A French soccer player, a NASCAR driver and a competitive eater had viewers talking passionately on social media Fabric Media, provided by Published 4:37 pm PDT, Wednesday, July 11, 2018 Image 1of/1 CaptionClose Image 1 of 1 Why Kylian Mbappé, Ricky Stenhouse Jr. and Joey Chestnut Are TV’s Social Media MVPs of the Week 1 / 1 Back to Gallery Check out the week’s most emotionally reacted-to TV personalities and characters. A French soccer player, a NASCAR driver and a competitive eater had viewers talking passionately on social media over the past seven days. The Wrap has partnered with Canvs, the emotion measurement AI company, for a weekly look at some of the characters and personalities that have TV viewers the most worked up on social media. The data below covers July 4-10 and is drawn from the most emotionally reacted-to television programs, including broadcast, cable, streaming and PPV. Also Read: Ronda Rousey, … [Read more...] about Why Kylian Mbappé, Ricky Stenhouse Jr. and Joey Chestnut Are TV’s Social Media MVPs of the Week
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CONCORD, N.C. — Sometimes, it’s hate. Others, disdain. Usually, it’s just accepting you’ve lost before you ever arrive.Or at least that’s long been the attitude NASCAR drivers harbor toward Talladega Superspeedway, one of the Cup Series’ most daunting tracks. The wrecks there, stupendous. And shockingly regular. If you make it through a Talladega race and don’t see a Big One, it’s no anomaly — it’s a half miracle.So that drivers detest Talladega is understandable. Well, most drivers. But Ricky Stenhouse Jr. isn’t most NASCAR drivers.Stenhouse, who for a while was more well-known as Danica Patrick’s boyfriend than an accomplished driver, loves Talladega. And while we’re at it, Daytona International Speedway, too.Both are two of NASCAR’s longest, toughest, most infamous (and most-infuriating) tracks. So why would Stenhouse love them?Because he’s tamed them once before.Last season, Stenhouse won his … [Read more...] about Can NASCAR’s toughest tracks save Ricky Stenhouse Jr.’s season?
Not so long ago, Ricky Stenhouse Jr. was all the rage for all the wrong reasons.He was caught in the middle of internet gossip chatter after a highly publicized breakup with Danica Patrick. It’s usually never a good thing when your private business is splattered on tmz.com.Danica has moved away from both NASCAR and Stenhouse. She also has found a new love, Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers.The TMZ gang has moved on as well, capturing Danica and Aaron in a romantic smooth in February. “AARON RODGERS RACES TO MEXICO W/DANICA … Besame Mucho!” screamed the headline.Stenhouse has carried on solo, both professionally and personally, as the only one still racing in NASCAR’s Monster Energy Cup circuit.It had been of a bumpy ride until Monday at Bristol, where he finished fourth, moving up the charts in the points standings. He is now ranked 18th overall.Previously, Stenhouse had finishes of 29, 16, 14, 23, 18, 37 and 25.“We were fighting track … [Read more...] about George Diaz: Ricky Stenhouse rising up after Danica breakup
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Roush Fenway Racing has reached contract extensions with three of Ricky Stenhouse Jr.'s primary sponsors through 2021.Fastenal will remain the anchor sponsor and has been with the team since it paired with Carl Edwards in 2010. Stenhouse was partnered with Fastenal in 2015. Fifth Third Bank was on Stenhouse's car last year when he won his first two Cup races, at Talladega and at Daytona in July. The third company, SunnyD, was Stenhouse's sponsor at Bristol, his first top-10 finish of the season.Also Tuesday, NASCAR fined Stenhouse's crew chief Brian Pattie because Stenhouse's car had a loose or missing lug nut following Stenhouse's fourth-place finish at Bristol. Stenhouse briefly challenged for the lead but faded in Monday's race to his best finish since last July.———More AP auto racing: https://racing.ap.org … [Read more...] about NASCAR’s Rickey Stenhouse Jr inks deals with 3 sponsors
CONCORD, N.C. — Danica Patrick and Ricky Stenhouse Jr. are calling it quits after five years. A spokeswoman for Patrick confirmed to The Associated Press on Monday that the drivers are "no longer in a relationship." Patrick didn't attend the season-ending awards ceremony last month in Las Vegas with Stenhouse, who was honored for making NASCAR's playoffs in 2017. That led to speculation about the most prolific couple in motorsports. The former power couple announced they were dating in early 2013. She confirmed that by telling the AP: "I have a boyfriend, his name is Richard." Danica Patrick says she'll end racing career after 2018 Indianapolis 500 It was an unconventional pairing. They raced against each other weekly, and over the course of their relationship they clashed competitively, leading to post-race disagreements. Patrick is 35 and had been previously married before she began dating Stenhouse. He recently turned 30. She has made no secret of a desire to marry … [Read more...] about CBS News Logo Danica Patrick and Ricky Stenhouse Jr. break up after 5 years