NASCAR’s TV Ratings Continue Their Fall

There may be openings for the growing number of unemployed presidential campaign workers in the NASCAR spin room. It's kind of amusing that the spin regarding the TV ratings for the Kobalt 400 is that the ratings decrease for the race at Las Vegas was down "slightly" from last year, as compared to the steeper decreases reported for the races at Daytona and Atlanta. While the rating of 4.1 is down "slightly" from 2015, the truth is these are tied with the 2014 and 2010 races the weakest ra ...

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NASCAR Odds: Kobalt 400

The 2016 Sprint Cup season takes teams out west for the Kobalt Tools 400. Here's a look at the NASCAR odds, and how they might predict what Sprint Cup fans see Sunday. (more…) ...

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Martin Truex Jr.: A Tale Of Persistence

  It's been a wild ride, and not in the best sense of the term for Martin Truex Jr. His career sure looked promising after back-to-back titles in what is now the Xfinity Series. While he earned a 2007 win at Dover for DEI, Truex had the misfortune of joining the team while it was on a downhill slide. The New Jersey native came on board at Michael Waltrip Racing, as a big part of their upswing, picked up a big win at Sonoma, and just when it all appeared to be coming together, "Spinga ...

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NASCAR Recap: Kobalt 400

[caption id="attachment_685674" align="aligncenter" width="520"] Courtesy: https://twitter.com/KevinHarvick[/caption] Nothing about Las Vegas is supposed to be predictable, other than the house eventually winning. Sunday's Kobalt 400 proved to go against the trend, with the race favorite, Kevin Harvick, dominating the race and cruising to a win. Here's a NASCAR recap of the other winners and losers from Vegas. (more…) ...

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NASCAR In Las Vegas: Win, Lose or Draw

Las Vegas knows how to create an event. Sunday's Kobalt 400 offered several different leaders and a last lap pass, even if it was because Dale Earnhardt Jr. needed another quarter gallon of fuel. While Brad Keselowski won the race, others should feel good about the outcome. Here's a Bert Convy inspired breakdown. (more…) ...

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