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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Is It Really Any Mystery Who Will Take Over The 88?

They call it the Coke Zero 400. Hard core fans still call it the Firecracker 400. It's the summer race at Daytona International Speedway. A name synonymous with Daytona is Earnhardt, and this year marks Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s final go round at DIS as a full-time NASCAR Monster Energy Cup Series contestant in the 88 car. The occasion causes one to consider who "gets next." Some logical names get tossed in such as Alex Bowman, and then there's some slightly more far-fetched possibilities as R ...

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Getting Cup Drivers Out of Xfinity & Truck Series Overdue

"We need  Cup drivers in the Xfinity and Truck Series to draw fans to the races," they said. "Racing against more experienced competition will make Xfinity drivers better racers," they said. So NASCAR, how's that working for you? Apparently, not well enough. If you think NSCS ratings are bad, Xfinity ratings are through the floor. Ever actually catch one of those races and see all the fans disguised as empty seats? Who really wants to see the likes of Kyle Busch and Joey Logano beating up ...

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HMS Rocks NASCAR World With William Byron Signing

That sound of silence is NASCAR Nation waiting for the other shoe to drop at Hendrick Motorsports. The New York Yankees of NASCAR have announced 18-year racing phenom William Byron will race in the Xfinity Series next season for JR Motorsports. What happens after that sparks speculation and intrigue. Racing for Kyle Busch Motorsports in the Camping World Truck Series, Byron's been a beast. His five victories sets a new standard for rookies in the CWTS. Outside the truck, the clean-cut kid ...

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Billy The Kid Steals Show In Truck Series

Think about this for a moment and let it sink in: a kid who will graduate from high school in three weeks just won the Camping World Truck Series race at Kansas. William Byron is winning at the national level just four years after he started racing. William Who? Isn't he the English Prime Minister? That's o.k. William Byron hasn't heard of you either. Though this is only his fifth start in the CWTS, it shouldn't be any surprise who his boss is: some guy named Kyle Busch. Looks like amo ...

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