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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The 10 Greatest Drivers Of The Last 25 Years

  2015 appears to be shaping up as one of those crossroads season, with some great careers coming to a close, and some potentially great careers getting started. Jeff Gordon's retirement announcement got this fan in a reflective mood. When the Rainbow Warrior happened on the NASCAR scene in the early 90s, the sport was in a golden era, and at the time, there was an exchange of great careers getting started, and some great careers winding down. In this humble opinion, these are the ...

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2015 Nascar Final Four: Part Two

It's finally time to get back to work. After nearly two weeks of holiday parties, ugly sweaters, sick kids and way too much food and beverage consumption, 2015 is here. Friday, we took a look at the first driver picked for the Nascar Final Four and a bunch of drivers on the outside looking in. Now it's time to separate the rest of the field. (more...) ...

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Top 14 NASCAR Stories of 2014- Part I

  The thrill of victory, the agony of defeat; the good, the bad and the ugly. NASCAR wanted more drama, more "Game Seven" moments, and for better or for worse, the powers that be got what they wanted. Looking back before we look forward to 2015, here's one observer's take on the top 14 NASCAR stories of 2014: #14. Lady Luck Slips Superman Kryptonite- There once was a time when fans wondered if anyone besides Jimmie Johnson was ever going to win another championship. Kevin Harvick ...

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Focused On Racing, Not Chasing

Here is a truism: wherever there is more than one, there's racing. The fact there would be auto racing was an eventuality, the moment the second car was made. Competition is hard-wired into our into our guts. Whose car is faster? Which one will hold up longer? Who will contrive the plan that enables them to first finish so they can finish first? These are all things we want to and got to know; otherwise, the speculation will drive us flat nuts. While there's intrigue concerning the matter ...

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