Racing At 90? Hershel McGriff Did!

  How old is Hershel McGriff? When he celebrates a birthday, the candles cost more than the cake! Or as Chris Myers once said of aging reporter Dick Berggren, "he's so old, he knew the Dead Sea when it was just getting sick." Sorry, I couldn't resist. I'm just amazed. I'm not a pup myself, but it will take me 36 years to get to where he is now. And Hershel McGriff drove a NASCAR K&N Pro Series West race in Tuscon. If I'm lucky (I think), I'll be living at 90. I can't imagine r ...

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A Lesson In Life Courtesy of Spencer Gallagher

[caption id="attachment_688295" align="aligncenter" width="520"] during the NASCAR Xfinity Series Sparks Energy 300 at Talladega Superspeedway on April 28, 2018 in Talladega, Alabama.[/caption] Spencer Gallagher is now a "guy." Unfortunately for 28-year old from Las Vegas, he will be known going forward as "that guy that tested positive for drugs." It does not matter that we don't know what he tested positive for, how many times he may have used, and it does not matter how much of a good guy ...

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Let Racing People Run NASCAR

Every passing season, it just continues to fade. There's a hauler load full of reason for the decline of NASCAR, and no one fix takes care of it all. NASCAR will never be the NFL, but short of that, it is possible to enjoy a big piece of the sports viewing pie. There is one major fix that can help stop the bleeding. It's time to let racing people run NASCAR. At NASCAR's inception was Big Bill France and an eclectic mix of businessmen, mechanics, and people with some valuable knowledge of h ...

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Matt Kenseth Apparently Isn’t Finished Yet

Matt Kenseth returns! Reports are out that the 2003 champion will return to Roush Fenway Racing to drive the number six car on a part-time it will re-unite him with the organization where he enjoyed his greatest successes before moving on to Joe Gibbs Racing. While he wasn't exactly knocking it dead in 2017, it would have been a stretch to say Matt Kenseth was washing up. His release from JGR was nothing more than a means for opening up a ride for Erik Jones, a young driver with greater p ...

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Where Does Kyle Busch Stand Among The Greats?

[caption id="attachment_686602" align="aligncenter" width="520"] Courtesy: twitter.com/JoeGibbsRacing[/caption] It's become a fair question to ask: where does Kyle Busch stand among the greats of NASCAR? It's not a crazy question to ask anymore. Just start with the stats, and he already has a Hall of Fame resume with plenty of gas left in the tank. With his Saturday night win at Richmond, Kyle Busch has 46 Cup victories. That total has taken him past such luminaries as Mark Martin and Bill ...

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