NASCAR’s Big Mistake Came Long Before Tuesday

  No stranger to controversy, NASCAR has lit up social media with their announcement Tuesday that Matt Kenseth would be parked for two races following his actions at Martinsville last Sunday against Joey Logano. From this observer's perspective, NASCAR's big mistake was not in how it ruled against the former champion- what else could they have done? You can't have a driver- laps down- submarine a championship contender leading a race, that's not right! I know what you're thinking, ...

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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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Matt Kenseth and Joey Logano: Payoffs and Consequences

Matt Kenseth and Joey Logano learned Sunday at Kansas that life is the outcome of the choices you make. As you make those choices- and weigh the pros and cons- you may find that no matter what you choose, there payoffs and consequences. Between his youthfulness and his "aw shucks" persona, Logano was a target early in his career. He received the hollow payback of being "likable," but the consequences were the youngster being on the receiving end of Kevin Harvick's fender, to name one exam ...

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News Of New Rules Package For 2016 Welcomed

Slice two and a half inches off the rear spoiler, decrease the aerodynamic effect of the front spoiler from two to 25/100ths of an inch, and reduce five inches from the radiator pan and you have the recipe for change. If driver comments from Aric Almirola, Matt Kenseth and Brad Keselowski are any indication, NASCAR fans can expect better racing in 2016. Now, all we can hope is that the three-day test at Phoenix with a group of drivers provides a sufficient enough baseline on which to judg ...

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In The Chase, There’s One Thing You Can Be Sure Of

"In baseball, you don't know nuthin'." Yogi Berra's observation of America's pastime is also true of NASCAR's "Chase for the Championship." Just when you think a driver can't be beat, he goes into a nosedive. Just when you think a driver can't find his fanny with both hands, he goes on a tear. It's tempting to think that one of the drivers from Joe Gibbs Racing has it won. Who would blame for betting that way? Matt Kenseth is the flavor of the week just after his win at Richmond. Teammate ...

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