Classy 2019 Hall of Fame Class

Can you say there were really any surprises with the 2019 NASCAR Hall of Fame Class? Not for me. All were going to get in sooner or later, and for the older inductees it's nice they get in while their here to enjoy it. That was what always stuck in my craw with NASCAR pioneer owner Raymond Parks. They could have inducted him into the Hall of Fame while he was still alive, but they missed that opportunity. He should have been among the very first, with all apologies to some who got in ahea ...

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2018 Team Preview: No News Is Good News With Roush Fenway

Question: what do Matt Kenseth and Kurt Busch have in common? A couple of things actually. Both were champions in the early 200s- 2003 and 2004 to be exact. Now, what else did they have in common? Both won NASCAR championships while in the employ of what has been known of late as Roush Fenway Racing. It wasn't so many years ago, Roush Fenway Racing was mentioned in the same breath as Hendrick and Gibbs. Carl Edwards, Mark Martin, Jeff Burton and Greg Biffle all enjoyed solid careers at Ro ...

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Carl Edwards Is Retiring?

  Who saw that coming? Carl Edwards is hanging up his helmet. Until today, that was the LAST story line I was contemplating. The story could well have been how Edwards- after just missing out on a championship- would be a top contender for 2017. At 37-years old, Carl Edwards is right in racing's prime years. He's right at that crossroads where there's an ample supply of experience and energy. Articulate and physically fit, Edwards is a sponsor's dream, perhaps the most in demand d ...

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Roush Fenway Racing Cuts Are Needed Changes

At one time, Roush Fenway Racing was named among the NASCAR elites. Remember the days when they could and did have FIVE teams? Matt Kenseth, Carl Edwards, Greg Biffle, Mark Martin and Kurt Busch were a veritable all-star team- all making the 2005 Chase. During the course of their history, Jack Roush's drivers have won 135 Cup races and two championships. In the early 2000s, RFR was the standard bearer for Ford. It is said that it takes centuries to grow a forest and minutes to burn it dow ...

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NASCAR Odds: NASCAR Media Tour

NASCAR's annual media tour has come and gone. As teams transition from talking about the 2016 Sprint Cup season to planning for the 2016 Sprint Cup season, here's a look at some random NASCAR odds related to news from this week. (more…) ...

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