RCR Reshuffles the Deck with Vision

Richard Childress Racing

In the past week, Richard Childress Racing has made two separate announcements shuffling personnel within his organization. With the second announcement he brings in a new card to play in his 2012 plans. Intending to play all his cards, Richard Childress is a man of vision and his goal is to bring back what he feels belongs in his organization.   Continue reading

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News and Views – Volume 3

For the week of November 28, 2011 – volume 3

With NASCAR’s 2011 Chase contenders and Champion coming to Las Vegas, it should be a fun week for fans to watch as all activities lead to the Sprint Cup Series banquet on Friday evening. Fans can watch the banquet on the SPEED channel. Champion Tony Stewart will be presenting his fifth annual “Stewie Awards” on Thursday night on SiriusXM NASCAR Radio. Fans can vote for the “Stewie Award” winners online at SiriusXM Stewie Awards Continue reading

Mark Martin: Why many may be questioning MWR signing

 
Mark Martin with Hendrick Motorsports

All eyes were on Mark Martin as it was made apparent he would not be back with Hendrick Motorsports in 2012.  A lot of people at first speculated that Mark Martin would be heading over to join Stewart Haas Racing, however that would not be the case.  Continue reading

NASCAR Injects New Technology in 2012

By Ryan Hutter

In 2012 NASCAR will introduce Electronic Fuel Injection (EFI) to the Sprint Cup Series, which will replace the Holley 4 barrel carburetors used for the past 40 years. Although EFI is new to NASCAR, it has been around since 1957 when it first became commercially available. It has been in use for sometime in other high profile motor sports such as IndyCar and Formula 1. In fact, some may have never owned a car with a carburetor. That’s because since 1990, every passenger car sold in the US came with electronic fuel injection. Continue reading

The Checkered Flag Falls For Red Bull

A Successful NASCAR Sponsor

As the checkers fell at the conclusion of the Ford 400 at Homestead, it was a sign of many things including the end of the season, the crowning of a new champion and the end of the road for some drivers and teams.  Some will find themselves with new teams next year, but for others, Homestead was the end of the road.  For one team in particular, Homestead brought closure to a five year stretch, peppered with multiple poles, two wins and a chase berth. Continue reading

Jeff Burton: Late Season Resurgence Brings Promise for 2012

Jeff Burton, sponsored by Catepillar

For race fans, the start of any new season provides optimism that their favorite driver can win races and put themselves into championship contention at seasons’ end. Jeff Burton fans, felt good about 2011 being a successful season. Jeff had just come off of a season that saw him make the chase and earn fifteen top-ten’s and six top-five’s to go along with a 12th place points finish. This team had several chances to win races along the way only to fall short, but their competitiveness was obvious. Despite a struggle at the 2010 seasons’ end, it seemed apparent the #31 team would be back stronger and ready to go in 2011. Continue reading