NASCAR

NASCAR Has Their Game Seven & Wastes It On a Sunday Afternoon

I don’t get it. And it is becoming apparent that I never will. NASCAR created the Chase, their championship playoffs, in order to have an event like they have this weekend at Homestead. Cousin Carl Edwards, the somewhat still fresh-faced star of Subway sandwich commercials, holds a leaky three-point lead over Tony Smoke Stewart with … Read more

Smoke Wins at Texas, Closes Gap with Cousin Carl [VIDEO]

Tony Stewart’s Title Run Has Galvanized This Fairweather Fan [VIDEOS]

At the end of his third season of driver/owner, Smoke trails Cousin Carl Edwards by 8 points for the 2011 NASCAR Sprint Cup title.  He is 8 points and a handful of races from his third title, joining the company of Lee Petty, DW, David Pearson and Cale Yarborough.  8 points from being the first … Read more

Highlights From Clint Bowyer’s Victory at Talladega [VIDEO]

Smoke Records Second Straight Chase Victory, Climbs to Top of Standings at Loudon [VIDEO]

Harvick Wins at Richmond [VIDEO]

Jeff Gordon Records 85th Career Victory at Atlanta [VIDEO]

What Do NASCAR, Streaking and Raccoons Have to Do With Each Other? [VIDEO]

A man was arrested for streaking in the parking lot of the Bristol Motor Speedway. After a chase by the police and his arrest, the story took another weird turn as they found a wild raccoon in his car.

Time For NASCAR to Shorten the Race Season‏

NASCAR has seen a precipitous decline in both race attendance and television viewers over the past five years.  The economy is to blame, mostly, but as a solution NASCAR officials have shifted everything from where they race to when they race to how points are allocated post-race (they are still way off on the latter). … Read more

Wallace Gets His Hair Pulled By Carpentier’s Crew Chief After Montreal [VIDEO]

When Steve Wallace went to pass Patrick Carpentier going into one of the tightest turns of the Nationwide Series, it wasn’t surprising that it would result in a crash. As Wallace slid on the brakes, he knocked into Carpentier, sending him spinning. After the race, Carpentier’s crew chief Jerry Baxter reached through Wallace’s window and … Read more

Kyle Busch Takes Michigan 400 Clinching Spot in Chase Cup [VIDEO]

The race was fairly uneventful, with no contact between drivers on the track all day. Busch’s biggest challenge of the day came from Jimmie Johnson, but after a great restart in the green-white-checkered finish, Johnson didn’t have a chance catching Busch. This was Busch’s fourth win of the season.

Ambrose Gets First Cup Victory at Watkins Glen Avoiding Multi-Car Wreck [VIDEO]

Marcos Ambrose passed Brad Keselowski on the final lap at Watkins Glen to get his first victory in his 105th career Cup Series start. He has become the fifth first-time Sprint Cup winner this year. Keselowski finished second and Kyle Busch came in third. Leading going into the final restart, Busch lost his lead when … Read more

Paul Menard Records First Win at The Brickyard [VIDEO]

Newman Wins at New Hampshire [VIDEO]