BIGGEST OFF-SEASON RUMORS OF 2010

 With the season just a few short weeks away, here's a look back at the biggest off-season rumors of 2010. Some of these rumors proved to be true; others were just whispers in the wind, but all of them made the silly season that much more entertaining this year.  1. Will Danica race stock cars? The inches of column space dedicated to Danica make Lindsay Lohan blush. This off-season, she confirmed the rumors by joining JR Motorsports for a limited Nationwide Series run. The media sensat ...

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24/7 JIMMIE JOHNSON EPISODE 1

In case you missed it - or don't have HBO - I present episode one of "24/7 Jimmie Johnson," AKA "Behind the Music with Vanilla Nice." (I swear I am going to make that nickname stick.) 24/7 Jimmie Johnson (HBO YouTube) ...

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WILL HAMLIN’S INJURY AFFECT HIS 2010 SEASON?

The big story right now is Denny Hamlin's injury. We are seeing a lot of discussion out there wondering whether his 2010 start will be just as good as his 2009 ending. Some of the PR from the Joe Gibbs camp is that this will be no problem.Let's compare some recent examples of NASCAR injuries. In 2009, Carl Edwards broke his right foot in September.  In the following twelve races after the injury (the last twelve of 2009), he had three Top Tens, and a total of ZERO Top Fives. His average ...

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GREATEST FAN COMMERCIAL – EVER

That is exactly the seat I would want if I found myself going 200 mph on a NASCAR track. This was created by a fan for a NASCAR commercial contest, which he obviously lost. He may not have a prize reward, but he will always have his dignity.BusinessWeek sports power list (Bloomberg)I am glad this is not my garage (Break)2010 athlete WAG awards (Bleacher Report)Danica Patrick to appear on CSI: Mooresville (TV Watch)25 funny tombstones (Holy Taco)Check out the MMA FightPicker (Cage Potato)Gallery: ...

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A FEW MOMENTS WITH NED JARRETT

Ned Jarrett in car 11 races to the outside of Jim Paschal at Nashville in 1961.Timing is everything. We tend to remember when it didn’t go our way. The bad memories can linger for years. As I get older I choose to recall better times and the nice moments in life that fall into my lap. At a recent dinner, through sheer chance, my timing was perfect. And I got to chat with Ned Jarrett. Attending a reception before the night’s main program near the Charlotte area brought a nice oppor ...

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