Austin Dillon Adds A New Chapter To An Already Historic Day

The powers that be at NASCAR must surely be smiling today. You long time NASCAR fans know that Austin Dillon couldn't have pick a better occasion to pick up his second career Cup win by taking the checkered flag at the 60th running of the Daytona 500. If you follow the sport with any degree of seriousness, you know that Austin Dillon is the grandson of this team owner, Richard Childress. He's the father of Austin's mother Tina. Back in the day, Childress had none other than Dale Earnhardt ...

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NASCAR’s Youth Movement On Display At Duels

In what could be a sign of things to come, a pair of twenty-somethings rule the day at the Can-Am Duels. Ryan Blaney overtook teammate Joey Logano to capture the first of Thursday's duels. After focusing on building a car to win a pole in the past, the 9 team put together a race winning car, and win Chase Elliott did in the second of the Duels. Also making headlines was rookie Darrell Wallace Jr., who made a nice showing in the first race. While he seems like an old man by comparison, Joey Lo ...

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Team Penske Rumbles At The Clash

A lot can happen during Speed Weeks. Faster than you can turn a lap at Martinsville, you can go from hero to zero. What we're saying is this isn't quite a sign of things to come, but Team Penske made quite a statement in The Clash. Brad Keselowski shook loose of some demons to take the checkered flag. He lamented having "choked away" earlier shots at Daytona glory. Such was not the case Sunday. Packed with Penske power, Keselowski took a car that was apparently in danger of overheating, a ...

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2018 Team Preview: No News Is Good News With Roush Fenway

Question: what do Matt Kenseth and Kurt Busch have in common? A couple of things actually. Both were champions in the early 200s- 2003 and 2004 to be exact. Now, what else did they have in common? Both won NASCAR championships while in the employ of what has been known of late as Roush Fenway Racing. It wasn't so many years ago, Roush Fenway Racing was mentioned in the same breath as Hendrick and Gibbs. Carl Edwards, Mark Martin, Jeff Burton and Greg Biffle all enjoyed solid careers at Ro ...

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2018 Team Preview: Chip Ganassi Racing Seek Consistency

Here's the positive view of inconsistency for a racing team: it means you had good moments in the prior season. Such was the case of Chip Ganassi Racing in 2017. Their drivers had a lot of positives to take away from the season that was, but both were disappointed with how it all ended. Kyle Larson had his breakout season. With four victories, 15 top fives and 20 top tens, Larson looked all the part of a serious championship contender to Martin Truex Jr. He and teammate Jamie McMurray bot ...

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