2016 Chase Change Predictions

Two weeks from today, the 2016 Sprint Cup season will officially begin with the Sprint Unlimited. With actual action down the front stretch, it's time to start making predictions about the 2016 Sprint Cup season. Next week, it's Homestead predictions. This week, let's look at four drivers who I believe will make the Chase and the four drivers who will be on the outside looking in this 2016 Sprint Cup season. (more...) ...

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Caution Clock: Logic Flying In The Face of Competition

Sometimes, a competitor or team is so great they dominate. Few people here may remember how the Boston Celtics won seven (!) championships in a row in the 60s. The Yankees owned baseball in the 50s. It seems like the NFL in the 90s was all about the Cowboys and 49ers. Pro-change NASCAR fans like to bring up the Southern 500 in 1965, where Ned Jarrett won by  14 laps. Isn't that kind of domination the reward for your preparation, talent and hard work? Some don't think so. Where I live, I r ...

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NASCAR Recap: NASCAR Media Tour

[caption id="attachment_686747" align="aligncenter" width="520"] Courtesy: https://twitter.com/TXMotorSpeedway[/caption] So much for going outside this weekend. A major storm made for a change of plans for many Sprint Cup fans and teams. While millions continue to dig out, here's a look at winner and losers from the NASCAR Media Tour in this NASCAR recap. (more...) ...

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NASCAR Odds: NASCAR Media Tour

NASCAR's annual media tour has come and gone. As teams transition from talking about the 2016 Sprint Cup season to planning for the 2016 Sprint Cup season, here's a look at some random NASCAR odds related to news from this week. (more...) ...

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What The Xfinity and Truck Series Really Need

I sit at my computer this evening with that same quizzical expression that Chloe- my Border Collie- usually gives me when I make a bunch of nonsensical noise. After reading through some of the changes that will be enacted this year in the Xfinity and Camping World Truck Series, I think to myself, "Huh?" I will give NASCAR some credit: they recognize there's a need for some energy that has been missing for as long as I can remember. Unfortunately, with caution clocks, chase-style playoff f ...

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