Earnhardt, Jr. Rides Popularity to Contract Extension

by Ryan Isley A couple of weeks ago, I wrote a piece for More Than a Fan about Danica Patrick and her undeserved 2012 seat in the NASCAR Nationwide Series. After I wrote that, Dale Earnhardt, Jr. was given a controversial five-year contract extension from Hendrick Motorsports to continue as the driver of the No.... Continue Reading →

Danica Gets NASCAR Ride For Wrong Reasons

By Ryan Isley Apparently to get a ride in NASCAR these days, looks and marketability are just as important as actual driving ability. Just ask Danica Patrick. For a driver who has one career victory, Patrick sure gets a lot of headlines when it comes to racing. News out of NASCAR is that Patrick will... Continue Reading →

NASCAR Driver Tries To Make 11-Year-Old Girl's Dreams Come True

By Ryan Isley I have said time and time again that NASCAR is one of the premier sports out there in terms of athletes and teams connecting with their fans. Whether it is drivers visiting kids in a hospital, tweeting with a fan on Twitter or even five-time defending NASCAR Sprint Cup Champion Jimmie Johnson... Continue Reading →

How NASCAR Made Father's Day One To Remember

While MLB has done their best to price out the most loyal fans, the NFL is mired in a lockout and the NBA is headed in the same direction, there is one sport that understands it needs to cater to the fans – NASCAR. As many of you know, I lost my mom this past... Continue Reading →

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