THE FIVE BEST DAYTONA 500 FINISHES

Ken Squier coined it the “Great American Race.” Common men doing uncommon things. Cars racing closer than you park in the parking lot, in turns steeper than the roof of your house. These are all descriptive phrases that are accurate. The Daytona 500 is the largest race on the NASCAR calendar. The event rivals the Indianapolis 500’s title as the biggest race in the world. Motorsports is always fighting for attention from the mainstream media. Other sports sometimes overshadow st ...

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15 ESSENTIAL NASCAR TWITTER FEEDS

I have discovered that the best way to watch races is with the television on, the sound down, MRN on the radio and my laptop open. The laptop is essential, because it allows me to connect with sources at the track who can tell me what is really going on during the race. Sadly, television coverage often misses big stories. I rely heavily on TweetDeck. TweetDeck is a browser that lets me follow multiple Twitter feeds at once. Whom do I follow? I follow almost everyone who follows my Twitter feed - ...

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MARTINSVILLE SPEEDWAY SNOWED UNDER

With the Midwest and East Coast bracing for Snowpocalypse 2010, I thought it might help our friends in the Eastern half of the country to remember the lighter side of snow. After it has fallen, it can make an already beautiful thing even more beautiful. For example, Martinsville Speedway, after a recent snowfall... That didn't help, did it?Hope you have a good supply of beer, food and beer. Stay warm, folks. ...

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YOU MAY BE INFECTED WITH DANICA FEVER

Daytona Speedweeks is overwhelmed with a full-blown case of "Danica Fever." The public will soon be caught up in an epidemic of Danica Patrick. Journalists will speculate about her prospects this year. Throngs of photographers will plaster her image on every magazine. And Jamie Little will look hot reporting on her until we are all driven insane. There is no escape; this week she'll be in the Super Bowl (in commercials), she'll guest star on CSI: NY (as a leather-clad stock car driver) ...

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PETTY PRESENTS JOHNSON WITH AWARD

So who gets nervous when Jimmie Johnson meets Richard Petty? Johnson? Petty? Both? Neither? Petty got a little loose at an award ceremony in Johnson's honor, but he recovered gracefully. The clip is from HBO's 24/7 Jimmie Johnson. 24/7 Jimmie Johnson Race to Daytona: Driver of the Year Award (HBO on YouTube) ...

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