Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s Formidable Legacy will Continue Off the Track

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Dale Earnhardt Jr. gives a statement announcing his retirement from NASCAR after the 2017 season at the Hendrick Motorsports Team Center on April 25, 2017 in Charlotte, North Carolina. Photo – Mike Comer/Getty Images

The suddenness and finality of Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s Tuesday retirement announcement may have sent shock waves through the world of NASCAR racing, but from a global viewpoint, the timing couldn’t be more appropriate.

And it’s not as if NASCAR’s 14-time most popular driver will disappear from the stock car racing landscape when he stops driving a Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series car at the end of the current season. Continue reading

Evolve, Adapt, and Overcome or Become Obsolete

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With the recent announcement of the new format for the Monster Energy All-Star Race to add a tire option, spirited discussions began immediately. After eight races with the new Stage racing at every type of track except a road course, most people have settled on their opinion of its entertainment value and impact on the sport. Some of the calls on the talk shows seem negative, but look at what changes the sanctioning body has made to improve the beloved sport of stock car racing.

From the beginning, NASCAR founder William Henry Getty France, known as ‘Big Bill’ ruled his creation with a ‘Iron Fist,’ crushing two different attempts by the drivers to form a union. The first was in 1961 when Teamsters leader Jimmy Hoffa and star driver Curtis Turner attempted to form the Federation of Professional Athletes prominently featuring NASCAR drivers.  France prohibited any union member from participating in any NASCAR events with authority: Continue reading

Fan4Racing NASCAR & Race Talk Review of Bristol – Monday, April 24, 2017

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In our Winner’s Circle is NASCAR K&N Pro Series East driver, Harrison Burton, with MDM Motorsports after winning the Zombie Auto 125 at Bristol Motor Speedway on Saturday and taking over the series points lead.

ARCA Racing Series driver, Zane Smith with Venturini Motorsports talking about his 2017 season, racing in the upcoming Kentuckiana Ford Dealers 200 at Salem Speedway this weekend and finishing ninth in the K&N East race at Bristol on Saturday.

SRL Touring Series driver, Ricky Schlick, talks about his 2017 season and finishing second at Kern County Raceway this past weekend.

Join host Sharon Burton and co-host Sal Sigala every Monday night 8:30 to 10 pm ET as we bring fans the smartest racing talk around on Fan4Racing NASCAR & Race Talk!

We’re talking all the latest news in racing including Monster Energy NASCAR Cup, XFINITY, Camping World Truck, K&N Pro, ARCA Racing Series and more.  So buckle up and stay tuned in to Fan4Racing Radio throughout the 2017 season.

Call 929-477-1790 OR tweet @Fan4RacingSite or @Sal_Sigala with any questions or comments during our LIVE broadcast.

Our 2017 season continues at 8:30 pm ET on Monday, April 24, 2017.

As always…Thanks for listening!