WHO ARE 2010’S MOST UNDERRATED DRIVERS?

David Reutimann's win last weekend in Chicago shed the light on one of NASCAR's underdogs, but this season has seen a number of top-level drivers take a back seat to those racing at the front. SI.com's Cory McCartney takes a look at some of the bigger names in the sport that find themselves underdogs in 2010. Plus, some discussion about the No. 3 and this weekend's pick to win the Nationwide Series race at Gateway. Who are NASCAR's most underrated drivers in 2010? (SI.com) ...

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NASCAR PROP BETS

I need a break. After the dumpster fire that was Chicagoland, I’m down a fake $325 heading into an off week. I’ve learned when you have a bad run at a table, it’s important to leave the table and get your thoughts together. I’ve also learned how fun it is to visit another table to partake in a different form of entertainment. And since I would rather bet on a WNBA game than a Nationwide race, I offer you the prop bets I would love to bet on if they actually existed.  ...

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BRAND IDENTITY CREEPING BACK INTO NASCAR

The NASCAR Nationwide Series looked good at Daytona. They looked a little more like cars. That is a wonderful thing for the sport.“Whatever happened to win on Sunday, sell on Monday?” asked a friend of mine who is a casual auto racing fan. “Whatever happened to taking a car from the dealer and turning it into a racecar?”It’s been close to the 40-year range since stock vehicles were transformed into top-level NASCAR machines.The Late Model Sportsman evolved into the ...

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NASCAR STARS DISCUSS SPORT (VIDEO)

We already linked to SI.com's roundtable discussion between Lars Anderson and drivers Kevin Harvick, Denny Hamlin, Jimmie Johnson, Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Greg Biffle. Because it is so rare that five stars like this get together in one room for a single interview, we thought you might like to see video of NASCAR's top stars discussing the state of the sport.   NASCAR stars discuss state of the sport (SI.com) ...

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LOL RACE PICS: RUN, DANICA, RUN

 Un-pictured, seven feet behind her, is All Left Turns reporter Jay W. Pennell chasing  Danica down for an interview. Props to LOL Race Pics. Related links:The PledgeBlame GordonJimmie's golden horseshoe and Jeff's recklessness win the dayJimmie pulls Denny asideJunior's beard wincesSilence of the Rocket ManTony Stewart food runDarrell Waltrip bustedAmish Stewart fanStealing Kyle's flagTarget practiceSasquatch Earnhardt Jr.Kyle goes to Walley WorldI'm Tony Stewart ... ...

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