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How to Become a NASCAR Driver
Want to be a NASCAR Sprint Cup driver or get your child started down the path? This is how you get started in a career as a NASCAR driver.
Who Are the Top 5 NASCAR Drivers of All Time?
NASCAR has a long history of fantastic finishes, powerful machines and historic events. Most of all, though, NASCAR history has been defined by the drivers. Of the hundreds of men and women who have driven these machines only a small percentage have ever won a race and even fewer have ever managed to win a Championship. From that elite list who are truly the best NASCAR drivers of all time? Here are my picks for the top five drivers in the history of NASCAR.
How Are Points Awarded in NASCAR Racing?
The NASCAR Sprint Cup, Nationwide Series and Camping World Truck Series stars race every week towards the year-end championship. But how do they determine who the Champion is at the end of the year? The NASCAR points system was changed for the 2011 season to make it completely straightforward. Here is the full rundown as to how NASCAR points are calculated after a race.
How to Listen to NASCAR Races Online
Where to listen to the NASCAR race radio broadcast online.
Can You Name the 10 Longest NASCAR Sprint Cup...
NASCAR Sprint Cup race tracks come in all shapes and sizes. Here are the top ten longest race tracks on the NASCAR Sprint Cup circuit.
How Many African-Americans Have Made it in...
NASCAR has long struggled with its efforts to foster diversity and encourage young minorities to embrace the sport. NASCAR is over 50 years old and in that time only three African-Americans have made it to NASCAR's top series. Here is a look back at African-Americans in NASCAR.
10 Fastest Modern NASCAR Race Tracks
The top ten fastest race tracks on the NASCAR Sprint Cup schedule.
10 Major NASCAR Sprint Cup Races
Every one of the 36 points races on the Sprint Cup schedule are worth the same number of points. However not all races are truly equal in the minds of the drivers, fans and media. Here are the biggest races on the NASCAR Sprint Cup schedule.
NASCAR Acronym
This North American auto racing series was started in the American southeast by Bill France Sr. NASCAR sanctions racing leagues throughout North America.
Why do Some NASCAR Drivers Earn More Than Others?
Did you ever notice in the official NASCAR results that sometimes a lower finishing driver will earn more than the guys right in front of him? NASCAR has a method to determining how much each team earns, but it's not all based on your finishing position. Learn how the money is distributed after a NASCAR race.
NASCAR Sprint Cup Stats Wins By Number Of Wins
Table containing every NASCAR Sprint Cup driver to ever win a race, number of wins and number of championships, sorted by number of wins.
Understanding the Chase For the NASCAR Sprint Cup
Since 2004 the NASCAR Sprint Cup Championship has been decided by a kind of playoff system called The Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup. Sometimes this is called simply the Chase for the Cup. What is The Chase? Why does it exist? Who is eligible for it? Here is a primer on The Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup.
Bristol Seating Review
For those that have never been to Bristol Motor Speedway for NASCAR, try to imagine a football stadium that seats over 150,000 people, and instead of football on the field, they are running a 43 car, high-speed, bumper-to-bumper race at speeds exceeding 120 mph. Taking a few minutes to read this Bristol seating review will help you find the perfect seats for the race and maximize your NASCAR experience at Bristol Motor Speedway.
Top 6 NASCAR Scanners
Having a scanner at a NASCAR race allows you to hear the drivers, spotters and crew talk to each other during the race. You can also listen in on the NASCAR officials or simply listen to the radio broadcast. With so many choices available, buying a scanner can be a daunting task. Here are the best choices among the current lineup of NASCAR scanners available today.
2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Schedule
The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series schedule is composed of 36 races spanning 40 weeks and also includes two non-points exhibition events.
How Does One Go About Contacting NASCAR?
How to contact NASCAR? Here are their mailing address, phone number and email addresses as well as the NASCAR JobLine which lists their current open job opportunities.
NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Field Fillers Are A Disgrace
Last weekend in Rockingham NASCAR had to work the phones and raise the minimum purse in order to ensure that there were 43 cars on the track. This lead to a few drivers who had no business being on the track taking the green flag along side of drivers who do.
