NASCAR's Chase Format Failed the Fans

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I don’t know about you but I always like to see the best man/car win.  Like most everybody, I enjoy a good upset now and then.  It’s what makes sports so interesting.  But what NASCAR and its silly rules and format did this weekend was just plain stupid.  It randomized the results. It all started […] READ MORE


Kyle Busch is at it again and I love it!

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Kyle Busch may be the driver who brings out the greatest number of love/hate reactions of any driver in recent memory. Some fans point out his undeniable talent to drive race cars. Others will point to his many meltdowns as reasons why Busch has not, and in many opinions, will not win a Sprint Cup Championship. […] READ MORE



Meeting NASCAR drivers: A Weekend at Pocono

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No other major sport offers better access to its stars than NASCAR.  At the track during a race weekend, fans can purchase pit passes and other “special packages” that allow direct contact with their favorite drivers.  Often we discover that our perception of a driver’s personality is not quite the same after meeting them. This […] READ MORE



A Perfect Sunday at Pocono International Raceway

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The day began much earlier than a normal Sunday.  This Sunday was special because it was Pocono Sunday.  My son and I make an annual trip to Pocono International Raceway to watch the stars of NASCAR perform.  Jeff Gordon, Kyle Busch, Jimmie Johnson and of course Dale Earnhardt Jr., among others would be driving their […] READ MORE




NASCAR's Next Star – Kyle Larson

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Every 10 years or so we see someone step into NASCAR that has “Superstar” written all over him.  Is Kyle Larson the next Jimmie Johnson/Jeff Gordon? The 21 year-old from northern California is looking every bit the part of NASCAR’s next star.  In Sunday’s race at Talladega, the young rookie driver brought his #42 Chevrolet […] READ MORE


Goodyear: For NASCAR it's all about the Tires!

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During the 1992 US Presidential elections Bill Clinton used the phase, “It’s about the economy stupid”, on his way to 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.  The 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup season may be best described as, “It’s about the tires stupid.” All too often during races last season we saw team after team take advantage of clean […] READ MORE