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A NASCAR Weekend At Chicagoland Speedway

A NASCAR Weekend At Chicagoland Speedway
These are sights of NASCAR’s entry level Camping World Truck Series race from Friday night, the mid level Nationwide race on Saturday afternoon and the twice weather delayed top level Sprint Cup race Sunday afternoon and late night. Type your email address in the box and click the “create subscription” button. My list is completely... Read more »

Finally NASCAR Starts With Diversity

Finally NASCAR Starts With Diversity
With all the talk of Danica Patrick as the first woman to start on the pole at this Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup’s Daytona 500 race, there’s another minority making history in the lower levels of NASCAR. He is 20 year African American driver Darrell Wallace Jr. in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (which is... Read more »

Fans Guide To Chicagoland Speedway

This week marks the tenth season that Nascar has been coming to Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet. Though this is the second year that the Sprint Cup race is in September (previously it was the weekend after July 4th), and is the start of the playoffs in Nascar, called the Chase for the Sprint Cup. The... Read more »
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A Primer For The Indianapolis 500

A Primer For The Indianapolis 500
This Sunday is the prestigious and historical 96th running of the Indianapolis 500. Despite the significance of this race, there seems to be a lot in the media of how the Indy Racing League (that is the open wheel racing series that hosts this race), is on hard times and being overshadowed by the more popular... Read more »

Wendell Scott; Nascar's Most Tenured African American Driver

This past week Nascar announced five new named to the exisiting list of 20 named for nomination into its Hall of Fame. The name for me that stood out was Wendell Scott. Wendell was the most tenured African American to drive in Nascar’s highest level, Sprint Cup (formally known as Winston Cup), and was a... Read more »
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