NASCAR Road To Recovery: A Brief Overview

When Travis Kvapil is making NASCAR headlines, something either really amazing or really bad has taken place. Kvapil's alleged conduct involving his wife and an assault arrest makes drama on the track look trivial. The decision to let Kvapil race Saturday in Charlotte also bring NASCAR's Road To Recovery program into the spotlight. Here are three things to know which might explain what happens when  your favorite  gets into trouble. (more...) ...

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Kvapil’s Alleged Conduct Detrimental To Stock Car Racing

There's an ugly stereotype of NASCAR drivers, crew members, officials and fans that is less than savory. You know the one: the fat, slothful, beer swilling, inbred troglodyte who likes his women barefoot and pregnant. To be sure, other sports have their issues as well, but other governing bodies have not worked as hard as NASCAR has to change that perception. The arrest of former NASCAR truck series and current Cup driver Travis Kvapil for assault on a female and false imprisonment couldn ...

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FAILED ALL-STAR CAMPAIGNS

While some drivers automatically qualify for the All-Star Race (past champions and race winners from 2009-10), a few notable drivers are on the outside looking in. The winner of the popular vote gets a ticket to the dance, while the losers will console themselves in the knowledge that most all-star games suck.Several of the biggest names in racing (Carl Edwards, Juan Pablo Montoya, Clint Bowyer and Greg Biffle) have struggled in the early voting. As of April 9th, the top 10 drivers in the Sprint ...

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Travis Kvapil Still Among the Nation’s Unemployed

According to a story at SceneDaily.com, Travis Kvapil, who finished 23rd in points in 2008 and who drove in the first four races of 2009 before Yates Racing shuttered the team, is open to any opportunity that presents itself.Unfortunately, Starbucks isn't hiring. ...

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Say Goodnight, Travis Kvapil

It would appear the rumours of the demise of Travis Kvapil's No. 28 team were not greatly exaggerated. According to reports, the team has suspended operations and Roush Fenway Racing, which runs the team with Yates Racing, will attempt to place affected employees elsewhere in the organization.And as deflating as the news is for Kvapil -- running largely unsponsored in 2008, he and his team finished a respectable 23rd in points; good, but not good enough to attract sponsors -- the devil is ...

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