A scathing statement was recently released by Smithfield Foods CEO Kenneth M. Sullivan, aimed directly at Richard Petty Motorsports, in the latest round of mud-slinging between Smithfield and the team.
Classic: that’s all you have to say to anyone who has been a part of the Oswego Speedway or Supermodified division for any amount of time.
I know a driver who has won three NASCAR championships, all without ever climbing into a physical race car.
Ten years ago, when I entered the racing industry at the grassroots level, I was a happy flag-waving NASCAR fan with a desire to bring the sport to the masses.
NASCAR has struck again, and I can’t ignore yet another attempt by them to generate buzz and keep fans with short attention-spans happy watching commercials over the course of 500 laps and four hours, some of which might involve racers actually racing.
When renowned Italian sports car driver Max ‘The Ax’ Angelelli hangs up his helmet for the final time after this month’s Rolex 24 at Daytona, it will unequivocally mark the end of an era in North American sports car racing.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Column By Race Chaser Online Senior Editor Tom Baker — ISC Archives via Getty Images photo — I was probably 7 or 8 years old when I first became aware of NASCAR. I was a 1970s kid in Central New York state, 750 miles from NASCAR country. Until the end of that decade, we got parts of some …
CONCORD, N.C. — Column by Race Chaser Online Associate Editor Kyle Magda — Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images North America photo — One thing was evident Sunday night in the 56th running of the Coca-Cola 600: some things never change, as Carl Edwards stretched his fuel over the final 62 laps to win in NASCAR’s longest race. The fans were treated to …