The Offseason comes to an end with Sunday’s Busch Clash

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The newly minted NASCAR Cup Series, sans title sponsor, will see its first action of the year with 18 drivers vying for the title of Busch Clash champion. For fans of stock car racing, the offseason was way too long. For drivers, there is always the anticipation of Daytona Speedweeks all winter long. Who can […] READ MORE


Will Ford crash the Busch Clash with a win at Daytona?

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The Blue Oval has seven cars in the Busch Clash, giving them a slight edge over longtime rival, Chevrolet, who has six. Ford has claimed nine victories in the history of the race. Ford has been around in the NASCAR Cup Series a long time dating back to 1949 when Jim Roper won the first-ever […] READ MORE



NASCAR – From 16 to 12. Who moves on?

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Now the real season for the NASCAR Monster Energy Cup Series gets underway this weekend when NASCAR’s leading drivers take the track at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.  After the visit to the desert the teams take on the small track pavement at Richmond International before closing out the first round of the playoffs at the […] READ MORE


Kyle Larson wins the Boyd Gaming 300 in Vegas

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Kyle Larson and Ryan Blaney battled hard for the lead for most of the afternoon and it seemed that one of these two full time Monster Energy Series Cup drivers would eventually take the checkered flag at the completion of the Boyd Gaming 300 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. It was Christopher Bell who in […] READ MORE


Fox Sports Drivers Only Broadcast Returns

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A common complaint among many has been that NASCAR’s current crop of stars are too vanilla. At a press conference held at Daytona Speedway, eight current drivers were paraded out as Fox Sports announced it will once again broadcast a drivers only Xfinity broadcast. These eight could never be called vanilla. Fox Sports Drivers Only […] READ MORE



Daytona 500 Predictions and Notes

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Longer days, pitchers and catchers reporting and the Daytona 500. To me, these are the sure signs of spring. This week, thousands of race fans from all over the world will make the trek to the Sunshine State where they will find warmer weather and fast cars. It’s the 60th running of the Daytona 500 […] READ MORE


The 2018 NASCAR Season Preview

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The 2018 NASCAR Season Preview is here. A driver by driver preview from our Jim LaPlante. The 2018 NASCAR Season Preview The locks: Martin Truex Jr.  – Martin has a bullseye mounted squarely on the hood of his Toyota Camry and after what we all witnessed last season it probably will be sitting there all […] READ MORE


NASCAR by the Numbers

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NASCAR by the Numbers 0 – The number of Earnhardt’s racing full time in NASCAR.  As of this writing, Jeffery Earnhardt was still actively looking for a ride for 2018 but it appears his chances of finding a full time ride this late in the game is, well, zero. 3 – Not only will the […] READ MORE