The Fundamental Flaw With The Chase

  Within NASCAR is a fundamental flaw with their version of a playoff system. It's a problem you don't see with a playoff system in any other American-based sport. A failure to deal with it brings to bear the Chaos theory into the world of sports. A simplified version of the Chaos theory is the "butterfly effect;" a butterfly flaps its wings in Brazil, and the result is a tornado in Texas. Sounds a little "out there," but think about it, is it not a little bit like the events at T ...

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Nascar Recap: Federated Auto Parts 400

The Chase is here. Sixteen teams can focus on winning a Sprint Cup. Twenty-seven can focus on 2015. While it would seem obvious those 16 and 27 respective crews are the winners and losers from Richmond, there are some names and faces that might think differently. Here's a Bert Convy inspired breakdown. (more...) ...

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Nascar Recap: Pure Michigan 400 Win, Lose or Draw

Let's recap: Pure Michigan was pure fun for Jeff Gordon, who won his 91st career sprint Cup race Sunday. So why is the weekend a draw for Gordon in this Nacar recap? Here's a Bert Convy inspired breakdown. (more...) ...

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Nascar Odds: Pure Michigan 400

I get it. With everything going on related to last Saturday's deadly accident involving Tony Stewart, there are far more important things happening in the world of racing. Stewart isn't racing. Forty-three others are. Here's a breakdown of how the odds might impact what Sprint Cup fans see Sunday. (more...) ...

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The Boys Of Summer

With the all-star race and the Coca-Cola 600 in the rear view mirror, the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup schedule enters a new phase. That will be welcome news for some big names that have struggled thus far, and could mean a more crowded field of front-runners in a season where so far, no real clear leader has emerged. The races we have coming up may not be at tracks that have historically produced great racing, but it will be quite interesting to see who the comers and goers are. TONY STEWART ...

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