From Earnhardt to Petty: 5 Great NASCAR Winning Streaks

  Win a NASCAR Sprint Cup race, and you've accomplished something impressive. A driver who can win two in a row has demonstrated he has the hang of this. Win three or more, and you're making history. In eight decades of racing, only 19 Cup drivers have won three or more in a row. Today, we celebrate five of the best NASCAR winning streaks of all time. Dale Earnhardt (4), March 29- April 26, 1987- On the road to the third of his seven championships, The Intimidator set the tone for ...

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History Makers, Legends Comprise Hall of Fame Class

Diverse. In every sense of the word, the 2015 NASCAR Hall of Fame class is diverse, with a little something for every kind of racing fan, from the old timers to fans of more recent vintage. It's not easy being first; Wendell Scott knew that. NASCAR's first African-American to win a NASCAR Grand National race overcame humble beginnings and prejudice to earn his place in racing history. Scott came of age in segregated drinking fountains, segregrated restrooms and even segregated schools. It ...

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Chasing Excellence

His name says it all. The first name "Chase" suggests a man on the move, and this young racer of which I speak is definitely that. The last name "Elliott" is synonymous NASCAR excellence, one bearing the name won 44 races, the 1988 NASCAR Winston (now Sprint) Cup championship, and was a 16 time Most Popular Driver. His name packs a lot of meaning, and considering what he's accomplished already, 18-year old high school senior Chase Elliott is bearing up to it just fine. The NASCAR Nation ...

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Who Gets My Vote For NASCAR’s 2015 Hall of Fame Class?

NASCAR fans, you have a voice! Fan voting has opened for the 2015 class for the NASCAR Hall of Fame. Who sould join the ranks of Richard Petty, Dale Earnhardt, David Pearson and Big Bill France? This year's fan ballot offers an array of choices that include everyone from Red Byron to Rick Hendrick. This is by no means a media member telling you how you should vote; I am merely sharing my ballot and my reasons why. It would also be interesting to hear what your ballot looks like if you ch ...

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The Marriage Of A NASCAR Hatfield & A NASCAR McCoy

Has Hell frozen over? If we could go back in time a la Marty McFly to the 80s to tell NASCAR fans back in the day that an Elliott would be racing for an Earnhardt, what do you think their reaction would have been? More than likely that fan would have said that a certain region south of us had gone Arctic. Hmm, perhaps Beelzebub is sporting a new pair of long johns. Chase Elloitt- son of NASCAR legend Bill Elliott- has aligned himself with the progeny of one of "Million Dollar Bill's" chi ...

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