Essentiallysports author
Gowtham Ramalingam
One Take at a Time

Hello, there! Though my affinity for racing originally stemmed from the European circuits of Formula 1 as a teen, I unexpectedly found myself drawn to NASCAR's unparalleled excitement growing up. This sport took hold of me and never let go, leading me to a career as a NASCAR writer. Over the last few months, I?ve had the chance to share my insights and observations through a myriad of articles on EssentiallySports. Writing and reading fiction provides me with great satisfaction. So, you can still find me lost in a world of words when I am not immersed in racing. Continuing this journey with EssentiallySports, I look forward to providing interesting reads to all those on this platform. Let?s savor the thrill of every lap and engine, together! Drop by and say hello to me.

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“I Wasn’t Playing Favorite”: Rick Hendrick Turns the Clock Back as He Dives Into His Conflict Resolution Tactics at Hendrick Motorsports

Decades in the making, Rick Hendrick details a key quality that helped him build Hendrick Motorsports into what it is today with a 1980s story.

December 15, 2023

Tony Stewart Hopes He Is on the ”Right Side” of His Family as He Celebrates His Ties With NHRA

Inspired by his ageing father, Nelson Stewart, Tony Stewart hopes to race as long as age would allow him, heading to the NHRA Top Fuel class in 2024.

December 15, 2023

After Losing $3.5 Million in Sponsorships, Can Rick Ware Racing Prove Themselves in NASCAR With New Found Momentum in 2024?

Cody Ware's reinstatement to NASCAR costing Rick Ware Racing a hefty sum of money, they face a tough battle ahead in 2024 and beyond.

December 15, 2023

Why It Is Imperative That NASCAR Breaks Its Regionalized Shackles and Expand to International Racing

With the issue of star power popping up once again with declining TV ratings and viewership, NASCAR's need for the global stage shoots up.

December 14, 2023

How NASCAR’s Constant Efforts for the Casual Fan Could Go In Vain After the $7.7 Billion Media Deal

As NASCAR tries appeasing teams by steering them towards profits with the new media deal, it could be disregarding the interests of the fans.

December 14, 2023

Hendrick Motorsports Latest Partnership Not Well Received by Fans as Castore Charges Fans $81.95 for Replicas

Hendrick Motorsports partners with UK-based apparel giant Castore to sell replica kits to fans, but its pricing strategy receives criticism.

December 14, 2023

Hendrick Motorsports Influenced Alex Bowman to Pull the Plug on Side Endeavors After the Driver’s Disappointing 2023 Season

In response to a lackluster 2023 that Alex Bowman had in his sixth year with HMS, the team forbids his participation in sprint car races.

December 13, 2023

Denny Hamlin Talks About NASCAR’s Shortcomings For the Casual Fans Compared to Other American Sports

Discussing the topic of whether NASCAR was doing enough for casual fans, Denny Hamlin expresses his "betting" concerns to Dale Earnhardt Jr.

December 13, 2023

Trackhouse Racing Collaborate With Kaulig Racing for Shane van Gisbergen’s 2024 Schedule

Trackhouse Racing confirms the NASCAR return of New Zealand native Shane van Gisbergen and unveils his 2024 Xfinity and Cup series schedule.

December 13, 2023

EXCLUSIVE: Thad Moffitt Uncovers Faction46’s Team Trackhouse-Inspired Blueprint, Contradictory to HMS & JGR

Freshly signed by Faction46 to make his NASCAR debut, Thad Moffitt talks to EssentiallySports about his excitement to be part of the new team

December 13, 2023

Will the Teams Be Willing to Take a Cut From Their Charters to Get More Practice From NASCAR?

A viable solution not on the horizon yet regarding the ongoing charter negotiations, NASCAR and the teams might find a common ground in practice sessions.

December 12, 2023

Denny Hamlin Credits Frenemy Kyle Larson for Crucial Aspect of Actions Detrimental, Confesses ”Regrets”

After a year of rivalry with Kyle Larson, Denny Hamlin credits the HMS driver while discussing 'Actions Detrimental' with Dale Earnhardt Jr.

December 12, 2023

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