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Tucker White

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I've followed NASCAR for well over 20 years of my life, both as a fan and now as a member of the media. As of 2023, I'm on my eighth season as a traveling NASCAR beat writer. For all its flaws and dumb moments, NASCAR at its best produces some of the best action you'll ever see in the sport of auto racing. Case in point: Kyle Larson's threading the needle pass at Darlington Raceway on May 9, 2021. On used-up tires, racing on a worn surface and an aero package that put his car on the razor's edge of control, Larson demonstrated why he's a generational talent. Those are the stories I want to capture and break down. In addition to NASCAR, I also follow IndyCar and Formula 1. As a native of Knoxville, Tennessee, and a graduate of the University of Tennessee, I'm a diehard Tennessee Volunteers fan (especially in regards to Tennessee football). If covering NASCAR doesn't kill me, down the road, watching Tennessee football will. I'm also a diehard fan of the Atlanta Braves, and I lived long enough to see them win a World Series for the first time since 1995 (when I was just a year old). I've also sworn my fan allegiance to the Nashville Predators, though that's not paid out as much as the Braves. Furthermore, as a massive sports dork, I follow the NFL on a weekly basis. Though it's more out of an obligation than genuine passion (for sports dorks, following the NFL is basically an unwritten rule). Outside of sports, I'm a major cinema buff and a weeb. My favorite film is "Your Name" and my favorite anime is "Black Lagoon."

Multi-car pileup in closing laps of Daytona 500

The Big One struck in the closing laps of the Daytona 500 and took out several of the strongest cars in the process.

Wayne Auton: NASCAR’s school principal

Meet Wayne Auton, series director of the XFINITY Series. A "not in my series" official who also has a lighter side and bit of snark.

The White Zone: Dealing with mistakes and depression

My battle with depression, neurodevelopment disorders and mistakes as a writer drove me to attempt suicide, but it's not too late to correct those mistakes.

Tales from the beat: Breaking news

I broke news over Twitter during a race weekend in 2017 that landed me in hot water, for reasons I still don't understand.

The White Zone: The changing of eras

While one driver retires, another celebrates the ultimate prize. It symbolized the changing of eras in NASCAR.

The White Zone: NASCAR’s 75th season was good, but not great

As the curtain falls on another season of NASCAR, let's look at the good and bad of its 75th season.

The White Zone: Chase Elliott has an attitude problem

That Chase Elliott felt the need to lie about his reason for side-swiping Kyle Larson, a teammate, shows NASCAR's most popular driver has an attitude problem.

Three Big Stories: Gateway (IndyCar)

MADISON, Ill. -- From Scott Dixon doing what he does and Josef Newgarden's title hopes hitting the wall to the effect of different tire compounds, here's Three Big Stories from Gateway.

The White Zone: Johnson worthy inductee of the hall

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- As someone who watched Jimmie Johnson's entire career, both as a Jeff Gordon fan and as press, I can truly say I witnessed one of the all-time NASCAR greats.

Three Big Stories: Pocono (2023)

From Denny Hamlin's aggression and Austin Dillon's helmet throw to a pick-your-poison situation, here's Three Big Stories from Pocono Raceway.

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