No Sandbagging at NASCAR’s All-Star Event

NASCAR has the others beat. In the stick and ball world, most all-star games are a farce. The Pro Bowl looks more like a seven-on-seven drill. If you see defense being played in the NBA all-star game, you'll be the first. The Major League all-star game, with all it's tradition, is a little more serious, but often lacks the same passion you get at NASCAR's all-star event. I could either use up a lot of space telling you about the race that has gone by several different names, or I could sh ...

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A Moment To Remember Racing Royalty

Racing's royal family looked set for an heir apparent in 2000. Adam Petty seemed to embody all the best qualities of his forefathers. He had a bright smile like his great-grandfather Lee. Like grandfather Richard "The King" Petty, Adam appeared to have top notch racing chops. Like his father Kyle, the 19-year old was engaging and well-spoken. In an instant, a life and a career came to a tragic and abrupt end. On May 12, 2000, while practicing for the Busch (now Xfinity Series) race at New ...

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IT’S STAND & DELIVER TIME FOR JOEY LOGANO

For every Jeff Gordon, there’s a Casey Atwood. There are those who arrive on the racing scene with great fanfare and deliver on their promise. On the other hand, NASCAR has seen its share of careers that never really quite got off the launching pad. Within the last five years, Brad Coleman, Stephen Leicht, Stephen Wallace, Jon Wood and others have come along as potential phenoms- only to either falter or just plain flame out. Some guys don’t get a fair shake. In this writer&rsqu ...

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HAMLIN-JOHNSON DOMINANCE ENDS IN PITS

MARTINSVILLE, Va._ Coming into this weekend’s Goody’s Fast Relief 500 at the Martinsville Speedway, the question was could anyone stop the dominance of Denny Hamlin and Jimmie Johnson on the half-mile paperclip. The pair had combined to win the previous nine Martinsville events, leaving many to guess Sunday’s race would be no different, and for much of the event they were right.However, despite strong runs by both, it was Kevin Harvick, Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Kyle Busch that ba ...

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FORMER F1 CHAMP RAIKKONEN COMING TO NASCAR

  MARTINSVILLE, Va._ Rumors were confirmed Saturday morning as Kyle Busch Motorsports announced they have signed former Formula One champion Kimi Raikkonen to drive a limited schedule in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series starting May 20 at Charlotte Motor Speedway in a second KBM truck. “We are honored that Kimi Raikkonen, a former Formula One World Drivers’ Champion and proven winner, has chosen to start his career in NASCAR with Kyle Busch Motorsports,” Busch said. & ...

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