HENDRICK INSPECTIONS DIFFERENT THAN OTHER TEAMS’ VIOLATIONS

Hendrick cars have been under the microscope the first few weeks of the Chase. They have come up clean, but that has not stopped fans from crying foul. What's really going on here? Jimmie Johnson and Mark Martin’s cars were taken to NASCAR’s research and development center in Concord, N.C., following the Sprint Cup race in Dover. An additional inspection was performed on the cars after the routine check following the race in Kansas. A variance was found with both machines.Internet ...

//more

WHY YOUR DRIVER WILL LOSE THE CHASE: THE HENDRICK BOYS

Hendrick Motorsports has three drivers in the Chase. It probably has the best gear in the business. It certainly has the best funding. It's so good, I can’t come up with three reasons why each of its drivers will lose the Chase. But nobody is winning the 2009 Chase, even the Hendrick boys. Here’s why: Jeff Gordon has a bad backNo, he didn’t get it carrying Dale Jr. this season. (ZINGER!) But, I’ve felt sore driving four hours to a family reunion. Imagine three times th ...

//more

Never Let Facts Get in the Way of a Good Story

An off-week four races into the season tends to strain even the most inventive editorial mind. Of course, members of the media aren't generally credited with much in the way of creativity, so I suppose it should come as no real surprise that we've been beaten with Look who's on the bubble and Don't look now, Kurt Busch is back and What's up with Hendrick? stories.And, really, editors can be a bitch, so I have endless sympathy for writers who are trying to feed the proverbial bea ...

//more
1 7 8 9