GoDaddy Gone: What Does It Mean?

  "I like things that go fast, 'cuz I know the good things don't ever last." The line from the old Huey Lewis hit "I Know What I Like" rattles around in the brain as this observer ponders the news that GoDaddy announces they will end their run as the primary sponsor of Danica Patrick's car in 2016 in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. Everyone has their opinion, and yours truly is no different. Danica detractors will tell you this announcement spells the beginning of the end one of NAS ...

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Kurt Busch “The Outlaw” Outruns The Posse

  For most, the comeback trail is a long ascent from the bottom. Such is not the way of the NASCAR fans call "The Outlaw." Kurt Busch has been hauling the mail since his 2015 in Phoenix, the fourth reason of the season. Having run only two-thirds of the schedule to date, Busch already has a win and has made a meteoric rise to 18th in points, good enough for at least a wild card berth. NASCAR offered the 2004 champion an exemption due to the late start brought on by legal allegatio ...

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NASCAR Odds: Toyota Owners 400

So much for Joe Gibbs Racing being done for the year. JGR has two wins in its last two Sprint Cup starts. As teams head to Richmond for Sunday's Toyota Owners 400, the NASCAR odds suggest the team may have a three-peat come Sunday. (more...) ...

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The Legacy of Steve Byrnes

  If I may be so raw, cancer sucks. This killer has separated families and deprived this Earth of some fine human beings, people who had something good to contribute. Had cancer not deprived his body of life, 56-year old Steve Byrnes still had plenty to bring to NASCAR nation. If you'll permit this observer to do so, after I all, I know this is a site about NASCAR racing, I'll tell you why Byrnes mattered so much to this sport, and what he taught by example to those of us who eith ...

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Matt Kenseth: Back In The High Life Again

  Make room at the table for Joe Gibbs Racing boys. Alongside Hendrick, Penske and Stewart-Haas, Matt Kenseth's victory Sunday at Bristol offers indication that the likes of the 2013 runner-up and this teammates have found a higher gear and are ready to be accounted for. Kenseth notes a sense of progress for the four car Cup team. " I feel like this year we've really been gaining on it, all of us.  Carl has been good enough to win the last couple weeks.  Just had terrible luck.  I ...

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