1. She Can and She Will: Danica Patrick To Race In NASCAR Nationwide Series

      Every NASCAR fan waited, wondering if it would happen. Speculation began two years ago, and got even bigger as reports began surfacing. The wait is now over, as it will happen...

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  2. NASCAR: Who Gains and Who Loses When NASCAR Changes Its Sprint Cup Schedule?

    What makes a good NASCAR race? Is it the television ratings? Is it the amount of tickets sold? Those are factors, but what makes a good race overall is the actual action on the track...

    Dustin Parks Written by Dustin Parks about over 4 years ago 387 reads 16 comments

  3. The Legend of Grave Digger: Monster Truck's Black and Green Wrecking Machine

    Every motorsport has that one iconic vehicle the fans instantly recognize. In NASCAR, there's the black No. 3 of Dale Earnhardt. Drag racing has the Castrol funny car of John Force...

    Dustin Parks Written by Dustin Parks about over 4 years ago 8,941 reads 2 comments

  4. Christmas Shopping For a NASCAR Fan: What's On Your List?

    Black Friday officially started the holiday shopping season. People rushed to the stores to get those first big bargains. Some waited as long as 30 hours just to get through the doors...

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  5. Dodging Out of Sight: The Decline of Dodge in NASCAR

    When it was announced that Richard Petty Motorsports would switch to Ford in 2010, it meant that one of the most recognizable figures in racing was switching affiliations. Back in the 1950s, 60s, and 70s, Petty was the flagship driver for Daimler-Chrysler

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  6. Parks Race Reactions: Ford 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway

    And so it ends. At approximately 6:30 last night, the 2009 NASCAR Sprint Cup season came to a close. It started in mid-February with a rain-shortened Daytona 500 and came to an end under balmy overcast skies in Miami...

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  7. Dustin Off the Final Race: Ford 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway

    It will be a bitter-sweet feeling for everyone in the NASCAR community as this Sunday, the 2009 season will come to a close. All the miles, all the finishes, and all the stories during the 36-race season end at Homestead-Miami Speedway...

    Dustin Parks Written by Dustin Parks about almost 5 years ago 86 reads 2 comments

  8. Horsepower and Manpower: The Greatest Dynasties in Motorsports

    This coming Sunday, it looks as though a new chapter in motorsports will be written. For 61 years, there has never been one driver, with one team, to win four consecutive titles...

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  9. Parks Race Reactions: Checker O'Reilly Auto Parts 500 at Phoenix

    There have not been many times this season where a driver has come out and completely dominated an event. There have been even fewer where that same driver was the eventual winner...

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  10. Brad Keselowski and Denny Hamlin Are Ready to Rumble at Homestead

    In the world of stock car racing, rivalries are a part of the sport from years gone by. You have Richard Petty vs. David Pearson, Cale Yarborough vs. Donnie Allison, Darrell Waltrip vs. Dale Earnhardt, among many others...

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  11. Dustin' Off the Next Race: Checker O'Reilly Auto Parts 500 at Phoenix

    After everything that unfolded at Texas last weekend, this coming Sunday's race at Phoenix has taken on a very different tone. Many thought that Jimmie Johnson would possibly wrap up the championship a week early...

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  12. Did Kyle Busch's Success with Dave Rogers Come at Joey Logano's Expense?

    When the checkered flag fell at Talladega two weeks ago, Kyle Busch saw the end of a successful combination. Following that race, Steve Addington, who was Busch's crew chief since joining Joe Gibbs Racing, was leaving his post...

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  13. Parks's Race Reactions: Dickies 500 at Texas Motor Speedway

    It always seems when NASCAR comes to Texas, there is going to be a stampede of emotions. With the focus squarely on the Chase, all eyes were looking to the guys in the championship battle to do well...

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  14. Dustin Off the Next Race: Dickies 500 at Texas

    With all the smoke and grass settled from Talladega, NASCAR stays in the southern portion of the United States as the series moves to Texas. There will be no restrictor plates, no bump drafting, and the big packs will only occur on the restarts...

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  15. Danica Patrick To Race For JR Motorsports In 2010

    It appears one of the biggest names in Indy Car will be making the switch from open-wheel racing to stock cars. According to ESPN, Danica Patrick is nearing the completion of signing a two-year deal with JR Motorsports, owned by Dale Earnhardt Jr...

    Dustin Parks Written by Dustin Parks about almost 5 years ago 1,828 reads 22 comments

  16. Parks' Race Reactions: Amp Energy 500 at Talladega Superspeedway

    If there's one thing about the Talladega Superspeedway that is the most expected, it is that the unexpected will happen. When you aren't looking, something will catch your attention and make everyone gasp and awe...

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  17. Dustin Off the Next Race: Amp Energy 500 at Talladega

    It is time for NASCAR to go up against its biggest foe. This track is 2.66 miles in length, corners banked at a staggering 33 degrees, and cars separated by just mere inches. The track is Talladega...

    Dustin Parks Written by Dustin Parks about almost 5 years ago 307 reads 12 comments

  18. Parks Race Reactions SPECIAL EDITION: Logano and Busch Host WWE Raw

    It's not often that I go outside my normal "reactions" article, but this is a special occasion. Joe Gibbs teammates Kyle Busch and Joey Logano last night were the guest hosts of WWE Monday Night Raw, taking place in Buffalo, New York...

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  19. Parks' Race Reactions: Tums Fast Relief 500 at Martinsville

    The one thing about short-track racing is that no matter what you do, at the end of the day, there will be some crumpled-up sheet metal. Whether you're leading or at the back of the pack, a dent in the car is normal...

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  20. Dustin' Off the Next Race: Tums Fast Relief 500 at Martinsville

    There is no better time for NASCAR to go short-track racing. This weekend, it is a trip to Virginia and the Martinsville Speedway. Two long straightaways and tight corners play host to the NASCAR Chase for the Cup...

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  21. Settle It in the Ring: Joey Logano and Kyle Busch to Guest Host WWE Raw

    It has been seen this season in the NASCAR Nationwide Series that Joey Logano and Kyle Busch have been battling hard on the race track. Now, these two will have the opportunity to do battle in a different environment...

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  22. Parks Race Reactions: NASCAR Banking 500 In Charlotte

    I'm going to say it straight up: I love the Lowe's Motor Speedway. It's always been my favorite track because of the competition and what the speedway represents. Based right at the home of many of the teams, it truly is NASCAR's "Home Track...

    Dustin Parks Written by Dustin Parks about almost 5 years ago 285 reads 7 comments

  23. Dustin Off the Next Race: NASCAR Banking 500 at Lowe's Motor Speedway

    This Saturday, NASCAR comes home to Charlotte, NC. The final night race of the year will be the NASCAR Banking 500 at the Lowe's Motor Speedway...

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  24. For Jimmie Johnson, Lowe's Motor Speedway Will Always Be "His House"

    Besides Daytona, the Lowe's Motor Speedway outside Concord, North Carolina, is possibly the most famous track in NASCAR. Majority of the teams are based in the area, hosts three Cup events each year and will be the site of the new NASCAR Hall of Fame...

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  25. Parks Race Reactions: Pepsi 500 at California

    In the shadows of Hollywood, where the stars of the screen are always in front of a camera, the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series took center stage. After 250 laps, 500 miles, and a few hot tempers, one driver took home the award for "Most Outstanding Performance.

    Dustin Parks Written by Dustin Parks about almost 5 years ago 178 reads 2 comments