Is The Issue With Female Drivers? Or Is It Danica?

The King has spoken, and he has opened the discussion of Danica Patrick and the greater issue of women in racing once again. By now, even casual race fans know that the legendary Richard Petty says the only Danica Patrick will win a race is if all the other drivers stay home. Sure enough, Petty got quite a reaction, an even bigger reaction than when his son Kyle said Patrick wasn't a "real racer." Once again, the old man overshadows his kid. Judging from the reaction of the fans, there a ...

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THE BEST NASCAR RACING YOU MAY BE MISSING

Now that was a great NASCAR race last weekend! The racing wasn’t bad at New Hampshire, either. The Lenox Industrial Tools 301 was good, but if you missed the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Iowa, then you missed the best race of NASCAR’s three national touring series.I almost missed it too. I tend to be what my buddy Patrick Reynolds calls a “Cup snob” because of all the top series drivers that stink up the track in the Nationwide and the Truck Series. ...

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WHO WILL BE NASCAR STARS IN 2020?

Jeff Gordon was a 21-year-old Winston Cup rookie in 1993. A lot of doubts were tossed in Rick Hendrick’s direction when he announced his choice of who to start his third team around. Now Gordon’s name is synonymous with the sport.Since then, owners have been looking for the “next Jeff Gordon.” Gordon started gaining national recognition in 1988 on ESPN’s Thursday Night Thunder telecasts of USAC racing. He was a Busch Series rookie by 1991 and caught Hendrick’s ...

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