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Sal Sigala Jr.

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I am a NASCAR fan from Cali who enjoys writing and photographing this highly energetic sport. Ive been a fan for over 30 years, and was voted NASCAR.com Blogger Of The Year in 2008. I call Irwindale Speedway my second home, since I can be found there on Saturday night's during the racing season. I always try to write for the sport, without being biased towards any driver or team. Every driver deserves an equal chance, and what gives us fans the right to deny them that opportunity. I've had my articles appear on the front page at NASCAR.com, along with having them linked to USA Today.com, SpeedTV.com, DaleJrsPitStop.com, Yardbarker.com, Ask.com, CBS Sports.com, L.A. Examiner.com, Jayski.com, nydailynews.com, FanIQ.com, Rowdy.com, dallasnews.com, KyleBusch.org, racers-republic.com, as well as Jeff Gordon\'s, and Joey Logano's website. You can find me at www.facebook.com/SalSigalaJr and I'm also on twitter at http://twitter.com/Sal_Sigala

“Drivers Start Your Engines” Irwindale Event Center Announces Opening Night and Welcomes NASCAR as...

Four of the most recognized words in motorsports will once again be heard throughout one of the Nation’s most recognized racing facilities, after being closed for the entire 2012 season.

Irwindale Event Center Trying to Bring Short Track Racing Back to Southern California

With the closing of Toyota Speedway at Irwindale this past season, it raised a lot of speculation on how a state of the art facility could go from one of the Nation’s most popular short tracks, to one of the biggest mismanaged fiascos since Ontario Motor Speedway closed its gates in 1980.

Irwindale Speedway Bringing Oval Racing Back For The 2013 Season

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For Southern California racers, it’s been a long 11 month hiatus from one of the premier short tracks in the Nation. After the company that managed the track, Irwindale Speedway LLC, filed Chapter 7 bankruptcy on February 13, 2012, Jim Cohans Team 211 Entertainment group has been working feverishly to bring racing back to Southern California.

And Then There Were Three; Dodge Leaving NASCAR After 2012 Season

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With the upcoming tire test in Martinsville for the 2013 season only a few short days away, it became evident when only three of the four manufacturers who represent NASCAR’s Sprint Cup that one would not be fielding a team next season.

NASCAR’s West Coast Marketing Team Leader Manny Poveda Reaching Diverse Fan Bases

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NASCAR’s West Coast swing came to a very surprising and a very promising end on Sunday at the conclusion of the Auto Club 400 in Fontana, California.

Preparing For a NASCAR Weekend: Auto Club Speedway Style

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With the Auto Club 400 only already upon us, preparing for this once a year NASCAR style extravaganza in Fontana, California, has been in the planning stages since Kevin Harvick crossed the finish in last year’s upset over hometown favorite Jimmie Johnson.

Year in Review: 10-Years Ago Tragedy Strikes And We Lose Dale Earnhardt Sr.

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Throughout the years, the world of sports and entertainment has seen its share of fallen heroes, those who in one way or another touched the lives of those around them.

Chad Knaus proves that behind every competent driver, is a crew chief just as...

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The year was 1985, and school was just about to let out for summer vacation, a time of the year that all young people have always looked forward to.

2001; A Year That NASCAR Fans And America Wish Never Happened

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Expectations run high, as each driver comes out of their off-season slumber to get ready for the biggest race of the year.

Danica Patrick Announces Full-Time Commitment: Was Popularity Compromised For Talent?

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These comments along with a few others during the months leading up to her big announcement that she would indeed pursue a full-time career in NASCAR, has set the tone for her transition from open wheel to the NNS.