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The problem with modern-day NASCAR

Nathan Stearns, General Assignment Reporter

February 25, 2019

Arguably no other mainstream American sport has experienced such a lag in viewership over the last several years than NASCAR. The series that once rivaled the NFL for Sunday afternoon television ratings is now slowly but surel...

Five cars to watch at Atlanta Motor Speedway

February 24, 2019

From the high banks of Daytona, NASCAR now moves on in its 36-race schedule this Sunday, as the drivers of the Gander Outdoors Truck Series, the XFINITY Series and the Monster Energy Cup Series head 400 miles north to the 1.5...

At a glance: 2017 NASCAR playoffs

Davey Segal

September 21, 2017

JOLIET, Ill. – The 2017 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series playoffs are here! Get pumped. But wait—what about this whole “stage racing” thing? And what do these “playoff points” actually mean? Is the format the same ...

NASCAR Continues West to Phoenix

Davey Segal

March 18, 2017

The second leg of the annual “NASCAR Goes West” campaign occurs this weekend from the Valley of the Sun at Phoenix International Raceway, which usually provides a show on track for the west-coast fans. And if PIR produces ex...

VICTORY LAP: Truex Jr. Wins Big in Vegas, Ky. Busch & Logano Throw Haymakers Post-Race

Davey Segal

March 15, 2017

LAS VEGAS – In a race that saw Martin Truex Jr. and Toyota earn their first victory of the 2017 season and win all three stages in dominating fashion, the No. 78 was an afterthought. That was due to the fight seen ‘rou...

Keselowski Wins at Atlanta After Harvick’s Domination is Spoiled

Davey Segal

March 6, 2017

Stop me if you’ve heard this before: Kevin Harvick was dominating a race until a problem on pit road removed a sure win out of his hands. Many times, I know. But on Sunday in the Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 from Atlanta Motor Speedway, it ...

Just in case you forgot over the offseason: Jimmie Johnson is the G.O.A.T.

Davey Segal

February 26, 2017

Although NASCAR has the shortest offseason in sports, they also tend to have very short memories. So just if you forgot over those cold, December and January months who the greatest stock car driver of all time is, let me refresh ...