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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2015 Nascar Final Four: Part Two

It's finally time to get back to work. After nearly two weeks of holiday parties, ugly sweaters, sick kids and way too much food and beverage consumption, 2015 is here. Friday, we took a look at the first driver picked for the Nascar Final Four and a bunch of drivers on the outside looking in. Now it's time to separate the rest of the field. (more...) ...

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Top 14 NASCAR Stories of 2014- Part I

  The thrill of victory, the agony of defeat; the good, the bad and the ugly. NASCAR wanted more drama, more "Game Seven" moments, and for better or for worse, the powers that be got what they wanted. Looking back before we look forward to 2015, here's one observer's take on the top 14 NASCAR stories of 2014: #14. Lady Luck Slips Superman Kryptonite- There once was a time when fans wondered if anyone besides Jimmie Johnson was ever going to win another championship. Kevin Harvick ...

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