Now Here’s Some Racing Stories Worth Our Attention

  You heard it here from a media guy: sometimes having 24 hour, on-demand sports media is not necessarily a good thing. Thanks to the need to fill air-time and print space, we all know a lot more about the relationship between Kurt Busch and Patricia Driscoll than we ever want to know, what Carl Edwards thinks of Tony Stewart's athleticism, and all manner of tripe none of us would have ever given two hoots about 30 years ago. Thankfully, the 2015 NASCAR season is roughly a month away ...

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Watch & Learn, Keith Olbermann

  OK, Keith Olbermann, I get it- you don't like NASCAR. It's no big deal; heck, lots of NASCAR fans don't like NASCAR in its current form. To each his own. If my circle of friends were limited to those who were as crazy about NASCAR I was, I wouldn't be able to fit a golf ball through the said sphere. That's not the issue: the problem here is your disrespect for the participants in the National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing. You say it is like driving a taxi cab in New Yor ...

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Nascar Chili Bowl: Win, Lose or Draw

This time of year, chili is a delight for several reasons. While much of the country deals with cold and ice, chili can be a warm way to get through the day. While much of Nascar Nation deals with the chill of an off-season, the Chili Bowl Midget race is a reminder of more eventful weekends ahead. Here's a breakdown of Nascar winners and losers from the weekend. (more...) ...

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Nascar Next Steps: Kurt Busch

There's nothing funny about what is happening with Kurt Busch and Patricia Driscoll. When the discussion involves themes like domestic abuse, mental health and more, the foremost thoughts need to revolve around everyone involved being safe, secure and healthy. I am not going to begin to speculate on what happened, who may be telling the truth and who might be lying. That's for the legal system to determine. As this plays out, Kurt Busch the driver has plenty on his plate. Here's a breakdo ...

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The Two Worlds Of Tony Stewart

  Here's a little exercise: take your arms and spread them as far apart as you can. Look to your left. Now, look to your right. This is a visual picture of the two worlds of Tony Stewart. In the world of Tony Stewart the owner, there maybe challenges, but you can't ride higher than having one of your drivers earn a championship. Adding to the fulfillment is the fact that Kevin Harvick is one of your best friends in the sport- accomplishing the feat in his first season at Stewart- ...

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