Three Things NASCAR Needs To Do This Week

  It's Monday. For many, that means a second, third or fourth cup of coffee. It also means a lengthy lists of things to do during what should be a busy winter week. NASCAR officials just wrapped up the media tour and might thinks it's time to rest a bit before Daytona. But before refilling their collective mugs, there are three things NASCAR needs to add to their weekly to do list.  (more...) ...

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STAYING OFF THE RED BULL BANDWAGON

I don’t see it.Media writers and broadcasters have gone on record in 2011 to boast of Red Bull Racing’s expected rise in competitive nature. I am going against the grain and saying they won’t rise very far into the 20-something ranked teams.I used to work there.Don’t expect a disgruntled, ex-employer-bashing rant based on spite here. But I have an honest assessment of the race team from my time spent and it is negative. I have worked for plenty of race teams in my life ...

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Brian Vickers Fires Another Shot

You've got to hand it to Brian Vickers. Not only does he block the crap out of Dale Earnhardt Jr. last Sunday -- too aggressively, I thought; and still think -- and ignite The Big One, but he comes out of the Infield Care Center and calls out Junior. Flat-out ballsy. Vickers' willingness to suggest the emperor has no clothes is a bit like suggesting back in 2003 that Saddam Hussein didn't have weapons of mass destruction, wasn't linked to September 11th, and posed zero ...

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