The White Zone: The high-downforce package is an enigma

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I ranted and raved on the high-downforce package many, many times last season. I said it produced a great race, last Sunday at Homestead. I thought Las Vegas would give us a typical high-downforce race. SPOILER ALERT, it didn’t. I don’t get this package, anymore. The White Zone: The high-downforce package is an enigma Sunday’s […] READ MORE


The White Zone: Another pessimistic high-downforce package take

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The first run was still green, and I already knew what I’d write; the high-downforce package. That’s how little of anything happened, Sunday. When the competition caution flew on Lap 26, Chase Elliott was over three seconds ahead of Kyle Busch in second. As we’ve seen time and time and time and time again, the wake from the lead car […] READ MORE


Jimmie Johnson’s Post-2020 Plans

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The Jimmie Johnson retirement gift tour began Friday at Auto Club Speedway. Track president Dave Allen presented him with a replica of his Moto 3 helmet from his childhood motorcycle racing days in the early 1980s. Post-2020 Plans for Jimmie Johnson “I have a picture of me at Speedway 117 in Chula Vista, laying on […] 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



Odds on Odds: Pennzoil 400

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Las Vegas, known for its gambling, action events and lights will turn it’s attention to another action packed event. Sunday afternoon, the Las Vegas Motor Speedway will be the main focus in Sin City with the 22nd running of the Pennzoil 400. Let’s go ahead and mix racing with gambling and see what we can […] READ MORE


Ryan Newman released from Hospital

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Ryan Newman is alive and well. Thankfully, approximately 42 hours following a last-lap crash in Monday night’s Daytona 500 where Newman’s car was flipped and t-boned, the Indiana native walked out of the hospital on Wednesday holding the hands of his daughters. Roush Fenway Racing tweeted at 1:43 p.m. Wednesday that the driver of the […] READ MORE



Kevin Harvick Dominates for the Second Week in a Row

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New cars for Toyota and Chevrolet had a lot of people thinking the “old” Fords might be in a bit of trouble to start the 2018 NASCAR Monster Energy Series. Kevin Harvick and his Stewart-Haas Racing team are shooting holes in that theory. For the second consecutive week, Harvick had the field covered from the […] READ MORE


Kevin Harvick Wins Pennzoil 400, His Second Win In A Row

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A triple threat weekend at Las Vegas wraps up with total domination by Kevin Harvick. It was last year when Martin Truex Jr. became the first driver to win all three stages in a race. We saw this happen again this weekend, but with Harvick being the winner. Kevin Harvick Wins Pennzoil 400, His Second […] READ MORE