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NASCAR officials, marketers and those with licenses to sell Sprint Cup merchandise celebrated Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s return to Victory Lane in the rain-delayed Daytona 500. By winning the race, Junior has already put a huge stamp on the 2014 season and has ardent supporters talking “Chase” and “Championship.” But, there are still plenty of events […]

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The 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season kicks off with the proverbial “Super Bowl” of the circuit at Daytona. Those stuck in cold climates will enjoy the sights and sounds from Florida, as FOX Sports starts the season right. Of course, the advent of a new season gives us myriad storylines to track. Tony Stewart, […]

I know I’m tardy on this one. Qualifying wasn’t kind for me at Martinsville, but I’m hoping that the presence of Mario Lopez (he’s helping to start the race) will help spur my team on to greatness. Tony Stewart gets back on the track after two weeks of build-up. He’ll anchor my squad this week. […]

The Sprint Cup Series now takes a deep breath. “The Great American Race” needed a big show in the aftermath of Saturday’s tragic turn in the Nationwide Series. While detractors might bemoan the single-file racing and lack of “big moves” during the race, I believe that NASCAR got the jumpstart to the 2013 campaign that […]

This weekend’s 55th running of “The Great American Race,” also known as the Dayton 500, might rank among the most-anticipated turns at the track in quite some time. First, you have the arrival of the new Gen-6 car, a design that promises to “bring the stock back to stock car racing.” Second, you have Danica […]

The Sprint Cup Series heads to Las Vegas Motor Speedway this weekend following two thrilling runs to open the 2012 campaign. If any place can recreate the drama and excitement of the season opener in Daytona, it has to be Las Vegas, right? I mean, I caught two minutes of the old show “Las Vegas” […]

What can you do for an encore? The Daytona 500 had a little bit of everything for viewers. The in-race surge in ratings stood as a testament to the power of the Twitterverse when promoting live events. Brad Keselowski should have received a spot bonus for his Tweeting of the aftermath of Juan Pablo Montoya’s […]