Tag: Nascar Sprint Cup

NASCAR Comes To Chicago

NASCAR Comes To Chicago
So this week all three levels of Nascar (NCWTS-NASCAR Camping World Truck Series, NNS-NASCAR Nationwide Series & NSCS-NASCAR Sprint Cup Series), will come to Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet, for the opening weekend of playoff (also known as the Chase), of stock car racing. And with it are a bunch of activities on and off the... Read more »

The Risks Of Racing and Loss of Jason Leffler

The Risks Of Racing and Loss of Jason Leffler
I’ve been around racing my whole life, I have 10W40 flowing through my veins, my dad was a bracket car drag racer prior to my birth. I grew up in the shadows of the late Raceway Park on 128th & Ashland (we could hear the cars racing from my childhood home on 123rd Street), and... Read more »

Safety At NASCAR Races

Safety At NASCAR Races
I’ve grown up around stock car racing. I was born and raised within earshot of the old Raceway Park in south suburban Calumet Park (its now a strip mall with grocery stores), and my father used to be an amateur drag racer at the old US 30 drag strip in Indiana. I’ve spent my share of afternoons... Read more »
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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 »

Chevrolet's Real Race Car For Nascar

Chevrolet's Real Race Car For Nascar
The future of Nascar is here with the rollout of the 2013 Chevrolet SS for the Sprint Cup series in Nascar. It marks the end of the road for the venerable Chevrolet Impala (as Chevrolet’s representative), and the beginning of the new Chevrolet SS which you can also buy from your local Chevrolet dealer starting... 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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The New Chevrolet SS; Good For Nascar and Us

The New Chevrolet SS; Good For Nascar and Us
When I first saw the Tribune article (which was based from a Detroit Free Press story), about Chevrolet’s new car the SS, it seemed like okay here’s another car from GM based on a foreign chassis and will initially be made overseas. It’s not. Yes this car will be the shell for the new Nascar... Read more »