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Interview-First Seasons: Mario Andretti

When I look back, what I know now if I had the opportunity to revisit, you're damn right I would do it better. Realistically, do I have any regrets? Hell no. Those mistakes taught me.

Hot 20 – Hall of Famers and military heroes are honored at Charlotte this week

Jeff Gordon. Four-time NASCAR champion. Three-time Daytona 500 champion. Four-time Brickyard 400 winner. Six-time Southern 500 victor. Three-time World 600 champion. Three-time All-Star race winner. Winner of 93 Cup races. He probably was the most automatic inductee into the Hall of Fame since Richard Petty and Dale Earnhardt.

Crossover Stars Help NASCAR’s Fan Appeal

NASCAR needs more crossover stars. It's a time-honored tradition in the sport to bring in drivers from across the pond (mostly on NASCAR's dime) and put them in our cars not only to perform but to draw in the fans. This is usually met with success more on the fan side of things, although former F1 drivers Mario Andretti and Juan Pablo Montoya did find a bit of success in NASCAR.

The Final Word – NASCAR truly is a family tradition, as another Busch celebrates

Family. We often hear how NASCAR is a family sport, where drivers, their wives, and their kids all share in the experience behind the scenes. The family theme has dominated since the sport’s earliest years. I mean, it starts with the France family, as Bill, Bill, Jr., and now grandson Brian have held the reins of the family operation since the very beginning.

Marco Andretti ‘In A Good Place’

Marco Andretti, driver of the No. 27 Snapple Honda for Andretti Autosport, is not only racing on his home track in Pocono this weekend,...

NASCAR BTS: Hendrick Engineer Tom Gray

Ever wonder about those engineers atop the pit box next to the crew chiefs working away on their computers during the race? This week’s NASCAR Behind the Scenes focuses on one such engineer, Tom Gray, who works with Jeff Gordon’s Hendrick Motorsports Team 24.

Marco Andretti, Dario Franchitti and Takuma Sato Take on Tricky Triangle

Although legends the likes of A. J. Foyt, Rick Mears, Al Unser and Mario Andretti have raced there, it has been since 1989 that an open-wheel race occurred at Pocono Raceway.

Jarett Andretti, Third Generation Racer, Just Enjoying the Ride

Jarett Andretti may have a famous racing last name and racing in his blood, but for now he is simply enjoying the ride. And for this third-generation driver, grandson of Aldo and son of John Andretti, the ride not only includes pursuing a college education but also racing sprint cars for the company owned by second cousin Michael Andretti.

Surprising and Not Surprising: Kansas STP 400

From the command to start engine from Victory Junction Gang campers to Brad Keselowski manning the tank to rip up the Kansas track after the race ended, here is what was surprising and not surprising in the 2nd Annual STP 400.

NASCAR Beginnings Featuring ‘Suitcase’ Jake Elder

J. C. Elder only had a third grade education. He never learned to read and write but he was a natural born genius when it came to working on cars.

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