One Small Step For NASCAR, One Giant Leap For Kyle Busch

  Chalk one up for NASCAR; though it may not be saying much, that's the best race at Kentucky these eyes have seen. For all the missteps they have made, the new aero package received kudos from the drivers, the commentators and a good many of the fans. I will grant you calling that the best race I've ever seen at Kentucky isn't exactly a ringing endorsement, but it may have well been the best race on an intermediate seen to date in 2015. Even crackers are petty doggone delicious if a ...

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NASCAR Recap: Quaker State 400

[caption id="attachment_686073" align="aligncenter" width="520"] https://twitter.com/JoeGibbsRacing[/caption] We're only halfway there. The 2015 Sprint Cup season has felt like a marathon. With Kyle Busch's win at the Quaker State 400, we only mark the half-way point of the 2015 Sprint Cup journey. Here's a look at winners and losers as we cross the half-way line in this NACAR recap. (more...) ...

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Nascar Odds: Quaker State 400

For starting the season so slowly, Jimmie Johnson sure knows how to speed things up. Nascar odds are out for Saturday night's Quaker State 400. On the surface, it should be no surprise that Johnson is a 4/1 favorite. Looking at a deeper dive of the numbers, it's interesting to see the two horses who lead this pack. (more...) ...

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A Fan’s Take On Kentucky & The Quaker State 400

 They say it takes centuries to grow a forest, and just minutes to burn it down. Whatever good will had been forged between NASCAR fans and the Kentucky Speedway in years past went burning down like flash fire after the disaster at was the inaugural Sprint Cup race in the Bluegrass State last year at the Quaker State 400. The operators at SMI had a monumental reforestation on their hands. How did they do last weekend? We asked someone who actually went there, NASCAR uberfan and blogger ...

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SADLY, KENTUCKY WAS NO SURPRISE

Today’s challenge will be to not make this piece look like a rant. This observer considers himself open-minded, optimistic and one who can generally find the good in just about any situation.Finding any good out of Saturday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup event at Kentucky Motor Speedway is difficult to do. Sadly, it comes as no surprise. That’s the travesty of it.First- there’s the track. After fans have clamored for years for something other than a mile-and-a-half ae ...

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