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Driver Profile: Kyle Larson

by Ronald A. Rowe December 8th, 2016
Nationwide rookie Kyle Larson jumped to the attention of NASCAR fans everywhere when he spectacularly wrecked on the final lap of the Daytona 500 in his first race on the Sprint Cup circuit. Just prior to the sensational wreck, Larson was running neck and neck with seasoned veteran Kyle
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Driver Profile: Darrell Wallace Jr.

by Ronald A. Rowe December 1st, 2016
If you heard that a Wallace would be driving in the Camping World Truck Series this year you would probably assume some relation to NASCAR legend Rusty Wallace.  One look at Darrell Wallace Jr, however, and you’ll realize that there is something different happening here.

NASCAR has been making a concerted effort in the last few years to get away from the image of a being a bunch of rich southern white guys.  You may have heard about a driver
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Driver Profile: Jeff Burton

by Ronald A. Rowe> November 22nd, 2016
Jeff Burton finished 19th in the Sprint Cup points standings in 2012.  It was his 20th season -- 19th full time -- in the sport’s highest echelon.  In those 20 years Burton has racked up 21 victories and 248 top 10 finishes.  Burton won Rookie of the Year honors in his first full season in 1994.  His career has declined somewhat since he hit his fortiesBurton’s last Sprint Cup win was back in 2008.

Burton has also been successful
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  • NASCAR Driver Profile: Travis Pastrana

    by Ronald A. Rowe November 17th, 2016
    NASCAR has welcomed outsiders before. Truck racers, IndyCar drivers, Formula One drivers, hydroplane racers, Jeff Gordon -- all have been allowed and even embraced by the world’s greatest motor sports organization and its fans. But an X Games motorcycle stunt hero? Sure, why not?

    Welcome aboard, Travis Pastrana.

    Pastrana will jump into the Nationwide Series full time in 2013, running the full slate of 33 scheduled races. He joins
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  • Driver Profile: David Walther

    by Ronald A. Rowe November 10th, 2016
    The racing world lost a star this week in the death of David Walther. David “Salt” Walther is best known for wrecking spectacularly in the 1973 Indianapolis 500. Who can forget the sight of Walther’s legs dangling perilously out of fiery remains of his fractured Indy car at the very start of the biggest race of the year?

    In addition to racing on the Indy Car circuit, Walther
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  • NASCAR Profile: Marcos Ambrose

    by Ronald A. Rowe November 3rd, 2016
    Marcos Ambrose drives the #9 Black and Decker Ford for Richard Petty Motorsports.  He finished 18th in the Sprint Cup points standings in 2012 -- tying his personal best -- and his one win was enough to put him in the Wild Card conversation right up until the end of the regular season.

    Australian-born Ambrose started racing down under in the V8 Supercar series, which is an Aussie
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