NASCAR Putting The Screws to Buschwhacking

A long overdue change is being made by NASCAR. Starting next season, further restrictions will be placed on the practice of "Buschwhacking" by established Cup drivers. Finally. For the uninitiated, Buschwhacking harkens back to the days of when the Xfinity was sponsored by Anheuser-Busch and its Busch brand. Over the years, notable Cup drivers such as Dale Earnhardt, Mark Martin, Carl Edwards, Kyle Busch and Joey Logano have continued to drive with regularity. Sure, you can't blame them for ...

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NASCAR Limits Xfinity Series “Buschwhacking”

No one will ever accuse NASCAR of the same inflexibility that has long dogged major league baseball. After years of fans complaining, the motorsports racing body has placed meaningful limits on how much driving the top-tier racers can participate in the Xfinity and Camping World Truck Series- a practice long known as "Buschwhacking," in a nod to the days when the division was known as the Busch Series. Now, veteran drivers with more than five years of fulltime Cup experience will be limited ...

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Getting Cup Drivers Out of Xfinity & Truck Series Overdue

"We need  Cup drivers in the Xfinity and Truck Series to draw fans to the races," they said. "Racing against more experienced competition will make Xfinity drivers better racers," they said. So NASCAR, how's that working for you? Apparently, not well enough. If you think NSCS ratings are bad, Xfinity ratings are through the floor. Ever actually catch one of those races and see all the fans disguised as empty seats? Who really wants to see the likes of Kyle Busch and Joey Logano beating up ...

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Billy The Kid Steals Show In Truck Series

Think about this for a moment and let it sink in: a kid who will graduate from high school in three weeks just won the Camping World Truck Series race at Kansas. William Byron is winning at the national level just four years after he started racing. William Who? Isn't he the English Prime Minister? That's o.k. William Byron hasn't heard of you either. Though this is only his fifth start in the CWTS, it shouldn't be any surprise who his boss is: some guy named Kyle Busch. Looks like amo ...

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NASCAR Odds: NASCAR Media Tour

NASCAR's annual media tour has come and gone. As teams transition from talking about the 2016 Sprint Cup season to planning for the 2016 Sprint Cup season, here's a look at some random NASCAR odds related to news from this week. (more…) ...

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