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Trevor Bayne Headlines Test at Talladega

Wednesday, February 5th, 2014

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February 5, 2014       
TALLADEGA, AL – With the Aaron’s Dream Weekend set for May 2-4 at Talladega Superspeedway, three drivers – led by Trevor Bayne of the famed the Wood Brothers Racing Team – took to the high banks of NASCAR’s Most Competitive Track Wednesday for a test session in hopes of […]

Chip Ganassi Racing has a chance to join the elites after ending failed experiments

Wednesday, February 5th, 2014

This is one of several previews of Sprint Cup teams going into the 2014 season. Look for these pieces to be released every Tuesday and Thursday during the weeks leading up to the season opening Daytona 500. 
 
By Richard Allen
The Juan Pablo Montoya experiment is over. The experiment of being tied into a joint venture engine […]

Twelve Historic Daytona 500’s: Junior Johnson catches the draft in 1960

Tuesday, February 4th, 2014

 I have been a NASCAR fan for as long as I can remember, and a significant number of my racing memories have come from the Daytona 500. There have been 55 Daytona 500’s to this point and every one of them has been historic in its own right. In this series that will run in […]

Twelve Historic Daytona 500’s: Richard Petty Out Smarts the Field in 1981

Tuesday, February 4th, 2014

I have been a NASCAR fan for as long as I can remember, and a significant number of my racing memories have come from the Daytona 500. There have been 55 Daytona 500’s to this point and every one of them has been historic in its own right. In this series that will run in […]

Austin Dillon has the proper pedigree to make him a Sprint Cup winner

Monday, February 3rd, 2014

By Richard Allen
The first time I ever saw Austin Dillon race was on the high banked Volunteer Speedway, a third-mile dirt track in Bulls Gap, Tenn. And I came away from that event somewhat unimpressed as the grandson of famed NASCAR team owner Richard Childress failed to make the starting lineup for the feature event […]

Richard Childress Racing has more than a car number to worry about

Monday, February 3rd, 2014

 This is one of several previews of Sprint Cup teams going into the 2014 season. Look for these pieces to be released every Tuesday and Thursday during the weeks leading up to the season opening Daytona 500. 
 
By Richard Allen
Seemingly, the biggest news out of the Richard Childress Racing camp over this past off season has […]

Twelve Historic Daytona 500’s: Tiny Lund Comes to the Rescue in 1963

Sunday, February 2nd, 2014

I have been a NASCAR fan for as long as I can remember, and a significant number of my racing memories have come from the Daytona 500. There have been 55 Daytona 500’s to this point and every one of them has been historic in its own right. In this series that will run in […]

Twelve Historic Daytona 500’s: Mario Andretti wins in 1967

Sunday, February 2nd, 2014

I have been a NASCAR fan for as long as I can remember, and a significant number of my racing memories have come from the Daytona 500. There have been 55 Daytona 500’s to this point and every one of them has been historic in its own right. In this series that will run in […]

NASCAR continues its alarming pattern of buzz seeking changes

Friday, January 31st, 2014

 
By Richard Allen
 NASCAR is not football. NASCAR is not basketball. NASCAR is not baseball.
Good, now that we have that cleared up we can move on. While the idea of playoffs and eliminations may work well for those sports, NASCAR was never meant for such. It just wasn’t, and to try and make it so will […]

NASCAR Announces Chase for the Sprint Cup Format Change

Thursday, January 30th, 2014

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Jan. 30, 2014) – NASCAR announced a new championship format today that will put greater emphasis on winning races all season long, expands the current Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup field to 16 drivers, and implements a new round-by-round advancement format that ultimately will reward a battle-tested, worthy champion.
 
“We have arrived at […]

Kurt Busch and Gene Haas appear to be going in multiple directions together

Wednesday, January 29th, 2014

 
 
By Richard Allen
 Kurt Busch has never been one to swim with the current, and it appears as if little has changed since he made the jump from Furniture Row Racing to Stewart-Haas Racing over the off season. The 2004 Sprint Cup champion has already made waves of sorts by stating that he has a “70% […]

Stewart-Haas Racing set up for great success or great implosion

Wednesday, January 29th, 2014

This is one of several previews of Sprint Cup teams going into the 2014 season. Look for these pieces to be released every Tuesday and Thursday during the weeks leading up to the season opening Daytona 500. 
 
By Richard Allen
I don’t know about anyone else, but the Sprint Cup team I am most looking forward to […]

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