Martin Truex Jr.: The Undisputed Champion

Sometimes isn't always to the swift. In true Martin Truex Jr. fashion, the race went to the one who patiently endured. To finish first, you must first finish. After years of blood, sweat and tears, Martin Truex Jr. has reached the top of the mountain. Let there be no doubt, when it came to the 2017 NASCAR Monster Energy Cup Series  season, the driver of the 78 was the man. There have been complaints in years past that the right driver didn't always get the crown. The consistently excellen ...

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Hamlin-Elliott Feud A Study In Racing Philosophy

Chase Elliott was clearly not going to let what happened with Denny Hamlin at Martinsville pass. Let's be honest: most of us wouldn't either. After racing around each other all day, a new chapter was written in the Hamlin-Elliott feud when the 24 made contact with the 11, causing Hamlin to brush the wall. Later, a tire rub would finish of the 11 and their championship hopes. Elliott put up a fight, but as we all know now, it was Matt Kenseth's day at Phoenix International Raceway. Looking ...

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Fans Catch A Different Side of Matt Kenseth

You fans who've been around a while remember the image created of Matt Kenseth. This old commercial says it all. This oldie but goodie we're told is actually closer to the truth. In celebrating what may be his final NASCAR Monster Energy Cup Series win, the 2003 champion let it all hang out, with tears of joy. Let it out, Matt Kenseth, let it out. No one will blame you for showing a little emotion. Sadly, racing careers end more often the way Kenseth's is, than it does for racers like Dal ...

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Aric Almirola- A Good Signing For Stewart-Haas Racing?

A song once opined that a "ch-change could you good." Aric Almirola- a NASCAR journeyman will hit the reset button when he climb inside the cockpit of the 10 at Stewart-Haas Racing in 2018. Surprised? I am only slightly. What do you think when you think Aric Almirola? A casual fan may think "who?" Other thoughts spring to mind like "nice guy," "doesn't make trouble," or maybe "he's ok, I guess." My earliest memory of Almirola was back in the days of the Busch Series where he started a rac ...

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Will Chevrolet Be Shut Out Of The Final Four?

Heading into Phoenix International Raceway, three of the final four contenders have punched their tickets to the club. By virtue of wins, Kyle Busch and Kevin Harvick are in. Thanks to points, Martin Truex Jr. is in. Brad Keselowski is the last of the final four as we speak, though technically, Denny Hamlin is right to set up an intriguing battle of hard chargers. If all goes gunny bag for Bad Brad and Hambone, Ryan Blaney can get in with a great day, and that's not an impossibility for the ...

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