Meet NASCAR Legend Jimmie Johnson
Biography of Jimmie Johnson NASCAR Sprint Cup driver of the Lowes number 48 for Hendrick Motorsports and Jeff Gordon. Jimmie Johnson is the only driver to win four NASCAR Sprint Cup Championships in a row. Jimmie was the 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009 and 2010 NASCAR Sprint Cup Champion.
What You Should Know Before You Buy A NASCAR...
Before you spend the money on a NASCAR scanner and headset, make sure that you are buying a scanner that meets your NASCAR needs with this set of tips.
7 Things Everyone Should Know About NASCAR Racing
What is NASCAR? Why is it different from other racing series and just what is the point of all this?
How Far Are Do They Go in a NASCAR Race?
Which is longer, the Sharpie 500 at Bristol or the Aarons 499 at Talladega? How does NASCAR know how many laps to race each weekend? Is it laps, miles or something else? These are popular questions that even seasoned NASCAR fans have. Let me take a minute to explain.
How to Buy NASCAR Tickets
It is never impossible to get tickets for any NASCAR race, even on short notice. All it takes is a little work and a little know-how. At every race there are tickets that go unused that you could have had. Just follow these steps and you can get tickets to any NASCAR race that you want to attend.
NASCAR Race Cars - Quiz
It takes a lot of knowledge to get a NASCAR Sprint Cup race car to go fast. Tires, engines, setups and safety all play a part in getting to victory lane. How much do you know about NASCAR race cars and the basic setup terms that you hear the teams talk about each week? Here is a fun quiz to test your knowledge of the NASCAR Race Cars and how to make them go fast.
2 NASCAR Sprint Cup Road Courses
The NASCAR Sprint Cup stars are known mostly for their uncanny ability to turn left. However twice each year NASCAR tests the drivers road racing skills at two of the finest road courses in the country. Here are the NASCAR Sprint Cup road course race tracks.
Who is Miss Sprint Cup?
You see her in Victory Lane every week smiling for the camera but who is Miss Sprint Cup? How did she get that job? Is that all she does?
Top 4 Hendrick Motorsports Sprint Cup Drivers...
Hendrick Motorsports has been the most dominant team in NASCAR Sprint Cup racing in recent years. Landing a Hendrick Motorsports ride means that you have arrived in NASCAR as the best of the best. Here is the 2010 Hendrick Motorsports lineup.
How to Protect Your Hearing at a NASCAR Race
Everyone knows that race cars are loud yet too many NASCAR fans are not taking good care of their hearing. Here are some solutions to protect your ears.
What Each Flag Means in NASCAR Racing
There are eight different flags that the NASCAR officials use from the flag stand to control the race. This is the black flag.
What Is a NASCAR Sprint Cup Race Car?
What is a NASCAR Sprint Cup race car? Here are the facts, figures, stats and rules that define what a NASCAR Sprint Cup race car is.
2014 NASCAR Nationwide Series Schedule
The 2014 NASCAR Nationwide Series schedule features 33 events on a variety of challenging circuits that include short tracks, road courses and superspeedways.
How NASCAR Qualifying Works
How NASCAR qualifying determines the starting lineup.
Oldest NASCAR Sprint Cup Race Tracks
NASCAR has a rich history of racing dating back to 1949 at a variety of race tracks across the country. Many race tracks from the past disappeared on their own as victims of financial hard times or urban development. Other tracks were simply bumped from the schedule in order to free up a date for a newer track. Here are the oldest NASCAR Sprint Cup race tracks on the schedule.
NASCAR Sprint Cup Stats Wins By Driver
Table containing every NASCAR Sprint Cup driver to ever win a race, number of wins and number of championships, sorted by driver's last name.
What is the Lucky Dog Rule in NASCAR?
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Do Talladega and Daytona Still Belong in NASCAR?
As NASCAR continues to grow, and continues to prove that they can not find an adequate solution to the drivers' concerns, it becomes more and more apparent that both Daytona International Speedway and Talladega Superspeedway have outlived their usefulness to NASCAR.
How to win the NASCAR Sprint Cup Championship
The NASCAR Sprint Cup Championship is the pinnacle of American motorsports. What does it really take to win the NASCAR Sprint Cup title? Here are the step-by-step instructions that the 2004 and 2005 NASCAR Champions Kurt Busch and Tony Stewart used on their way to the title.
