NASCAR Odds: Spring Break Bye Week

After the winter many NASCAR fans had to endure, Spring Break and the sights and sounds that go with it have arrived at an ideal time. For Sprint Cup teams, the timing is ideal as well when you consider all of the developments on. But even though your favorite Sprint Cup driver will spend time with friends and family this weekend, there are still some thoughts to simmer over this Saturday and Sunday related the next phase of the 2015 Sprint Cup season. (more...) ...

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NASCAR’s March Madness: Reality & Fantasy

    Tony Stewart in 35th? Kevin Harvick is spanking the field? Martin Truex is in third? Jeff Gordon is 25th in his farewell tour? Welcome to "March Madness" NASCAR style. The 2015 season has been downright "cray cray." Amidst the insanity, let's take s step back to consider what is reality and what is fantasy. First of all, let's remember that in today's world of "win and you're in," you can stink up the track for the better part of the spring and summer, and as long as y ...

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David Ragan: A Movie Script In The Making?

  Imagine you're the precocious son of an old school racer who got a few cups of coffee in the NASCAR Winston Cup Series. Like father, like son- you have the racing bug too. Perhaps a little prematurely, you get a shot at the big time. You show flashes of potential, but all does not always go well. A rough, but respected says you're a "dart without feathers." Over time, you improve a little, and you win the Coke Zero 400 at the birthplace of speed- Daytona International Speedway. ...

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Nascar Recap: Sprint Unlimited

[caption id="attachment_685588" align="aligncenter" width="339"] Courtesy: www.twitter.com/nascar[/caption] On the coldest week of the year, the 2015 Sprint Cup season started on fire. The 2015 Sprint Unlimited featured active passing, aggressive angst and a far more broad list of Daytona 500 contenders than when the evening started. Here's a breakdown of winners and losers from Saturday night. (more...) ...

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NASCAR UNDER PRESSURE: 2015 CREW CHIEFS

It might be the most stressful job in all of racing. Crew chiefs work longer hours than drivers for less pay and endure more stress than than many of the more dreadful corporate jobs. And when there is an opening to take over a Sprint Cup team, owners find no shortage of people willing to take on the role. The 2015 Sprint Cup season brought several crew chiefs to the pit box. Here's a breakdown of new crew chiefs who will feel the most pressure in 2015. (more...) ...

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