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RPM Inks New Sponsor for Atlanta

by Seth Eggert      @MotorsportsRev After finishing second in the Daytona 500, Darrell “Bubba” Wallace, Jr. now has a sponsor for Atlanta Motor Speedway. Wallace will drive the No. 43 NASCAR Racing Experience Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 for Richard Petty Motorsports in the Folds of Honor Quik Trip 500 on Sunday, February ...

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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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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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Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s Engagement May Be Food For Thought for Tony Stewart

Drafting the Circuits By: Candice Smith  @RacingDTC   The NASCAR world is all aflutter with the news that Most Popular Driver and seemingly terminal bachelor Dale Earnhardt Jr. proposed to his longtime girlfriend Amy Reimann while on vacation in Germany this week. After many years of speculation, the couple has ...

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A Look Back at Some Unlikely Favorites

by Frank Santoroski    @seveng1967 As a racing enthusiast, I am sometimes asked, “Who is your favorite driver?” It seems like a simple enough question, but after watching for almost 40 years, and watching many different series, its not exactly an easy question to answer. As a member of the Media, ...

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Spotlight: SAFER Barriers

By: Candice Smith  @Chief187s When talking to casual observers of NASCAR who poo-poo the lengthy three to four hour races in the top series, I try to explain that NASCAR racing at the Cup level is a marathon not a sprint. Yesterday we were treated to a marathon of marathons ...

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Top 10 Greatest Daytona 500 Races

Sunday marks the 57th running of the Daytona 500, The Great American Race. The event has been called NASCAR’s Super Bowl, the most important race of the season, and the one race that they [Racers] all want to win. As fans we want to see fabulous contests, exciting finishes, and ...

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Interesting Facts About Dale Earnhardt, Other Drivers, & NASCAR

We see them on and off the track, and have since NASCAR’s first race in Daytona Beach in February 1948. But, it was the December before in 1947, when a group of men met with Bill France, Sr. in Daytona that NASCAR was born.  Since its inception, NASCAR has grown ...

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