Tag: Nascar

The Curious case of Matt DiBenedetto

After a storybook 6th place finish for former BK Racing driver, Matt DiBenedetto. People began to realize that this young man, often nicknamed “DiBurrito” was the future of NASCAR despite getting often overlooked because he was driving for BK Racing, a very lackluster team. And after today, Matt DiBenedetto now has the chance to sign

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Rumor: Dodge returning to NASCAR?

After the sudden departure of Dodge, after the conclusion of the 2012 season, where Dodge won their first Sprint Cup Championship with Brad Keselowski, a statement has been made by CEO of FCA (Fiat Chrysler Automobiles), Sergio Marchionne, as he noted that the corporation had no intention to returning to NASCAR anytime soon. Following the

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Reaction, and Pros & Cons of NASCAR’s new premier sponsor

Just today, NASCAR announced the new titular sponsor for the premier Cup Series, that was previously named the Nextel/Sprint Cup. The new sponsor is Monster Energy, a current sponsor of Kurt Busch, driver of the #41 Stewart-Haas Ford Fusion. There were many sponsors that were better than Monster Energy, including, Coca-Cola, Yum! Brands (Parent company of

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Is NASCAR fading away?

Following the record-tying seventh championship by Jimmie Johnson, I began to think to myself, is NASCAR failing as a sport? With the super teams of today, it seems that no team is truly a “team” anymore. With the alliances in today’s NASCAR, such as Joe Gibbs Racing & Furniture Row Racing, Roush Fenway Racing &

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Rumor: Honda to NASCAR?

As you may of known for the past few years since Toyota joined Nascar, it’s been rumored that fellow Japanese car manufacturer, Honda has been rumored to be joining the works of Nascar. It’s been rumored for some time because of the success of Honda in GT Racing, Formula 1, and the Honda Indy open

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Dale Earnhardt Jr out Remainder of Sprint Cup with Concussion

It has been recently reported that Dale Earnhardt Jr will not return to the Sprint Cup series this year. He is currently recovering from concussion symptoms he likely received from a wreck on June 12th at Michigan International Speedway. Earnhardt Jr has missed the past six races due to his symptoms.  “I wish I could

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Dale Earnhardt: The Tragedy That Could Have Never Been

If you are a racing fan, you know exactly what this tragedy is. There is actually a good chance that you know what it is, even if you aren’t a racing fan. Yet, if you don’t know what the tragedy is, here is how it goes. It’s the Daytona 500 (The Super-bowl of NASCAR, the

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