Tag 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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Mar 04

The Sports Bank.net: Dick Vitale Thinks John Groce Deserves Another Season

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“I don’t agree with what you say but I will defend to the death your right to say it.” That’s a quote attributed to French Enlightenment Philosopher-Writer Voltaire, and there’s a debate over whether he actually even said that. I do not feel John Groce deserves the opportunity to return as Illinois Fighting Illini Men’s …

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Mar 01

Sports Clubs_ The SJ Guide to Finding Sponsorship

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Need money for your sports group? Stressed about how to pay the bills? Here are some ideas to get sponsorship. My kids played in travel leagues, both in soccer and fast pitch and this can get expensive. The costs add up quick, and it can sometimes be a burden to the family. Sponsorship is a …

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Feb 18

How the Daytona 500 qualifying races will work

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Welcome to the first Duel qualifying races with NASCAR’s new charter system. How different are things for the races with NASCAR’s new ownership structure? Let’s explain it for you: • There are 44 cars racing for 40 spots in the Daytona 500. With a 43-car field, only one driver would miss …

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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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Jan 13

Tony Stewart says he’s heading back to dirt racing after retiring

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Tony Stewart has an idea of what his post-Sprint Cup retirement plans are going to be. The three-time champion is retiring following the 2016 season and is at the Chili Bowl Nationals this week. The Chili Bowl is an indoor dirt track race in Tulsa, Oklahoma. “I plan on running a lot of dirt races …

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Oct 12

Member Spotlight of the Month — Ray

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*I just wanted to say that Ray has been a great friend of mine for about 2 years now. She has been a fun, interesting person to have around and I thank Deb x 999,999,999,999,999 for introducing us! She stays positive (Kattobingu!) in spite of the health problems that plague her and is an inspiration …

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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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