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

JR Motorsports Seeks Success in Atlanta

atlanta_nns_elliott_082914It has been the year of @JRMotorsports in the NASCAR Nationwide Series. Through 23 races, the team has been to Victory Lane a series leading seven times. They also hold the top two positions in drivers standings with @ChaseElliott and @ReganSmith. The team is currently excelling on all levels which is a trend they expect to keep up heading to Atlanta Motor Speedway. Continue reading “JR Motorsports Seeks Success in Atlanta”

Paint Scheme Report: Atlanta Motor Speedway

PaintSchemeReportA new feature to Turn 4 Racing News, the “Paint Scheme Report” will depict which cars came to the track looking great and which ones did not. This social media driven report will use pictures found on twitter and discuss what’s great or not so great about the different schemes.

NASCAR is at Atlanta Motor Speedway this weekend for a Labor Day Weekend showdown. This long and grueling 500-mile night race will test a driver in ways that most events can’t. Night races are a great platform  for sponsors to put a new look on the car and gain some attention and many teams are doing exactly that. Continue reading “Paint Scheme Report: Atlanta Motor Speedway”

Kahne Grabs Daytona Victory to Continue Jr Motorsports’ Impressive Season

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On the Fourth of July, it was only fitting that the Subway Firecracker 250 featured fireworks at the finish. An intense final two laps allowed many different players to emerge in the quest for victory. Once the checkered flag flew, it was JR Motorsports sweeping the top two spots as Kasey Kahne claimed victory. He barely edged out teammate Regan Smith who proved to be strongest throughout the night.

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Five Predictions for Fontana

Auto Club 400

Drivers will be California dreaming this weekend as they head back out to the West Coast for the annual scheduled stop at Auto Club Speedway.

The last time NASCAR was in Southern California, a thrilling race went down on and off the track. As rivals clashed and water bottles were thrown, a wilder Fontana emerged. This has fans wondering what could possibly happen in this year’s race, which is the question driving this week’s five predictions. Continue reading “Five Predictions for Fontana”

Smith Starts Season Off Right with Daytona Victory

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A somewhat surprising outcome to the Drive4COPD 300 featured the outside lane pushing Regan Smith to victory. All day, the outside lane struggled to keep up with the inside lane. The final restart changed all of that though as Smith was able to stay door-to-door with Brad Keselowski on the inside lane. Smith’s win was the first for a Nationwide regular in the season opener since 2001 when Randy LaJoie took the checkered flag. Continue reading “Smith Starts Season Off Right with Daytona Victory”

Trackside Duo: August 30, 2013

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Has this time of the year ever been crazier? With talk of silly season along with the current cycle of news, there is no shortage of topics to discuss. Chase season means the year is winding down, but everyone is making preparations for the future as we speak. Craziness has ensued in the NASCAR world and no signs are pointing to a potential slow down. Continue reading “Trackside Duo: August 30, 2013”