Joseph Shelton

Husband to Stacie and Daddy to Aeris and Meredith. Ardent race fan and serious Sooner football lover. Twitter: @JosephSheltonSM

By Joseph Shelton On Thursday, March 23rd, 2017

Dispute Between Henderson, Drivers Regarding ARCA Testing

A dispute developed during January’s ARCA tests at Daytona International Speedway between a group of drivers and an owner, and now the group is seeking legal action. According to driver Kevin Fontana, driver More...

By Joseph Shelton On Tuesday, March 21st, 2017

Winless Streak Doesn’t Define Wallace’s, Roush-Fenway’s Effort

When Darrell Wallace Jr. signed with Roush-Fenway Racing for his rookie campaign in the XFINITY Series in 2015, many felt he’d carry his winning ways over to the No. 6 Mustang that Trevor Bayne was vacating. More...

By Joseph Shelton On Monday, March 20th, 2017

Restrictor Plates at Indianapolis Motor Speedway May Be Less than Ideal

As recently confirmed by Nate Ryan at NBC Sports, NASCAR will be utilizing restrictor plates at Indianapolis for the XFINITY race on July 22. This comes after a test last year with the plates, where NASCAR was reportedly More...

By Joseph Shelton On Monday, March 20th, 2017

Newman’s Win Shows Old Guard Still Strong

It’s odd identifying Ryan Newman with the old guard in NASCAR today. It does not seem that long ago that he and Jimmie Johnson were vying for the 2002 Rookie of the Year award, with Newman fresh off of a stellar More...

By Joseph Shelton On Monday, February 27th, 2017

Busch’s Daytona 500 Win Ideal Comeback Story for NASCAR

Undoubtedly, this year’s edition of Speedweeks had everything a race fan could ask for. There were Cinderella stories, with Kaz Grala the titular belle of the ball Friday night when he won a wild Camping World More...

By Joseph Shelton On Tuesday, January 24th, 2017

NASCAR’s Format Changes Almost Ideal

During Monday’s announcement by NASCAR regarding the format changes for 2017, everyone from fan to competitor to media member was ready to fly into an outrage. Solid evolutionary changes have not been the More...

By Joseph Shelton On Monday, January 9th, 2017

One on One with NASCAR K&N Pro Series Driver Jesse Iwuji

Texas native Jesse Iwuji is a rarity in the NASCAR garage. That isn’t because he’s one of a growing number of minorities in the garage. Rather, it’s because the full-time K&N Pro Series West More...

By Joseph Shelton On Thursday, December 22nd, 2016

Gilliland, Kyle Busch Motorsports Pairing Promises Success

In the Camping World Truck Series, Kyle Busch Motorsports has been right on the money in terms of picking the next breakout star in NASCAR. They won the 2015 championship with Erik Jones, who had been winning races More...

By Joseph Shelton On Monday, December 12th, 2016

Disputes Continue Between Hamilton Jr., Ciccarelli, Judd

Disputes continue to surround former NASCAR and ARCA driver Bobby Hamilton Jr. as another driver has made allegations against the son of 2004 Camping World Truck Series champion, Bobby Hamilton. Ray Ciccarelli first More...

By Joseph Shelton On Sunday, November 20th, 2016
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NASCAR To Blame For Logano/Edwards Incident

That’s a wrap on the 2016 NASCAR season and history was made as Jimmie Johnson tied Richard Petty and Dale Earnhardt to become a seven-time champion. It was a huge moment in NASCAR, with plenty of strategy More...

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