1. Matt Poole: The Dream of Driving; Starts with the Drive To Dream

    What did you want to be when you grew up? Many of us changed or dreams time and time again with the passing years of youth...

    Rebecca Spence Written by Rebecca Spence about over 4 years ago 144 reads 1 comments

  2. The Hardest Working Crew in NASCAR

    It’s four o’clock in the morning. While most of the NASCAR world is still asleep, one crew is loading into cars and trucks and leaving the hotel to get the earliest start allowed in the garage...

    Rebecca Spence Written by Rebecca Spence about almost 5 years ago 333 reads 7 comments

  3. Spectator Vs. Spotter: Hallow-Dega Edition

    As a race fan for nearly all my life, I can honestly say nothing beats a wild card fall race at Talladega Superspeedway...

    Rebecca Spence Written by Rebecca Spence about 5 years ago 427 reads 4 comments

  4. Welcome To The Martinsville Garage Watch Your Step (HUMOR)

    The pesky paperclip is hard to get arround as a driver. But the cars aren't the only things that need good brakes, and the drivers aren't the only people who need to watch the road ahead...

    Rebecca Spence Written by Rebecca Spence about 5 years ago 183 reads 0 comments

  5. Jimmie Johnson: "I Just Have To Keep My Blinders on and Focus on My Job"

    We have all heard and read the comments. A fan, teams, texts, tweets, and articles all about how sick people are getting of seeing the dominance of Jimmie Johnson and the No. 48 team. Let it be said you can rant and rave, but Johnson won’t be listening...

    Rebecca Spence Written by Rebecca Spence about 5 years ago 85 reads 0 comments

  6. Spectator Vs. Spotter:Charlotte Edition With Tim Fedewa & Team Red Bull

    Charlotte, Home to NASCAR valley.  Spectator, fanatic, and sportsman alike can relax and enjoy the festive and homey atmosphere. Race team headquarters surround the area and the track always puts on a show...

    Rebecca Spence Written by Rebecca Spence about 5 years ago 276 reads 1 comments

  7. Finding a Safer 'Dega: Are NASCAR's Efforts Enough?

    We are all familiar with the statements by now. It was pre-race in California where Ryan Newman, driver of the No 39 Army Chevy, pointed out the flaws in the advances made to avoid another tragic event at Talladega...

    Rebecca Spence Written by Rebecca Spence about 5 years ago 244 reads 10 comments

  8. Spectator Vs Spotter: California Edition With Truex Jr.'s Wing Man

    It’s time again to play in the California sun. NASCAR goes back, for its fourth week of the Chase, to the Auto Club Speedway in Fontana. For the first time NASCAR visits the west coast in October...

    Rebecca Spence Written by Rebecca Spence about 5 years ago 136 reads 4 comments

  9. NASCAR Races to Get Revving at Uniform Start Times in 2010

    Wednesday afternoon Brian France, Chairman and CEO of NASCAR held a teleconference with David Hill, Chairman of FOX Sports, David Levy, President of Turner Broadcasting Distribution, ...

    Rebecca Spence Written by Rebecca Spence about 5 years ago 157 reads 4 comments

  10. Spectator vs. Spotter: Kansas Edition with AJ Allmendinger's Lookout Man

    Fifteen miles west of downtown Kansas City sits the Kansas Speedway. A 1.5-mile D-shaped oval that captures the true love of the Midwest race fan...

    Rebecca Spence Written by Rebecca Spence about 5 years ago 204 reads 2 comments

  11. Spectator Vs. Spotter: Monster Mile of Dover Edition

    As a spectator, I’ve been going to Dover for years. The sights, smells, and thrills of the Monster Mile make it one of the two tracks I am thrilled to call “Hometown...

    Rebecca Spence Written by Rebecca Spence about 5 years ago 229 reads 0 comments

  12. Spectator vs. Spotter: Let the Chase Begin: New Hampshire Edition

    "Fans First", that is the motto of New Hampshire Motor Speedway. The New England fans love racing and NASCAR loves its fans. Loudon, NH, is beautiful, spectator friendly, and home to some of the most magical and unexpected sights of NASCAR...

