Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series News and Notes From Martinsville

Next Race: STP 500 The Place: Martinsville Speedway The Date: Sunday, March 25 The Time: 2 p.m. ET TV: FS1, 2 p.m. ET Radio: MRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio Distance: 263 miles (500 laps); Stage 1 (Ends on Lap 130), Stage 2 (Ends on Lap 260), Final Stage (Ends on Lap 500)

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American Muscle: A Sneak Peek at Ford’s Future GT500 Mustang Release

In this episode of AmericanMuscle’s Mustang News, Justin Dugan brings you a sneak peek at Ford’s future GT500 Mustang release. Just last week, a leaked document from Ford confirmed the rumors for the upcoming 2019 GT500 Mustang and revealed that it would be powered by a 5.2L Supercharged Predator Engine.

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Cougar: The Best Buy in Muscle Cars Right Now

A sharp 1970 Chevelle LS6 can set you back $75,000 or more. Same for a Boss 302 Mustang. A 1969 Plymouth GTX 4-speed can run over $40,000, which is still not affordable for many car enthusiasts. You don’t even want to know what freshly restored Dodge Daytona would cost. The plain fact is that most fast sports cars from the peak of the muscle car era remain beyond the reach of the average working man. But there is one exception. What if you could buy a name brand muscle car…

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Five Icons Selected As 2018 NASCAR Hall Of Fame Class

Byron, Evernham, Hornaday, Squier, Yates Comprise Hall’s Ninth Class DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (May 24, 2017) – NASCAR announced today the inductees who will comprise the NASCAR Hall of Fame Class of 2018. The five-person group – the ninth since the inception of the NASCAR Hall of Fame in 2010 – consists of Red Byron, Ray Evernham, Ron Hornaday Jr., Ken Squier and Robert Yates. In addition, NASCAR announced that Jim France earned the Landmark Award for Outstanding Contributions to NASCAR.

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PLYMOUTH SUPERBIRD: The Car That Richard Petty Built

It has been claimed that Plymouth’s legendary winged muscle car, the 1970 Superbird, was the brainchild of NASCAR champion Richard Petty. The rumor has been around for decades but I’ve never found anyone with first-hand knowledge who could absolutely confirm or deny that the car’s origins truly began with The King of Stock Car Racing.

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