Category Archive: NASCAR

Feb 23

Danica Patrick believes she’s suffered multiple concussions in her racing career

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DAYTONA BEACH, Florida — Danica Patrick said she could relate to Dale Earnhardt Jr. when he said he’d suffered numerous concussions throughout his time as a driver. “I’ve had concussions,” Patrick said. “Every time you crash you have a concussion on a varying degree, I’m sure. So when he said something about having 12 concussions …

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Dec 15

2016 Team Reviews: Richard Petty Motorsports

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But before we start getting ready for 2017, let’s take a look back at 2016. Our team reviews start with Richard Petty Motorsports and we’ll work our way up the standings. RICHARD PETTY MOTORSPORTS Drivers: Aric Almirola and Brian Scott Almirola Points position: 26th (nine spots lower than 2015) Top 5s: 0 Top 10s: 1 …

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Oct 20

Dale Earnhardt Jr. to be in NBC booth for Talladega and Martinsville

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Junior will serve as a guest analyst for NBC during their coverage of Talladega on Sunday and next week’s race at Martinsville. “I’m excited to see these races from a different vantage point and hopefully offer some insight to the viewers,” Earnhardt said in a statement. “I thoroughly enjoyed my opportunity to broadcast the Xfinity …

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May 29

Alexander Rossi wins the Indianapolis 500 while running out of gas

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The Indianapolis 500 has been known for some unpredictable finishes. The 100th one came up with an incredibly surprising winner as American Alexander Rossi coasted to the checkered flag for his first IndyCar win. In fact, you could argue Rossi is the most surprising winner in the 500′s history. But before we say why, here’s …

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Mar 18

10 Friday Questions 3/18

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1. What is one thing you find yourself complaining about the most? 2. What was the last thing you ate for dinner? 3. Describe your favorite tshirt: 4. How many trips a week do you make to the grocery store? 5. Got any vacations planned for this year? If so where? 6. If you could …

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Feb 14

Quick takeaways from the Sprint Unlimited

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• Dale Earnhardt Jr. was caught up in Brian Vickers’ crash in the first segment and the whole right side of Junior’s car was torn off. But instead of packing it up and heading back to the garage because it wasn’t a points paying event, the No. 88 team fixed up the car and Junior …

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Oct 09

Matt Kenseth wins pole at Charlotte

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Matt Kenseth set a career record Thursday night at Charlotte. Kenseth, the driver who accumulated the most points over the first three races of the Chase, won the pole for Saturday night’s fourth race of the Chase. It’s his fourth pole of the 2015 season; he’s never had more than three in any of his …

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Aug 19

Clint Bowyer will not drive for Michael Waltrip Racing in 2016

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Michael Waltrip Racing and Clint Bowyer are parting ways at the end of the 2015 season. The team will also not field a full-time car in 2016. MWR made the announcement Wednesday morning. The team is in a state of flux after news emerged earlier this summer that co-owner Rob Kauffman had agreed to purchase …

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May 09

Jeff Pearlman: ESPN troubles ?

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It’s an interesting world. Woke up this morning to the news that Bill Simmons is leaving ESPN, after spending my hour of gym time last night watching SportsCenter and pretty much losing my mind. The two linked bonds? Simmons worked for ESPN, and ESPN feels … lost. It’s a weird thing. Until a few years …

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Mar 18

Jeff Pearlman: My life as a college newspaper editor

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I didn’t play lacrosse and I had no muscles. So why was I cocky enough to pose like this? Last night, while jumping around the information superhighway, I realized that The Review, my college newspaper, has most of its archives online. I proceeded to spend the next, oh, two hours digging in. The experience brought …

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