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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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Did NASCAR Push Carl Edwards Away?
Mike Harper - SOZ

The Carl Edwards situation should be a wake-up call for the sport.  We’ve all been hearing from some of the sport’s top drivers including Carl’s former teammates that everyone is surprised by his decision.   This reaction from insiders has me asking a very simple question, did NASCAR push Carl Edwards out of the sport with their decision to partner with Monster Energy? The timing of Carl’s departure and Monster’s sponsorship announcement is either coincidental or significant and since mystery still...

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Wednesday, 25 January 2017
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WEEKEND WINNER: Kyle Larson
Lori Munro

Is there anyone who follows racing who didn’t feel some sort of happiness seeing Kyle Larson win his first ever NASCAR Cup race? With his recent win in the Pure Michigan 400 at MIS, Kyle has now won in the truck, Xfinity and of course, now the Cup series. Not bad at all. As for the cartoon, unless you’ve been in a news blackout you know all about the connection between many NASCAR drivers and in this case Larson, and...

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Wednesday, 31 August 2016
Bubba Unsatisfied
Lori Munro

Be careful what you tweet! After Bubba Wallace Jr. tweeted that the muppets were officiating the Daytona Xfinity race, they tagged him with a $15,000....

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Wednesday, 06 July 2016
Weekend Winner – Aric Almirola
Lori Munro

…And there goes the monkey from 2007! Congratulations Aric Almirola for TOTALLY winning a race in all 3 series! Don’t remember the situation? Read all about it here: Joe Gibbs Pulls Almirola from race-winning car mid...

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Monday, 04 July 2016
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