OLD SCHOOL MEETS NEW SCHOOL

RICHMOND, Va. _ Less than a month before the grand opening of the NASCAR Hall of Fame, the legendary Junior Johnson sat down with a group of reporters from the NASCAR Citizens Journalist Media Corps on Saturday at the Richmond International Raceway. A member of the inaugural class of Hall of Fame inductees, Johnson has been a leading figure in the sport since its very inception. Running from the law as a bootlegger in Wilkes County, N.C. taught a young Johnson how to handle a car, how to find sp ...

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JEFF GORDON’S RAGE METER

At Talladega, the world got a rare glimpse inside the subdued, button-down, yet bristling volcano of Jeff Gordon's rage. "The 48 has been testing my patience," Jeff Gordon calmly noted, "and it's about reached its boiling point." With strong words like that, one might think Johnson had just pissed on his hauler.There is no way to read the calm facade of NASCAR's Most Popular Driver.  How can someone discern between Gordon's 'Boiling Point' expression from his 'Pepsi Tast ...

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JOHNSON-GORDON RIFT SHOWS LARGER TREND

RICHMOND, Va. _ Over the last two weeks it has been more than obvious teammates Jeff Gordon and Jimmie Johnson have been racing each other harder than ever on the race track. These buddy-buddy teammates are now drawing attention for their on the track run-ins, but does Gordon’s aggression elude to a larger trend?Any time a team becomes dominant in one sport, the competition is forced to change the way it plays the game. When the New York Yankees went on a streak in the late 1990s, other fr ...

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DRAGSTER REAR VIEW

Rear View From Dragster - Watch more Funny Videos OK, I just thought this was cool. This is the rear view from a dragster as it accelerates to 280 mph. Now I know what the view was like from the bumper of my 1992 Buick LeSabre! May she rest in peace.Mysterious racist code license plate turns out to be something familiar (From the Marbles)World's hottest bowler (Break)Will immigration law cost Arizona All-Star game? (ABC)Rocket racing: The next NASCAR? (CNN)Visual aids for the Kentucky Derby ...

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HEATH CALHOUN 400 ODDS

It is the worst feeling in the world that doesn’t involve pain.It’s the feeling you get waiting in line at the Las Vegas airport after you got absolutely clobbered at the tables. Will it bankrupt you? I hope not. Is the loss only financial? You hope so. But you arrived to the city hours earlier with a plan that you knew would work. Confidence and optimism. You’re ready to go. Then the best laid plans start to sputter. Your stomach gets a bit queasy. You go to a different casino ...

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