Death, Taxes & Jimmie Johnson Wins

  If Benjamin Franklin lived today, he would have put it this way: ".... in this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death, taxes, and Jimmie Johnson wins." Regardless of how one may perceive 48 team co-owners Rick Hendrick and Jeff Gordon, no matter what one may think of the wizardry crew chief Chad Knaus, there's no denying this: they just win races. Lots of them. The facts are this: Jimmie Kenneth Johnson, the 39-year old former truck racer from El Cajon, California ...

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NASCAR Recap: Folds of Honor Quik Trip 500

[caption id="attachment_685653" align="aligncenter" width="520"] Courtesy: https://twitter.com/TeamHendrick[/caption] Two weeks into the 2015 Sprint Cup season, there are two very opposite ends of the spectrum being served. Here's a breakdown of the normal and surreal stemming from Sunday's race at Atlanta Motor Speedway. (more...) ...

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NASCAR No. 44 Car Stolen

[caption id="attachment_685647" align="aligncenter" width="520"] Courtesy: https://twitter.com/TravisKvapil[/caption] Can the 2015 Sprint Cup season get any more unusual? According to what feels like a million different reports, someone stole the trailer for the Team Xtreme No. 44. Inside, the car  Travis Kvapil hoped to run during Sunday's Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500. (more...) ...

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NASCAR Odds: The Folds of Honor Quik Trip 500

One one hand, it's back to normal for Sprint Cup fans. On the other hand, nothing is normal when there is freezing weather in Atlanta, a missing Sprint Cup car and aftermath from a surreal Daytona 500. Here's a look at how all the swirling news might impact the NASCAR odds for Sunday's Folds of Honor Quik Trip 500. (more...) ...

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David Ragan: A Movie Script In The Making?

  Imagine you're the precocious son of an old school racer who got a few cups of coffee in the NASCAR Winston Cup Series. Like father, like son- you have the racing bug too. Perhaps a little prematurely, you get a shot at the big time. You show flashes of potential, but all does not always go well. A rough, but respected says you're a "dart without feathers." Over time, you improve a little, and you win the Coke Zero 400 at the birthplace of speed- Daytona International Speedway. ...

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