Does The Punishment Fit The Crime For The 11 Team?

  There is plenty to sort through when looking at the penalties handed down to the 11 team after failing post-race inspecting after the NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Indianapolis. When navigating crime and punishment as it is met out by NASCAR, there often is. Nobody will say in this post that punishment handed down is insignificant. Two valuable members of Denny Hamlin's team will be out of commission for six weeks. Two men- crew chief Darian Grubb and car chief Wesley Sherrill- can' ...

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Fun With Numbers (Jeff Gordon version)

He's just one week in front of his 43rd birthday, and Jeff Gordon is still making history. Check this out: With his victory at the famed Indianapolis Brickyard, Jeff Gordon has 90 career wins. Only Richard Petty (200) and David Pearson (105) have more in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. The victory also gives Gordon five at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, putting him alongside legendary Formula One driver Michael Schumacher. Jeff Gordon NASCAR's first Cup race at Indy in 1994, their 10th ...

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Nascar Win, Lose or Draw: Brickyard 400

What an exciting weekend off the bricks at Indi. The Brickyard 400 race may have lacked sizzle on the track and in the stands, but the events before and after the race caused quite the stir. Here's a breakdown of winners and losers from Sunday's Brickyard 400. (more...) ...

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Nascar Odds: 2014 Brickyard 400

It's the 20th anniversary of what is supposed to be Nascar's second biggest race. Teams and fans can argue all day on the merits of the Brickyard 400. There's little debate that the odds for this year's race are some of the strangest this 2014 Sprint Cup season. (more...) ...

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A “Mud”-Summer Night’s Dream

Here's a memo to Eldora track owner Tony Stewart and NASCAR: "Thank you, Sir. May I have another?" Races like the Mudsummer Classic Wednesday in Rossburg, Ohio would do a tremendous amount to remedy what's wrong with NASCAR- in this humble opinion. Props to Darrell Wallace Jr. In terms of a fresh face that can turn heads toward the sport that don't ordinarily pay attention, Bubba is the man. Sure, being a rare racer of mixed ethnicity, Wallace gets your attention, but for the seasoned fan ...

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