The Racing At Michigan? What A Drag!

So if the high-drag aero package worked "o.k.' at Indianapolis, it should do just fine at Michigan, right? I suppose it seemed like a good idea at the time. The Edsel (a godawful name for a kid or a car), Pickett's Charge and new Coke also once seemed like good ideas as well.  The racing at Michigan International Speedway was really only fun if your name was Matt Kenseth; for the rest of the known universe, not so much. The drivers said a lot by not saying much, so allow me: no descriptio ...

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NASCAR Recap: Pure Michigan 400

[caption id="attachment_686209" align="aligncenter" width="520"] Courtesy: https://twitter.com/joegibbsracing[/caption] So the Pure Michigan was pure something…. Matt Kenseth owned the racing, giving Toyota a win in Michigan. For Kenseth, the extra points will come in handy for the Chase. Here’s why he may not have been the big winner at Michigan International Speedway yetersday. (more...) ...

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NASCAR Odds: Pure Michigan 400

Where's Tim Allen when we need him? The soothing voice behind the Pure Michigan ads that are on TV all the time might be necessary come Sunday's Pure Michigan 400. After looking at the NASCAR odds for Sunday's race, it could be a wild few hours at Michigan International Speedway. (more...) ...

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Who Wins In The Ward Family’s Lawsuit Against Tony Stewart?

One year after that fateful New York night in which a young racer lost his life at a sprint car race at Canandaigua, Kevin Ward's family is pursuing a wrongful death lawsuit against racing legend Tony Stewart. No matter the outcome, there are no winners. As a parent to three children, and as the son of parents who lost a child to terminal illness, I wouldn't wish what has happened to Kevin Ward Jr.'s parents on anyone- regardless of whether they were they were like Ward and June Cleaver, ...

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NASCAR Recap: Watkins Glen

[caption id="attachment_686191" align="aligncenter" width="489"] Courtesy: https://twitter.com/ToddBGordon[/caption] How great is road racing? Some Sprint Cup fans love road racing. Others aren’t as fond. I can’t fathom how a fan would think Sunday’s race at Watkins Glen wasn’t worth their time. Here’s a look at winners and losers from the final road race (sadly) of the 2015 Sprint Cup season. (more...) ...

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