One Small Step For NASCAR, One Giant Leap For Kyle Busch

  Chalk one up for NASCAR; though it may not be saying much, that's the best race at Kentucky these eyes have seen. For all the missteps they have made, the new aero package received kudos from the drivers, the commentators and a good many of the fans. I will grant you calling that the best race I've ever seen at Kentucky isn't exactly a ringing endorsement, but it may have well been the best race on an intermediate seen to date in 2015. Even crackers are petty doggone delicious if a ...

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NASCAR Recap: Quaker State 400

[caption id="attachment_686073" align="aligncenter" width="520"] https://twitter.com/JoeGibbsRacing[/caption] We're only halfway there. The 2015 Sprint Cup season has felt like a marathon. With Kyle Busch's win at the Quaker State 400, we only mark the half-way point of the 2015 Sprint Cup journey. Here's a look at winners and losers as we cross the half-way line in this NACAR recap. (more...) ...

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Throwback Thursday: Big Race Buddy Baker

Sometimes, it's not a matter of how much but where you win. While 19 career victories in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series won't you put you at the top of any leaderboards, a knack for winning big races like the Daytona 500, the Southern 500 (Darlington), the Busch Clash, and winning the Winston 500 (Talladega) and the World 600 (Charlotte) three times certainly will. Buddy Baker did those things and more. The '70s represented a golden era for NASCAR. It was a great time for a young fan like m ...

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One Way NASCAR Drivers Can Get France’s Attention

  Click! Once again, NASCAR plays Russian roulette at a restrictor plate track, and no one dies. Like you, I suspect that in another day and time, we would all be writing memorials to Austin Dillon. He made it out alive, and so have the fans injured by the flying debris from Dillon's car, as we witnessed another episode of carnage on the final lap at Daytona International Speedway. We are reminded that 43 cars bunched together at 200 mph is a high-risk proposition. Put those 43 cars ...

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NASCAR Odds: Coke Zero 400

It's a whole new world for NASCAR. NBC begins broadcasting Sprint Cup races with Sunday night's Coke Zero 400. Looking at the NASCAR odds for Daytona's night race, there is also a whole new world when it comes to the numbers. (more...) ...

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