The NASCAR Conversation: Cautions, Underdogs, and More

NSCS_Race_030115_10Its hard to believe that the 2015 NASCAR season is already two weeks in the books. The amount of drama Speedweeks produced could have lasted an entire season. It was then followed up by another action-packed weekend at Atlanta Motor Speedway. This has led to a buzzing sport early in season, and with bigger things ahead – its only going to get better.

With so much to discuss and not enough characters on twitter to do so, comes the first edition of “The NASCAR Conversation.” This weekly feature will dive into the sport’s hottest topics, current happenings, news, rumors, tweets, and more.

Many stories have already made headlines two races into the year. This provides plenty to discuss following the events in Atlanta, and as we head into Las Vegas Motor Speedway race weekend. Kick back, relax, and let’s discuss some racing. Continue reading “The NASCAR Conversation: Cautions, Underdogs, and More”

Paint Scheme Report: Atlanta Motor Speedway

paintschemereportA new season always brings new paint schemes. Many different looks made their debut at Daytona International Speedway last week, and will be back in action this weekend at Atlanta Motor Speedway.

The Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 will be a long, grueling race with plenty of different drivers taking their turns at the front of the field. This will allow for plenty of TV time for the cars, and some examination of the new looks. Another crop of neat schemes took to the track on Saturday for the NASCAR XFINITY Series race, and join the Sprint Cup cars on this week’s list.

The first edition of the “Paint Scheme Report” in 2015 includes some of the sport’s biggest stars. See whether or not your favorite driver made this list, and agree or disagree with the rankings. Continue reading “Paint Scheme Report: Atlanta Motor Speedway”

Storyline Notebook: Week of February 23, 2015

A new feature to Turn 4 Racing News in 2015, “Storyline Notebook” will be the place to catch up on all the NASCAR news from the week. This weekly infograph will be short and concise, while still updating fans on all the major happenings. Find it easily on twitter using the hashtag #StorylineNotebook.

After a wild Speedweeks, the season is in full-swing heading to Atlanta Motor Speedway. With driver changes, penalties, and stolen race cars – there is quite the mix of news in this week’s edition.Storyline Notebooks

Dramatic Finish Leaves David Ragan in Victory Lane

Photo- Getty Images
Photo- Getty Images

We waited through rain, wrecks, and a nail-biting green-white-checker finish to witness an incredible victory by the underdog, David Ragan. No one was talking about Ragan until the last lap when he emerged at the front of the field with drafting help from his teammate, David Gilliland. Both the David’s shot to the lead and blocked everyone else to make sure that Front Row Motorsports got to victory lane. They were successful and FRM got to celebrate their first Sprint Cup victory. Many will agree that the race was worth the wait and the ending didn’t disappoint. It may have taken awhile, but this Talladega races was truly a remarkable one. Continue reading “Dramatic Finish Leaves David Ragan in Victory Lane”