Five Drivers I’m Watching This Season

Happy New Year! With the 2014 season just around the corner, it's not too early to start looking ahead. For a variety of reasons, here are five drivers I will be watching with heightened interest..... Denny Hamlin- After a season filled with calamity, Hambone finished the 2013 campaign with a win, signaling hope for the 11 team. Was it an omen? He's been a winner throughout his career, here's betting Hamlin will be right back in the mix of things this season. Kyle Larson- It's been som ...

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The Kid Is Alright: Kyle Larson Will Be Just Fine

For the first time in years, the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup season boasts a compelling rookie class. At this posting, five have announced as candidates for Rookie Of The Year. Nationwide Series veterans Michael Annett, Parker Kligerman and Cole Whitt join the much-ballyhooed likes of Kyle Larson and Austin Dillon as candidates, perhaps the most intriguing class since 2006, which featured phenoms Denny Hamlin, Martin Truex Jr. and Clint Bowyer. Expectations are justifiably high for Dillon. He ...

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NASCAR Rookies: Win, Lose or Draw

Leave it to hockey to inspire a NASCAR column. During an other wise boring game between Winnipeg and Columbus, who would show up at Nationwide Arena other than Nationwide Series Champion Austin Dillon. When coupled with this breakdown of 2014 Sprint Cup rookie drivers, let's do a quick breakdown, Bert Convy style: (more...) ...

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NASCAR Odds

  Odds are most of you are missing racing on the weekend. Odds are teams are taking the next few weeks to recharge their batteries and begin the Daytona blitz in January. Odds are it's time to do another odds column to get you thinking about 2014. (more...) ...

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THE BEST NASCAR RACING YOU MAY BE MISSING

Now that was a great NASCAR race last weekend! The racing wasn’t bad at New Hampshire, either. The Lenox Industrial Tools 301 was good, but if you missed the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Iowa, then you missed the best race of NASCAR’s three national touring series.I almost missed it too. I tend to be what my buddy Patrick Reynolds calls a “Cup snob” because of all the top series drivers that stink up the track in the Nationwide and the Truck Series. ...

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