One Fans’ View On NASCAR & The Confederate Battle Flag

This observer could be described as a son of the south. My ancestors settled in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina in the 1700s. By the 1850s, my great-great grandfather set out for Texas and settled on land near Marshall that is still in the family today. Eli McCoy took up arms under the banner of the Confederacy, marching with the 19th Texas Infantry. Like so many soldiers fighting that war, he died from illness in 1863. Letters he sent my great-great grandmother have been passed through t ...

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NASCAR Prop Bets

[caption id="attachment_684672" align="aligncenter" width="520"] Courtesy: Pocono Raceway[/caption] It's that time of year. Vacation season around the office. Worker productivity plummets, reasons for an iced coffee run skyrocket, and people look for an excuse to get away. Sprint Cup teams have the weekend to themselves with no race on tap. That still doesn't prevent some NASCAR prop best to consider while relaxing under the hot summer sun. (more…) ...

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What Carl Edwards’ Win Means For Team, JGR

  Did you hear that? That's a collective sigh of relief for Carl Edwards, the 19 team and Joe Gibbs Racing. It's one victory in the scheme of things, but as Edwards himself said, this one is not like the others. The victory accomplishes a great deal. The move to JGR from Roush Fenway Racing didn't necessarily yield instant gratification for the 2008 and 2011 runner-up like it did for Kevin Harvick, when he moved from Richard Childress to Stewart-Haas, or like it did for Matt Kense ...

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NASCAR Odds: Food City 500

Kyle Busch at whatever the number. For years, racing at Bristol and predicting a winner was as easy as taking Kyle Busch and whatever odds were associated with his name. Next to Kevin Harvick and Phoenix, there isn't a track more perfectly aligned with a driver than Kyle Busch at Bristol. While it's great to see Busch meeting the media and beginning his recovery from that nasty accident at Daytona, he will not compete in Sunday's Food City 500. As a result, the odds at Bristol Motor Sp ...

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The 2015 NASCAR Season So Far: The Good, The Bad, The Ugly

  Whether good, bad or ugly, the 2015 NASCAR season so far has been interesting to say the least. How you see the season thus far depends on who your favorites are. One thing's for sure, there's been no lack of stories..... THE GOOD There's been no championship hangover for Kevin Harvick. Until Martinsville, The Bakersfield Burner scored a first or second place finish in every race to begin the season. While some of his Stewart-Haas Racing teammates have struggled, Harvick has ...

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