Who? Clint Bowyer? He Did What?

  It seems like a few years back, I remember this racer named Clint Bowyer. He was kind of a funny guy, big into Elvis, and he seemed like he was really coming into his own in NASCAR. To put it a more family friendly way, compost happens. Until Monday, the sunny-natured Kansan hadn't won in 190 races! That's one hellacious dry spell. A lot happens in what amounts to five years. Clint Bowyer got married, had a couple of kids, went through a couple of teams, and here is now running ...

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I Just Want A Race…Like They Have at Martinsville

I suppose I have to give NASCAR credit for trying. They've tweaked the rules and they've tweaked the rules nine ways to Sunday, all in the name of putting on a good event. There are those who have followed the series longer than this fan, but even in the decade that yours truly has been producing his thoughts for public consumption, there has been a dizzying array of changes. It doesn't seem from here, all the changes have produced a desirable effect. For me, it's real simple. I just want ...

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NASCAR Needs More Of That Martinsville

Did you see Sunday's race at Martinsville? In the opinion of this fan, it was easily the best of the year. There were races for position throughout the field, races for the lead, and a dramatic game of cat and mouse between Brad Keselowski and Kyle Busch. There's no getting around what can't be changed in terms of reviving NASCAR. Regardless of what the powers that be do, attitudes toward the automobile and racing it have changed. The cars- both the street machine and the racing car- are ...

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NASCAR Odds: STP 500

Hot dog! After a much needed week break,  the 2016 Sprint Cup quest resumes with Sunday's STP 500 at Martinsville. The NASCAR odds are live, and it suggests fans many only have to worry about a few big names Sunday at the Augusta National of racetracks. (more…) ...

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NASCAR Recap: Goody’s Headache Relief Shots 500

[caption id="attachment_686487" align="aligncenter" width="520"] Courtesy: https://twitter.com/JeffGordonWeb[/caption] In all of my years writing for this site, I’ve never felt so conflicted after seeing a race. The Goody's Headache Relief Shots 500 at Martinsville Speedway had so much to digest, and we're not talking about the hot dogs. Here’s a look at the winners and losers from a surreal Sunday at Martinsville. (more…) ...

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