Daytona Preseason Thunder Testing – Day One

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See both the morning and afternoon test session results from Day One Preseason Thunder testing of NASCAR’s Gen-Six cars at Daytona International Speedway

2013 Daytona Preseason Thunder Day One Morning Test Session Summary

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series teams kicked off their three-day test session at Daytona International Speedway today as the first on-track step this year for drivers and teams to prepare for the 2013 season. Continue reading

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The Shootout Will Miss NASCAR’s Top Stars

The Shootout is going back to the way things use to be come February at Daytona and two of NASCAR’s biggest names will not be there.

In 2013, drivers eligible for the Shootout include pole winners from the 2012 season and past Shootout winners.

Brad Keselowski celebrates the 2012 championship. (John Harrelson/Getty Images)
Brad Keselowski celebrates the 2012 championship. (John Harrelson/Getty Images)

Two of the sport’s biggest drivers didn’t make that list. Those drivers include last year’s Sprint Cup champion, Brad Keselowski, and Clint Bowyer. Two of the sports most refreshing and outspoken drivers will be no where to be found on the race track when NASCAR hits the track that Saturday night. Neither driver grabbed a pole in 2012 or has won the Shootout in the past. Continue reading

Did an Oily Track Create Excitement?

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By Jason Schultz

For the second time this season, an oily race track had an effect on the outcome of the race.

In Watkins Glen, at the August race, a track scattered with oil led to two passes for the lead on the final lap. When race leader Kyle Busch spun in the oil, it led to Marcos Ambrose and Brad Keselowski battling it out for the win. Ambrose eventually slid to the victory. Continue reading

Future For Allmendinger

By Jordan Dodson

AJ Allmendinger has had his ups and downs this season, from suspension to making a comeback. So where will Allmendinger be in 2013?

AJ Allmendinger started the 2012 Sprint Cup season driving for a top owner in Roger Penske and that all changed when he got suspended by NASCAR for failing a random drug test in July. Allmendinger’s suspension ultimately led him to be let go by Penske Racing and starting NASCAR’s substance abuse rehab “Road to Recovery” program. In the process, Allmendinger has been on the path of reclaiming his passion and drive to be part of a Sprint Cup team again. Continue reading

Bank of America 500 Preview

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By Jason Schultz

Race Info

Date- Saturday October 13th, 2012

Location- Concord, North Carolina

Start time- 7:46 PM EST

Distance- 334 Laps, 501 Miles

Broadcast TV- ABC

Broadcast Radio- PRN (goprn.com) Continue reading

AAA 400 Preview

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By Jason Schultz

Race Info

Date- Sunday September 30th, 2012

Location- Dover, Delaware

Start time- 2:15 PM EST

Distance- 400 Laps, 400 Miles

Broadcast TV- ESPN

Radio Broadcast- MRN Continue reading