HMS Rocks NASCAR World With William Byron Signing

That sound of silence is NASCAR Nation waiting for the other shoe to drop at Hendrick Motorsports. The New York Yankees of NASCAR have announced 18-year racing phenom William Byron will race in the Xfinity Series next season for JR Motorsports. What happens after that sparks speculation and intrigue. Racing for Kyle Busch Motorsports in the Camping World Truck Series, Byron's been a beast. His five victories sets a new standard for rookies in the CWTS. Outside the truck, the clean-cut kid ...

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How Do You Spell Dominance? B-u-s-c-h

Dang, son! Kyle Busch has done it again. I can remember him doing some pretty impressive stuff in his first year with Joe Gibb Racing (2008), but he continues to top that. Regardless of what you may think of his personality- and I'll admit he's grown on me (fan's confession)- you can't deny Kyle Busch knows how to win. Dare I say it? Kyle Busch is a racer's racer. I truly believe the man could win in a wooden go-kart right now. Fellow fan, this is not easy to do. Week after week, the 30-y ...

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Five Contenders, Five Pretenders

Six races into the 2016 NASCAR season, and the patterns have begun to emerge. It's not too early to identify who's poised for a strong run, and who has some catching up to do. Contenders 1. Jimmie Johnson- At some point, the six time champion will slow down; it just won't be this year. There's no scrambling for the 48 team to find its feet. All the things that Johnson usually has going in a championship run, he has going now. To me, the truest measure of how good Jimmie has not to do w ...

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NASCAR’s TV Ratings Continue Their Fall

There may be openings for the growing number of unemployed presidential campaign workers in the NASCAR spin room. It's kind of amusing that the spin regarding the TV ratings for the Kobalt 400 is that the ratings decrease for the race at Las Vegas was down "slightly" from last year, as compared to the steeper decreases reported for the races at Daytona and Atlanta. While the rating of 4.1 is down "slightly" from 2015, the truth is these are tied with the 2014 and 2010 races the weakest ra ...

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Jimmie Johnson Cementing His Place Among The Greats

With 76 wins, Jimmie Johnson is tied for seventh in all-time NASCAR cup series wins. With six championships, only Richard Petty and Dale Earnhardt have won more than the former off-road racer from El Cajon, California. Is there really any more debate, that JJ has taken his place among the all-time greats? In terms of championships, Jimmie Johnson has won more than Jeff Gordon, Darrell Waltrip, Cale Yarborough, David Pearson, and Bobby Allison. That's some pretty impressive company, consid ...

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