Tuesday December 10, 2013
Short track racing, has often been associated with fairgrounds and similar venues, Short tracks is where stock car racing first got off the back roads and into organized and regulated competition. Many traditional fans and purists still see short track racing as the "real" NASCAR, because the lower speeds make "trading paint," where the bodies of the cars actually rub against one another, practical without a very high likelihood of serious accidents. In recent years, there has been a gradual push away from short track venues for Sprint Cup (the highest level of NASCAR) in favor of longer tracks. This is due to larger venues having accommodations for more fans.
Landon Cassill married longtime girlfriend Katie Linsted on Dec. 28 in Charleston, S.C.
The highly anticipated debut of NASCAR's Generation 6 cars, fan-friendly competition changes, new team alignments, a bona fide Rookie of the Year battle, and the million-dollar question of whether newly crowed 2012 champion Brad Keselowski can once again hold off the likes of Jimmie Johnson, Clint Bowyer, Tony Stewart and the freshly motivated Busch brothers give the 2013 Sprint Cup Series season all the trappings of drama-fueled year.
All I want for Christmas is a ticket to Junior Johnson's Midnight Moon Shine and Sign.
When Brad Keselowski enthusiastically guzzled the product of his primary sponsor on national television following November's race at Homestead-Miami Speedway, he wasn't merely celebrating his 2012 championship season.
In an effort to strengthen and grow its racing series for 2013 and beyond, NASCAR announced Tuesday several revisions to its competition personnel structure. The following changes will take effect in 2013:
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