1. Parks Race Reactions: Shelby American at Las Vegas

    Las Vegas is known as "Sin City," where what happens in Vegas stays in Vegas. Unfortunately, when it comes to NASCAR, what happens in Vegas is talked about for days on end...

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  2. Dustin off the Next Race: Shelby American GT 350 at Las Vegas

    Now that the California sun has set on NASCAR, the west coast run continues this coming Sunday. This time, it will be a quick move east as the Sprint Cup Series heads to Las Vegas. Ah yes, the city of lights...

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  3. How to Make Racing at California Better: Take a Lesson from Bristol

    There are three elements that make a great stock car race. You first need a great track, then great competition. Above all else, you need great fans. NASCAR fans are the most passionate fans in any form of sports...

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  4. Parks Race Reactions: Auto Club 500

    On a day where the weather decided to be rather wacky, it was time to get ready for the "rest of the season" as NASCAR hit Hollywood...

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  5. Dustin Off The Next Race: Auto Club 500 at Auto Club Speedway

    Now that all the hype, excitement, and happiness of Speedweeks in Daytona has settled, the time has come to regroup and get going with the rest of the season. Up next, the Auto Club Speedway of Southern California...

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  6. Now That's Different: Motorsports' Most Unique Rides

    There's something about motorsports that brings out teh best and worst in people. You have the individual who would rather cheer on a Chevrolet than a Ford. There's people who would rather drive in a straight line rather than make turns...

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  7. Parks Race Reactions: 52nd Annual Daytona 500

    Usually Valentine's Day is all about the chocolate, the flowers, the jewelry, and the love a man has for his girlfriend, wife, or fiance...

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  8. Did NASCAR's Rule Changes Create Green-White-Checkers or Green-White-Wreckers?

    The one thing about NASCAR that everyone can agree with is that they are constantly looking out for the fan. With the changes Brian France has initiated for this season, the sport is heading back to focus on what got them to this point...

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  9. Dustin Off the First Race: 52nd Annual Daytona 500

    It has come down to this. Sunday afternoon, 43 drivers will line up and take the green flag in a race every driver in NASCAR wants to win...

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  10. Danica Patrick Is Running Daytona, But Can She Hang With The Big Boys?

    I am the first to admit that I was skeptical of Danica Patrick possibly making the move to NASCAR. I even decided to write my thoughts out and post them on here, saying she needed to earn her way into NASCAR, especially at it's highest level...

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  11. Parks Race Reactions: Daytona Speedweeks, Week One

    It has been an eventful and exciting first week at Daytona. The entire racing world has been focused on the "World's Center of Speed" and the Sprint Cup Series has not disappointed...

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  12. Could Robby Gordon Trade His Stock Car for a Monster Truck?

    Prior to the 2010 NASCAR Sprint Cup season, Robby Gordon made the hard decision to run a partial schedule. A lack of sponsorship and a partnership with BAM Racing led him to reduce the number of races he will be attempting...

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  13. Dustin Off the 2010 NASCAR Sprint Cup Season: Storylines Leading Into Speedweeks

    The countdown is on. Saturday night, the 2010 NASCAR Sprint Cup season gets under way with the Budweiser Shootout. A mere eight days later, it will be the Daytona 500 taking center stage, as ...

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  14. Carl Edwards To Backflip Into Role as Guest Host of WWE Raw

    Forget doing a back flip off the driver's window, will Carl Edwards do one from the top rope of the WWE ring? NASCAR fans and WWE fans alike will get their chance to see "Cousin Carl" step out of the Aflac Fusion and into the squared circle...

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  15. Long Before NASCAR Had the COT, There Was The IROC Series

    When NASCAR first spoke of moving to a newer and safer car, needless to say everyone was critical of the new design. It was boxier, heavier, and didn't exactly look like a "stock" car. The splitter on the front looked like something for on a snow plow...

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  16. Daytona 500 Memories: "Oh No, You Can't Do That!"

    It's not too often when a memory about a race happens when the engines are silent. Usually it's an on-track wreck, a pit miscue, or an exciting finish that gets the headlines...

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  17. Everett Jasmer and USA-1: The First Monster Truck Champion

    There is always something to be said about being the first in anything. The Green Bay Packers were the first to win the Super Bowl. Tim Flock won the first NASCAR Cup championship. Lee Petty won the first Daytona 500...

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  18. Daytona 500 Memories: For One Afternoon, I Was an Earnhardt Fan

    When I started getting into NASCAR back in the 1992, one of the first things I heard about was Dale Earnhardt and the Daytona 500. I wasn't a fan of Earnhardt, but a close friend of my father was...

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  19. California and Phoenix Both Make Changes To Sprint Cup Races In 2010

    In another instance of NASCAR listening to the fans, International Speedway Corporation, the owners of the Auto Club Speedway, today announced changes to it's Chase race for 2010...

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  20. Double The Destruction: Tom Meents Sweeps Monster Jam In Atlanta

    Photo credit goes to Eric Stern, MonsterJam.com On a cold Saturday night, the town often nicknamed "Hot Lanta" became a hotbed for the Advance Auto Parts Monster Jam Series...

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  21. My 2010 NASCAR Watch List: Who to Keep an Eye On This Year

    In a little over a month, the Daytona International Speedway will be filled with over 50 NASCAR Sprint Cup teams ready to start a new season. The competition will be intense as every driver attempts to qualify for the season-opening Daytona 500...

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  22. NASCAR Will Forever Be America's Most Patriotic Sport

    Any NASCAR Sprint Cup Race during a season has it's share of loyal fans. It could be a particular driver, make or beverage, but they are everywhere. It is easy to get lost in all the fandom as each person has a particular view on who will win the race...

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  23. NASCAR's Budweiser Shootout Gets Changes for Its 2010 Event

    NASCAR announced today that there would be changes to the season-opening Budweiser Shootout at Daytona in 2010. Vice President of Operations Robin Pemberton announced that the criteria to be eligible for the event would be different from 2009...

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  24. Go Big or Go Home: Tom Meents and Maximum Destruction

    In a lot of sports, if someone goes all out for a win, it often means they look like a hero. Sometimes it could mean they come up short, and sometimes they make the ultimate sacrifice and get hurt in the process...

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  25. The 2009 NASCAR Sprint Cup Season: The Most Defining Moments

    The season of giving is upon everyone, and now NASCAR has it's down time for all the drivers and crews. The work at the shops continue as the countdown has begun leading to the Daytona 500...

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