Three Biggest Winners Leading Into NASCAR Media Week

The blitz is about to begin. The 2014 NASCAR Media Tour takes place next week, though there really is no tour. Everything will take place at the NASCAR Hall of Fame. News leading into the week always tends to be positive, hence no need to talk about people who lose or draw. Still, there are different degrees of winners from the week, enough to merit the following countdown. (more...) ...

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New Qualifying Format Shakes Up What Needs Shaking

It's done. The days of single-car qualifying have gone the way of the T-Rex. Going forward, at tracks of 1.25 miles in length, all cars on the entry list will take to the track for a 25 minute session The 24 cars that post the fastest single lap from the first qualifying round will advance to the second round. The remaining cars will be sorted based on their times posted in the first round of qualifying in descending order. A second 10 minute round will follow with the 12 cars/trucks tha ...

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NASCAR’s Not Getting The Point(s)

Once upon a time, there was a dramatic race to the finish. Six drivers raced each other hard for the NASCAR Cup championship- including two sons of racing legends, a popular redhead who wheeled a mean machine, a smooth southerner whose persistence paid off, a steady veteran and a slightly odd, but brilliant underdog. In the season finale, that underdog had his day, the cerebral independent providing the Hollywood ending. The season was 1992. The competitors were (in order of mention above) D ...

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New NASCAR Points System: Win, Lose or Draw

Talk about starting the 2014 Sprint Cup season with a bang. A host of reports suggests NASCAR will overhaul its points and Chase system again. Fans could see 16 teams, eliminations during the Chase and four driver tied going into Homestead. With such a massive transition, let's break things down Bert Convy style. (more...) ...

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2014 Sprint Cup Odds

Sprint Cup teams just started testing at Daytona, and odds are already available for who will win the 2014 Sprint Cup. To the surprise of absolutely nobody, Jimmie Johnson is the overwhelming favorite at 2/1. Some of the other numbers are far more surprising and might change how you think about the 2014 season. Here are three things to consider: (more...) ...

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NASCAR DRIVERS PERSONAL CARS

What cars do NASCAR drivers drive on their personal time?  We have the intel on famous drivers, what they drive when they are not racing or the cameras aren't around. [imagebrowser id=3] ...

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The (Preseason) Thunder Rolls For RCR

In my best Beck Bennett (he of the AT&T "classroom" commercials) voice, I proclaim "It's really not complicated. Faster is better." Sure, all publicity is good publicity, but when a race team draws attention for being fastest on the track, it's a heck of a lot better. Rookie of The Year Candidate Austin Dillon of Richard Childress Racing led an RCR 1-2-3 chart topping performance in the Preseason Thunder testing session at Daytona International Speedway. The wunderkind flew around the sup ...

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NASCAR Weekend: Win, Lose or Draw

  So that took long enough. Testing is underway at Daytona. Teams are already starting to shuffle. 2015 plans are coming into place. Let's break down a wild 72 hours, Bert Convy style. (more...) ...

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NASCAR’s Parity Problem

Parity. The NFL has achieved it. NASCAR seems to want it. Let's back up the truck for a moment. NASCAR the governing body wants parity, and has gone to great pains to achieve a competitive balance. The fans? Well, this is where the story becomes a sticky wicket. While it's true a cacophony rises every time a Richard Petty, a Dale Earnhardt, a Jeff Gordon, or a Jimmie Johnson dominates the sport, tossing out equalizers isn't always the silver bullet one may think it is. It can be a case of ...

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NASCAR Hottest Wives

The hottest NASCAR wives are the gorgeous ladies who stand by while their men compete in NASCAR's Sprint Cup Series or Nationwide Series. Check out list we came up with and tell us if you agree? HOT OR NOT   [imagebrowser id=1]   ...

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