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Dustin Off the Next Race: Bank of America Roval 400

BoA Roval 400

When it was decided that the second race at Charlotte would go under a makeover, moving from the 1.5-mile speedway and heading onto the road course, it was met with a few questions, and critics.  Now, entering it’s fourth year of being ran, the only critics left are those that ...

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The Double-Standard of Talladega-Fans Will Never be Pleased

Critics of Bubba Wallace's win need to move on, and get over it.

It has always been known that Talladega is different, and not just for the racing.  It’s a different feeling when the fans walk into the venue, then an even more erratic and chaotic feeling when in the infield.  The fans at Talladega are the most passionate in the sport, beyond ...

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Dustin Off the Next Race: Yellawood 500

Yellawood 500

Playoff time at Talladega over the years has caused stress and anxiety for all the drivers on different levels.  This year it is almost a bittersweet moment, at least when it comes to the current race vehicle. Since 2013, when Jimmie Johnson took victory in the Daytona 500, the gen-6 ...

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Dustin Off the Round of 12: South Point 400

South Point 400

You got to know when to hold’em, and know when to fold’em.  Know when to walk away, and know when to run.  You never count your money when you’re sitting at the table.  They’ll be time enough for counting when the dealing’s done. NASCAR in Las Vegas is a constant ...

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Let the Madness Return: Hot Wheels Ready to Hit the Road in September

The new tour hitting the circuit brings out the kid in all of us.

March 8, 2020, was the final day before the entire world shut down as Covid-19 took away all the things that people enjoyed doing.  Concert tours were halted, sports suddenly stopped; socializing became nonexistent.  It was a day where what felt like everyday life had ended. For the Hot Wheels ...

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Dustin Off the Next Race: Cook Out Southern 500

Southern 500

Something just seems very right when it comes to the start of the NASCAR playoffs.  The crisp fall air is almost here, even though the calendar has yet to say so, and the season comes back to tradition to start the playoff run. It just feels right to start the ...

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Dustin Off the Next Race: Coke Zero Sugar 400

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How is it that already the first chapter of the season has come to a close?  It literally feels like we had a late night in Daytona where an unexpected face stunned the fans in attendance to get the season-opening win, and his first career win, at the biggest event ...

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Dustin Off the Next Race: Firekeepers Casino 400

Firekeepers Casino 400

It is crunch time now.  Two of the three wild card races in August are in the rear view, with each having their own unique twists and turns to get to the finish, no more than last weekend when an unexpected ending led to an unexpected winner. In the end, ...

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Dustin Off the Next Race: Verizon 200 at the Brickyard

Verizon 200

This week, Major League Baseball served up what possibly could be the most perfect baseball game one could ever witness, or experience.  It truly was an absolute iconic “Field of Dreams” in a ballfield that was just surrounded by nothing but corn stalks towering eight feet tall.  In the middle ...

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Dustin Off The Next Race: Go Bowling at the Glen

Go Bowling at the Glen

Hello darlin'; nice to see ya; it’s been a long time.  You’re just as lovely as you used to be. Why exactly is this article starting off with one of the most infamous first lines of a country song?  It’s been the longest the country has gone without NASCAR, minus ...

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