1. Bristol's Beating and Banging Brings Back Memories for Baker Curb Racing

    This weekend, NASCAR’s Nationwide Series heads to Bristol, a short track that guarantees beating, banging, and temper tantrums...

    Mary Jo Buchanan Written by Mary Jo Buchanan about almost 5 years ago 177 reads 7 comments

  2. For Bill Elliott and Son Chase, Technology Is the Tie that Binds

    For 'Awesome' Bill Elliott, family is the tie that binds on and off the race track, especially since son Chase is following right on his father's heels as one of NASCAR's rising stars...

    Mary Jo Buchanan Written by Mary Jo Buchanan about almost 5 years ago 1,210 reads 6 comments

  3. When Sports Heroes Fall From Grace, It's Personal

    It seems that there has been a rash of sports heroes that have recently fallen from grace, from Tiger Woods to NASCAR driver Carl Edwards—who intentionally wrecked Brad Keselowski, sending the latter driver's car flying upside down into the fence...

    Mary Jo Buchanan Written by Mary Jo Buchanan about almost 5 years ago 1,262 reads 18 comments

  4. Carl Edwards Takes "Have At It, Boys" Racing One Step Too Far

    When NASCAR announced at the beginning of the 2010 season that drivers could just let loose, be themselves, and participate in "have at it, boys" racing, all involved expected some fireworks...

    Mary Jo Buchanan Written by Mary Jo Buchanan about almost 5 years ago 3,141 reads 119 comments

  5. Jimmie Johnson Shares His Tools with High School Students

    Four-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Champion Jimmie Johnson, in partnership with Kobalt Tools, launched a new initiative at the Lowe's of Edgewood in Atlanta...

    Mary Jo Buchanan Written by Mary Jo Buchanan about almost 5 years ago 210 reads 8 comments

  6. NASCAR Fashion Reigned at Las Vegas Motor Speedway

    At Las Vegas Motor Speedway, the racing was fine but the fashion was even more spectacular. And there were miles and miles of NASCAR gear to be seen at every turn...

    Mary Jo Buchanan Written by Mary Jo Buchanan about almost 5 years ago 977 reads 17 comments

  7. NASCAR Already Facing Significant Challenges in 2010

    NASCAR started the 2010 season on Valentine's Day in Daytona with high hopes and the battle cry of "let 'em race."  The sanctioning body was coming off the success of the previous year with ...

    Mary Jo Buchanan Written by Mary Jo Buchanan about almost 5 years ago 735 reads 26 comments

  8. Cup Rookie Candidate Kevin Conway "ExtenZes" Hospitality to Local Hero

    Kevin Conway, driver of the No. 37 ExtenZe Ford and current leading candidate in the Cup Raybestos Rookie of the Year honors, will have a little extra help on the pit box of the Sprint Cup race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway today...

    Mary Jo Buchanan Written by Mary Jo Buchanan about almost 5 years ago 143 reads 4 comments

  9. Tiffany Daniels: Final Thoughts on Her South African Race Adventure

    For the past few weeks, Tiffany Daniels has been sharing her adventures as a female race car driver in South Africa.  In her last blog, she talks poignantly about her experiences and emotions off the track...

    Mary Jo Buchanan Written by Mary Jo Buchanan about almost 5 years ago 252 reads 9 comments

  10. Winter Olympic Viewing Not for the Faint of Heart

    This Winter Olympics has indeed had some wonderful moments, with athletes from all nations who have excelled in their sport and won one of those coveted medals. But watching this year has most certainly not been for the faint of heart...

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  11. Michael Annett: Hockey's Loss Is NASCAR's Gain

    While all eyes are on the hockey matches in the Winter Olympics, one former hockey enthusiast, Michael Annett, has turned in his skates to take the wheel of the No. 15 Pilot Travel Centers Toyota Camry in NASCAR’s Nationwide Series...

    Mary Jo Buchanan Written by Mary Jo Buchanan about almost 5 years ago 930 reads 12 comments

  12. Kyle Busch Wins Nationwide Battle, Danica Patrick Finishes 31st

    Joey Logano led the majority of the laps in the Stater Brothers 300 at Auto Club Speedway and appeared to have the dominant car.  However, his teammate, Kyle Busch, took the checkered flag on a green-white-checkered finish...

    Mary Jo Buchanan Written by Mary Jo Buchanan about almost 5 years ago 275 reads 23 comments

  13. Nick Igdalsky: Taking Care of Business at Pocono Raceway and in ARCA Car

    By day, Nick Igdalsky can be found at the Mattioli family business, running the Pocono Raceway as senior vice president...

