It seems like only hours ago the NASCAR and the sports world watched as new Sprint Cup champion Brad Keselowski give a beer–buzzed TV interview from Homestead-Miami Speedway as he celebrated his and Roger Penske’s, first title. But in only a few hours at Daytona International Speedway engines will be fired as testing gets underway and teams prepare for the long NASCAR season ahead.
The 2013 NASCAR Sprint Cup season could be a crucial one for America’s largest stock car auto racing sanctioning body. After a few years of lackluster TV ratings, empty seats in the bleachers and apathy on the part of some of its fan base, NASCAR has a lot of work to do in order to return to the prominence it held only a few short years ago. There are a few things in NASCAR’s favor this year, elements they have a hand in, but others they have no control over at all. MORE>>>