Erratic Ethics Blur The Lines Of Acceptable Race Conduct

  What separates aggressive driving from dirty driving in motorsports? If I'm going for a win, is it acceptable to tap the driver in front of me? It depends on who you ask. Last week at Martinsville, NASCAR legend Jeff Gordon says things would have been interesting if he had caught race winner Dale Earnhardt Jr. "“I would have moved him, for sure. There’s no doubt in my mind. Everybody who is out there racing has to weigh risk versus reward. For me, to win this race is worth takin ...

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Nascar Recap: AAA 500

[caption id="attachment_685189" align="aligncenter" width="520"] Courtesy: https://twitter.com/NASCAR[/caption] When did Nascar turn into a carnival? The AAA 500 was a great race marred by a series of missteps prior to and after the race. Here's a recap of winners and losers from a surreal experience at Texas Motor Speedway. (more...) ...

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Nascar Odds: AAA 500

It's amazing what a little desperation will do. The Nascar odds are out for Sunday's AAA 500. The two names at the top are there for one reason only; for each winning is a must. (more...) ...

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The Remaining Schedule Favors A Dark Horse

  In some NASCAR circles, much talk has emerged about the possibility of a winless Chase champion. If NASCAR were Survivor, one would certainly credit Ryan Newman and Matt Kenseth with "outlasting" the competition.  Though winless, Newman and Kenseth have raised their respective games at the right time.  The Rocket Man has an average finish of 5.8 in his last five races, while Kenseth has been a solid 9.0. With that said, the biggest threat to win the Chase not named Jeff Gordon o ...

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Winning Is The Best Deodorant

Getting eliminated from the Chase in spite of a sold season stinks. The 88 team- fronted by Dale Earnhardt Jr.- washed away all that disappointment with the sweet scent of victory at Martinsville. As far as NASCAR's favorite son is concerned, you can have your points, it's the winning that matters. "Winning races is the priority.  I don't know that I'd be that damn happy about winning a championship had we not won any races this year.  So definitely winning these races is a whole lot of fun ...

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