Is Jeff Gordon The GOAT? A Minority Report

NASCAR on FOX has sure opened a can of worms. Have you seen the brackets trying to determine the greatest of all time, tournament style? Frankly, the results indicate to this observer that too many race fans don't know their history. I dared to say that any competition that rates Jeff Gordon higher than David Pearson is worthless. Yes, I said it. Please understand that when yours truly was a fan and not writing about NASCAR, he was a die hard Gordon fan. Gordon is one of the all-time g ...

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The Air Force, Richard Petty and Bubba Wallace Partner Up

The Air Force has announced that once again, they will partner with Richard Petty Motorsports and they will sponsor of Bubba Wallace. Dare we say it? It's an alliance as American as mom and apple pie. By and large, most NASCAR fans are fiercely patriotic, even when they feverishly disagree with how their country is run. While their political alliances are a bit varied, there is no equivocation concerning their support for the men and women who sacrificially serve our great country. Now th ...

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Where Are The Young Fans Going?

There's a shift in the sports landscape, and you can see it. At this moment, fewer are going to NFL football games, and here in NASCAR Nation, even Captain Obvious can see that venues that used to sell out, aren't anymore. In particular, one struggles to find as many young fans getting into motorsports as there used to be. The causes are numerous, and we've explored them here before. If you're like me, and you're in your fifties, you may recall a time when you tinkered with your car in th ...

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One Veteran Driver- Kurt Busch- Will Be Back

Many of NASCAR's old guard- either for health or for sponsorship reasons- have been forced to the sidelines. One former champion- Kurt Busch- will be back for the 2018 season. Not only will the 2004 champion return for another season of racing, he will be doing so in the 41 car he has piloted since 2014. Kurt Busch appeared to have his career placed in limbo when Stewart-Haas Racing announced they would not have his contract renewed last summer. All along, both SHR and the 38-year old Day ...

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Richard Petty Motorsports Switches To Chevrolet

Remember the jingle? "Baseball, hot dogs, apple pie and Chevrolet," the iconic commercial tune went. Just as iconic as those symbols is Richard Petty to the world of NASCAR racing. RPM will not only align with "the bowties" in 2018, they will also align technically with Richard Childress Racing. That's the word at Jayski.com. While Richard Petty himself is more of a NASCAR ambassador and organizational figurehead, in this season of change, it's good to see an icon from the sport's heyday ...

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