NASCAR Gets Their Game 7 Moment

One race, four prominent drivers below the cut line. The only way to survive? Take bull by the horns and win that sucker. One rose like the Phoenix from the ashes to conquer Talladega Superspeedway. The defending champion, the Rowdy one, NASCAR's favorite son, and another highly popular driver from NASCAR's version of of the New York Yankees are eliminated from contention. Sunday's race may not have been one for the ages, but NASCAR got the "Game 7" flavor they were seeking with the new Chas ...

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Nascar Recap: Geico 500

[caption id="attachment_685132" align="aligncenter" width="520"] Courtesy: https://twitter.com/talladegasupers[/caption] Nascar got what it wanted. Big names. A big wreck. Big drama at the finish. The path Nascar took to get to this point was a little off kilter; so, here is a breakdown of winners and losers from Talladega in this Nascar recap of the Geico 500. (more...) ...

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Nascar Odds: Geico 500

The Nascar oddsmakers for this week's Geico 500 have officially lost their minds. The combination of a new Chase format, desperate drivers and Talladega created on of the strangest overall boards I've seen in five years. Here's what it means for your favorite driver Sunday: (more...) ...

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Mild Or Wild, There’s Nothing In Between At Talladega

Are you like me? Sometimes watching a race at Talladega Superspeedway has been as frustrating as can be. For this fan, racing at Talladega has been a lot like fighting a war: hours of sheer boredom, following by seconds of sheer terror. Races where drivers wouldn't pass each other, two car tangoes, and pile-ups that fouled the fortunes of my favorite contenders are too vivid in my head. Like you- I keep watching, because you just never know what a day in Alabama may bring. Talladega has s ...

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Saturday Night At The Fights

"Any publicity is good publicity" the adage goes. It's not every day NASCAR finds itself talked about on Good Morning America. One question though: NASCAR is a RACING series right? If it is, then what happened Saturday night at the Bank of America 500 may not be the kind of attention the series needs. Do you remember what one of the criticisms of NASCAR is by the non-fan? That it is low brow entertainment preferred by those that somehow find enjoyment in watching cars go around in circle ...

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