NASCAR Owner’s Championship: Comparing the Start and End of Playoffs

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The 16 teams competing in the 2022 NASCAR Owner’s Championship Playoffs looked slightly different from the Driver’s Championship. The 2022 NASCAR Owner’s Championship Playoffs were something that fans paid more attention to this season compared to recent years. That is due to the possibility of having a different Owner and Driver Champion for the first […] READ MORE


NASCAR Cup Series: Texas Preview, Predictions, and How To Watch

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After an opening round that saw no playoff drivers enter victory lane, just 12 drivers remain in the NASCAR playoffs as the Round of 12 begins this weekend in Texas. Drivers turned the intensity up to 11 for the playoffs, but challenging tracks and engine failures were too much to overcome for some and caused […] READ MORE


The White Zone: Daytona gave us peak NASCAR

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Sunday’s regular-season finale at Daytona was some of the NASCAR-iest NASCAR that I’ve seen in quite a while. Before the race went green, Sunday, Kurt Busch withdrew his medical waiver. Thus taking him out of the playoffs. So the Coke Zero 400 at Daytona International Speedway went from do-or-die time for both Ryan Blaney and Martin Truex Jr. […] READ MORE


Michigan wreck puts Austin Dillon in points hole

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Just like that, all the ground Austin Dillon gained on Tyler Reddick evaporated. After crossing the start/finish line on Lap 120, Dillon drifted up the track and across the nose of Brad Keselowski‘s car. As a result, the No. 2 Ford hooked his No. 3 Chevrolet, which pounded the outside wall head-on. It pirouetted, briefly lifted off the […] READ MORE


How NASCAR drivers prepare for dirt racing

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BRISTOL, Tenn. — As the laps wound down, Friday, Kyle Larson set his sights on race leader Chris Ferguson. To catch him, he all but banzai’d his way through the turns. To the point he about hit the Turn 4 wall multiple times. Alas, Larson ran out of laps and finished runner-up in the Super Late Model […] READ MORE


Driver thoughts on NASCAR playoffs

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Another season brings more talk about the NASCAR Playoffs, their eternal albatross. I asked multiple NASCAR drivers about their thoughts on it. Freshly wrapped cars loaded into equally wrapped haulers depart their respective home bases around Charlotte, North Carolina, and head south to the “world center of racing.” Some with new drivers. Others with the […] READ MORE


The steep learning curve for Cup Series rookies

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In 1999, NASCAR Hall of Fame member, Tony Stewart, took the Cup Series by storm in his rookie season. Jimmie Johnson and Ryan Newman set the standard for Cup Series rookies in 2002. Cole Custer punched his ticket into the 2020 playoffs. All four drivers listed won a race in their rookie seasons. While Kyle Larson didn’t win in […] READ MORE


Odds on Odds: Geico 500

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For the second time this season, the Nascar Cup Series hits a superspeedway. This means betting will be nearly impossible to predict in the Geico 500. Odds on Odds: Geico 500 Sunday when the series returns to the Talladega Superspeedway, many things will be watched for. There will be a new package in play following […] READ MORE


Odds on Odds: Supermarket Heroes 500

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For the fifth time in seven days we will have racing. This time we take a look into betting action for the Supermarket Heroes 500. Odds on Odds: Supermarket Heroes 500 Thursday night provided yet another great race. One in which we saw Chase Elliott finally redeem what had been a miserable week. Elliott was […] READ MORE


Underdogs flip the script on rest of Cup Field at Las Vegas

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In the first race of the season at an intermediate track, the NASCAR Cup Series field got turned upside down. Drivers by the likes of Matt DiBenedetto, Bubba Wallace, and Ty Dillon all found themselves in the Top 10. Meanwhile, Kyle Busch at P15 was the highest finishing Toyota in the entire field. That’s something […] READ MORE