The Cup is Half Full: Attendance at California Wasn’t a Complete Disaster
It would seem to be a measure of just how depressed expectations are for the 2009 season that a reporter for a reputable joint like SceneDaily.com writes the following,... more
Richard Petty Motorsports Returns to Earth
Barely one week ago at Daytona, Richard Petty Motorsports (RPM) placed three cars in the top 10, led by AJ Allmendinger (above), who finished a career-b... more
Jeff Gordon Thought Sunday’s Race Was Exciting?
Jeff Gordon made a revealing comment in his post-race interviews on Sunday: the four-time champion and second-place finisher told radio and TV reporters that his closin... more
Monday Morning Link Dump
A quick survey of some of the more interesting stories about the sport this morning ... No, Sunday's Auto Club 500 didn't produce a finish as exciting as the one... more
Race #2: The Auto Club 500
Matt Kenseth holds off Jeff Gordon to win the Auto Club 500, his second straight win to start the 2009 season. He is the first driver since Gordon in 1997 to win the firs... more
Brian Vickers Fires Another Shot
You've got to hand it to Brian Vickers. Not only does he block the crap out of Dale Earnhardt Jr. last Sunday -- too aggressively, I thought; and still think -- and ign... more
Let The Fun Begin: How Many Show Up in California?
Given the endless drumbeat of bad news coming out of NASCAR the last six-or-so months, it was something of a relief to see full grandstands at Daytona last weekend. Whe... more