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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 2024, I'm on my ninth 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 "Blazing Saddles" and my favorite anime is "Black Lagoon."

2016 NASCAR Rules Package Announced

In a 2:30 p.m. teleconference, NASCAR Executive Vice-President and Chief Racing Development Officer Steve O'Donnell announced that every race, sans the plate races, would use the low-downforce aerodynamic package that was used at Kentucky Speedway in July and Darlington Raceway on Labor Day Sunday.

The White-Zone: Atlanta race fans must drop the excuses and go to the race

"The white-zone is for immediate loading and unloading..." and it's time Atlanta race fans drop the excuses and start loading into the track.

Atlanta Motor Speedway introduces “Perfect Race Weather Guarantee”

Tuesday morning, Atlanta Motor Speedway announced that the NASCAR traveling circus of the Camping World Truck, XFINITY and Sprint Cup Series will return on the weekend of Feb. 26-28, 2016 following the 58th Daytona 500.

Charlotte In the Rear-View

This weekend, the NASCAR traveling carnival made it's annual October stop at Charlotte Motor Speedway for the Bank of America 500. It was the 30th race of the season, fourth race of the Chase and first of the Contender Round.

The White-Zone: Don’t Do Single-File Restarts at Talladega

"The white-zone is for immediate loading and unloading..." and I need to unload about some possible rule adjustments for Talladega Superspeedway.

‘Sliced Bread’ Tames the Beast of the Southeast

In two weeks Joey Logano will go into Talladega breathing a sigh of relief after taking the checkered flag at Charlotte Motor Speedway.

Lewis Hamilton Takes the Gold in Sochi

The driver of the No. 44 Mercedes AMG Petronas car capitalized on the mechanical failure of teammate and pole sitter Nico Rosberg to score his 42nd career win in Formula 1.

Rosberg takes the pole in Russia

This is the 18th career pole for the driver of the No. 6 Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team and third of the 2015 season. He'll be joined on the front row by teammate, points leader and defending race winner Lewis Hamilton.

Rowdy Heads Final Practice

Kyle Busch topped the charts in the final practice session. The driver of the No. 18 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota was the fastest with a time of 28.518 and a speed of 189.354 mph.

Kurt Busch Leads the Way in Practice

Kurt Busch led the way during the second practice session at Charlotte Motor Speedway. The driver of the Stewart-Haas Racing No. 41 Chevrolet posted a lap of 28.606 and a speed of 188.772 mph to top the charts in the second Sprint Cup Series practice.

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