Tom Time: Reflecting On Buddy Baker’s NASCAR Legacy

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Column By Race Chaser Online Senior Editor Tom Baker — ISC Archives via Getty Images photo — I was probably 7 or 8 years old when I first became aware of NASCAR. I was a 1970s kid in Central New York state, 750 miles from NASCAR country. Until the end of that decade, we got parts of some …

Speed Zone Blog: On Not Letting Life Get You Down

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Blog by Race Chaser Online Managing Editor Jacob Seelman — FOX Sports photo — Cancer sucks. I apologize for starting my blog this morning off on that kind of a note, but I just wanted to get that off my brain from the very beginning so that we can go in a positive direction from here on …

Kyle’s Corner Blog: 2014 — The Year in Stats

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STATE COLLEGE, Pa. — Blog and photo by Race Chaser Online Associate Editor Kyle Magda — As I learned in the journalism business, many writers don’t like to deal with numbers. I’m one of the exceptions because I like crunching numbers and statistics in the sports world. 2014 was another big year in racing. NASCAR used its knockout Chase for …

Tom Time Blog: Why Shortening NASCAR Cup Races Is A Good Idea

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Column by Race Chaser Online Senior Editor Tom Baker — Brian Lawdermilk/NASCAR via Getty Images photo — Over the past month or so I’ve heard some rumblings that some within the NASCAR circle are quietly pondering the question of whether or not to shorten the length of some of their Sprint Cup Series races. I’ve also been a …

Souza Files Blog: Controversy Continues Over Sunday’s Valenti Modified Feature

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LEE, N.H. — Blog by Race Chaser Online New England Correspondent Kyle Souza — Darren McCollester/Getty Images for NASCAR photo —  The controversy continues to swirl in the Northeast based off a disqualification as part of Sunday’s Lee USA Speedway Valenti Modified Racing Series (VMRS) Feature. During the driver’s meeting on Sunday morning, new Race Director and long time series …

Around The Track: The Great Chase Debate

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Blog by Race Chaser Online West Coast Correspondent Ryan Prak O’Hara and Race Chaser Online Senior Editor Tom Baker — Indianapolis Motor Speedway Media photo — This is the debut of our all-new “Around The Track” debate blog, an idea we’ve been kicking around for awhile. All of us at RaceChaser are excited about the opportunity to discuss …