NASCAR Scanners 101
What are those headsets that everybody is wearing at the NASCAR races? What can you really hear? Are they worth the money? Get all the information you need about scanners here.
NASCAR Rulebook Quiz
How well do you know the NASCAR rulebook? This fun quiz will test your NASCAR knowledge.
Racing Electronics RE3000 Scanner Review
Overall the Racing Electronics RE3000 is a great scanner for NASCAR fans. The size and weight are excellent for a long day at the track. It's got plenty of channels for a full weekend of racing and plenty of very racefan-friendly features.
Indianapolis Motor Speedway
Indianapolis Motor Speedway is the most famous motorsports icon in North America. NASCAR NEXTEL Cup drivers have been challenging the famous speedway since 1994.
What is the Difference Between NASCAR Driver...
NASCAR maintains two separate point systems, one for the drivers and the other for car owners. While the point systems are similar the points are used in very different ways. Here are the similarities and differences between the driver points and the car owner points.
Top 4 Sprint Cup Ford Drivers
Ford drivers have dominated NASCAR Sprint Cup Championships lately. Who are the NASCAR Sprint Cup Drivers that make up Fords Blue Oval Brigade? Here are the top Ford drivers in the sport today.
What is NASCAR Knockout Qualifying?
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Daytona 500 Winners
Here are all Daytona 500 winners and their average speed in miles per hour.
Top 3 NASCAR Sprint Cup Short Tracks
NASCAR defines a short track as any track less than one mile in length. NASCAR fans know that short track racing is defined by bumping and banging, short tempers and fast action. Ask NASCAR fans to name their favorite race track and more than half will name a short track even though only 6 of the 36 races are held on the three remaining short tracks on the NASCAR Sprint Cup schedule. Here they are in order by popularity and excitement.
See the Full 2014 NASCAR Camping World Truck...
The Camping World Truck Series features several variations from the Sprint Cup and Nationwide Series, including the only dirt track event in NASCAR.
NASCAR Qualifying - Guaranteed Starters and...
NASCAR qualifying includes spots based on points instead of speed. Page 2.
Jeff Gordon
Biography of Jeff Gordon NASCAR NEXTEL Cup driver, car owner and four time NEXTEL Cup champion for Hendrick Motorsports.
Darrell Wallace Jr. NASCAR Biography
NASCAR driver biography for Darrell Wallace Jr.
Fan Vision Is 21st Century NASCAR Scanner
Full review of Fan Vision scanner / video feed for at the track NASCAR fan use.
Cheaters Never Win... Except In NASCAR
NASCAR is one of the few places in sport where it actually does pay to cheat sometimes. Recently in Las Vegas both winner Jimmie Johnson's and second place driver Kyle Busch's cars failed post race inspection. What should NASCAR have done?
Talladega Superspeedway
Talladega Superspeedway features a full 500 miles of white-knuckle racing for the drivers as any small mistake can cause the massive wreck at 190mph known as The Big One.
2014 Whelen Modified Tour Schedule
The 2014 schedule for NASCAR's Whelen Modified Tour.
Logitech Momo Force
Logitech has made an effort to produce the best steering wheel at a reasonable price. Does their Momo Force fill the bill? Here is a complete review.
Top 10 Daytona 500 Moments
The Great American Race has had some moments in its history that have helped define the sport. Photo finishes, fights and huge underdog winners have highlighted the history of this classic race. Here are the top ten greatest moments in Daytona 500 history.
Farewell Winston, Welcome NEXTEL
RJ Reynolds and the Winston brand have done a lot for NASCAR since 1973 but NASCAR has reached the point though where being associated with Winston is holding it back. NEXTEL brings no such social baggage to the brand. Now that the tobacco restrictions no longer apply there is an entire crowd of young NASCAR fans that can be aggressively marketed to.
Danica Patrick
Biography of former open wheel star and current NASCAR driver Danica Patrick.
Top 8 Force Feedback Steering Wheels
The best Force Feedback steering wheels for your PC gaming. These force feedback steering wheel product reviews will help you get the most out of NASCAR Racing games.
