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This 1959 Plymouth race car was also driven by Bob Moore, and is also currently on display at the Summit Racing retail store in McDonough, GA. (Image/Brett Moore)
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Brett Moore Honors Father’s Racing Legacy with 1959 Plymouth and 1956 Ford Vintage Racecar Builds

McDONOUGH, GA. — When you’re the son of a NASCAR Grand National racing great—like Brett Moore is—you’re bound to end up with a passion for the industry and a nostalgic […]

NASCAR Cup car owners Bud Moore, left, and John Holman of the Ford factory Holman-Moody team talk in the garage area during a 1968 NASCAR event. (Image/NASCAR)
Car Culture & Entertainment

NASCAR Legend & WWII Hero Bud Moore, 92, Passes Away

Motorsports legend Walter “Bud” Moore Jr.—a champion car owner and crew chief inducted into the NASCAR Hall of Fame in 2011—died this week. He was 92. Better known as Bud […]

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Motorsports

Danica Patrick to Retire from Racing after the 2018 Indy 500

Danica Patrick, one of the world’s most popular race car drivers, has just announced her decision to leave racing after the 2018 Indy 500, which takes place on Memorial Day […]

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News & Car Culture

NASCAR’s Robert Yates—Famed Engine Builder & Team Owner—Gone at 74

NASCAR team owner and famed engine builder Robert Yates died this week after a battle with liver cancer that began in 2016. Yates was 74. We’re not happy about adding […]

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Car Culture & Entertainment / Motorsports

The Best Day in Motorsports?: The Case for Watching 15 Consecutive Hours of Racing

Nielsen says only two percent of U.S. viewers will watch all three races. Which, one might argue, means 98 percent of us are doing it wrong. The Sunday of every […]

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Motorsports

Dale Earnhardt Jr. to Retire From NASCAR at Season’s End

Dale Earnhardt Jr.—NASCAR’s most-popular driver for 14 consecutive years—will retire after the 2017 racing season, Hendrick Motorsports announced today. Earnhardt is 42. He missed the final 18 races of 2016 […]

Earnhardt Jr. to Sit Out Rest of 2016 NASCAR Season
Automotive & Aftermarket News / News & Car Culture

Earnhardt Jr. to Sit Out Rest of 2016 NASCAR Season

(image courtesy of NASCAR.com) NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. will not return to competition during the remainder of the 2016 season as he continues to recover from […]

“First Lady of NASCAR” Betty Jane France Passes Away
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“First Lady of NASCAR” Betty Jane France Passes Away

(Photo: Chris Trotman, Getty Images for NASCAR) Betty Jane France, widow of former NASCAR chairman Bill France Jr., and mother of current NASCAR chairman Brian France and vice chairwoman Lesa […]

Jeff Gordon Back from Retirement — Sort Of!
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Jeff Gordon Back from Retirement — Sort Of!

It’s official: Jeff Gordon is coming out of retirement. For now. Gordon, the legendary four-time NASCAR Sprint Cup champion who retired following the 2015 season, will temporarily return to the driver’s […]

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News & Car Culture

Thanks #24: An Overdue Tip of the Cap to the Great Jeff Gordon

NASCAR was almost exclusively a southern thing. Something we Yanks watched and enjoyed, but could always tell wasn’t really for us. It was full of Southern accents, good ol’ boys, and […]