Fans Catch A Different Side of Matt Kenseth

You fans who've been around a while remember the image created of Matt Kenseth. This old commercial says it all. This oldie but goodie we're told is actually closer to the truth. In celebrating what may be his final NASCAR Monster Energy Cup Series win, the 2003 champion let it all hang out, with tears of joy. Let it out, Matt Kenseth, let it out. No one will blame you for showing a little emotion. Sadly, racing careers end more often the way Kenseth's is, than it does for racers like Dal ...

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Will Chevrolet Be Shut Out Of The Final Four?

Heading into Phoenix International Raceway, three of the final four contenders have punched their tickets to the club. By virtue of wins, Kyle Busch and Kevin Harvick are in. Thanks to points, Martin Truex Jr. is in. Brad Keselowski is the last of the final four as we speak, though technically, Denny Hamlin is right to set up an intriguing battle of hard chargers. If all goes gunny bag for Bad Brad and Hambone, Ryan Blaney can get in with a great day, and that's not an impossibility for the ...

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Race React: Ryan Newman Ends Drought In The Desert

Dare I say it? Hello (Ryan) Newman! Just when it looked like the Rocket was going to fade into obscurity, a call to stay out and not pit delivers Newman his first win at Richard Childress Racing, and his first since winning at the Brickyard in 2013. A 127 race run of futility is now a matter of history for the graduate Purdue University. talk about March Madness! NASCAR has its own Cinderella story. "There's a lot of guys in this sport that have never won, said Newman. "Going a long time ...

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Earnhardt, Bowyer Poised For Comebacks

"Freakin' pumped." Leave it to Dale Earnhardt Jr. for a succinct and plain-spoken declaration of his feelings for 2017. I don't think his fans will have to worry about an immediate retirement announcement. Truth be told, NASCAR's most popular driver- sidelined by lingering concussion-related symptoms- was reportedly consistently quick in testing at Phoenix International Raceway this week. Earnhardt told the media he feels like he's coming back from a long vacation, and he's ready to go ba ...

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Who Will Rise At Phoenix International Raceway?

In Greek mythology, Phoenix is a bird that is re-born, rising from the ashes. This Sunday, at Phoenix International Raceway, six drivers will compete for two remaining spots in NASCAR's season finale at Homestead. The six are a star-studded cast: defending Chase champion Kyle Busch, 2014 champion Kevin Harvick, 2003 Cup champion Matt Kenseth, Kurt Busch- the winner of the inaugural Chase of 2004, and perennial contenders Denny Hamlin and Joey Logano. That's not a cast of unusual suspects. ...

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