THE RETURN OF THE SPOILER

As we look to this weekend and Martinsville’s hosting of the Cup and Truck Series, an old friend will be making a return. The rear wing will be removed from the Cup car’s deck lid and be replaced with a spoiler.This move was originally announced in January at NASCAR’s stop on the annual media tour. The intent was for aesthetics. A large group of race fans have complained that they did not care for the look of the current car. One detail that was common among complaints was the ...

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TESTING 1…2

Preparing for the transition from the rear wing to the spoiler, nearly every Sprint Cup Series team spent this Tuesday and Wednesday testing at the Charlotte Motor Speedway. While the spoiler will be implemented beginning with this weekend’s race in Martinsville, teams had limited time with the newest change to the car. A previous test at Talladega Superspeedway saw only 24 teams try out the rear spoiler, but this week close to 50 teams took to the track.Each team used the two day session ...

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LOL RACE PICS: DRINK RESPONSIBLY

 This photo has not been doctored in any way, shape or form. Thanks, LOL Race Pics. Related posts:The Incredible CarlWhat Carl Edwards saidDanica Patrick FAILPhoto finish at ACSFore! ...

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UNBELIEVABLE GEORGIA TECH JET FLYOVER

This happened in the fall before a Georgia Tech football game. The video surfaced recently. Sadly, both pilots were grounded permanently, even though what they did was AWESOME.Junior scorches McGrew over Bristol airwaves (From the Marbles)Kyle Busch vs. Scott Speed tire-changing contest (SB Nation)What NCAA tournament team grads make in the workplace (Payscale) 12 celebrity sports look-a-likes (Comedy)Dog sings to soothe crying baby (Break)'Hot Tub Time Machine' cast interviews (Screen Junk ...

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LATE RACE PIT DECISIONS CAN BE AGONIZING

When caution flags wave late in an event, crucial decisions need to be made, and in a hurry.A flow chart runs through a crew chief’s mind to make a call that the team, fans and sponsors hope is correct. A lot of weight is put on one man’s shoulders very quickly and he needs to be choosing correctly. This is what he signed up for and why some make healthy paychecks. And why some can gain gray hair.A series of questions need to be answered fast. Where are we running? Late in the Su ...

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