NASCAR to Bring the Beat Back in 2016

nscs_daytona500_022115_greenflagNASCAR 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. Continue reading “NASCAR to Bring the Beat Back in 2016”

Unpredictable 2013 Ahead for the Cup Series

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The talk of the off-season has been all Gen 6. Yeah, a few drivers have switched rides, but this new car has everyone stoked for the upcoming season. Better racing, more competition and more fans are expected out of arrival of the Gen 6 car and we are less than a week away from finding out if indeed, the Gen 6 car lives up to its hype. There are a million reasons why this car should make fans happy and those reasons will be presented throughout this season. Continue reading “Unpredictable 2013 Ahead for the Cup Series”

New Talent Headlines the Nationwide Series in 2013

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There is more talent than ever ready to take to the track at Daytona to kick off the Nationwide Series season. 2013 will be a huge season for the Nationwide Series since there are so many drivers that are in great rides that will be competing for the championship. The Nationwide Series is stacked up in 2013 and the battle on track will be insane in each and every race. Continue reading “New Talent Headlines the Nationwide Series in 2013”

3 Questions for the Cup Series in 2013

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Never before have we had as many questions as we do in 2013 regarding the racing we’ll see in the upcoming season. The Gen 6 car has changed everything around and those changes bring many questions as we head into the upcoming season. Questions that we still don’t have answers to. By mid-season, the Gen 6 car should show its true potential and we should be in knowledge of what kind of racing the car will bring. Even though we like this state of wonder that we’re in regarding the new car, we are as much eager as patient and want the 2013 season to get under way. Below, I propose three of the biggest wonders as we dive into a new season. Continue reading “3 Questions for the Cup Series in 2013”

Pre-Season Power Rankings for the Cup Series

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With the uncertainly of what’s to come this season with everything that is new, the power rankings I list below could be completely true by season’s end or entirely wrong. They’re some drivers who you know will do good and then there are some, that you are up in arms about. My pre-season power rankings give the best forecast I can regarding the upcoming season. Hopefully by Homestead, I won’t be disappointed on how my picks turned out after a long and tough Sprint Cup Series season. Continue reading “Pre-Season Power Rankings for the Cup Series”

3 Bold Predictions for the Cup Series in 2013

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With the new Gen 6 car in 2013, anything can happen on the race track. We could see things happen that we haven’t seen happen in years. We may also see new and never before seen things occur. That’s what makes predicting the upcoming season so fun. Anything could happen, right? So why not throw out the possibility of my three bold predictions coming true? These three bold predictions for this year could create some interesting racing if they were to come true. Anything and everything will occur this season and maybe even the guesses I take now will come true by November. Continue reading “3 Bold Predictions for the Cup Series in 2013”

Interesting 2013 Ahead for Richard Childress Racing

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A forgettable 2012 is now behind RCR and they are preparing to make 2013 a better year. One win last year wasn’t a typical statistic for RCR in a single season. Kevin Harvick had the most success on the team with a win and a Chase birth but, RCR will be losing their best driver in Harvick at the season’s end. Will it be a smart move for RCR letting their best driver go after 2013? No but, team-owner Richard Childress believes he has young talent in his two grandsons moving up through the ranks of NASCAR. 2013 will surely be interesting at RCR. Continue reading “Interesting 2013 Ahead for Richard Childress Racing”