Killing the Epidemic: Why I don’t see Matt Kenseth retiring anytime soon and where he'll end up after 2017

Matt Kenseth is the one driver that’ll remain competitive for years to come and retirement shouldn’t be brought up into the conversation as silly season looms. EDITORS NOTE: This was published hours before the announcement came out that Erik Jones will replace Matt Kenseth in Joe Gibbs Racing’s No. 20 Toyota beginning in 2018. Here …

Daytona’s Storybook Ending: Dale Jr. to make final Daytona start as full-time driver Saturday

Dale Earnhardt, Jr. must stay out of trouble in Saturday’s Coke Zero 400 at Daytona to keep playoff hopes alive as he’s winless after 16 races and currently 22nd points. Earnhardt and Daytona. Both go together like bread and butter but it has also been a love-hate relationship. The Earnhardt family has seen the highest …

A Nation’s Climax: Dale Jr. to retire from NASCAR after 2017

NASCAR’s most popular driver will end his Cup career after 18 seasons and the struggle of finding its next superstar to carry the sport’s banner continues Careers can be made or broken in an athlete’s life. Some have made an impact that’s lasted generations while others are a footnote in history. Whether NASCAR fans want …