down In NASCAR That Was Good

There's a lot going down in NASCAR these days. TV ratings are down, general interest in NASCAR is down, no matter how the auto racing machine tries to spin it. Between management miscalculations and a general cultural change with respect to automobile racing, there are troubling signs for NASCAR. As the smoke clears on the 2017 NASCAR Monster Energy Cup Series season, there's one thing that went down that was good. Those dreaded debris cautions. According to this little nugget seen at Jay ...

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