Daniel Suarez Visits Boys & Girls Club of Greater Charlotte Promoting Cars 3

Daniel Suarez did a great deed on Tuesday as the Joe Gibbs Racing driver visited with kids from the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Charlotte promoting the upcoming Cars 3 movie. Suarez, brought his No. 19 Subway Toyota for the kids to see and they were as thrilled as kids can be when they fired the engine. Subway has a phenomenal initiative where they have partnered with Disney and Pixar to celebrate the upcoming release of Disney/Pixar’s “Cars 3,” by hosting special after-school events where Suarez talks to the…

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Biggest Takeaways from 2018 NASCAR Schedule

First off, I want to applaud NASCAR for their efforts in doing everything possible to trying to make their product better for the fans. From softer tires, different formats in races, new points, new playoffs, etc, they’re trying. Today’s schedule reveal was all about the fans. They talked and NASCAR listened. With that being said, here are my main takeaways from the unveiling. 

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Brickyard 400 Moves to September, Daytona 500 Back to President’s Day Weekend, Playoff Takes On New Races

The 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series schedule features a can’t-miss new look with variations in dates and longtime venues — particularly in an exciting new playoff portion of the lineup. Changes to the iconic Daytona 500 date — back on President’s Day weekend, Feb. 18 in 2018 — start a slate of substantial change and high intrigue. The three-quarter mile Richmond International Raceway short track will host one of the playoff races in the opening round of the postseason, and its spring date — April 21 — returns to…

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Wood Brothers Honors Kyle Petty With Darlington Throwback

The throwback paint scheme that Ryan Blaney’s No. 21 Motorcraft/Quick Lane Ford Fusion will sport in the Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway gives team owners Eddie and Len Wood a chance to recognize some of the most fun times of their decades in NASCAR. The No. 21 Ford Fusion will carry a red, white and blue paint scheme reminiscent of the 1987 season when Kyle Petty was their driver and the team’s Ford Thunderbird carried the colors of Citgo and 7-Eleven. “That was a really special time for Len and…

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Will Kyle Larson Run the 102nd Running of the Indianapolis 500? Chip Ganassi Weighs In

INDIANAPOLIS – We talk about it multiple times a year, but now that the motorsports world turns their focus on Indianapolis for Indianapolis 500 festivities the next two weekends. With that being said, the talk of Kyle Larson running in the race in the near future grows stronger. Especially so with Fernando Alonso, a Formula One driver doing a one-off this year too. Larson, a former USAC driver with a ton of talent has openly stated his intentions to run here. But, it’s always up to his boss Chip Ganassi. I…

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Are NASCAR’s Penalties Getting Out of Hand?

For the second week in-a-row, we’re talking about a NASCAR penalty. Last week, Joey Logano saw his win basically taken away, as NASCAR won’t count his victory at the Richmond International Raceway for this year’s playoffs due to his car failing inspection at the R&D Center in Charlotte. They also took away 25 driver points and will see him be without his crew chief Todd Gordon for two races. They were also fined $50k for their car having an issue with the rear suspension. “The penalty is pretty severe,” Logano…

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Penalty to Aric Almirola, Richard Petty Motorsports a Big Hit to the Team

NASCAR levied down a stiff penalty to Richard Petty Motorsports on Wednesday, as Aric Almirola lost 35 driver points and the No. 43 Ford will see their crew chief Drew Blickensderfer suspended three races and fined $65k for the car having too much rear skew. That’s the same penalty that Brad Keselowski had from his car failing inspection at Phoenix. Almirola, finished fourth in last Sunday’s Geico 500 at the Talladega Superspeedway, as it was his second top five of the season. It was also his second consecutive top 10 finish,…

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