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The Changing Landscape of Auto Racing Sponsorship

by Frank Santoroski           @seveng1967  When home improvement giant Lowe’s announced they were leaving NASCAR at the end of 2018, it wasn’t just the drop of the other shoe. It was more like the latest in a series of shoes falling out of an overstuffed closet. One of only a few ...

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Revisionist History: How Jeff Gordon Nearly Destroyed American Open Wheel Racing

by Frank Santoroski          @seveng1967 Editor’s note: While this article is largely done in the spirit of parody, the information presented within is factual.  When the Verizon IndyCar Series hits the track at St. Pete in 2018, it will mark the eleventh season of a unified series following that nasty “split” ...

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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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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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Final Four: NASCAR Style

by Frank Santoroski               @seveng1967 The race day was extended for hours by rain, and the race was shortened by rain. In a Chase that featured allegations of drivers attempting to manipulate the outcome, the one factor that no driver or team can control, the weather, had the final say. Dale ...

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Defining the Word ‘Champion’

by Frank Santoroski                   @seveng1967 As NASCAR prepares for their penultimate race of the season, to be held at Phoenix this coming weekend, there is talk of whether or not the current Chase format will crown a ‘true’ champion. At issue here is the fact that many people seem to have ...

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Formula Fiesta For Rosberg In Mexico

Drafting the Circuits Formula 1 Report Mexico Grand Prix By Steve Aibel/Drafting The Circuits/F1Racing Plus @steveaibel Nico Rosberg took his 4th Grand Prix victory of the season with a convincing win over 3-time World Champion Lewis Hamilton. Valtteri Bottas took the third and final podium position in what was a ...

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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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NASCAR’s Pressure Cooker: The Chase

by Frank Santoroski          @seveng1967 It’s Tuesday afternoon, and there is still buzz surrounding the first race of the NASCAR Chase for the Sprint Cup. It was Joe Gibbs Racing’s Denny Hamlin who pulled off an upset, staying out during a late caution, gaining track position and taking a win away ...

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