The 5 Most Interesting Events from the NASCAR World in 2012

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2012 featured many interesting, exciting and shocking events in the NASCAR world. Some of the most extreme events were a jet dryer blowing up, a huge brawl in the garage and a champion who had a tad bit much of Miller Lite in victory lane, after winning his first Sprint Cup championship. Continue reading

Drivers React To The “Generation Six” Car

By Jordan Dodson

Tuesday and Wednesday Sprint Cup teams got their first crack at the new “Generation Six” car since NASCAR released the official rulebook for 2013. Teams tested at Charlotte Motor Speedway for two days as they figured out their new race car.

The “Generation Six” cars have received overwhelming positive feedback on its slick looks and similarities to the manufacturer’s street cars. But what do drivers have to say about how it drives? Continue reading

Sprint Cup Series Silly Season in Review

2012-CupLogoBy Jordan Dodson

New teams, new drivers and this year, new cars. That is what makes silly season and 2013 no exception.

A new ride for Matt Kenseth and a new team in Swan Racing are just some of the new changes for fans to watch next season in the Sprint Cup Series. Continue reading

NASCAR’s Mile-and-a-Half Track Dilemma

By Jason Schultz

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Many NASCAR fans feel the Sprint Cup Series has an excess number of mile-and-a-half tracks on the schedule. Mile-and-a-half tracks don’t seem to feature the close, competitive racing that super speedways, short tracks and road courses have offered fans. NASCAR is always looking for fan input on the series, but one suggestion it seems is not being addressed, is that some fans are no longer wanting as many mile-and-a-half tracks on the schedule. Continue reading

Johnson outlast Keselowski for Texas win

Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowe’s Chevrolet, celebrates with champagne in Victory Lane after winning the AAA Texas 500
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By NASCAR Wire Service

No. 48 team extends Chase points lead to seven with two races remaining

The haymaker Jimmie Johnson delivered Sunday at Texas Motor Speedway turned out to be an eight-point swing.

Taking advantage of a late caution and four fresh tires to Brad Keselowski‘s two, Johnson pulled away from Keselowski in a green-white-checkered-flag finish to win the AAA Texas 500 and tighten his grip on a possible sixth Sprint Cup Series championship. Continue reading