2016 Sprint Cup Predictions

So it's the final column of NASCAR'S offseason. With the Sprint Unlimited coming up this weekend, it's time to make predictions sure to fail: predicting the 2016 Sprint Cup champion and the three other drivings who will race for a title at Homestead.  Last year's picks didn't go so well; so, apologies in advance if I pick your favorite Sprint Cup driver. (more...) ...

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Top Five Surprising NASCAR Winless Streaks

It’s amazing how an old fashioned Excel file can change the way you think about NASACR. Jayski recently ran a list of Sprint Cup drivers and how many races they have gone without a win. You can look at all the drivers here, but five are of note for varying reasons. (more...) ...

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NASCAR Chase? A Brawl Might Be More Like It

"“I wouldn’t consider us behind the Gibbs cars. I think we’re going to pound them into the ground. That’s what I think. Hopefully they can beat themselves." - Kevin Harvick.  Did you catch that little quote in the NBC Sports piece by Dustin Long? Does anybody doubt "Happy" means it? Let's just say that if he can't wheel the 4 car past his competition, he won't hesitate to make use of the "chrome horn" to get the job done. Looking over this highly combustible mix of characters that comprises ...

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Two Tracks The Cup Series Needs To Add To The Schedule

I don't always watch the NASCAR Xfinity Series (too often, it's just "Cup Lite"), but when I do, it's because they are racing in two places that produce intrigue and great racing. Within the last month, the Xfinity Series has made stops at Iowa Speedway and Road America. Watching the fan reception and the racing itself, this fan ponders the question: Why isn't the Cup Series racing there? The excuses have been heard, but you would think that given the current state of dissatisfaction of fans ...

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NASCAR Odds: Duck Commander 500

Which is better: A dynasty or parity? It is an age old question in sports, one NASCAR continues to deal with to this day. Judging by the odds for Saturday night's Duck Commander 500, the sport is in the midst of a dynasty, whether the sport is ready for it or not. (more...) ...

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