Current Women in NASCAR
In 2009 there are no women competing in the Sprint Cup or Nationwide Series. The Craftsman Truck Series has had a few female competitors in 2009 including Gabi Dicarlo, Michelle Theriault, Caitlin Shaw and Jennifer Jo Cobb. However none of these women have a full-time ride in the series. Page 2.
The difference between Bias Ply and Radial in...
NASCAR drivers will primarily race on two different tires during the course of their career -- the bias-ply and the radial.
An Open Letter To FOX From A Fan
Here's an entertaining look at one fan's frustration with NASCAR on FOX, including some xtree advice for Darrell Waltrip and Larry McReynolds.
NASCAR Glossary
NASCAR related terms and phrases defined in this glossary such as push, loose, NASCAR, dnf, dnq, black flag, bump draft, provisional and more..
SIRIUS NASCAR Radio
Starting in 2007 SIRIUS Satellite Radio has launched SIRIUS NASCAR Radio. This service includes live coverage of every NEXTEL Cup, Busch and Craftsman Truck series event along with live scanner feeds. When they are not at the track SIRIUS NASCAR Radio brings round the clock news, interviews and expert opinion on all things NASCAR. SIRIUS NASCAR Radio is all the NASCAR information that any fan could want.
Why Qualifying for the Daytona 500 is Such a...
Daytona 500 qualifying is completely different than any other race on the NASCAR Sprint Cup schedule. The drivers compete in standard time trials, but then also hold two races to set the starting lineup. Here is an explanation of how qualifying for the Daytona 500 works.
Tony Stewart
Biography of Tony Stewart NASCAR Sprint Cup driver, IRL Champion, 1999 Rookie of the Year, 2002, 2005 and 2011 Sprint Cup Champion.
Bristol Motor Speedway
The worlds fastest half mile Bristol Motor Speedway packs in the NASCAR fans twice each year. The racing is fast and furious as often the only way to pass is to shove the guy in front out of the way.
How to Climb up the NASCAR Ladder System
NASCAR has diversified its schedule in recent years opening the door for a variety of different backgrounds to make an impact at the the highest levels of the sport
Kasey Kahne
Biography of Kasey Kahne NASCAR Sprint Cup driver, 2004 Sprint Cup Raybestos Rookie Of The Year.
NASCAR Mobile '13 iPhone App
Review of the NASCAR Mobile '13 iPhone App.
2014 K&N Pro Series East/West Schedule
The complete 2014 schedule for the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East and West divisions.
John Hunter Nemechek NASCAR biography
NASCAR Truck Series driver biography for John Hunter Nemechek.
Top NASCAR Magazines
If you're looking for the best NASCAR news and information in print these NASCAR magazines are for you. Whether you are want great full color NASCAR photos or in-depth NASCAR news in a no nonsense format or to learn more about your NASCAR collectibles there is a NASCAR magazine here to suit your style.
Complete Chart of Steering Wheel Reviews
The complete list of wheels sorted by their review score. Who is the overall winner? Page 4.
Tony Stewarts Temper Will Lead Him Out Of NASCAR
Tony Stewart simply does not have what it takes to thrive in today's NASCAR Winston Cup series.
Who was Bill France Sr. and Why Did He Start...
Today NASCAR is one of the most popular sports in America. Where did the multi-billion dollar organization of today get its start? Who founded NASCAR? Where? Why? This article digs into the very early days of this great sport.
Daytona International Speedway
Daytona International Speedway hosts two NASCAR Sprint Cup races each year, the Daytona 500 in February and the Pepsi 400 in July. These are two of the biggest, fastest and most nerve wracking events on the NASCAR Sprint Cup schedule. The fast 2.5 mile tri-oval uses restrictor plates to keep the speeds managable but those plates create fertile ground for The Big One.
You Can Help Define the 2013 Sprint Unlimited...
Fans can vote for the format of the 2013 Sprint Unlimited
Bristol Tickets
Interested in getting into the good seats for a NASCAR race at Bristol? Welcome to the club. Bristol hosts two of the biggest races on the NASCAR schedule each year, so you better do your homework to beat the average race fan to those tickets. Here are a few cool tips to help you get your hands on hot Bristol race tickets.
