NASCAR Recap: Ford EcoBoost 400

[caption id="attachment_686571" align="aligncenter" width="520"] Courtesy: https://twitter.com/MissSprintCup[/caption] So that delivered. The Ford EcoBoost 400 crowned a new Sprint Cup champion, gave Jeff Gordon a legendary farewell and left several teams wondering what could have been. Here's a breakdown of winners and losers from Homestead in this NASCAR recap. (more…) ...

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Sizing Up NASCAR’s Final Four

One trophy, four contenders, four distinctly different stories. Love the Chase, or loathe it, NASCAR's final four is an eclectic group- featuring a retiring legend, a defending champion, a perennial contender who had to rally to make it to Homestead and an underdog representing the little team that could. If 2015's final four has a Rocky Balboa in it, it would be Martin Truex Jr. It is too easy to forget that the Marietta, New Jersey native was a back-to-back Xfinity Series champion a dec ...

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2015 Sprint Cup Title Odds

[caption id="attachment_686487" align="aligncenter" width="520"] Courtesy: https://twitter.com/JeffGordonWeb[/caption] There are 43 people who will race Sunday at Homestead. In reality, only four matter. When looking at the NASCAR odds on who will become the 2015 Sprint Cup champion, NASCAR oddsmakers have a clear sense of who will take him the Sprint Cup title at Homestead on Sunday. (more…) ...

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Phoenix Another Chapter In A Long, Strange Season

[caption id="attachment_686540" align="aligncenter" width="520"] Courtesy: https://twitter.com/T_Mack88[/caption] When I think about Phoenix, I think about coyotes, cactus and heat. Heat and rain are not often things that go together, right? How fitting is it that the Quicken Loans Race For Heroes 500 at Phoenix would be shortened by......rain, of all things. It plays right into the bizarre season that has been 2015. As tortuous as the wait was to get Sunday's race started, and as disappoi ...

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Martin Truex Jr.: The Stealth Contender

  Sports fans love an underdog. In this year's Chase, among a field that includes a reigning champion, former champions and perennial champions stands a Rocky Balboa. His name? Martin Truex Jr. On so many levels, his success driving for Furniture Row Racing is potentially THE feel good story for 2015- save for a possible swan song championship run by Jeff Gordon. After nearly a decade of bearing the "solid journeyman" level, how many really thought the Marietta, New Jersey native ...

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