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Rookie Report: The Future of NASCAR is "Dad"

What the future of NASCAR ownership may look like
David Smith on what the future of NASCAR may look like and the owners that will be fielding entries for the rookies of tomorrow.

Welcome to the Athlon Rookie Report, where each week David Smith will evaluate the deepest crop of new NASCAR Sprint Cup Series talent since 2006. The Report will include twice-monthly rankings, in-depth analysis, Q&A sessions with the drivers and more.

 

Today, David writes about what the future of NASCAR may look like, and the owners that will be fielding entries for the rookies of tomorrow. 

 

 

Have Jimmie Johnson and Chad Knaus Lost Their Edge?

The Long and Short of It
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<p> Following an exciting short-track weekend in Martinsville, Athlon Sports contributor Dustin Long takes a spin around the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series.</p>
2012

THE LONG AND SHORT OF IT

by Dustin Long

Tony Stewart ended Jimmie Johnson’s championship reign last year but are NASCAR fans witnessing an end of an era? For a driver who, on average, once won about one out of every six starts, Johnson has two victories in his last 50 races.