Atlanta Motor Speedway: The Epitome of Racing

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When the stars of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series hit the high banks of the Atlanta Motor Speedway on Sunday night, it will mark the start of the 25th race of the 2014 season. Yet despite its late summer start, this race will likely turn out to be the most exciting and enjoyable event of the season. […] READ MORE


Tony Stewart: "Smoke" Does Not Mean Fire

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Tony Stewart, a.k.a. ‘Smoke’, Saturday night in Canandaigua (N.Y.) Motorsports Park, hit 20-year-old Kevin Ward Jr. under caution. Ward got out of his car and walked towards Stewart’s car, taunting Stewart. Stewart’s car approached Ward and his right-rear tire hit Ward, and propelled him into the air. Ward was later pronounced dead. All kinds of […] READ MORE


Chase Elliot and Kyle Larson Foreshadow a Bright Future for NASCAR

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After a thrilling finish on Friday night that saw 18-year-old Chase Elliot charge from 6th to 1st in the final two laps, it’s become obvious that NASCAR’s next youth movement will be fun to watch. Everyone got a preview of that as Elliot one-upped his first career Nationwide Series win last week at Texas Motor […] READ MORE


The Mount Rushmore of NASCAR

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One morning on sports radio I heard a healthy debate on who should be on the Mount Rushmore of Professional Basketball.  It got me thinking as to who I would select to represent NASCAR on that sports Mount Rushmore. Picking four of the greatest NASCAR drivers of all-time is surely difficult, and some all-time greats […] READ MORE


Why NASCAR Rivalries Are Great for the Sport

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A new rivalry was born during last Sunday’s STP 500 after former champions, Brad Keselowski and Kurt Busch, tangled not once but twice. The tension between the two began on lap 43 when the leaders were making pit stops during NASCAR’s competition caution. During pit stops, Keselowski left his pit stall and made contact with […] READ MORE


No Slowdown for the Four-Time Champion Jeff Gordon

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In his twenty-second season in the Sprint Cup Series, Jeff Gordon continues to rewrite the NASCAR record books. After finishing 7th last Sunday evening at Bristol Motor Speedway, Gordon became the only driver to start this season with four top 10 finishes in the first four races. The strong start makes it the first time […] READ MORE