Toyota In NASCAR
Toyota entered NASCAR NEXTEL Cup racing in 2007 after three years in the Craftsman Truck series. Toyota found success in the trucks fairly quickly but got off to a shaky start in NEXTEL Cup racing. Toyota has a lot on the line with their NASCAR investment. Here is everything you need to know about Toyota's NASCAR efforts.
2014 NASCAR National Touring Top Prospects
The Top Five NASCAR Development Prospects of 2014.
NASCAR Nickname Quiz
Through the years NASCAR racing drivers, tracks and crew members have spawned many colorful and interesting nicknames. Can you match the right nickname to the right person? How about naming a race track solely based on its nickname? This fun quiz will test your knowledge of NASCAR nicknames.
NASCAR Rookie Stripe
What is a NASCAR rookie stripe?: nascar race car veteran drivers tag examples page nbsp series rookie
Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About the...
The NASCAR Sprint Cup season begins each season with the Budweiser Shootout. This non-points race generates a lot of excitement as this is the first race of the year. Not all drivers qualify for this special event though. How does a driver get into the NASCAR Budweiser Shootout? Here is everything that a race fan needs to know about the Budweiser Shootout.
Sonoma
One of only two road courses on the NASCAR Sprint Cup schedule Sonoma in California always puts on a close and interesting race.
Rusty Wallace
Biography of Rusty Wallace NASCAR NEXTEL Cup driver, 1989 NEXTEL Cup Champion.
How NASCAR's Playoff System Works
NASCAR reworked the Chase for the Sprint Cup prior to the 2014 season, giving it an elimination format that is unlike anything in the sport's history.
Dale Jarrett
Biography of Dale Jarrett from Michael Waltrip Racing. Dale is the 1999 NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Champion and 3-time Daytona 500 winner.
ProScan 100 Trackside Scanner with FM Radio
The ProScan 100 Trackside Scanner includes a 100 channel NASCAR scanner and an FM radio in one attractive package. Could this be the perfect scanner for you?
PC Steering Wheel Roundup
There are many different steering wheels that you can buy for your PC. Here is a complete review to help you make the right choice for your racing needs.
Hate Commercials? Try TNT's "Wide Open" Pepsi...
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2014 NASCAR Southern Modified Tour Schedule
The 2014 Schedule for the NASCAR Whelen Southern Modified Tour
An Alternate NASCAR Points System
NASCAR is in the business of putting on a show and what makes a good show in racing is passing. How do you make the drivers pass? You make the drivers want to pass by enticing them with bonus points. Here is a suggestion for a new points system from a reader.
Logitech Momo Racing Force Feedback Wheel
Take everything good about the Logitech Momo Force and add better pedals, a stick shifter and a lower
Parker Kligerman -- NASCAR's social rookie of...
Meet Parker Kligerman, NASCAR's most media savvy rookie from the 2014 Sprint Cup class.
Charlotte Motor Speedway
With a large majority of NASCAR teams based within 30 miles of Charlotte Motor Speedway in North Carolina this is truly the heart of NASCAR country.
Top performing but underrated prospects of the...
About.com lists the top underrated NASCAR prospects of the first half of the 2014 season.
NASCAR Nextel Cup Chase For The Championship -...
With only six races remaining before the ten race NEXTEL Cup playoff series begins the heat is on for drivers to get into the top ten and have a shot at the title. Who still has a shot at making the NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Chase for the Championship and what are their odds?
Pole Position
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Before You Buy Binoculars For NASCAR
Buying binoculars for NASCAR can be confusing. What do all those numbers mean and why do you care? This guide can help.
Michigan International Speedway
Michigan International Speedway is a great place to watch NASCAR. The wide corners often feature three distinct grooves which allows for some exciting racing.
Earnhardt's Seat Belt May Have Been Cut! Nascar...
    Earnhardt's Seat Belt May Have Been Cut! Dateline: 04/15/01 It now appears that Bill Simpson was
Carl Edwards
Biography of Carl Edwards NASCAR Sprint Cup driver, Roush-Fenway Racing superstar.
Logitech G27 Racing Wheel
Logitech's newest racing wheel for the PC and PS3 is the Logitech G27 Racing Wheel. This top of the line force feedback racing wheel is probably Logitech's best but is it worth the upgrade from the Logitech G25 that it replaces in the lineup?
