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Is Shaming Fans Good for NASCAR?
Mike Harper - SOZ

Call me crazy but I thought fans were important to NASCAR. How many times in the past did we hear “without the fans we couldn’t do what we love to do” when drivers or other NASCAR personalities talked specifically about the fan base? I would imagine having and retaining fans would be an important component to the success of the sport, which has me perplexed (I said it) on why NASCAR would allow employees and the sport’s paid media to...

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Thursday, 23 February 2017
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Where Have the NASCAR Critics Gone?
Mike Harper - SOZ

Statement about the future of the Thunder Crew Radio Show is at the bottom of this column… If you’ve followed NASCAR over the past five years you know without a doubt the times have changed. As I mentioned in ‘Did NASCAR Push Carl Edwards Away?’ the industry will continue to get smaller.  It’s not all bad and it’s not all NASCAR’s fault.  For example, the Internet and economic challenges from several years ago killed print media.  This caused the job...

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Tuesday, 07 February 2017
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Fantasy Insight- Regular Season Finale Edition
Dennis Michelsen

Fantasy Insight- Regular Season Finale Edition Richmond International Raceway is the perfect size to give us great racing action. We get the rough and tumble action of a short track but drivers who are not as good at bull rings like Martinsville or Bristol are usually better here. This race can be a bit unpredictable though with seven different winners in the last seven races. The September race at RIR has added drama in the mix with some teams needing...

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Thursday, 10 September 2015
Fantasy Insight- Michigan Sweet Corn Race Edition
Dennis Michelsen

Fantasy Insight- Michigan Sweet Corn Race Edition Handicapping a NASCAR race is very similar to handicapping a horse race. Some drivers are “Horses for Courses” performing better at certain lengths or styles of tracks. By incorporating three basic ingredients in a special formula based on statistical analysis of 15 years of racing data the Pro Power Ratings have been developed. Just like Beyers Figures in horse racing the best pick is not always the highest rated competitor but reaching threshold...

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Wednesday, 12 August 2015
Fantasy Insight- New Hampshire Summer Edition
Dennis Michelsen

Fantasy Insight- New Hampshire Summer Edition Handicapping a NASCAR race is very similar to handicapping a horse race. Some drivers are “Horses for Courses” performing better at certain lengths or styles of tracks. By incorporating three basic ingredients in a special formula based on statistical analysis of 15 years of racing data the Pro Power Ratings have been developed. Just like Beyers Figures in horse racing the best pick is not always the highest rated competitor but reaching threshold values...

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Thursday, 16 July 2015
Fantasy Insight- Michigan Strawberry Race Edition
Dennis Michelsen

Fantasy Insight- Michigan Strawberry Race Edition Handicapping a NASCAR race is very similar to handicapping a horse race. Some drivers are “Horses for Courses” performing better at certain lengths or styles of tracks. By incorporating three basic ingredients in a special formula based on statistical analysis of 15 years of racing data the Pro Power Ratings have been developed. Just like Beyers Figures in horse racing the best pick is not always the highest rated competitor but reaching threshold values...

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Wednesday, 10 June 2015
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