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As NASCAR Turns: Danica Patrick, Clint Bowyer Highlight Suddenly "Silly" Season

Tom Bowles goes "Through the Gears" following Matt Kenseth's third victory of the season at Michigan
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As NASCAR Turns: Danica Patrick, Clint Bowyer Highlight Suddenly "Silly" Season

The best thing possible happened to NASCAR’s high-drag, highly destructive to competition package this week. As of Wednesday afternoon, nobody officially cares anymore. The past 24 hours has been an onslaught of news, from Danica Patrick’s contract extension to the demise of two-car Michael Waltrip Racing.

 

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Buddy Baker's Death Felt Across NASCAR Nation

Tom Bowles goes “Through the Gears” following Joey Logano's sweep at Watkins Glen
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Buddy Baker's Death Felt Across NASCAR Nation

News from NASCAR’s second straight fuel mileage finish took a backseat Monday as one of the sport’s kindest, most well known spokesmen saw his battle with lung cancer hit the start/finish line. Buddy Baker, 74, passed away Monday just a month after stepping away from his gig on SIRIUS XM radio following news he had an inoperable tumor.

NASCAR's Push For New Fans... Running Out Of Gas?

Tom Bowles goes “Through the Gears” following Matt Kenseth's fuel mileage win at Pocono
NASCAR's Push For New Fans... Running Out Of Gas?

Try this scenario on for size. You’re at the office Monday when a co-worker stops you and asks what you did over the weekend. You mention you watched the NASCAR race at Pocono. Your co-worker, not well versed in the world of stock car racing is interested in how the ending turned out. “Who won the race?” he says, a potential new fan in the making with your answers.

 

Danica vs. Dale Jr. Feud Overshadows Joe Gibbs Racing’s Dominance at Kentucky

Tom Bowles goes “Through the Gears” following Kyle Busch’s victory under the lights at Kentucky Speedway
Danica vs. Dale Jr. Feud Overshadows Joe Gibbs Racing’s Dominance at Kentucky

It’s amazing what people focus on in a 2015 world marked by 140-character Tweets, five-second Snapchats and zero attention span. Despite a weekend of great Kentucky racing, producing a rules package that holds promise, the largest headline can be shortened to three words.

 

“Go f**k yourself.”

 

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