Where Will Dale Earnhardt Jr Fans Go Now?

Dale Earnhardt Jr has hung up his helmet and will trade it for a microphone. NASCAR's most popular driver will no longer grace the cockpit of the 88 car. Junior Nation is huge within NASCAR circles. Where will those legions of fans turn? One has to wonder how many of those fans got into NASCAR because of Dale Earnhardt Jr. Some hard core fans put his popularity on his dad's name. Undeniably, there is some truth to that, though in terms of his demeanor and his career, Junior bore little ...

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No Band-Aid Measures For The 88 Car

Matt Kenseth says he doesn't envision the 88 car being an option for his 2018 season. We agree. Fortunately, it's hard to imagine the 2003 champion not driving in the NASCAR Monster Energy Cup Series next season. It wouldn't seem logical to go to Hendrick. Now if he did, it wouldn't be the first time a time a rent-a-ride scenario has played out. Fans may remember Kasey Kahne's cameos with Team Red Bull in 2011. Just last season, Clint Bowyer toiled with H.Scott while awaiting to take over ...

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Burnt Out On Victory Burnouts- Thanks Ryan Blaney

Do you know one of the preeminent reasons why Ryan Blaney's victory was so well-received? The young man exudes respect, right down to his victory celebration. Absent in his celebration was the ubiquitous victory burnout. If you're as burnt out on the victory burnout as this fan is, it is a refreshing sight to see. Even more refreshing is the reason why. Blaney skipped the victory burnout because of all the work and preparation that went into preparing his race-winning to car to destroy it ...

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Ryan Blaney Scores Well-Received Victory

For the hard core, old school race fan, Sunday's victory by Ryan Blaney was a welcome sight. It returned a pioneer NASCAR team to victory lane for the first time since 2011. The 23-year old son of a NASCAR journeyman is well-respected across the spectrum of NASCAR Nation. A product of the nation's heartland, Ryan Blaney resonates well with the core of NASCAR's fan base than most. While Blaney is a racer's son, being the progeny of World of Outlaws champion Dave Blaney really didn't factor ...

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The Good, The Bad, The Ugly of NASCAR’s 2017….So Far

As NASCAR's 2017 season heads into turn one, some patterns have emerged. As teams regroup, there's no doubt that some are celebrating their good fortune thus far. Some are hoping the weekend off provided a chance to hit the reset button, and no doubt some, especially a good many fans, aren't surprised, but disappointed at what has unfolded. From this fan's point of view, this is the good, the bad and ugly of NASCAR's 2017.....so far. THE GOOD The kids are alright- One of the major s ...

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