    Rebecca Spence Written by Rebecca Spence about 5 years ago 192 reads 2 comments

  13. Spectator Vs. Spotter: Final Bid To Make the Chase: Richmond Edition

    Perhaps the most exciting race in the season, Richmond ends the Race to the Chase with the Chevy Rock and Roll 400, a favorite among spectators...

    Rebecca Spence Written by Rebecca Spence about 5 years ago 107 reads 6 comments

  14. Spectator Vs. Spotter: Atlanta Edition

    Not only do drivers love high speeds, spectators love high speeds and Atlanta Motor Speedway provides just that with its multi-grooved track that allows for side-by-side racing and fantastic finishes...

    Rebecca Spence Written by Rebecca Spence about 5 years ago 122 reads 7 comments

  15. Spectator Vs. Spotter: Bristol Edition

    Thunder Valley, it’s the great “Coliseum” of stock car short track excitement. It’s time for tempers, tantrums, and the testing of brakes, patience, and perseverance...

    Rebecca Spence Written by Rebecca Spence about over 5 years ago 255 reads 6 comments

  16. Spectator Vs. Spotter, Michigan Edition: The House That Roush Built

    On June 9, 2009 I called MIS, “home to records held by great NASCAR drivers, and bragging rights that echo throughout the halls of major manufacturers...

    Rebecca Spence Written by Rebecca Spence about over 5 years ago 334 reads 7 comments

  17. Spectator Vs. Spotter: Watkins Glen Edition

    Since NASCAR's inaugural race at Watkins Glen International in 1957, spectators have flocked to the rolling hills of the gorgeous Finger Lakes region of upstate New York...

    Rebecca Spence Written by Rebecca Spence about over 5 years ago 335 reads 18 comments

  18. Spectator Vs. Spotter: Premier Edition: Pocono

    Allow me to introduce you to the new column Spectator vs. Spotter. A series dedicated to the shared and separate views of each track from both the fans in the bleachers and the Spotters stand...

    Rebecca Spence Written by Rebecca Spence about over 5 years ago 363 reads 22 comments

  19. Which Romeo Will Take Joliet?: Five Drivers To Watch at Chicagoland

    The intermediate tri-oval track at Joliet, known as Chicagoland, will be invaded by racers, chasers, and floods of fans thiis weekend...

    Rebecca Spence Written by Rebecca Spence about over 5 years ago 315 reads 29 comments

  20. Hornaday Claims Elvis with Two in a Row at Memphis

    The heat and humidity had fans and drivers alike drowning in sweat, and sticking to the track for action, as the Memphis Travel.com 200 got underway. Ron Hornaday, driver of the No...

    Rebecca Spence Written by Rebecca Spence about over 5 years ago 51 reads 4 comments

  21. Confessions from a NASCAR Sportswriter

    It’s a difficult business, sports writing. When you are a freelancer, it’s even harder. Now that the "dot com" nation is beginning to get recognized as more than mere journalistic ...

    Rebecca Spence Written by Rebecca Spence about over 5 years ago 146 reads 28 comments

  22. MIS: Speedway to Stardom

    This coming weekend NASCAR invades Michigan International Speedway, home to records held by great NASCAR drivers, and bragging rights that echo throughout the halls of major manufacturers...

    Rebecca Spence Written by Rebecca Spence about over 5 years ago 285 reads 4 comments

  23. Chrysler Crisis May Mean Pulling Petty's Plug

    As a business owner, there is nothing scarier than loss of funding. When your business is Cup Series Racing, that fear magnifies...

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  24. Hey NASCAR: Wake Up and Smell the Recession

    Economic hardship wipes the smiles of faces of the mightiest moguls. It’s time for the powers that be at NASCAR Inc. to face the facts and wake up! The worried yet hushed undertones of most NASCAR vs...

    Rebecca Spence Written by Rebecca Spence about over 5 years ago 1,092 reads 35 comments

  25. Best of the Rest: My Top 10 All-Star Showdown Picks

    The All-Star Event is upon us! Tonight the Best of the Rest fight each other in a knock down, drag out, checker or wrecker battle to earn the right to challenge the Best of the Best! On these slides I have assembled my top ten Showdown picks...

    Rebecca Spence Written by Rebecca Spence about over 5 years ago 145 reads 3 comments