Pressure Building to Make the Chase After Watkins Glen

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When the damage was cleared from the 2016 Cheez-It 355 at The Glen, there were more questions than ever regarding the Chase grid. While race winner Denny Hamlin had locked himself in long ago, drivers on the Chase bubble, both just inside and outside of a Chase spot, entered the second of two road course […] READ MORE





Tragedy, Victory and an Era's End: The 1973 US Grand Prix

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The 7th October, 1973 was cloudy and cool. Temperatures sat in the high sixties and autumn was descending upon the softly rolling hills with its customary magnificence. Autumn is a season of change and in the pits change was no less evident than in the brightly coloured trees which surrounded the track. In a move […] READ MORE


A.J. Allmendinger: A Long Ride to Redemption

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For California’s A.J. Allmendinger, the road to success in NASCAR’s top division has been a long, crooked, and difficult road, much like the one he drove on Sunday. But after a challenging last few years – to say the least – Allmendinger finally got to enjoy a major triumph on Sunday afternoon with his first […] READ MORE


NASCAR Road Courses, a Case for Expansion?

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During TNT’s race day coverage at Sonoma, a valid question of whether or not a NASCAR road course should be part of the Chase was raised. Despite a fan poll run during the debate showing a majority of fans would approve of such a move, it was suggested by a presenter that there shouldn’t be […] READ MORE