NASCAR Scanner Worth The Money?
A decent scanner can cost a couple of hundred dollars. Will owning a scanner really improve your NASCAR experience enough to make it worth the money? Page 2.
Darlington Raceway
Since the very first Southern 500 race on Labor Day 1950 Darlington Raceway's tricky egg shape and narrow straights have challeneged NASCAR's best drivers.
Kyle Busch Wins Dramatic 2013 Auto Club 400 at...
The leaders wrecked in the final turn allowing Kyle Busch to win the 2013 Auto Club 400 at Auto Club Speedway.
IROC Series Needs Help
The IROC series has become so slanted towards the NASCAR drivers that other drivers are no longer bothering. Here are some suggestions on how to fix IROC.
Restrictor Plate Racing Is A Healthy Part Of...
The restrictor plates guarantee an exciting race, and a healthy sport.
Dale Earnhardt Jr
Biography of Dale Earnhardt Jr. NASCAR Sprint Cup driver, Busch Series team owner.
bump draft
hat is the definition of bump draft?
NASCAR fines, penalizes Robby Gordon for New...
NASCAR delivered its biggest penalty of the week to Robby Gordon. During the 2005 Sylvania 300 in New Hampshire race it was Robby who succeeded in making the biggest impression on people. Folks either love his spirit and enthusiasm or think that he's childish, immature and unstable. What happened and what was NASCAR's response? Page 2.
DNF
What does DNF mean in NASCAR? NASCAR Racing.
What is the NASCAR Car Of Tomorrow?
The NASCAR Car Of Tomorrow will be introduced to NEXTEL Cup racing for 16 races in 2007. NASCAR will switch to the Car of Tomorrow for the entire 2008 schedule. What is the Car Of Tomorrow and why is NASCAR switching to it?
The France Family
Who are the France family? Why do they mean so much to NASCAR?
2013 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Schedule
This is the 2013 NASCAR schedule as announced by NASCAR in September of 2012.
loose
What does loose mean in NASCAR? NASCAR Racing.
Which is Better the Indy 500 Or the Coca-Cola...
The Sunday before Memorial Day is one of the great days in all of American motorsports as the Indy 500 and the Coca-Cola 600 races are back-to-back. This is a great day for race fans around the world. Comparisons between the two great events are inevitable but the question still stands. Which is the better motorsports event the Indy 500 or the Coca-Cola 600?
Is NASCAR Just Professional Wrestling On Wheels?
Recently on Tony Stewart's SIRIUS satellite radio show he compared NASCAR to the WWE. He claimed that NASCAR throws unnecessary caution flags in order to artificially influence the outcome of the races. Is NASCAR a sport or is it simply entertainment masked as a sport?
NASCAR, Liquor and Nudes, Oh My!
Some NASCAR sponsors don't seem to fit the family image of the sport. Should NASCAR limit the types of sponsors?
Dirt Track Racing: Sprint Cars - Full Product...
version 3.0, If you want to sling some mud on your PC Ratbag Games has the solution, Sprint Cars!
A Fix For Fox
Fox has spent a lot of money for the rights to televise the race. I sure wish that they would. The current state of their coverage leaves long-time fans frustrated. Here is one easy fix that would help a lot.
ECCI TrackStar 6000
ECCI claims that their Trackstar 6000 is clearly the best PC steering wheel and pedal set on the market. Is it? I had the pleasure of using one for a couple of weeks and here is what I discovered.
Tight
What does it mean when a car is tight: page nbsp racetrack pronunciation lt wheel
Best NASCAR Tailgate Parties
NASCAR races are a great place to get together with friends and fans before and after the race. Here are the best race track tailgate parties.
NASCAR Brickyard 400 All Hype No Race
There was some great NASCAR racing this weekend in Indianapolis, but very little of it happened at the Brickyard 400. This race has more hype than any other, and less racing than most.
Watkins Glen International
One of only two stops on the NASCAR NEXTEL Cup schedule where the drivers have to turn right. The historic Watkins Glen road course really puts drivers to the test.
