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The “Hail Melon” Is a Rule Maker, Never a Rule Breaker

A majority of today’s NASCAR fans were not alive when Richard Petty and David Pearson wrecked in the 1976 Daytona 500, a move that nearly won Petty the race but ended with him a football field away from the line.  They weren’t around when Cale Yarborough and Donnie Allison fought ...

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Daytona as the Decider is a Disaster in Every Way

NASCAR making the choice to take away Daytona’s traditional second weekend was a bad move. It is even worse when the deciding race has little control from those at the wheel. Sunday afternoon, control of any sort went the way of the wind, or in this instance the rain. Let’s ...

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Criticism and Competition: Is 2022 NASCAR’s Best Season Ever?

Coming off a year where the Covid-19 pandemic caused chaos on their season, NASCAR billed the 2021 campaign as their “best year ever” long before the first green flag even was held in the flagstand.  That season certainly lived up to the billing, with more winners, better action, and a ...

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