History 300

A Guide to Tricked-Out Tech at the NASCAR Track

By Joe Kukura Race fans have a tradition of going all-out when attending a NASCAR race, whether it’s their campsite barbecue, tailgate parties or the greatest gadgets for making the … ( + )


The fashion guide for NASCAR newbies

Be bold or go home: fashionable dos and don’ts for your first NASCAR race By Joe Kukura The first rule for any rookie NASCAR racegoer is simple: act like you’ve … ( + )


Kids’ engines race for NASCAR

By Joe Kukura Take our word for it, there’s no better outdoor sporting event to take your kids to than a NASCAR race. Not just because kids love racecars, but … ( + )


You won’t believe who hates whom

 Top 5 NASCAR rivalries heading into the Contender Round at Dover By Brendan O’Meara NASCAR rivalries can be heated. In a sport with so much horsepower, it’s only natural that … ( + )


The Race for the Chase: Breaking down NASCAR’s pursuit of the Sprint Cup

By Brendan O’Meara The Chase shines bright as the North Star for every driver stepping into the cockpit of a stock car from the moment the green flag waves at … ( + )


NASCAR hacks – Camp like a champ

Use your head—plan ahead   By Joe Kukura You go to the track for the races, but most of your memories are made camping. The laughs, good food and good times … ( + )


Cautions breed cautions: Why do crashes happen at NASCAR?

 A NASCAR race carries with it two realities: speed and crashes, and one inevitably leads to the other By Brendan O’Meara Many fans watch NASCAR for the sole purpose of … ( + )


The driving force behind NASCAR’s popularity

Charismatic personalities and raw talent are taking the sport to new heights By Brendan O’Meara In 2003, Dale Earnhardt Jr. earned the title of NASCAR’s most popular driver. That’s largely … ( + )


An Insider’s Guide to NASCAR Culture

We take you out of the driver’s seat and look at NASCAR from a cultural perspective By Brendan O’Meara NASCAR has more in common with the Grateful Dead than with … ( + )


Why every race fan needs to attend NASCAR in person

By Brendan O’Meara You call yourself a NASCAR fan? Prove it. Because no self-respecting fan of NASCAR watches the Sprint Cup from their living room, stuck in between the creases … ( + )


Smoke the competition with these NASCAR BBQ tips

By Joe Kukura The tires aren’t the only things smoking at a NASCAR race. The barbecue grills, pits and meat smokers of the 100,000 race fans on hand form a … ( + )


It’s all fun and games all weekend long at NASCAR

Tailgate like a pro with games on the go By Joe Kukura NASCAR fans know how to have fun. After all, they spend most of their time at the racetrack … ( + )

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Mission BBQ joins The Pit Stop for Oct. 1-2

For our upcoming Fall 2016 weekend, fans at the Monster Mile have the chance to include more food and drink options, as well as convenience, to their race experience. Adding … ( + )