Martinsville Speedway
Martinsville Speedway's flat paperclip shaped oval is a short track racers dream.
Pocono Raceway
The superspeedway that drives like a road course. Pocono Raceway is, in a word, unique.
NASCAR Race Track Quiz
You see them every week, either in person or on TV. But how much do you really know about therace tracks on the NASCAR Sprint Cup schedule? Take this quiz to test your race track knowledge.
Top 5 Roush Fenway Racing Sprint Cup Drivers
Roush Fenway Racing won both the 2003 and 2004 Sprint Cup Championships and has been a major player in the sport since 1988. Here is the current Roush Fenway Racing team.
2013 Sees Fewer Sponsors
Some major sponsors have left NASCAR for 2013.
Actions Detrimental To Stock Car Racing -...
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Richmond International Raceway
Richmond International Raceway is a short track that features speedway style racing. There's just something about Richmond that allows drivers to race side-by-side lap-after-lap.
Logitech G25 Racing Wheel
The Logitech G25 Racing Wheel is the finest force-feedback steering wheel available today. The G25 Racing Wheel features stainless steel, aluminum and leather components which highlight the overall quality of this wheel. The G25 costs a bit more than the other wheels available but if you take your sim racing seriously it is well worth it.
NASCAR Needs Danica Patrick
Danica Patrick has set the IndyCar Series on it's head since she joined in 2005. As a rookie she has single-handedly put the IRL back in the spotlight. The 2005 Indianapolis 500 enjoyed a massive 40 percent spike in television ratings as a result of the incredible media spectacle surrounding her. Why is Danica Patrick special? Who are the current women in NASCAR?
Top NASCAR Tailgate Parties
NASCAR races are a great place to get together with friends and fans before and after the race. Here are the best race track tailgate parties.
NASCAR Twitter Handles
Looking to stay in touch with NASCAR? The personalities and organizations that make up NASCAR have flocked to social media sites to spread the news. Here are Twitter handles for many NASCAR drivers, officials, tracks and more.
Chat
Meeting place for discussing NASCAR racing.
Mark Martin
Biography of Mark Martin NASCAR Sprint Cup driver, five time Championship runner up.
2013 Auto Club 400 at Auto Club Speedway
This weekend Auto Club Speedway will host the 2013 Auto Club 400.
Hyper Stimulator PC Racing Controls and Cockpit
The HyperStimulator is a full racing cockpit including top-quality PC steering wheel and pedals.
Auto Club Speedway (California)
Auto Club Speedway (formerly California Speedway) is a wide, fast two mile D oval. Most races feature very few cautions which makes for fast speeds. The deciding factor is often fuel and pit strategy.
High-Tech NASCAR Gadgets
NASCAR fans love toys and gadgets like DVRs, scanners, GPS units and force-feedback steering wheels. Here are the best electronic high tech toys for NASCAR fans.
draft
What is draft or drafting in NASCAR?
2013 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Points
The current 2013 NASCAR Sprint Cup point standings.
"Dynasties - Legendary Families of Stock Car...
Dynasties - Legendary Families of Stock Car Racing is a NASCAR book that looks into the strong family ties in NASCAR.
Dale Earnhardt Jr. Loses NASCAR NEXTEL Cup...
NASCAR handed down the penalty today for Dale Earnhardt Jr's post-race use of one of George Carlin's seven words you can never say on television. NASCAR has fined Dale Jr. $10,000 and taken away 25 points.
NASCAR Finalizes New Eight Year Television...
NASCAR recently signed a new eight year television package which will begin with the 2007 season. The new deal raises the number of networks covering the sport as ABC/ESPN and SPEED have joined the Sprint Cup ranks. This makes knowing what channel the race is on much more difficult to keep track of. Here is everything that you need to know about the 2007 NASCAR Sprint Cup television package.
NASCAR Sprint Cup Win By Championships Won
Table containing every NASCAR Sprint Cup driver to ever win a race, number of wins and number of championships, sorted by Championships Won.
"Driver #8" by Dale Earnhardt Jr.
Dale Earnhardt Jrs book takes you behind the scenes of his NASCAR Winston Cup rookie season. Learn more about Junior, his dad and what its really like to be a NASCAR Winston Cup superstar.
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