Dustin Off the Next Race: Bass Pro Shops Night Race

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If there is ever a more perfect venue to decide who is in and who is out of the playoffs, this place has to be it.  A track where drivers get on your nerves, but as tight as the action can get, it means payback can be on the horizon.  ...

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Dustin Off the Next Race: Federated Auto Parts 400

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With all the chaos and the retro vibe now behind the sport, NASCAR’s first round of the playoffs certainly now has a much different feeling.  The first race was at the most unique track on the schedule, but the ensuing two weeks of this round will be the biggest deciding ...

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Dustin Off the Next Race: Cook Out Southern 500

Southern 500

Welcome to the playoffs, NASCAR style.  Normally, one is taking a gamble to start things off like what we saw a year ago.  This year, it is a much different feeling, in so many aspects. It’s a different opening race, with a different track, one that hasn’t been a playoff ...

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Dustin Off the Regular Season: Coke Zero Sugar 400

Coke Zero 400

As hard as it may be to believe, considering where the sport was at the midway point of March, the season for NASCAR has actually caught back up to where it should be.  Four races into the season, a checkered flag didn’t wave…instead a black flag, and then the red. ...

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Dustin Off the Next Races: Drydene Double at Dover

Drydene Double

One thing that has become very apparent this year, something that no one really anticipated would be possible one weekend much less two, was the idea of having the double-header weekends.  Heading into the season, everyone knew Pocono Raceway was going to take the unprecedented step of holding two races ...

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Dustin Off the Next Race: GoBowling.com 235

Go Bowling 235

The unknown.  The uncertainty.  The unpredictability.  All words that are used to describe a lot of things that have happened this year, on and off the track.  The unknown because of wondering when racing would restart, and what it would look like.  The uncertainty of how to move forward and ...

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Dustin Off the Next Weekend: Michigan Double-Header


These next couple weeks for NASCAR are going to be the most intense, and likely the most stressful, for all these teams.  Obviously when the pandemic hit, it was easier for the teams at the shop considering they only had to prepare one car each week for racing, or say ...

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Time to Park It: Foxwoods Resort Casino 301

A third win on the season secured a contract for Keselowski, and also showed how one sport is handling the pandemic better than others.

This entire season has felt odd, but compared to a few other sports that have started back up in recent weeks, NASCAR actually seems to have experienced more success.  Let’s face it, basketball is good, but they are confined to certain areas.  Hockey has returned, which even I feel is ...

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Dustin Off the Next Race: Super Start Batteries 400

Super Start Batteries 400

These weekday, or as they have been weeknight, races since the sport returned have in a sense given a little life into the sport for many reasons.  This truly showcases the teams that are prepared back at the shop to have cars ready to go not just for a Sunday ...

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Dustin Off the 2020 NASCAR All-Star Race

All-Star Race

Entering this very weird All-Star Race, I certainly wasn’t expecting to have the final winner make his way into the field just three days prior.  But, have to admit, that final restart that saw Cole Custer take a gamble at Kentucky and ride that horse all the way to the ...

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