NASCAR’s Youth Movement

  I wouldn't say NASCAR is necessarily getting young, but suddenly there's a run on booster seats in Charlotte. There's no word yet of 12:00 p.m. nap times in the garage, but they may be coming and there may be a shorter supply of animal cookies and juice boxes at local supermarkets, One thing is sure, the faces of NASCAR have much fewer wrinkles and grey hair, with drivers young enough to be Dale Junior's junior. All joshing aside, many of the newest names on the scene have a fam ...

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Will Roush Fenway Racing Rebound In 2015?

  Roush Fenway Racing was once Ford's flagship team in NASCAR Cup racing. Mark Martin rose to prominence here, and was a perennial contender in the 90s. Jeff Burton enjoyed his finest hours driving the 99 car before Carl Edwards came to town. Greg Biffle has had his share of success for Roush Fenway. Carl Edwards finished as runner-up at the Cup level in 2008 and 2011. Matt Kenseth and Kurt Busch won championships for the man popularly known as the "Cat In The Hat" in 2003 and 2004. ...

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Nascar Recap: Thanksgiving Weekend

[caption id="attachment_685280" align="aligncenter" width="520"] Coutesy: NBC[/caption] Moderation and Thanksgiving weekend do not go well together. Food, lines and virtually every other experience you can fathom seem to be in excess. So too is news from the Sprint Cup offseason. Here's a Nascar recap of winners and losers from the holiday weekend. (more...) ...

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A “Mud”-Summer Night’s Dream

Here's a memo to Eldora track owner Tony Stewart and NASCAR: "Thank you, Sir. May I have another?" Races like the Mudsummer Classic Wednesday in Rossburg, Ohio would do a tremendous amount to remedy what's wrong with NASCAR- in this humble opinion. Props to Darrell Wallace Jr. In terms of a fresh face that can turn heads toward the sport that don't ordinarily pay attention, Bubba is the man. Sure, being a rare racer of mixed ethnicity, Wallace gets your attention, but for the seasoned fan ...

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What’s Next For Darrell Wallace Jr.?

[caption id="attachment_683535" align="aligncenter" width="520"] Courtesy DarrellWallaceJr.com[/caption] Darrell Wallace Jr. made NASCAR history over the weekend, becoming the first African American driver to win a NASCAR national touring season race in more than 50 years. Making history is nice. Sustaining history is a whole different reality. Wallace Jr. is just 20. What's next for Darrell Wallace Jr.? (more...) ...

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