NASCAR Profile: Jeff Gordon

by Ronald A. Rowe August 25th, 2016
Like many of the NASCAR greats, Jeff Gordon started racing at an early age. He began running in short track races at 5 years old. He became the youngest USAC licensed driver in history at 16. At 19 he was the youngest USAC Midget Champion ever. A year later
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NASCAR Profile: Dale Earnhardt Jr

by Ronald A. Rowe August 18th, 2016
Dale Earnhardt Jr is year in and year out among the most popular NASCAR drivers. His standing with the fans is in no way proportional to his success on the track. Good season or bad, fans continue to adore Dale Jr.

Earnhardt drives the iconic #88 National Guard / Amp Energy Chevrolet for Hendrick Motorsports. You may have heard that Earnhardt's father, Dale Sr., was a pretty good racecar driver himself. Earnhardt's championship pedigree goes back even farther. Less well-known
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NASCAR Profile: Jimmie Johnson

by Ronald A. Rowe August 11th, 2016
It takes a special kind of driver to consider finishing 6th in Sprint Cup series points a failure.  Jimmie Johnson is that kind of driver.  This year was the first time since 2005 that Johnson did not win the series title.  It was his worst finish since joining the Sprint Cup full time in 2002.

Long before Jimmie Johnson became the winner of 5 consecutive Sprint Cup championships, he started his racing career riding motocross at the age of 5. 
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  • Nascar Profile: Brad Keselowski

    by Ronald A. Rowe August 4th, 2016

    Brad Keselowski has come a long way in a short career in NASCAR. He only began driving in the Sprint Cup series in 2008, when he started just two races. The next season he stepped it up to 15 races and notched his first career victory. At the same time, he was driving a full slate on the Nationwide series, finishing 3rd in points two seasons in a row

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  • NASCAR Profile: Matt Kenseth

    by Ronald A. Rowe July 28th, 2016
    Matt Kenseth started his racing career not as a driver, but as a mechanic… on his father’s race car… at age 13. By 16 he had taken over the driver’s seat from his dad. From there, it took all of three races for him to notch his first victory.

    He moved up to the Busch series for a partial schedule in 1997 and the following year he finished second in
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  • NASCAR Profile: The Busch Brothers

    by Ronald A. Rowe July 21st, 2016
    Next up in our series of driver profiles is Kurt Busch, who finished 11th in the Sprint Cup points standings. Since younger brother Kyle Busch finished just one spot lower, we’ll combine the two Busch brothers into one profile.

    Kurt Busch (pictured) began his racing career at 14, which would make him a late bloomer by NASCAR champion standards. After successful stints in Dwarf Cars, Legend Cars, the Southwest Series,
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