Coming This Sunday, Martinsville Madness!

  If not for NASCAR, most of us couldn't find Martinsville, Virginia on a map. This quiet little town (population 13,821- 2010 census) once famous for making plug chewing tobacco cranks up the volume for full contact racing this Sunday. If they were racing at night, "Heartache Tonight" by the Eagles would be a perfect theme song. "Somebody's gonna hurt someone, before the night is through. Somebody's gonna come undone, there's nothing we can do." This is where it all started for N ...

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NASCAR Recap: Dayton 500

[caption id="attachment_685623" align="aligncenter" width="520"] Courtesy @Team_Penske[/caption] The 2015 Sprint Cup season is officially underway, and Sunday's Daytona 500 proved award winning performances weren't just at the movies Sunday. Here's a quick look at winners and losers from Sunday's Great American Race. (more...) ...

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Nascar Odds: Sprint Unlimited

Finally. There is a Sprint Cup race to discuss, even if that race is an exhibition where fans help make up rules and race sequencing. The Sprint Unlimited runs a limited race with a limited field. Still, the numbers offer insight into what might happen during the Daytona 500 next week. (more...) ...

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NASCAR UNDER PRESSURE: 2015 CREW CHIEFS

It might be the most stressful job in all of racing. Crew chiefs work longer hours than drivers for less pay and endure more stress than than many of the more dreadful corporate jobs. And when there is an opening to take over a Sprint Cup team, owners find no shortage of people willing to take on the role. The 2015 Sprint Cup season brought several crew chiefs to the pit box. Here's a breakdown of new crew chiefs who will feel the most pressure in 2015. (more...) ...

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2015 Nascar Final Four: Part Two

It's finally time to get back to work. After nearly two weeks of holiday parties, ugly sweaters, sick kids and way too much food and beverage consumption, 2015 is here. Friday, we took a look at the first driver picked for the Nascar Final Four and a bunch of drivers on the outside looking in. Now it's time to separate the rest of the field. (more...) ...

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