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By David Morgan, NASCAR Editor When the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series rolls into Watkins Glen International, the races staged at the 2.45-mile road course in upstate New York have been known for both the hard racing and the violent crashes that come on the fast seven-turn layout. Back in August 2011, the Heluva Good! Sour Cream Dips at the Glen delivered that and more. After getting delayed until Monday due to rain, Kyle Busch and AJ Allmendinger led the field to green for the first of 90 scheduled laps. AllmendingerRead More
By David Morgan, NASCAR Editor Entering the Quicken Loans 400 at Michigan in June 2012, Dale Earnhardt, Jr. had gone four long years since his last trip to victory lane, which came in the same race on Father’s Day in 2008. With the weight of the world on his shoulders and his rabid fan base willing him to victory, Earnhardt silenced the doubters with a dominating win on the two-mile oval. With a freshly repaved track greeting the drivers as they arrived at Michigan, speeds immediately began to skyrocket onRead More
By David Morgan, NASCAR Contributor With the only series racing this weekend being the NASCAR Xfinity Series at Mid-Ohio, it’s time again for another edition of “Throwback Thursday Theater,” but this week, we’ll take a bit of a detour and look back at a race at a track that is no longer on the Xfinity Series schedule, but delivered a special moment during the 2007 season at Memphis Motorsports Park in the Sam’s Town 250. As the majority of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series drivers were competing in Atlanta onRead More