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Bob Dillner talks Snowball Derby TV Rights in Ranting and Raving Exclusive

I recently sat down to talk to Speed TV’s Bob Dillner as part of my D.J. VanderLey piece and walked away with a nice bookend to my Snowball Derby coverage and his short track racing project, Speed51.com. Many of our readers have expressed

Exclusive Tony Stewart Interview

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Tony Stewart was at one of the local Home Depot Stores (350 Centennial Pkwy Hamilton, Ontario) signing autographs for about 700 fans today. After he did that he then met with members of the media, myself and two other guys,

NASCAR RnR Exclusive Rusty Wallace NASCAR Day Interview

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Last week, NASCAR legend and 1989 Cup Series Champion sat down with NASCAR Ranting and Raving to discuss his involvement with Bank of America and the STEM 500 as part of the NASCAR Foundation’s NASCAR Day. The full interview touched on Rusty’s

Sound Bites: Jimmie Johnson sounds off on Kurt Busch

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By now we’ve all seen the video of Jimmie and Kurt doing a little rubbing on the track and the ‘conversation’ that followed on Pit Road after the race, well here is what Jimmie had to say about it. RICHMOND,

Ron Fellows: My Interview With The Canadian Born NASCAR Race Winner

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I was given an invitation to attend a press conference being held by The Ontario Lung Association featuring Canadian race car driver Ron Fellows for the new promotion called “Campaign for a Smoke-free Ride” but I couldn’t go – that darn day

Interview: In the Driver’s Seat with NNS rookie Blake Koch

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“Money buys speed.” Possibly one of the most poignant things that NASCAR Nationwide Rookie of the Year contender Blake Koch said when I sat down with him before the Nashville 300. Koch has only been racing cars for four years, and

Complete Q&A with Southeastern Late Model Star D.J. VanderLey

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Matt Weaver/NASCAR Ranting and Raving (SB Nation): Hey D.J. Thanks for taking time to talk to us today. To get things started, can you talk about how you got your start in racing? D.J. VanderLey: I first started karting at