As the entire racing world descends upon the world’s first motorsports stadium at Daytona International Speedway, the beginning of a new season is about to take the green flag.
Speedweeks is the most exciting week of the year. There will be plenty of action, thrills, and storylines. Bookmark this page throughout the week as everything pertaining to Speedweeks will be posted here. Look for plenty of articles, infographics, stats, and more over the course of the next ten days. Read the rest of this entry
NASCAR has seen tremendous change over the last decade. Once the sport’s rise came to a halt and the recession struck, stock car racing struggled. As a result, the sport began making changes and took a turn late in the first decade of the new century. However, the adjustments made then weren’t very effective.
Nearly a decade later, the changes NASCAR has implemented over the last four years are beginning to pay off. As excitement soars, the on-track product is improved, and the competition level reaches new heights, a new era has dawned for the sport. Read the rest of this entry
The upcoming year has the potential to be the most thrilling and intense season NASCAR has seen in quite some time. Through the implementation of the low-downforce package, abundance of rookie contenders and the third year of the new Chase for the Sprint Cup format; 2016 has the making to be epic.
Entering my twelfth year as a fan, I have never been more excited for the season to come. Why? It comes from a combination of the factors described above and knowing NASCAR is in a great position as the energy that once defined the sport returns. Read the rest of this entry
Happy New Year NASCAR style! The beginning of 2016 marks the first time we can say that the Daytona 500 is next month. As preparations are made for the new season, keep it here for plenty of content ahead of what is shaping up to be one of the most anticipated seasons in quite some time.
The new year also means I’m graduating high school in six months and heading to North Carolina for college in eight months. Crazy thoughts for sure! Looking forward to sharing stories about all of these major happenings as the year progresses.
Keep up with all the headlines heading into the new season and my daily happenings by following me on twitter @NASCARJason.
Bring on 2016!
From the early morning scene at Daytona International Speedway when Austin Dillon’s car flew into the catch fence to Kyle Busch’s championship celebration at Homestead-Miami Speedway after completing a miraculous comeback, it was a year of powerful images.
These moments among others tell the story of the 2015 season. While there were many moments and images to choose from, I’ll highlight five of the most powerful from a wild year in NASCAR. Read the rest of this entry
Welcome to Champion’s Week! NASCAR has embarked on Las Vegas, Nevada to celebrate the 2015 season, the 16 Chase for the Sprint Cup contenders and 2015 Sprint Cup Series champion Kyle Busch. Throughout the week, various events will highlight the best moments of the year and allow fans to join the celebration.
By Jason Schultz / @NASCARJason – The story of Kyle Busch’s championship season will go down as one of the most incredible performances in the history of NASCAR.
Taking the darkness of the start of the year following his horrific crash in the NASCAR XFINITY Series’ opening race and transforming into the light of success is nothing short of a miraculous feat.
While the format can be questioned, nothing about what Busch pulled off in 2015 came easy, making the glory of a championship that much more sweet. When you take away the format and look at Busch’s performance – it’s difficult not to appreciate what he accomplished. Read the rest of this entry