Jacob Seelman, a writer who is more than meets the eye

By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer The contributions one makes for the sport that they love can be measured by their connections, friends they make, the jobs they work, and their dedication to the sport. That is a brief description for motorsports journalist Jacob Seelman. Seelman is more than simply a racing reporter. He works announcing […]

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‘Boogity, Boogity, Amen’: Joe Nelms Remembers Famous Nashville Prayer

For a preacher, Joe Nelms found himself in a real pickle.  Nelms was the pastor tasked to deliver the pre-race invocation prior to the Xfinity Series 2011 Federated Auto Parts 300 at Nashville Superspeedway, something he was familiar with as he had done it three previous times. This time, however, would have a far more […]

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Ryder Wells cruises to second-straight victory in POWRi Restrictor Series

By Jerry Jordan, Editor They say the first win is the hardest and the rest come easy, well, that may, or may not, be the case but 13-year-old racing phenom, Ryder Wells, certainly didn’t seem to have any trouble Saturday night cruising to his second-straight career win in POWRi micro-sprints and lapping six cars along […]

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Ryder Wells gets first career micro-sprint win

By Jerry Jordan, Editor When you’re 13-years-old it can be hard to juggle school, extra-curricular activities and personal time but when you combine those with being an up-and-coming star in the auto racing world, things get even more hectic as Lumberton’s Ryder Wells found out this past weekend. Had it not been for some quick […]

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No rest for Ryder Wells as he preps for big race weekend … and soccer

By Jerry Jordan, Editor It’s been 13 days since Ryder Wells sat behind the wheel of the No. 24 Preferred Contractors/Kickin’ the Tires micro-sprint car but that doesn’t mean he hasn’t been getting ready for the doubleheader race weekend that lies ahead of him, or the tournament he’ll compete in with the Houston Dynamo Dash […]

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OPINION: Christopher Bell expected to the No. 20 and Erik Jones out is no surprise

By Sarah Handy, Staff Writer When it was confirmed on Thursday that Erik Jones would indeed be departing the No. 20 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota following the 2020 season, some were surprised. I wasn’t. It’s expected that Christopher Bell will take over the No. 20 Toyota in 2021, and if you think that’s a surprise, […]

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OPINION: It’s hard to bet against Harvick at Loudon

By Sarah Handy, Staff Writer As the NASCAR Cup Series heads to New Hampshire Motor Speedway for Sunday’s Foxwoods Resort Casino 301, it’s hard to bet against Kevin Harvick. Okay, it’s hard to bet against Harvick in any aspect in 2020. More so, it’s especially hard with the kind of  season the 2014 Champion is […]

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Matt Perry (5) races to the inside of Austin Stewart (3) at Irwindale Speedway in the K&N Filters 60 presented by Traffic Management Inc. on July 18, 2020.

The Comeback Kid: Why Matt Perry’s Eighth Place at Irwindale Holds a Bigger Picture

Photo by Diego Alvarado / By.diego Multimedia As the only current full-time active duty United States military service member racing in NASCAR, getting a chance behind the wheel is a rare chance to get away from the day to day grind. But the San Diego stationed Matt Perry holds a unique story in his racing […]

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