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Voices from the Heartland: Could “Stick & Ball” Owners Save NASCAR’s Integrity?

Ever since Brian France took over at the helm of NASCAR, it is well documented that it has been his dream for it to become as popular as your traditional “stick and ball” sports, most notably, professional football. In the first few years of his reign, his unabashed comparisons and ramblings about racing’s ratings vs. …

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Voices from the Heartland: When It Comes to Bristol, “Professional” Poole Doesn’t Have a Clue

As most folks who actually know me can attest, I am a pretty easygoing guy. It takes a lot (whether it’s your actions or “beverages,” on my part) to get me riled up. Despite that laid-back nature, though, I can also be very blunt. Inevitably, people to whom I have been very blunt to often …

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Voices from the Heartland: Hats Off to NASCAR For Finally Capturing the “Casual Fan”

Ever since Brian France took over the reins of NASCAR, he has unabashedly stated that two of his primary goals for the future of the sport were as follows: be as popular as the NFL, and capture that elusive creature known as the “casual fan.” Those are undoubtedly mighty ambitious goals for a man who …

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BSNews! Surprising Suspect Nabbed in Steve Wallace Mugging

19-year-old Steve Wallace, son of 1989 Cup champ Rusty Wallace, reported earlier this week he was mugged outside a convenience store in Broad Ripple by a trio of thugs intent on stealing his watch. Veteran BSNews Super Sleuth Stu Padasso and intern Jack Sophalotte were immediately dispatched to investigate, and have reported that a shocking …

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Voices from the Heartland: Surprise! NASCAR’s Version of Reality Slightly Skewered

In case you didn’t know it, the competitiveness in NASCAR’s highest ranks has never been better. Don’t take my word for it, though; just ask NASCAR. On second thought, you don’t have to. This sport is more than willing to tell you what to believe. Here is an excerpt from a July 16 NASCAR press …

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Voices From the Heartland: With 10 to Go, NASCAR Teammates Know How You Make Your Bed!

Revealing what just may be the most profound look yet into the psyche of the mysterious enigma known as the Busch Brothers, big brother Kurt Busch offered this bit of advice to his younger sibling after last Saturday’s Pepsi 400 in Daytona. “For Kyle, the advice I would give is to understand that you’re out …

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