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Fan’s View: Be Careful What You Wish for NASCAR Fans, You Just Might Get It

“I think we ought to make it a Figure 8.” Most assuredly awkward silence reigned amongst the media reporters as they exchange confused glances at Tony Stewart‘s declaration on what to do with Talladega. And I sat here and thought, “Well, why the hell not? Great idea!” After the unusual conclusion to Sunday’s Aaron’s 499 …

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Fan’s View: Travis Pastrana – Getting to Know the New Guy the Wrong Way

Jamie Little opened the post-race interview with Travis Pastrana and asked him what was the highlight and lowlight of his first Nationwide Series race. “The lowlight was gettin’ beat by both the girls.” In less than 140 characters Travis Pastrana managed to raise my eyebrows with the second utterance of this sentiment on Friday night. …

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Fan’s View: Waiting for the Other Shoe to Drop, the Hendrick 200th Win Vigil

It’s gonna happen soon. Anytime now. In fact, it should’ve occurred last month, last week, yesterday. But it didn’t. In case you live in the backwoods of no-nevermind, Hendrick Motorsports has not logged their 200th Sprint Cup win – much to the disappointment of our friendly FOX broadcast crew. By now we all know about …

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Fan’s View: A Conflicted Fan the Result of Cheering for Too Many NASCAR Drivers

As a fan, baseball is a simple game. I cheer for the Red Sox. That’s it. I don’t play fantasy leagues, think that maybe Baltimore is looking pretty good this year or St. Louis recruited an awesome rookie so I’ll send some happy thoughts that way. It’s my team or nothing. I am not so …

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