Iconic No. 8 Returns To The Cup Series With Daniel Hemric

For the first time in about a decade, the No. 8 is returning to the NASCAR Monster Energy Cup Series. Rookie Daniel Hemric will drive for Richard Childress Racing with the number best known for being used by NASCAR's favorite son- Dale Earnhardt Jr. It's the second time in recent history that RCR has employed a number once used by one of racing's most iconic families. Fortunately for Hemric, this move won't raise nearly the eyebrows that the resurrection of the No. 3 did for Austin Dillon ...

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Change Abounds For NASCAR In 2019

More is changing than rides in 2019. Frankly, it has to. The path that NASCAR has been on the last several years has needed changing, in no small part due to economics. Auto racing, as presented by this governing body, can go on, but not like it did before. Not only are fans not fighting for tickets at Bristol like they did at one time, corporations are nowhere near as willing to put up the kind of money they once were for their slice of NASCAR pie. Old Ben Franklin's adage has proven tru ...

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Kurt Busch Is On The Move

It's official: Kurt Busch is leaving Stewart-Haas Racing. By every indication, the 2004 Cup champion will be taking over the number one car at Chip Ganassi Racing being vacated by Jamie McMurray. Though mildly surprising, you had a feeling this could be the outcome. Unlike other veteran drivers, there's an apparent good future ahead for "The Outlaw." This is a case where less is more. If Kurt Busch goes to CGR, it'll be a two-man operation with Kyle Larson. Sometimes, one got the feeling ...

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Dale Earnhardt Jr. Shines Light On His Story

Most will never know what it's like to have a concussion. Is it has become big news in football and youth soccer, it is the account of a retired auto racer that has lent a much brighter light on the subject of concussions. If you've watched the interviews and read the excerpts from his new book, the story of Dale Earnhardt Jr. has done a great deal to chronicle the effects of a concussion. Let's be clear this is not a sponsored post, and yours truly does not make a dime off of talking abo ...

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2018 Signals A Season Of Change Ahead

The 2018 NASCAR Monster Energy Cup Series just ended, and we already know that 2019 will be a season of change. Next season, we'll see new faces in new places, and some familiar faces will be absent from the NASCAR scene. The retirement of Kasey Kahne ended up being much more sudden than anticipated. Some scary health issues took a season that was supposed to end Sunday, and ended it much sooner. 14 years after he first burst on the scene, and Kahne still looks like a rookie. Lucky fool. ...

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