Richard Petty Motorsports Switches To Chevrolet

Remember the jingle? "Baseball, hot dogs, apple pie and Chevrolet," the iconic commercial tune went. Just as iconic as those symbols is Richard Petty to the world of NASCAR racing. RPM will not only align with "the bowties" in 2018, they will also align technically with Richard Childress Racing. That's the word at Jayski.com. While Richard Petty himself is more of a NASCAR ambassador and organizational figurehead, in this season of change, it's good to see an icon from the sport's heyday ...

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Where Will Dale Earnhardt Jr Fans Go Now?

Dale Earnhardt Jr has hung up his helmet and will trade it for a microphone. NASCAR's most popular driver will no longer grace the cockpit of the 88 car. Junior Nation is huge within NASCAR circles. Where will those legions of fans turn? One has to wonder how many of those fans got into NASCAR because of Dale Earnhardt Jr. Some hard core fans put his popularity on his dad's name. Undeniably, there is some truth to that, though in terms of his demeanor and his career, Junior bore little ...

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Bubba Wallace Is A Big Deal, But……

Bubba Wallace makes his NASCAR Monster Energy Cup Series debut this Sunday. It's a big deal, I'll grant you that. Yours truly submits it's not for the reason many in the media think. The Alabaman isn't hopping into just any old ride. In his first Cup race, Bubba Wallace hops into the 43 car, once piloted by "The King," Richard Petty. Though his presence is more as an ambassador, one of NASCAR's most dominant drivers ever still has his fingerprints all over this team. It would be like gett ...

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Diversity Has Arrived In NASCAR

The face of NASCAR is changing. The skin tones are darker, and in some cases, the hair is getting longer, and the faces prettier. No, Kyle Larson isn't sporting a man bun. Diversity is coming to NASCAR, and it's a good thing. Please don't misunderstand me; you can count me among those that believe advancement should be based on merit and not on fulfilling a quota. But check it out: Daniel Suarez- a native of Mexico- just won an Xfinity Series race at Michigan. Besides the win, he has 29 t ...

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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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