Perspective: Kyle Busch & 199

From here, you can sure tell the difference between the media that really knows racing, and those that don't. Everywhere, it seems were reading on the big sports websites about how Kyle Busch is closing in on 200 victories. Richard Petty had 200. As most of us know, comparing the two isn't apples and oranges, it's more like apples and grapes. Let's be clear: winning 200 races total in Cup, Xfinity and trucks is huge. It means you've raced a ton, and you've raced it- in KB's case- like no one ...

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Ryan Blaney & The Wood Bros. Re-Birth

Ryan Blaney and the Wood Bros. The new combines with the old in making NASCAR waves in 2017. The combination is working its way towards being one of the feel good stories of the season so far. Older fans will remember and appreciate the team with Virginia roots as one of the pioneers and innovators of NASCAR. The modern pit stop? Credit the Wood Bros. Along the way, racing legends such as David Pearson and AJ Foyt have piloted that 21 car- a rig looking much like it did back when the team ...

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Throwback Thursday: Big Race Buddy Baker

Sometimes, it's not a matter of how much but where you win. While 19 career victories in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series won't you put you at the top of any leaderboards, a knack for winning big races like the Daytona 500, the Southern 500 (Darlington), the Busch Clash, and winning the Winston 500 (Talladega) and the World 600 (Charlotte) three times certainly will. Buddy Baker did those things and more. The '70s represented a golden era for NASCAR. It was a great time for a young fan like m ...

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Throwback Thursday: The Silver Fox Was Golden At Michigan

  They called him the Silver Fox- cool, daring and sly. Racing in the shadows of Richard Petty, David Pearson was still accomplished enough to earn a spot alongside "The King," "The Intimidator," and "The Wonder Boy" as one of the all-time greats. Among his favorite haunts was Michigan International Speedway, Pearson's personal playground in the 1970s. In a stretch that ran from 1972 through 1978, "The Silver Fox" won eight out of a twelve possible races, including five out of six ...

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Happy Birthday to A Living NASCAR Legend

Who is the best of all-time in NASCAR? The popular choice is the "man who could see air;" of course, we speak of the late Dale Earnhardt. Most famous for his intimidating ways, the seven-time champion could rally from laps down to win and do perform feats of renown. Others would opine the greatest was none other than "The King," Richard Petty. He dominated the NASCAR scene, and has been a longstanding goodwill ambassador. A living legend celebrates a birthday this week, and some may argue he ...

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