NASCAR Nuggets from the Net – January 9, 2013

January 9, 2013

January 9, 2013

Today’s NASCAR Nuggets from the Net will focus on recent track news, as well as any other news – ie. some interesting Jeremy Mayfield nuggets – recently posted on the net.

You’ll also want to read Fan4Racing’s feature with details about Daytona’s Preseason Thunder Gen-Six Test and Fan Fest, that starts tomorrow, Jan 10th.

Also, just a reminder to set your DVR’s for Jeff Gordon’s appearance tonight, Wednesday, Jan 9, on the CBS TV show ‘I Get That a Lot,’ airing at 8pm ET. Continue reading

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The Monster Mile – Dover International Speedway

By Rich Foust

Formerly known as Dover Downs Speedway, the track was renamed in 2002 to Dover International Speedway and is located in Dover, Delaware. They broke ground in 1966 and opened in 1969 and host two cup events each year. It is a one mile oval with 24 degrees of banking in the turns and 9 degrees of banking on the straights. The surface is concrete, although it was asphalt until 1995 and now seats 135,000. Continue reading