Top 14 NASCAR Stories of 2014- Part I

  The thrill of victory, the agony of defeat; the good, the bad and the ugly. NASCAR wanted more drama, more "Game Seven" moments, and for better or for worse, the powers that be got what they wanted. Looking back before we look forward to 2015, here's one observer's take on the top 14 NASCAR stories of 2014: #14. Lady Luck Slips Superman Kryptonite- There once was a time when fans wondered if anyone besides Jimmie Johnson was ever going to win another championship. Kevin Harvick ...

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Nascar Recap: AAA 400

RT @teamhendrick: #ChaseVictorySelfie pic.twitter.com/MgpsYEWOeK — Monster Mile (@MonsterMile) September 28, 2014 One round is down, and four drivers are out of the Chase for the Sprint Cup. None of the names are a surprise; neither is the person who ended up in Victory Lane. Here's a breakdown of the winners and losers from the Monster Mile, Bert Convy style. (more...) ...

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FedEx 400: Win Lose or Draw

The 2014 Sprint Cup season is halfway to the Chase. After Sunday’s win, Jimmie Johnson is the obvious winner; Kyle Busch (going for another three-peat and finishing 42nd) is a disappointed obvious loser.  The rest is a bit murky. Using Nascar’s points system, here’s a Bert Convy inspired breakdown. (more...) ...

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Coca Cola 600: Win, Lose or Draw

This sure feels like the day after Christmas. Instead of returning an ugly sweater and wondering what to do with a microwave quesadilla maker, Sprint Cup fans are wondering what to make of another dominant run by Jimmie Johnson in Charlotte. Here's a breakdown:  (more...) ...

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Coca Cola 600 Odds

[caption id="attachment_684438" align="aligncenter" width="520"] Courtesy: Charlotte Motor Speedway[/caption] Sunday is the best racing day of the year. No disrespect to the Daytona 500, but Sunday offers 15 hours of important racing, ending with the Nascar's version of a marathon: the Coca Cola 600. Looking at the odds, there's enough that stands out to make the final few hours of this racing marathon well worth watching. (more...) ...

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