Change Abounds For NASCAR In 2019

More is changing than rides in 2019. Frankly, it has to. The path that NASCAR has been on the last several years has needed changing, in no small part due to economics. Auto racing, as presented by this governing body, can go on, but not like it did before. Not only are fans not fighting for tickets at Bristol like they did at one time, corporations are nowhere near as willing to put up the kind of money they once were for their slice of NASCAR pie. Old Ben Franklin's adage has proven tru ...

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The Clock Strikes “12” For Trevor Bayne

It seems like a million years ago now. Trevor Bayne burst into prominence with his unlikely victory in the 2011 Daytona 500. Right at about the time of Tebowmania and Linsanity, the Tennessean became another sports figure vocal about their faith rising to fame. The win also marked a return to relevance for the Wood Bros. race team, a throwback to NASCAR's early days. Then, almost as quickly as he came to fame, Trevor Bayne faded away. Since then, he made headlines for being diagnosed with ...

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Matt Kenseth Apparently Isn’t Finished Yet

Matt Kenseth returns! Reports are out that the 2003 champion will return to Roush Fenway Racing to drive the number six car on a part-time it will re-unite him with the organization where he enjoyed his greatest successes before moving on to Joe Gibbs Racing. While he wasn't exactly knocking it dead in 2017, it would have been a stretch to say Matt Kenseth was washing up. His release from JGR was nothing more than a means for opening up a ride for Erik Jones, a young driver with greater p ...

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2018 Team Preview: No News Is Good News With Roush Fenway

Question: what do Matt Kenseth and Kurt Busch have in common? A couple of things actually. Both were champions in the early 200s- 2003 and 2004 to be exact. Now, what else did they have in common? Both won NASCAR championships while in the employ of what has been known of late as Roush Fenway Racing. It wasn't so many years ago, Roush Fenway Racing was mentioned in the same breath as Hendrick and Gibbs. Carl Edwards, Mark Martin, Jeff Burton and Greg Biffle all enjoyed solid careers at Ro ...

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Another Win For Ford, A Big Win For Stenhouse, Huge Win For RFR

Ricky Stenhouse Jr. did it! He got over the hump and into victory lane at Talladega Superspeedway Sunday. Say all you want about plate racing, this was no lucky shot in the dark. The two-time Xfinity Series champion is no back marker. Last season, Stenhouse scored four top fives and six top tens. Just 10 races into 2017, has three top fives and five top tens with the season just a quarter of the way into the schedule. Look over the schedule. The win in the Geico 500 comes after a ninth pl ...

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