Fan Perspective – 2013 Sprint Cup Series Predictions

crystalPrediction is an interesting word, because in reality no one can really predict what will happen in the future.

But what’s interesting is that for NASCAR fans, this time of year brings on a strong urge to give an opinion about what you think will or will not happen in the upcoming season.

Well, this year is no different and our Fan4Racing team is accepting the challenge, by pulling out our crystal ball and providing our 2013 predictions for the Sprint Cup Series via seven questions.  We’d love hearing your predictions too, so go ahead and indulge yourself by using your own crystal ball and share your responses by commenting with your 2013 predictions to the seven questions below: Continue reading

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Daytona Preseason Thunder Testing – Day Two

RaceWeekendLogoSCS333x250See both the morning and afternoon test session results from Day Two Preseason Thunder testing of NASCAR‘s Gen-Six cars at Daytona International Speedway Continue reading

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

Gordon Scores Victory, Keselowski Becomes Champion

Keselowski Celebrates First Sprint Cup Championship
Photo – Getty Images

By Jason Schultz

A new champion has been crowned – Brad Keselowski is now on top of the world as the new Sprint Cup Series Champion.

After three full-time seasons in the Sprint Cup Series, Keselowski is now the champion. More notably, Roger Penske is finally a Sprint Cup Series Championship winning owner after forty plus years in the sport. Keselowski raced his race all afternoon and he, his team and owner were rewarded with a championship. Continue reading

Chase Tracker – The Contenders after Phoenix

By Jordan Dodson and Sharon Burton

Sunday’s AdvoCare 500 at Phoenix International Speedway looked to be an exciting race as the championship battle had come down to seven points. The championship contenders were neck and neck all day, until the unthinkable happened.

Johnson limps back to pit road after hitting the wall
Photo – Todd Warshaw/Getty Images

Once the green flag dropped Sunday, Brad Keselowski and Jimmie Johnson ran within a few positions of each other the entire day. Keselowski had the better car and held the upper hand throughout the day, running all the way into the top-five as Johnson worked himself into the top ten.

Everything changed on lap 78. Continue reading

AAA Texas 500 Preview

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By Jason Schultz

Race Info

Date- Sunday November 4th, 2012

Location- Fort Worth, Texas

Start time- 3:16 PM EST/ 2:16 PM CT

Distance- 334 Laps, 501 Miles

Broadcast TV- ESPN

Broadcast Radio- PRN Continue reading