Dale Earnhardt Jr.- Greg Ives Pairing Coming Together

  Like Lennon and McCartney or Martin and Lewis, NASCAR has had its share of successful pairings; specifically the driver and crew chief. There was Richard Petty and Dale Inman, Jeff Gordon and Ryan Evernham, Tony Stewart and Greg Zipadelli and perhaps no pairing has had more impact than Jimmie Johnson and Chad Knaus. There's little doubt no crew chief had a more positive impact on a driver than did the recently retired Steve Letarte with Dale Earnhardt Jr. Looking back, many woul ...

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Coming This Sunday, Martinsville Madness!

  If not for NASCAR, most of us couldn't find Martinsville, Virginia on a map. This quiet little town (population 13,821- 2010 census) once famous for making plug chewing tobacco cranks up the volume for full contact racing this Sunday. If they were racing at night, "Heartache Tonight" by the Eagles would be a perfect theme song. "Somebody's gonna hurt someone, before the night is through. Somebody's gonna come undone, there's nothing we can do." This is where it all started for N ...

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NASCAR Recap: Dayton 500

[caption id="attachment_685623" align="aligncenter" width="520"] Courtesy @Team_Penske[/caption] The 2015 Sprint Cup season is officially underway, and Sunday's Daytona 500 proved award winning performances weren't just at the movies Sunday. Here's a quick look at winners and losers from Sunday's Great American Race. (more...) ...

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Nascar Odds: Sprint Unlimited

Finally. There is a Sprint Cup race to discuss, even if that race is an exhibition where fans help make up rules and race sequencing. The Sprint Unlimited runs a limited race with a limited field. Still, the numbers offer insight into what might happen during the Daytona 500 next week. (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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