Quaker State 400: Nascar Win, Lose or Draw

[caption id="attachment_684561" align="aligncenter" width="520"] Courtesy: Kentucky Speedway[/caption] The streak is over. For the first time in more than a month, a Hendrick Motorsports car didn't win a race. While it wasn't Brock Lesnar beating the Undertaker at Wrestlemania, is is enough to break down Saturday night in Kentucky. (more...) ...

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Nascar’s Bad Week

Normally, summer is supposed to be full of great images and lasting memories. But as teams get ready for Saturday night’s Quaker State 400, a series of stories have emerged this week that have rained on Nascar’s so far sunny season. (more...) ...

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DENIAL IS NOT A RIVER IN EGYPT

Following every weekend, there’s a Monday. After sleeping off the celebration, it’s time to face reality; time to get back to work. Now that the 2012 champion has been crowned, and the season has been put to bed, NASCAR has some serious work ahead of it. From here, there are less than 90 days to go before magical motorsports tour descends on Daytona, so there’s no time for fooling around. While folks in Washington DC talk of a fiscal cliff, NASCAR is looking over a precip ...

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A Fan’s Take On Kentucky & The Quaker State 400

 They say it takes centuries to grow a forest, and just minutes to burn it down. Whatever good will had been forged between NASCAR fans and the Kentucky Speedway in years past went burning down like flash fire after the disaster at was the inaugural Sprint Cup race in the Bluegrass State last year at the Quaker State 400. The operators at SMI had a monumental reforestation on their hands. How did they do last weekend? We asked someone who actually went there, NASCAR uberfan and blogger ...

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KENTUCKY SPEEDWAY OFFERS TICKET EXCHANGE WHILE INDIANAPOLIS AND MICHIGAN OFFER THEIR SUPPORT

The fallout from Saturday’s traffic disaster at Kentucky Speedway continued Monday afternoon. After NASCAR Chairman and CEO Brian France issued a statement late Sunday evening, Speedway Motorsports, Inc. responded by offering a ticket exchange and an apology. "To those fans that were not able to attend the Quaker State 400, we offer our sincerest apologies," general manager Mark Simendinger said. "We'd also like to apologize to all of our fans who endured challenging condi ...

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