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Kyle Larson Had Everyone But Himself To Thank For This Amazing Save At Bristol

When NASCAR visits its shortest tracks like Bristol Motor Speedway’s half mile, credit for a good save usually can’t go to just one driver—everyone’s so close to each other that a save is a team effort. That’s what happened when Kyle Larson wrecked from the lead Monday, and a huge chunk of the field had […]

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My New Goal For NASCAR Press Conferences Is To Get Drivers To Talk About Their Sponsors’ Competitors

After the NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Texas Motor Speedway on Saturday, every driver who qualified for the second-tier series’ “Dash for Cash” races came into the media center and said almost the exact same thing: “I just really appreciate Xfinity and Comcast for giving us the chance to race for $100,000.”Read more… Continue Reading […]

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We’re At The Texas Motor Speedway NASCAR Races This Weekend

Cars are good, especially when they’re loud and fast. And, believe it or not, us car bloggers actually leave our computer screens occasionally to go look at real, live cars. That’s why Jalopnik will be at Texas Motor Speedway for the NASCAR races this weekend, ready to soak up the noise of loud V8s making […]

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Tony Stewart To Settle Wrongful Death Lawsuit With Family Of Racer Killed On Track

Three-time NASCAR Cup champion Tony Stewart has agreed to settle with the parents of Kevin Ward Jr. five weeks before the wrongful death lawsuit over Ward’s death was supposed to go to trial, reports ESPN. Ward died after being hit by Stewart’s car at a race during the Empire Super Sprints race at Canandaigua Speedway…Read […]

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NASCAR Truck Series Race Ends With A Near Photo Finish After A Two-Day Snow Delay

The NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Martinsville Speedway ended nearly two days after it started on Monday, thanks to NASCAR’s first snow delay in nearly three decades. But it was worth the wait, because with a few more feet of racing, the win probably would’ve been decided by a photo finish.Read more… Continue […]

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Here Are All Of The Ridiculous Names NASCAR Has Called The Brickyard 400

Before 2011, the Brickyard 400 race was just that—the Brickyard 400. NASCAR made it into an iconic name, its annual trip to Indianapolis’ famous yard of bricks, to go along with the often boring show by stock cars on a track made for open-wheel racing. But for nearly a decade now, the race name has […]

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WRC Is NASCAR

NASCAR has many terrible things associated with it, but it has committed perhaps no higher crime than its deep-seated affectation for nostalgia. “Oh yeah, back in the 1950s it was guys in STOCK CARS RACIN’ ON DEERT!” This is dumb, because we still have this. It’s called the World Rally Championship.Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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WRC Is NASCAR

NASCAR has many terrible things associated with it, but it has committed perhaps no higher crime than its deep-seated affectation for nostalgia. “Oh yeah, back in the 1950s it was guys in STOCK CARS RACIN’ ON DEERT!” This is dumb, because we still have this. It’s called the World Rally Championship.Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Yes, There Will Really Be A Roseanne 300 NASCAR Race

Roseanne’s return to television is getting promoted in an unlikely place: through the naming rights of Saturday’s NASCAR Xfinity Series race in Fontana, California, reports Business Insider. Yes. You read that right: Roseanne. Welcome to the National Association for Stock Car Auto Roseanne. Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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The Video Boards At NASCAR Races Are Scanning Your Face While You Watch Them

Sometimes, it’s nice to walk around and think we aren’t living in a dystopian robot sci-fi movie. Sometimes, it’s nice to think the technology isn’t watching us at every turn. But it is. Even video boards at NASCAR races are scanning your face. You thought you were looking at them? This is incorrect. They are […]

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