Consistency, Not Conspiracy Is NASCAR’s Problem

  It seems like we've seen this movie before. A Joe Gibbs Racing driver wrecks and another JGR driver is unhappy with how the caution flag was (or wasn't) handled. Regardless of whether or not you like Denny Hamlin, Carl Edwards, JGR or Toyota, you have to admit the drivers of the 11 and the 19 have a point; in fact its one of the real issues that surrounds NASCAR. Consistency, not conspiracy is NASCAR's problem. On this page, yours truly poked a little bit of fun at NASCAR conspi ...

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NASCAR Odds: Spongebob Squarepants 400

I'm not sure what seems sillier: naming a race after a cartoon character or the odds for Kevin Harvick at Saturday night's SpongebobSquarepants 400. Neither are bad; both are a bit strange when you do some quick analysis. (more...) ...

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5-hour Energy 400: Win, Lose or Draw

  [caption id="attachment_684393" align="aligncenter" width="508"] (Jerry Markland/Getty Images)[/caption] When does 1+1 not equal 2? The 2014 Sprint Cup season is 15 races away from possibly providing an answer. Thank Jeff Gordon's Kansas win for bringing forward a scenario that might rethink how drivers race over the next three months. (more...) ...

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5-Hour Energy 400 Odds

[caption id="attachment_684387" align="aligncenter" width="520"] (Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)[/caption] The Hendrick conundrum is officially in full effect. After Saturday's race in Kansas, we will be 42 percent of the way through the Sprint Cup regular season. That's 11 of 26 races and certainly a representative sample of what to expect this 2014 Sprint Cup season. With that in mind, it's fair to ask the following question. What happened to Hendrick Motorsports? (more...) ...

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Hollywood Casino 400: Win, Lose or Draw

[caption id="attachment_683381" align="aligncenter" width="520"] Courtesy the Associated Press[/caption] We're not in Kansas anymore. After Kevin Harvick's win Sunday, the contender pool may be a bit deeper. The quality of that pool may not be as high. When in doubt, let's break down the weekend Bert Convy style: (more...) ...

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