Daytona Speedweeks arrives every year with a roar. Unlike the beginning of any other pro sports, NASCAR does not start a season at a slow, deliberate pace and gradually build up to a climatic, frenzied season-ending crescendo. Instead, it slaps you right in the face to announce its arrival. Last Saturday night’s Budweiser Shootout marked, …
This week at Daytona kicks off a brand new season for the Nextel Cup Series. For all the drivers and teams, points reset at zero and the slate is wiped clean, as 51 teams battle for the championship trophy that will be handed out in nine months. But just because everyone’s points are the same …
When Dale Earnhardt Jr. told the racing world on Wednesday that he wants majority interest in DEI, it brought to a head a contract-and life-dispute.
10. Mark Martin: “I didn’t HAVE to win one, I get in the Shootout forever-which is handy, ’cause that’s how long I’m gonna race!”
Q: I thought Toyota was going to struggle in its first year in NASCAR? All I’ve seen from the Daytona speed charts are guys like Dave Blaney around the top.
Today’s Season Preview Topic: What driver enters the season under the most pressure to make NASCAR’s Chase, and why? Will they succeed or fail?
Back in the Day is a look back at the only coverage available to the NASCAR fan in the late ’60s and early ’70s. Back then, the only show available for fans to watch was a half-an-hour program called Car and Track, hosted by Bud Lindemann. The show filmed NASCAR races, condensing them into the …
Where will Dale Earnhardt Jr. be driving in 2008?
Make no mistake; Dale Earnhardt Jr. is one of the “clean drivers” in the sport.
Dale Earnhardt Jr. was able to extend his streak of winning at least one race per season to seven years by taking the checkered flag at the Richmond race in May.