Richard Petty, Richard Childress Take A Stand

  NASCAR owners Richard Petty and Richard Childress have taken a stand. If either one employ you, and you're caught kneeling before a NASCAR event, you're free to protest, but you may now do it on your own time. I am not speaking for NASCAR, I am not speaking for All Left Turns, I am speaking for myself. To Richard Petty, to Richard Childress....thank you. What I saw last Sunday at the NFL game in London made my blood boil. After following that league for 32 years, I am done. Thos ...

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Leavine Family Racing Scores With Kasey Kahne

If you didn't know that Leavine Family Racing existed before, you do now. Were you like me? This morning, I read the headline that Kasey Kahne has signed with the team for 2018, and I thought "What???" LFR owner Bob Leavine says his team wants to move up, and among the current crop of free agents to be, names don't get much bigger than Kahne. As Leavine said himself, Kahne is a playoff caliber driver. This is good news for Leavine Family Racing, but what about Kahne? Is this a move towards ...

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Martin Truex Jr Asserts Front-Runner Status

Was there any doubt that Martin Truex Jr may be a driver of destiny in 2017? If there was, it was erased Sunday at Chicagoland. It would be something of a shock if Truex didn't win it all. Given the playoff format, that possibility isn't remote. How do you fend off that scenario? You keep grinding every week. even when you don't win, you're contending. If you have a down day, you bounce back the following. This is what the 78 team of Martin Truex Jr is doing. You fend off any notion of a ...

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The Clock Strikes Twelve For Danica Patrick

Few didn't see it coming, and now it's official: Danica Patrick won't be back with Stewart-Haas Racing in 2018. It's no one thing, it's a lot of things. Sponsorship is the publicly stated issue. After all, there's more than a couple of really good drivers struggling to find someone for support. Former champion and perennial contender Matt Kenseth is looking for a ride, and you know sponsorship dollars are a part of it. What will shake out of Smithfield Foods leaving Richard Petty for Stew ...

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Contenders, Pretenders For 2017 NASCAR Playoffs

Playoffs? You want to talk about the playoffs? I can't resist this video morsel in light of Saturday's debacle at Richmond. Like many of you, this fan would prefer running a season full of races and crowning whomever has the most points as champion. Since that's not the world we live in, we'll just go with it. Sizing up the field of contenders, here's who we think has a shot to win it all in the 2017 NASCAR playoffs..... Just Happy To Be Here Kasey Kahne, Jamie McMurray, Ryan Newman ...

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