1. NASCAR Is Facing Many Battles of Its Own This Memorial Day

    Memorial Day is all about remembering those who have served this nation so proudly and ably, especially those that have paid with the ultimate sacrifice...their very lives...

    Mary Jo Buchanan Written by Mary Jo Buchanan about over 5 years ago 945 reads 27 comments

  2. Coca Cola 600 Sunday Race Ruined By Rain; Will Race On Memorial Day

    Featuring a myriad of service men and women, the pre-race activities for the 50th running of the Coca-Cola 600 paid tribute to the nation's armed forces in celebration of the Memorial Day weekend...

    Mary Jo Buchanan Written by Mary Jo Buchanan about over 5 years ago 424 reads 34 comments

  3. Mike Bliss Finishes in the Top Spot in Weather-Shortened Nationwide Race

    Ten laps into the Cup practice, the skies open and the rain poured down at Lowes Motor Speedway in Charlotte, NC...

    Mary Jo Buchanan Written by Mary Jo Buchanan about over 5 years ago 284 reads 28 comments

  4. They're Back: Cabbage Patch Kids With a NASCAR Twist

    Remember the Cabbage Patch Kids craze? When moms and dads stood in line for hours to ensure their child got the hottest doll on the market? Well, they are back, this time with a little bit of a NASCAR twist...

    Mary Jo Buchanan Written by Mary Jo Buchanan about over 5 years ago 1,920 reads 16 comments

  5. Jeff Gordon Has Eventful Week Leading Up to Coca Cola 600

    From a back treatment to a go-kart race, Jeff Gordon has had one eventful week between the All Star Race and the festivities leading up to NASCAR's marathon race, the Coca Cola 600...

    Mary Jo Buchanan Written by Mary Jo Buchanan about over 5 years ago 591 reads 10 comments

  6. Kyle Busch is First Cup Driver to Win Camping World East/West Race

    Kyle Busch has done it again, scoring another first in his career with his win at Iowa Speeedway in the Long John Silver's 200. Busch is the first ever Cup level driver to claim the victory in the East/West series combination event...

    Mary Jo Buchanan Written by Mary Jo Buchanan about over 5 years ago 377 reads 67 comments

  7. Kyle Busch Jumps From All Star Race to East/West Series Iowa Pole Winner

    Kyle Busch is undoubtedly one of the busiest racers in the NASCAR circuit today. He routinely races the Truck, Nationwide, and Cup series, often doing triple duty on weekends when all three are in the same town...

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  8. And The Nascar Sprint All Star Race Fan Vote Goes To......

    It has been a vicious fan vote campaign for the coveted honor of racing in NASCAR's elite race, the All Star Showdown. Sure, there are no points involved in NASCAR's version of the best racers of all competing in a fan-friendly format...

    Mary Jo Buchanan Written by Mary Jo Buchanan about over 5 years ago 511 reads 6 comments

  9. Sprint Showdown Winners Secure Place In NASCAR's All Star Race

    It was a wild race and a wicked battle to get into the All Star Race in the qualifying event, the Sprint Showdown. Qualifying was rained out at Lowe's Motor Speedway in Charlotte, North Carolina, the home of NASCAR racing...

    Mary Jo Buchanan Written by Mary Jo Buchanan about over 5 years ago 301 reads 2 comments

  10. Kevin Harvick Reigns in NASCAR's All-Star Burnout Competition

    A special event leading up to the NASCAR All-Star Race at Lowe's Motor Speedway is the Burnout Competition. The competition, pairing NASCAR greats with ride-along passengers, awards $10,000 to ...

    Mary Jo Buchanan Written by Mary Jo Buchanan about over 5 years ago 572 reads 6 comments

  11. NASCAR's Newest Substance Abuse Dilemma: Right To Appeal Vs. Safety

    As if NASCAR did not have enough problems after the suspension of Cup driver Jeremy Mayfield for violation of the sport's substance abuse policy, a new issue facing the sport has just been revealed...

    Mary Jo Buchanan Written by Mary Jo Buchanan about over 5 years ago 854 reads 26 comments

  12. Forget American Idol; Vote In Your NASCAR Idol to All Star Race

    While fans throughout the country have been voting their favorite American Idols through to the finals, NASCAR fans are participating in a whole different voting process. Race fans are frantically voting on nascar...

    Mary Jo Buchanan Written by Mary Jo Buchanan about over 5 years ago 855 reads 19 comments

  13. Jeff Gordon Gives Gutsy Performance In Southern 500

    Darlington Raceway has often been called the "Lady in Black" due to the black stripes left on the speedway walls when race cars come just a little too close in proximity. Yet another nickname for Darlington is "The Track Too Tough to Tame"...

