MICHIGAN COOL-DOWN LAPS

What a finish! It reminds me of an NBA game where the home team is down by 20 at halftime and most of the fans leave, only to find out later their team pulled out the win. To be honest, for 199 laps, I thought this was the worst race of the year. Thankfully, Mark Martin, Jimmie Johnson and Greg Biffle changed all that. Did you see the grandstands? To me, it looked every bit as bad as they predicted. NASCAR needs to get the message on this. I still think poor attendance says as much about the ...

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LIFELOCK 400 LIVE-BLOG

Hey, everyone. I am live-blogging the race. Feel free to leave comments here, e-mail me at allleftturnsjoe@gmail.com, message me at http://twitter.com/allleftturns or AIM me at joebreak23. All times Eastern1:50 pmThey're talking fuel strategy on TNT. NASCAR '09 - feel the excitement!2:12 pmIf you want to watch the Buckcherry "Highway Star" video they just played on TNT, go here. It's pretty good.2:20 pmAnd we're underway at Michigan. I like the TNT coverage. Lots of action. Good fea ...

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LIFELOCK 400 TV RACE TIME AND PREVIEW

LifeLock 400 at Michigan International Speedway Date: Sunday, June 14, 2009 TV: TNT coverage starts at 1:30 pm ET Race time: 2:15 pm ET Defending champ: Dale Earnhardt Jr. Live-blog: www.allleftturns.com starting around 2 pm ET The week in review:Brian Vickers made a pit stop in Times SquareJeff Gordon suffered through seven minutes of insane questioning from Regis and KellyThese paint schemes got the old FAILWe looked at horrific crashes that took place at Michigan International SpeedwayThings ...

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MICHIGAN SPEEDWAY CRASHES

Because of the number of races it has hosted, and the speeds produced by the track, Michigan International Speedway, location of this week's LifeLock 400, has been the site of driver and fan deaths and many violent on-track collisions. Johnny Benson flips 1993 Robby Gordon wreck 2004   Worst Michigan wrecks   Al Unser Jr.-Chip Ganassi CART crash 1984 Ganassi suffered multiple head and body injuries during this crash that effectively ended his driving c ...

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JEFF GORDON ON REGIS AND KELLY

Jeff Gordon appeared on Live with Regis and Kelly on Tuesday. Among the segment's highlights, Gordon said the first facet block injection he underwent in May did nothing to ease his back pain, co-host Kelly Ripa called Gordon a "sophisticated fellow" who likes to eat "at the finest restaurants" - thus confirming what every Jeff Gordon hater already knew - and later in the piece Gordon told the story of how he met his wife, Ingrid Vandebosch. It's all about dinner table track ...

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