What’s Next For Kurt Busch?

  The tribe has spoken. NASCAR has lifted its suspension of Kurt Busch, days after the state of Delaware announced it would not pursue charges against the 2004 champion, who stood accused committing acts of domestic violence against ex-girlfriend Patricia Driscoll. Though NASCAR, Busch and the racing community are happy to see him emerge from this latest drama, it is not over. It's far from over. Makes me think of the old Rodney Crowell album title "Life Is Messy." There's no r ...

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It’s Time For A Clear Stand On Domestic Violence

  If you've lived through it, you know how profound its impact is. For those that have grown up in homes where domestic violence has occurred, they know its insidious effect goes beyond merely the abuser and the abused. As the Kurt Busch case brings the issue before NASCAR and the racing public, it's time to take a clear stand on domestic violence when NASCAR participants are found to have engaged in it. Let's be clear that this is in no way a veiled attempt at trying the Kurt Bus ...

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The NASCAR Bubble

Bubbles are trouble when you're not talking about a kid's bath. We've had the "dot-com" bubble, the real estate bubble, and now it sure looks from here that the NASCAR bubble is working its way out as all manner of issues in "stock" car auto racing are on the table for discussion. Does this mean NASCAR is dead? Never say never, as yours truly stares down the barrel of 50 years of age in a few weeks, I can tell you I have seen everything from the moon landing to Roe V. Wade to the Internet ...

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Why Horsepower Reduction Is A Horrible Idea

So NASCAR (well, the powers that be) is looking at reducing horsepower, eh? It will improve the racing? Imagine me doing my best Phil Robertson impression "Nnnno." This is why racing people need to run racing. Could you imagine telling Usain Bolt he would have to sprint in snow boots? Maybe the runners in the Boston Marathon should have to tow a Volkswagen with a rope. Yeah, slowing the racing down, this should make it better. Good luck selling that one, though high speed doesn't always n ...

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NASCAR Sad Santa Photos

It is a staple of everyone's childhood. Go visit Santa, be scared to death of Santa, scream bloody murder in front of Santa and be mocked by your family with said photo for the rest of your life. Even the best in NASCAR have a Sad Santa experience. Here are three of your favorites who might have that Sad Santa feeling inside this weekend after Thanksgiving: (more...) ...

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