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Turning Back the Clock

Turn Back the Clock: 2008 ARCA Season And Justin Allgaier’s Championship

When it comes to the ARCA Menards Series, there have been seasons where future stars are born and brought into the picture. In 2008, Justin Allgaier earned the ARCA Re/Max Series championship battling the likes of Frank Kimmel, Matt Carter, Ricky Stenhouse Jr., and Scott Speed. The 2008 season saw …

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Turn Back the Clock: 2014 NASCAR Season, Kevin Harvick Stands Tall

Kevin Harvick raises the Sprint Cup trophy after winning the 2014 title at Homestead Miami Speedway

2014 was a time for change, heated moments and odd occurrences. After the NASCAR world reeled from a controversy that left a bad taste in everyone’s mouth, several changes were made. At Richmond Raceway in 2013, the final race of the regular season, Michael Waltrip Racing allegedly attempted to manipulate …

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Turn Back the Clock: 2006 NASCAR Season, Part 1 of 7

Casey Mears was going to decide the 2006 Daytona 500, that much was clear. On the white flag lap of a green-white-checkered finish to the Great American Race, Mears was running third, behind leader Jimmie Johnson and Ryan Newman as the pack broke up to race each other behind the …

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Turning Back the Clock: 2003 Rolex 24 at Daytona

Hello, race fans. Hope you enjoyed the off-season. It's all over now. I know that after this weekend, there is a two week lull before the rest of Speedweeks gets underway, but we are ready. This weekend, the Rolex Sports Car Series gets their 13th season of racing underway with the 50th Anniversary running of the Rolex 24 at Daytona. For the second year in a row, I will be in Daytona representing Frontstretch at the track. Stay tuned to our Twitter feed, "@TheFrontstretch":, or my personal Twitter feed, "@Critic84": for updates from the track, especially during the overnight hours, when there is no TV coverage. I only list both feeds because my experience at Watkins Glen last August goes to show that it is possible to tweet too much and get your feed parked.

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Turning Back the Clock: 1991 Kroger 200

Hello, again. It's time to take another look at a classic race. As you may already know, the Nationwide Series has raced at Indianapolis Raceway Park (now O'Reilly Raceway Park) since the series became a dedicated touring series in 1982. At the time, NASCAR had to sweeten the deal for teams to actually make the trip up from the Carolinas. That is not the case today, despite the constant start-and-park issues that plague the series. Races at IRP/ORP can be either quite boring, or quite exciting.

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