Top Five Images of 2015

Photo Credit: Chris Trotman
Photo Credit: Chris Trotman
By Jason Schultz/@NASCARJason The 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season was full of captivating moments.

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. Continue reading “Top Five Images of 2015”

Essence of the New Chase Format Produced the Championship 4

PIR_NSCS_Harvick_111515Everything comes down to Miami.

A season’s worth of hard work has led to this race, this moment, this opportunity.

Four drivers, one dream, one championship.

The Championship 4 have pieced together a masterful year. They have combined victory, consistency and tenacity throughout the regular season and Chase for the Sprint Cup to reach this point. As a result of their hard work and tremendous effort, they have been rewarded with the chance to chase glory in a winner-take-all finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Continue reading “Essence of the New Chase Format Produced the Championship 4”

Electrifying Eliminations Ahead in Dover

By Jason Schultz / @NASCARJason The opening round of the Chase for the Sprint Cup has not disappointed.

It has produced drama fans only saw in the second half of the final ten races last fall. This attests to the intensity associated with the new system.

In each elimination race last season, the drama mounted as drivers fought to keep their title hopes alive. This created thrilling racing every time the field was cut. Continue reading “Electrifying Eliminations Ahead in Dover”

Chase Notes Following Chicagoland

“Chase Notes,” a new feature to Turn4RacingNews.com for the 2015 Chase for the Sprint Cup will bring fans the major storylines following each race. It will include race statistics, a rundown of where the contenders finished, a Chase Grid update, and list of the events that impacted Chase competitors throughout the race.

Here’s this week’s edition following a wild start to the playoff’s at Chicagoland Speedway.1Chicagoland

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”

Storyline Notebook: #CMSMediaTour

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 throughout the season. The 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.

The 2015 Charlotte Motor Speedway Media Tour brought a lot of announcements. This week’s notebook features all the major stories, and news that you should be aware of as the season starts back up.  Continue reading “Storyline Notebook: #CMSMediaTour”

Trackside Duo: Three Storylines from Kansas

Photo- Getty Images
Photo- Getty Images

Night races always dish out plenty of storylines, and this this was certainly the case for Kansas Speedway as a wild night of racing has led to headlines upon headlines this week.

From wild wrecks to Danica, the Trackside Duo hit all the major newsworthy events this week. Read what they thought about all that went down in the heartland. Continue reading “Trackside Duo: Three Storylines from Kansas”