Hooroo, Marcos Ambrose

  "Hoo roo" ("good-bye") to the maestro of the road course. Racing at Sonoma and Watkins Glen just won't be the same with the departure of Marcos Ambrose back to his native Australia now that the checkered flag has waved for the 2014 campaign. While it's not a gaudy statistical record he leaves behind (5 NNS and 2 NSCS wins), the pride of Launceston, Tasmania will not soon be forgotten for his NASCAR contributions. Watching Ambrose work a track of right and left turns was like Mon ...

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ROAD COURSES BELONG IN NASCAR

[Editor's note: The original version of this story was deleted from the site on accident, so we are re-posting it. Our apologies for the inconvenience.]OK, I admit it. I am a NASCAR nerd. It’s not because I’m from California. It’s not because I now live in the Pacific Northwest- better known for gourmet coffee than distilled spirits. For the purposes of today’s discussion, I am a NASCAR nerd for one reason only….I like road course racing. I wished we had more. N ...

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