Caution Clock: Logic Flying In The Face of Competition

Sometimes, a competitor or team is so great they dominate. Few people here may remember how the Boston Celtics won seven (!) championships in a row in the 60s. The Yankees owned baseball in the 50s. It seems like the NFL in the 90s was all about the Cowboys and 49ers. Pro-change NASCAR fans like to bring up the Southern 500 in 1965, where Ned Jarrett won by  14 laps. Isn't that kind of domination the reward for your preparation, talent and hard work? Some don't think so. Where I live, I r ...

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What The Xfinity and Truck Series Really Need

I sit at my computer this evening with that same quizzical expression that Chloe- my Border Collie- usually gives me when I make a bunch of nonsensical noise. After reading through some of the changes that will be enacted this year in the Xfinity and Camping World Truck Series, I think to myself, "Huh?" I will give NASCAR some credit: they recognize there's a need for some energy that has been missing for as long as I can remember. Unfortunately, with caution clocks, chase-style playoff f ...

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A “Mud”-Summer Night’s Dream

Here's a memo to Eldora track owner Tony Stewart and NASCAR: "Thank you, Sir. May I have another?" Races like the Mudsummer Classic Wednesday in Rossburg, Ohio would do a tremendous amount to remedy what's wrong with NASCAR- in this humble opinion. Props to Darrell Wallace Jr. In terms of a fresh face that can turn heads toward the sport that don't ordinarily pay attention, Bubba is the man. Sure, being a rare racer of mixed ethnicity, Wallace gets your attention, but for the seasoned fan ...

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NASCAR Celebrates Hispanic National Heritage Month

Posted by: Jack Tomas of www.tuvez.com  NASCAR has partnered with the Hispanic Scholarship Fund to raise money to support math and science programs for underprivileged Latino kids. It's all a part of their increased push into Mexico and other Latino markets. Mexicans have always loved racing, especially Indy and formula one, but NASCAR was but a dream for many years South of the Border. That is until 2004 when NASCAR realized how lily White they were and implemented their "Drive For Diversity ...

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WHAT REALLY HAPPENED BETWEEN MAD MAX & SLAP HAPPY NASCAR WAG

What? Mike Skeen’s girlfriend got suspended for slapping Max Papis after the NASCAR truck race in Canada? Whoa, hold on here, back up the truck! Ladies and gentlemen, all we had was a misunderstanding. Kelly Heaphy was only trying to help her boyfriend’s rival. Since we don’t have audio, we’re left to speculate. Here’s what we believe the spunky blonde was really trying to do. It was something more like... “Mr. Papis, nice to meet you. Hey! There’s a mosquito on your nose. Let me he ...

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