    Mary Jo Buchanan Written by Mary Jo Buchanan about over 5 years ago 1,239 reads 10 comments

  14. NASCAR Suspends Jeremy Mayfield for Violation of Substance Abuse Policy

    In an unprecedented move by NASCAR, Jeremy Mayfield was suspended for violation of the sport's substance abuse policy...

    Mary Jo Buchanan Written by Mary Jo Buchanan about over 5 years ago 2,362 reads 22 comments

  15. Scott Speed Fails to Qualify But Will Race in Southern 500

    Scott Speed has had a miserable time at the Darlington track so far this weekend. He wrecked in Cup practice and had to go to a back up car...

    Mary Jo Buchanan Written by Mary Jo Buchanan about over 5 years ago 351 reads 2 comments

  16. Darlington Qualifying Full of Stars, Stripes and Surprises

    The "Lady in Black," as the storied racetrack in Darlington, South Carolina is nicknamed was on the prowl again. And this time, there were stars and stripes, Darlington stripes that is, aplenty...

    Mary Jo Buchanan Written by Mary Jo Buchanan about over 5 years ago 296 reads 16 comments

  17. Mattioli Women Keep It All in the Family at Pocono Raceway

    While Dr. Rose Mattioli may be the grand dame of the Pocono Raceway and its true matriarch, her eldest daughter is keeping the business all in the family. Marilouise "Looie" McNally, the daughter of Dr...

    Mary Jo Buchanan Written by Mary Jo Buchanan about over 5 years ago 1,418 reads 11 comments

  18. NASCAR Needs Another Way to Skin a "Digger"

    You've heard the saying, "there must be a better way to skin a cat," often used when someone is trying to find an alternative solution to a problem. Well, in a slight parody of the saying, NASCAR needs to find another way to skin a "Digger...

    Mary Jo Buchanan Written by Mary Jo Buchanan about over 5 years ago 641 reads 33 comments

  19. Jeff Gordon Is Back in More Ways Than One

    Jeff Gordon's eighth-place finish at Richmond International Raceway this past weekend put him back on top of the points standings. But it was Gordon's back problems that were the center of attention for most of the race weekend...

    Mary Jo Buchanan Written by Mary Jo Buchanan about over 5 years ago 1,079 reads 24 comments

  20. An Exclusive Interview With Dr. Rose Mattioli: The Grand Dame of Pocono Raceway

    Not only does Dr. Rose Mattioli live with her husband and track co-owner on the grounds of their beloved Pocono Raceway, but she eats, breathes, and sleeps the track business. Yet in spite of all that, there is nothing that thrills Dr...

    Mary Jo Buchanan Written by Mary Jo Buchanan about over 5 years ago 931 reads 27 comments

  21. An Ode to NASCAR for Poem in Your Pocket Day

    In New York City, today has officially been named "Poem In Your Pocket (PIYP) Day." This is the seventh annual PIYP Day in celebration of National Poetry Month in April...

    Mary Jo Buchanan Written by Mary Jo Buchanan about over 5 years ago 2,970 reads 18 comments

  22. NASCAR Wives: Sisterhood of the Traveling Worriers

    NASCAR wives, girlfriends, or significant others come in all shapes and sizes. Some are beautiful models, like Jeff Gordon's wife Ingrid Vandebosch or Jimmie Johnson's wife Chandra, while others are more "ordinary," looking more like the girl next door.

    Mary Jo Buchanan Written by Mary Jo Buchanan about over 5 years ago 3,282 reads 26 comments

  23. Ride of a Lifetime: Fast Laps at Pocono Raceway

    Sometimes you just need to get out on the race track to really get to know it. You need to experience the twists, turns, bumps and subtle nuances that make each race track so unique and challenging...

    Mary Jo Buchanan Written by Mary Jo Buchanan about over 5 years ago 571 reads 23 comments

  24. Boris Said Suffers Same Fate as Dale Earnhardt, Jr. in American Le Mans Series

    Boris Said suffered the same fate this weekend as Dale Earnhardt Jr. did almost five years ago while in the American Le Mans Series race. Said's car, like Junior's before him, burst into flames with just a few minutes left in the race...

    Mary Jo Buchanan Written by Mary Jo Buchanan about over 5 years ago 1,513 reads 14 comments

  25. PETA Threatens Nascar Fans' God-Given Right To Dance

    People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals have really gone and done it now: They are threatening NASCAR fans' God-given right to dance...

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