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Archive for December, 2012

Final Thoughts From NASCAR 2012

Tuesday, December 25th, 2012

By Richard Allen
There were a number of memorable things about the 2012 NASCAR season, some positive and some negative. Here, in no particular order, are a few of the memories I will take away from this past year:
Jeff Gordon adds to his career win total- Every time Gordon wins he makes history. His two Sprint […]

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year From &

Sunday, December 23rd, 2012

I would like to take this opportunity to sincerly wish everyone who has visited my two websites a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.
2012 has been a record breaking year for both sites as total hit numbers were up by over 40%. Also, ad reveunes rose dramatically. I cannot thank everyone enough for taking valuable […]

NASCAR Personalities Send Their Requests to Santa

Monday, December 17th, 2012

 By Richard Allen

Once again, the crack team at has used secretive investigation tactics to obtain copies of the letters sent from NASCAR personalities to Santa’s work shop at the North Pole.
Here are some of the requests Father Christmas will be attempting to fulfill on the morning of December 25th:
Brad Keselowski- “I would like a secret […]

Next Wave of NASCAR Stars Just Over the Horizon

Friday, December 14th, 2012

Youth Thrives From Entry Level To National Series During 2012 Campaign

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Dec. 13, 2012) – NASCAR has a talent-laden farm system loaded with the stock car racing’s future stars.

From the NASCAR Nationwide and NASCAR Craftsman Truck series through the sanctioning body’s touring divisions and on the Whelen All-American tracks, there’s a single common […]

NASCAR Testing: Reports of High Speeds Not Necessarily A Good Thing

Wednesday, December 12th, 2012

By Richard Allen
The first NASCAR Sprint Cup test with the “new” version of the Car of Tomorrow has ended at the Charlotte Motor Speedway and reports out of the track indicate that speeds are faster than ever before. While that may sound like great news, considering that race cars are supposed to go fast, it […]

Joey Logano and Ricky Stenhouse Bring Joy to Deployed American Troops

Wednesday, December 12th, 2012

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (December 12, 2012) –NASCAR Sprint Cup SeriesTM driver Joey Logano and two-time and reigning NASCAR Nationwide SeriesTM champion Ricky Stenhouse Jr. recently teamed up with the USO to deliver good times and holiday cheer to troops overseas in the Middle East and Germany.

Logano and Stenhouse extended America’s thanks to men and […]

Excitement Builds For New Sixth-Generation Car

Wednesday, December 12th, 2012

Even NASCAR’s Youngest Fans Are Ready For The Return Of Brand Identity

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (December 12, 2012) – On Day 1 of the final 2012 test for the new sixth-generation race car, the drivers had their say as they turned laps around the 1.5-mile Charlotte Motor Speedway. Today, it was the crew chiefs’ turn. Enthusiasm […]

Biggest Events of NASCAR 2012: Chad Knaus Escapes Potential Suspension

Wednesday, December 12th, 2012

By Richard Allen
Prior to qualifying for the 2012 Daytona 500, NASCAR officials announced that they did not like the look of Jimmie Johnson’s #48 car and had required his team to replace one of the body pieces that seemed to have been “massaged” a bit more than they would have liked. The offending part, known […]

Matt Kenseth, Joey Logano Among Those to Benefit Most From Charlotte Testing

Monday, December 10th, 2012

By Richard Allen
During 2012, NASCAR announced it would allow for more official off-season testing to take place than has been the case in recent years. While teams have often gone to tracks that are not part of the NASCAR schedule to unofficially work on improving their cars, these increased opportunities for more testing on tracks […]

Biggest Events of NASCAR 2012: Juan Pablo Montoya Lights Up The Night in Daytona

Sunday, December 9th, 2012

By Richard Allen
It’s not hard to believe that the most remembered moment of the 2012 NASCAR Sprint Cup season came from the Daytona 500. After all, it’s the biggest race on the schedule, with the biggest build up and the biggest paycheck. What is hard to believe is that the most memorable moments of that […]

Biggest Events of NASCAR 2012: Junior Wins!

Wednesday, December 5th, 2012

When Dale Earnhardt, Jr signed to drive for Hendrick Motorsports prior to the 2008 NASCAR Sprint Cup season, many thought it might be the beginning of a very prosperous relationship together. And indeed, the sponsorships, endorsements and merchandise sales have been highly lucrative. Trouble is, however, there hasn’t been much winning to go along with […]

Biggest Events of NASCAR 2012: Finally, a Hendrick car didn’t win the title

Sunday, December 2nd, 2012

By Richard Allen
Over the coming days and weeks, I will run a series of columns(in no particular order) dedicated to what I believe to have been the more important happenings of the past NASCAR season. Here is one of those pieces:
Something feels strange about this past NASCAR Sprint Cup season. What could it be?
Oh yeah, […]