    Mary Jo Buchanan Written by Mary Jo Buchanan about almost 5 years ago 160 reads 4 comments

  14. Tiff Daniels: From South Africa to Victory Lane in the Daytona 500

    Over the past few weeks, Tiffany Daniels, up and coming female racer, has been sharing her adventures with her teammate Marc Davis in their ASA race in South Africa...

    Mary Jo Buchanan Written by Mary Jo Buchanan about almost 5 years ago 477 reads 7 comments

  15. Elliott Sadler's Busy Daytona Weekend Ends With Birth Of His Son

    Elliott Sadler, driver of the No. 19 Stanley Ford in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, had a busy weekend at Daytona. Sadler first drove in the Truck Series race for Kevin Harvick, Inc...

    Mary Jo Buchanan Written by Mary Jo Buchanan about almost 5 years ago 971 reads 13 comments

  16. Female Racers Fare Poorly In Daytona Nationwide and Truck Races

    NASCAR's first races of the season kicked off at the famed Daytona International Speedway, with three female racers in both the Nationwide DRIVE4COPD 300, as well as the Camping World Truck NextEra Energy Resources 250...

    Mary Jo Buchanan Written by Mary Jo Buchanan about almost 5 years ago 534 reads 6 comments

  17. Olympic Luge Death May Have Been Prevented With NASCAR Safety Techniques

    This weekend is the kickoff of two major sporting events, the Winter Olympics and NASCAR's Daytona 500. Both events involve great speed and the potential for danger and disaster. Before the Olympic flame was even lit, disaster indeed struck...

    Mary Jo Buchanan Written by Mary Jo Buchanan about almost 5 years ago 11,418 reads 44 comments

  18. Tiffany Daniels: Adventures At the Track in South Africa

    Tiffany Daniels has been sharing her adventures as a female race car driver racing overseas in one of the most prestigious events in South Africa.  Here is her latest blog, detailing all of her adventures at the track...

    Mary Jo Buchanan Written by Mary Jo Buchanan about almost 5 years ago 298 reads 7 comments

  19. NASCAR Needs a Hero, a Villain, and an Underdog in 2010

    For the upcoming Sprint Cup season, there are three things the sport needs to be wildly successful in 2010. Perhaps more than anything, stock-car racing needs a hero, a villain, and an underdog...

    Mary Jo Buchanan Written by Mary Jo Buchanan about almost 5 years ago 987 reads 35 comments

  20. Tony Stewart Brings Back His Old Spice Tony Towel, All for a Good Cause

    Tony Stewart will be sporting the Old Spice colors on his No. 14 Stewart Haas Chevy for the first time in the Budweiser Shootout at Daytona International Speedway to kick off the 2010 season...

    Mary Jo Buchanan Written by Mary Jo Buchanan about almost 5 years ago 441 reads 2 comments

  21. NASCAR's 'Pregnancy Pact'

    While the NASCAR wives may not have formed a "pact", there certainly is a pack of them that are expecting new additions.  The most recent baby announcement came at NASCAR media day today...

    Mary Jo Buchanan Written by Mary Jo Buchanan about almost 5 years ago 5,276 reads 13 comments

  22. Tiffany Daniels Scores Top Ten Finish In South African Race Adventure

    Tiffany Daniels, who has been on the racing adventure of her life, scored a historic top ten finish in the "Freestate 500" Stock Car Race in South Africa.  Daniels ran in the top 13 for most of the race in her No...

    Mary Jo Buchanan Written by Mary Jo Buchanan about almost 5 years ago 269 reads 11 comments

  23. Danica Patrick Lured By the Lobster to New Hampshire Motor Speedway

    When Danica Patrick first announced she would be coming to NASCAR, some enterprising track promoters did everything in their power to entice her to make their tracks one of her tracks on her 2010 schedule...

    Mary Jo Buchanan Written by Mary Jo Buchanan about almost 5 years ago 1,003 reads 21 comments

  24. Tiffany Daniels: Off To South Africa To Race in Memory of Harry Davis

    In this installment of Tiffany Daniels' "Adventures of a Female Race Car Driver," Tiff begins her great adventure to South Africa for the race...

    Mary Jo Buchanan Written by Mary Jo Buchanan about almost 5 years ago 584 reads 10 comments

  25. Dale Earnhardt Jr., Jeff Gordon Represent NASCAR on SI.com's Fortunate 50 List

    Two of the four Hendrick Motorsports drivers have scored the honor of making SI.com's Fortunate 50 list. Teammates Dale Earnhardt, Jr. and Jeff Gordon have both been named to the top 50 highest earning athletes list by Sports Illustrated this year...

    Mary Jo Buchanan Written by Mary Jo Buchanan about almost 5 years ago 1,883 reads 17 comments