Nascar Recap: Sylvania 300

[caption id="attachment_684970" align="aligncenter" width="497"] Credit: NHMS/HHP[/caption] A Sprint Cup trend is turning into Sprint Cup fact. With Joey Logano's win at Sunday's Sylvania 300, it marks the 19th win by Team Penske or Hendrick Motorsports this 2014 Sprint Cup season. That's now 67.8 percent of the races for those counting. While the winner seems predictable, this Nascar recap shows other winners and losers from the weekend. (more...) ...

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Have We Caught A Glimpse Of The Final Four For Chase?

Funny thing happened Sunday; I went to take a nap and a race broke out. If there's been a better race at Chicagoland, I don't remember it. Brad Keselowski, Kyle Larson, Kevin Harvick, Jeff Gordon and Joey Logano raced like men possessed. If these and other some of the other talented racers that comprise the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series keep this kind of racing up- the kind where they go like it really means something- this Chase will be one for the ages. The 2014 Chase may well achieve the kind ...

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Nascar Odds: MyaFibStory.com 400

[caption id="attachment_684862" align="aligncenter" width="520"] Courtesy: Chicagoland Speedway[/caption] Sixteen drivers begin their journey to a Sprint Cup title Sunday at the MyaFibStory.com 400 In reality, it looks like only five have a chance to take home the title. That reality is reflected in the Nascar odds for this week's race outside at Chicagoland Speedway. (more...) ...

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Winning Changes Everything

Isn't it funny- the ironic kind of funny? Think of how winning changes everything, including the narrative of a number of prominent drivers. Just a year ago, the talking heads were talking about the "R" word (retirement) in relationship to Jeff Gordon. Now with three 2014 wins and a points lead, Big Daddy is suddenly rejuvinated, his back feels great, and they're talking about the "Drive For Five." Just a few seasons ago, hater sites were having a field day with Dale Earnhardt Jr., chr ...

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Flyin’ (Under The Radar) Ryan Newman

  Guess who's fifth in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Standings? No peeking! If you guessed Ryan Newman, you have been paying close attention. I even got caught off guard with that until an All Left Turns reader pointed it out to me Tuesday. No need to adjust the lighting on your monitor, in his first year at Richard Childress, "Rocketman" is fifth overall and the 13th seed in the current Chase standings. How has he done it? Newman has yet to visit victory lane in 2014, and his two top fiv ...

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