Furniture Row Racing Turns Tables On JGR

You know, it's not supposed to be like this. Furniture Row Racing is supposed to be the "kid brother" to Joe Gibbs Racing. One team has two former champions, a perennial contender and a promising rookie. The other has a grizzled journeyman who once went six YEARS between his first and second career victory and a rookie. One team enjoys the spoils of residing in NASCAR's heartland. The other toils on the outer reaches of the NASCAR frontier in Denver, Colorado- far, far away from the Charlott ...

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Stewart-Haas Faces Driver Decisions For 2018

Among racing teams possibly making headlines for Silly Season is Stewart-Haas Racing. Two of their four drivers are up contract talks, including one notable driver who has yet to make the same kind of splash on the track that she has off the track. These days, Danica Patrick gets more camera time visiting boyfriend Ricky Stenhouse Jr. in victory lane than she does driving the 10 car. Stewart-Haas Racing has a particularly interesting conundrum. Patrick has had a few good moments, but she ...

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Racing: No One Quite Does It Like Americans

Looking out my office window, I see a row of American flags flying. Somehow they serve as a silent reminder that for all of our country's faults, we are free. Today, we celebrate that freedom. Freedom is expressed in many ways: through our words, through our choices, through our actions. You could say racing is one such expression of freedom. Have you ever opened it up on a lonely rural highway? Now we're not advocating lawlessness here, but race fans, you know what I mean if you're being ...

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Is It Really Any Mystery Who Will Take Over The 88?

They call it the Coke Zero 400. Hard core fans still call it the Firecracker 400. It's the summer race at Daytona International Speedway. A name synonymous with Daytona is Earnhardt, and this year marks Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s final go round at DIS as a full-time NASCAR Monster Energy Cup Series contestant in the 88 car. The occasion causes one to consider who "gets next." Some logical names get tossed in such as Alex Bowman, and then there's some slightly more far-fetched possibilities as R ...

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Kevin Harvick: Sonoma Win? Check

Sonoma down, only threemore tracks to go. Kevin Harvick now only has three active tracks on the NASCAR Monster Energy circuit where he hasn't won: Kentucky, and oddly enough, Texas and Pocono. With his win at the piece of land known as Sears Point, the 2014 champion now has 36 career Cup wins and cements his place in the playoffs.'s further evidence of how far Harvick has come. When this observer started opining about NASCAR in 2007, he saw Dale Earnhardt's successor win a dramatic victory i ...

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