Stop The Hate After NASCAR Daytona

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Back in June 2014, I wrote my very first article “The Madness Of Motorsport” which was about the folly of driver hating in racing. The events of Daytona International Speedway have forced me to re-visit a problem that still rankles with me. Austin Dillon is an incredibly lucky young man to still be alive after […] READ MORE




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


Talladega Superspeedway: Where No Driver is Safe

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In less than 24 hours, the drivers of the NASCAR Sprint Cup will compete in a 500-mile chess game at the world’s fastest superspeedway. And for those 500 miles, no driver will know their true racing fate until they cross the start/finish line for the final time. Since its first race in 1969, the Talladega […] READ MORE


The Hollywood Casino 400: A Race about Survival

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For several weeks, many in the NASCAR community have been anxiously waiting the start of the 500-mile lottery at the Talladega Superspeedway, fearing that any of the remaining 12 Chasers could be ultimately knocked out at the most unpredictable track in the sport. Yet, it was Sunday’s Hollywood Casino 400 at Kansas Speedway that may […] READ MORE


NASCAR's Sprint Cup 2014 – Your Chase Grid

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After a run of 26 races that culminated in a dominate fourth win of the year for Brad Keselowski, the grid for the chase has been cemented and is set to begin at Chicagoland Speedway in the coming week. Here’s your Sprint Cup 2014 grid: 1. Brad Keselowski (2012 points) 2. Jeff Gordon (-3) 3. […] READ MORE


2014 Sprint Cup: Hendrick Motorsports to Lose

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When the green flag waves on Sunday for the start of the Quicken Loans 400 at Michigan International Speedway, Hendrick Motorsports will be seeking its fifth consecutive victory in NASCAR’s top level. Whether this attempt ends in success or failure will be a moot point, because the dominance demonstrated by the Hendrick cars in the […] 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