Race Weekend Central

How NASCAR Fans Can Save the Day

There are glorious days to go to a race. The warm breeze and gentle sunshine light up all the right corners of the track. Children tug at their parents’ hands in an effort to go visit the show car. The t-shirts are just your color with that random driver on the front that never gets …

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Dominating Kyle Busch to be Known As…

The young driver sped on by, glorying in the thrill of leading the race. Nothing could stop him. Not one. There were only a few laps left and an open track in front of his machine. Nothing would prevent him from driving into Victory Lane.   Then he checked his mirror, and there it was, …

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NASCAR’s Same Old Chase Song Is Over?

Folks, this is it; the home stretch. In just four weeks we’ll be leaving a plethora of what-if’s and could-be’s behind as the regular Sprint Cup season comes to an end and we embark upon the grand, mysterious, and often problematic Chase to the Cup. On the upside, we have three races left that are …

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No Matter Who Wins the Cup, NASCAR is Going to Lose

Well, you can’t please everyone. After all the excitement at Martinsville, you’d think that the Texas shootout might have ended up being a little more predictable. But, no. The NASCAR gods are not quite done messing with the fans this year. They seem bound and determined that a goodly section of the grandstand will be …

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Fan’s View: What Will Gordon Nation Do Now? A NASCAR Apocalypse

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“What will you do when Jeff Gordon retires?” The question has been bandied around this year, mostly asked by those who are not die-hard Gordon fans. What will we do? It’s like there’s supposed to be a national crisis when the man we have cheered for since 1993 will no longer compete on a weekly …

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The More NASCAR Changes, the More Things Stay the Same

After parking his mangled No. 19 ARRIS Toyota behind the wall Saturday night, Carl Edwards shared a stunning new fact with the viewing public. “Brad’s still not gonna lift and let me in.” <big empty silence> Really? This is news? Perhaps this myopic view of his fellow NASCAR drivers’ intentions explains a bit of why …

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