Can Richard Childress Racing Get Back To Victory Lane?

Hey, didn't you use to be a top NASCAR racing team? It doesn't SEEM so long ago, but it's been three years since RCR put a car in victory lane in NASCAR's premier series. It's not easy staying on top in professional sports, particular in NASCAR, where technology, rules changes and the comings and goings of personnel keep the owners on their toes. The last time Richard Childress Racing fielded a race winning team in what is now called the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, Kevin Harvick ...

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Who Misses The Cut To The Next Round of the 2015 Chase?

Who will miss the cut to the next round of the 2015 Chase? There's some pretty big names hovering over and under the cut line, leaving little doubt that one or two drivers that had big championship aspirations (is there any such thing as little aspirations?) will see their dreams go up in a vapor. What may surprise some is the belief of this observer that Kevin Harvick and Kyle Busch- two drivers below the cut line- advance. It's not going too far out on a limb to say Busch goes through; ...

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PAUL MENARD IS TURNING HEADS

Paul Menard stood on Bristol's pit road. He had just climbed from his Richard Childress Racing machine. After 500 laps around Thunder Valley, Menard finished fifth. He is also ranked fifth in Cup Series points. Menard's PR representative was joyful, his crew chief was smiling, and his spotter gave him a high five while walking past.  But Menard did not look overly happy. He didn’t look angry or disappointed either. Without appearing to have a bead of sweat on his face a ...

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OPEN WHEEL POWER SHINES AT ATLANTA

 Kurt Busch won the spring Cup race at Atlanta Motor Speedway for the second year in a row. He did it with a new crew chief, but the same car owner. Roger Penske strolled to victory lane on a day when the influence of single-seat and open cockpit racing became evident at the finish.  Penske, or "The Captain" as he is known around racing circuits, is synonymous with motorsports success. He has many owner trophies from NASCAR and even more from various Indycar-style series.& ...

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CONGRATULATIONS TO PAUL MENARD, YOUR 2009 FLOPPER AWARD WINNER

 By starting his car at Sunday's race in Homestead, Paul Menard took home the 2009 FLOPPER (Finishes Last in Overall Points while Participating in Every Race) award. Much like his counterpart at the top of the standings, there wasn’t much doubt who was winning the hardware going into the final weekend of the season. The title was Menard’s to lose - and it proved to be the only thing he did not lose this season. Mr. Menard follows in the footsteps of legendary drivers like R ...

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