With Newman & Allmendinger, More Silly Season Dominoes Fall

The dominoes keep falling in the 2018 silly season. Ryan Newman is headed for a new home at Roush Fenway Racing, succeeding the driver combo of Matt Kenseth and Trevor Bayne. Now word comes out that AJ Allmendinger won't return to JTG Daugherty in 2019. The scuttlebutt has it Allmendinger will be pursuing opportunities outside of NASCAR. Back in the day, Allmendinger cut his teeth in the open wheel ranks. His lone Cup victory coming at Watkins Glen, he's shown himself skillful at road cou ...

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2018 Team Preview: Chip Ganassi Racing Seek Consistency

Here's the positive view of inconsistency for a racing team: it means you had good moments in the prior season. Such was the case of Chip Ganassi Racing in 2017. Their drivers had a lot of positives to take away from the season that was, but both were disappointed with how it all ended. Kyle Larson had his breakout season. With four victories, 15 top fives and 20 top tens, Larson looked all the part of a serious championship contender to Martin Truex Jr. He and teammate Jamie McMurray bot ...

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Atlanta Motor Speedway- Where The Real Racing Begins

OK- so we had a little fun and fireworks at Daytona, now let's get down to business. All things being equal, Atlanta Motor Speedway is where the real racing begins. While intermediates come in slightly varying shapes and sizes, the restrictor plates come off and you find out who has real speed. Let's face it, the Daytona 500 was more of a war of attrition. While some made their beds in had to lie in them, there were a few too many drivers taken out by a mess of someone's creation. I like ...

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NASCAR Recap: Next To Last Off Week

Can Valentine's Day get here already? It's not like I have plans for a swanky dinner or big show; it's that we've waited nearly three months for actual racing that is now less than two weeks away. With a wait that reminds me of my time as a 5-year old before Christmas, here's a look at winners and losers from the next to last off week of this NASCAR season. (more…) ...

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NASCAR UNDER PRESSURE: 2015 CREW CHIEFS

It might be the most stressful job in all of racing. Crew chiefs work longer hours than drivers for less pay and endure more stress than than many of the more dreadful corporate jobs. And when there is an opening to take over a Sprint Cup team, owners find no shortage of people willing to take on the role. The 2015 Sprint Cup season brought several crew chiefs to the pit box. Here's a breakdown of new crew chiefs who will feel the most pressure in 2015. (more…) ...

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