Ron Fleshman

Ron Fleshman has followed NASCAR racing since attending his first race at Martinsville Speedway in 1964. He joined the Motor Sports Forum on the CompuServe network in the 1980s and became a reporter for Racing Information Systems in 1994. In 2002, he was named NASCAR Editor for RIS when it appeared on the World Wide Web as He can now be found at Ron is a member of the American Auto Racing Writers and Broadcasters Association. You can find Ron following and reporting on the top three NASCAR divisions each week. As a lifer in his support of racing, he attends and reports on nearly 30 events a year and as a member of the motor sports media, his passion has been racing for 47 years. He lives with his family in rural West Virginia and works in the insurance industry when not on the road to another track.

Childress Loses Appeal, Vows to Fight On

NASCAR's appeals board denied Richard Childress Racing's appeal of penalties levied after the Sprint Cup race at New Hampshire on September 19th.

Isn’t It Time That NASCAR Took Away Victories?

It’s almost time for the engines to roar at Dover in the second race of the Sprint cup race and we’re still talking about New Hampshire.

Race One of the Chase – Lots of Surprises

Good racing and New Hampshire are two terms that are rarely mentioned in the same breath.

Horray! The Chase is Here

The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series headed into Richmond with the top 10 cemented into the final ten races for the championship. Only Greg Biffle and Clint bowyer weren't sure.

Is Good Racing Being Sacrificed for the Almighty Dollar?

So they’re going to rid Atlanta of a race? Anyone watching the race on Sunday night would have to ask why.

NASCAR Gives Martinsville a Welcomed Five Years

It all started, to the best of my recollection, about seven years ago. The whispers started in the media center at Martinsville Speedway about the...

The Bristol Verdict? Nationwide Good, Sprint Cup Ehh

Race weekend at Bristol had a little of everything. There for all to enjoy were hot days, humid evenings, lots of people, and one heckuva thunderstorm in the early hours of Sunday morning that woke up the whole area and tore the outside awning off our RV.

Do We Really Need Watkins Glen and Ringer Drivers?

NASCAR’s two top series just finished a weekend of racing at Watkins Glen International. Twice a year (we’re including Infineon Raceway here), the sport’s top drivers are asked to get out of their comfort zone (if there is such a thing) and do what most of them never do but twice a year.

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