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The Perspective of History: Earnhardt vs. Johnson

NASCAR and Sports history were made yesterday when six-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Champion Jimmie Johnson won his 76th race tying the late Dale Earnhardt’s total on the all-time wins list. Fans of Johnson are thrilled to see this milestone met and cheer him on enthusiastically to continue to win, break ...

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Dale Earnhardt: 15 Years After

Time stood still. No one moved or breathed. No one believed that The Intimidator was mortal. Certainly he’d walk away from what looked initially like an innocuous hit into the wall. This was Daytona, the track that Earnhardt won consistently at and even had captured a 500 victory three years ...

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Happy New Year: 2016 in NASCAR

By: Candice Smith @RacingDTC @Chief187s   Happy New Year! 2016 promises to be one to remember in the world of NASCAR. To recap 2015, Jeff Gordon made the most of his farewell tour by actually competing for a championship. He didn’t win, but it added to the heightened emotions of ...

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Kyle Busch’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Championship is Great, Seriously!

Last night Kyle Busch and the No. 18 Joe Gibbs Racing team won at the Ford EcoBoost 400 making them NASCAR Sprint Cup champions. For many loyal and adoring “Rowdy” Busch fans, this was an inevitable and sweet victory. Busch has been racing in NASCAR’s top series since 2004 and ...

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What Justin Wilson’s Death Taught Me

Drafting the Circuits By: Candice Smith  @Chief187s   Death is the great equalizer. In racing, dying doing what you love adds you to a new fraternity. On Monday, August 24, 2015 Justin Wilson joined that solemn order. I was at Pocono International Raceway covering the Verizon IndyCar ABC Supply Co. ...

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Verizon IndyCar ABC Supply Co. 500 Preview

A Hollywood script could not have conjured up a more beautiful day than is dawning this morning – Race Day for the ABC Supply Co. 500 Verizon IndyCar race from Pocono International Raceway. The drivers will awaken to perfect conditions at the track for the penultimate race of the 2015 ...

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Marco Andretti Returns To Pocono Raceway

The name Andretti is synonymous with racing excellence. Pocono International Raceway is synonymous with racing excitement. On this weekend as the Verizon IndyCar Series competes at Pennsylvania’s top-notch facility, there is much expectation over what will unfold, especially for Marco Andretti. Marco Andretti, grandson of the legendary racer Mario and ...

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Kate Moss/Holly Golembiewski Is a Star

She had a smile that lit up a room, an infectious laughter that made you happy, and a presence that was so palpable you just wanted to be with her. Holly Golembiewski, also known as Kate Moss, was a beautiful person inside and out. We first me at Pocono Raceway ...

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Preview of the Windows 10 400 from Pocono Raceway

Pocono International Raceway has dialed up one of the Top 10 Days of the Year for the Windows 10 400 today. The sun is shining brightly, the excitement is palpable, and the speculation is rampant as to who will win today’s second event at the Tricky Triangle. There are some ...

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The Debut of the NASCAR Fanatics Superstore at Pocono Raceway

NASCAR and Fanatics debuted their brand new Superstore at Pocono International Raceway on Friday to much fanfare. The state-of-the-art shopping area was larger-than-life and boasted banners of the sports’ biggest stars of yesteryear and today. From Dale Earnhardt to Dale Earnhardt Jr., Richard Petty to Ricky Stenhouse Jr., and Kyle Busch to Danica ...

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