Roush Fenway Racing Honors Robert Yates With Tribute Paint Scheme

CONCORD, N.C. (Nov 6, 2017) – Roush Fenway Racing will honor longtime competitor and partner Robert Yates at Phoenix Raceway with a tribute paint scheme on Ricky Stenhouse’s No. 17 Ford Fusion. The scheme, inspired by Yates’ 1991 and 1992 victories at the Arizona track, honors the NASCAR Hall of Famer’s career and lasting legacy in the sport.

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7 Great Places to Watch NASCAR

Even with a slight decline in viewership and attendance, NASCAR still boasts nearly 80 million fans, with NASCAR races being 17 out of the top 20 highest-attended spectator sporting events. Live events take place in massive arenas that hold no fewer than 190,000 spectators at a time. The cars, roaring to life on the starting line, each shaking with their cast-iron 358 V8 engines, are like steel monsters vibrating with anticipation. The crowd revs along with the race cars, yelling and cheering as each lap concludes, and yelling and gasping…

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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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Salty Dog’s Grand Prix and the Future of American Racing

I started late. I didn’t drive in my first professional auto race until age 21. Before that, I was addicted to go kart racing. No, not the World Karting Association or the National Karting Alliance. I’d never heard of them. My karting career began by paying five dollars for ten minutes of track time in a 5 horsepower, 25 mile per hour fun kart at tiny, tourist-driven venues during our family vacations. We stopped at go kart tracks from Virginia to Utah. Any track, any time. It wasn’t real racing,…

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