Can-Am 500 Provides Reversal of Fortunes For Logano, Kenseth

Oh, what a delicious little bit of irony if you're a Joey Logano fan. Late race misfortune for Matt Kenseth (in case you missed it) brings good fortune to Joey Logano. The result? Logano wins the Can-Am 500 at Phoenix and punches his ticket to compete for a championship. Kenseth, who appeared to have the race in the bag, misses out on his chance to contend with JGR teammates Kyle Busch and Carl Edwards for the 2016 Chase crown. What a different scene from 2015. Contact from Logano at Kans ...

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Johnson, Harvick Face Familiar Scenarios

Johnson, Harvick. Two big racing names, two famous for how they race. One is well-known for getting hot and staying hot when the leaves turn brown and the heat goes down. The other? He's known for rising up when the chips are down. As matters stand today, Johnson, Harvick- the standard bearers for Chevrolet in the 2016 edition of the Chase- find themselves familiar circumstances. Jimmie Johnson has punched his ticket for Homestead with his victory at Martinsville. He's once again on a rol ...

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Who Will Survive The Chase’s Second Round?

The great sports sage Yogi Berra said, "In baseball, you don't know much." In his own homespun way, the great catcher and manager opined that the game had its own way of putting conventional wisdom on its ear. You could make what appeared to be all the right moves, but come out on the wrong end of the result. On any given day, the underdog- with a fortuitous bounce- could prevail over the favorite. In NASCAR's 2016 Chase that did not happen in the opening round. A stroke of good fortune g ...

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Kevin Harvick: Less Stressed, Accomplishing More

  "It's just that time of year -- last two years we've kind of just worn ourselves out and really stressed out over trying to perform at this level, but we already perform at that level.  We've just got to keep performing at that level.  A lot of times you can talk yourself into being so amped up that you can talk yourself into making mistakes or doing things wrong, and this team has done a great job." Kevin Harvick after win at New Hampshire Thanks to his victory Sunday, Kevin ...

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2016 Chase Change Predictions

Two weeks from today, the 2016 Sprint Cup season will officially begin with the Sprint Unlimited. With actual action down the front stretch, it's time to start making predictions about the 2016 Sprint Cup season. Next week, it's Homestead predictions. This week, let's look at four drivers who I believe will make the Chase and the four drivers who will be on the outside looking in this 2016 Sprint Cup season. (more…) ...

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