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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(Not So) Sleepy Little Pocono

  When you see all the trees outside the track and the scenic surroundings, one can't help but think this track missed its calling as a baseball venue (I know what you're thinking- insert "baseball is boring" barb here.) The expectations for an eventful race weren't real high, but while I was napping, a race broke out. Brad's Big Save- The 2012 champion pulled off an impressive piece of driving at the race's outset. What we saw later in the race is not everyone can successfully sa ...

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Nascar Odds: 2014 Brickyard 400

It's the 20th anniversary of what is supposed to be Nascar's second biggest race. Teams and fans can argue all day on the merits of the Brickyard 400. There's little debate that the odds for this year's race are some of the strangest this 2014 Sprint Cup season. (more...) ...

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The Comeback Kids

For this fan, Brad Keselowski and Dale Earnhardt Jr. will be forever linked. After all, it was Earnhardt who gave Keselowski his big break in the Nationwide Series. He had his rough edges, but that ride led a short-term Cup opportunity at Hendrick Motorsports, a win at Talladega for James Finch, and then that championship ride for Roger Penske. Both have racing in their blood as sons of racers, both are a little rough around the edges; occasionally saying things that make suits squirm. Both ...

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