Dustin Off the Next Race: Foxwoods Casino 301

Foxwoods 301

This has been one of those weeks leading up to a race that many saw the writing on the wall, but you cannot help but feel horrible at the same time. The news from the Penske organization that is seeing changes heading into the new season may be looking ahead ...

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Time to Park It: Jockey Made in America 250

The current "King of the Road" certainly is showing why he earned that crown.

The 2021 campaign has been all about new experiences, from how fans interact with teams, to how a race is broadcast, all the way to the unveiling of an entirely new car for the next season.  At the beginning of the season, the one item that I took notice of ...

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Dustin Off The Next Race, or Races: Pocono Double


When the 2020 schedule was announced and it was revealed the most challenging weekend of the entire year was going to happen in my home state, automatically I knew this was going to be a true test of attrition for everyone involved.  From teams at the shop to the road ...

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Johnson Passed Elliott the Torch, But Larson is Keeping it Lit

Domination, determination, drive and desire.  Kyle Larson has the torch, and is running with it.

At the end of the 2020 season, a torch got passed from one driver to another.  Jimmie Johnson drove a stock car for the final time at Phoenix, and in doing so watched his teammate, Chase Elliott, secure the win, and his first championship. The iconic moment on the track ...

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All-Star Race: Right Direction but Still No Thrill

A familiar winner in a familiar-feeling All Star Race.  This event is in need of a restart, or resurrection.

When the checkered flag waved Sunday night, the hottest driver currently in the sport took his third win in as many races.  A familiar feeling that many are experiencing, and many are hating since they haven’t figured out a way to beat him. But what is becoming readily familiar is ...

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Dustin Off the Next Race: Toyota/Save Mart 350

Toyota-Save Mart 350

There’s always a lot to speak about when NASCAR goes road racing. This year, more than any, it has become one of the biggest points on the season.  Seven road courses on the schedule, with only four being tracks NASCAR has been to in the past. Quite a bit of ...

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Dustin Off the Next Race: Coca-Cola 600

Coca-Cola 600

After having to sit a year ago through this event that had no one in the stands, no one in the garage, and only one event of the day, it didn’t feel like what is normally termed the “Greatest Day in Motorsports.”  It was Memorial Day weekend, so honoring those ...

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Time to Park It: EchoPark Texas Grand Prix at COTA

Singing in the rain is not so bad, but racing in the rain, that is a different situation.

You never get a second chance to make a first impression, and in all honesty the first impression of the inaugural race at the Circuit of The Americas in Texas for the Cup Series certainly is one that most likely needs to either be forgotten, or wished could be redone. ...

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Time to Park It: Drydene 400 at Dover

A familiar sight at Dover, the No. 48 being victorious.  But, it's a new man that ensured victory.

A lot of firsts can be said took place this weekend at the “Monster Mile,” and all deserve recognition.  A monumental event for the smallest state in the union. Without question, the first thing that was the most recognizable difference between this race and any one that preceded it in ...

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Dustin Off the Next Race: Goodyear 400

Goodyear 400

There has never been any mystery of the tracks that I enjoy seeing racing at, and those that could use some work.  There, however, has never been any mystery as to the one track that stands above the rest. Darlington Raceway has long been so unique, it gravitates to those ...

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