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25 Years Ago: 1993 in Racing

by Frank Santoroski           @seveng1967  The early 1990s were a golden period for motor racing. In the United States, the PPG Indy Car World Series offered a strong racing platform and a diverse offering of race tracks that attracted former formula one drivers, featured second-generation champions and rising stars that competed ...

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HOF Consideration: Kirk Shelmerdine

by Luis Torres                   @TheLTFiles When NASCAR fans think of who’s the greatest crew chief of all-time, more often than not, you’ll hear the names of Hall of Famers Ray Evernham and Dale Inman. How about the 1980s? Tim Brewer, Jeff Hammond and ...

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What Happened to the Word Patience?

by Luis Torres                   @TheLTFiles Restrictor plate racing is a strategic game, requiring critical thinking to make the right moves. A few days removed from Sunday’s Daytona 500 and it has dawned on me how frustrating this current era of racing has become. ...

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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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Formula 1: Let’s Move to a NASCAR Style Playoff And Soon!

Drafting the Circuits Formula 1 Report F1 Should Move Toward a NASCAR Chase Style Playoff Ending In Abu Dhabi  By Steve Aibel/Drafting The Circuits/F1Racing Plus @steveaibel 3-time champion Lewis Hamilton brought an international presence to the NASCAR finale in Miami last weekend. Hamilton visited Jeff Gordon during the pitwalk and driver ...

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The Martinsville Speedway and Me

by Frank Santoroski          @seveng1967 There are precious few racetracks in these United States that have a certain mystique about them that is difficult to explain. These race tracks have a quality about them that comes from a rich tradition of racing history, and stories about racing legends who’s accomplishments have ...

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Wet Weather Washes Away P2 At COTA

Drafting the Circuits Formula 1 Report United States Grand Prix Friday By Steve Aibel/Drafting The Circuits/F1Racing Plus @steveaibel A boatload of rain impacted the opening day of Formula 1 practice for the United States Grand Prix. Practice 1 went off uninterrupted albeit in wet conditions, however P2 was cancelled due ...

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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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