Richard Petty Motorsports Switches To Chevrolet

Remember the jingle? "Baseball, hot dogs, apple pie and Chevrolet," the iconic commercial tune went. Just as iconic as those symbols is Richard Petty to the world of NASCAR racing. RPM will not only align with "the bowties" in 2018, they will also align technically with Richard Childress Racing. That's the word at Jayski.com. While Richard Petty himself is more of a NASCAR ambassador and organizational figurehead, in this season of change, it's good to see an icon from the sport's heyday ...

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Aric Almirola- A Good Signing For Stewart-Haas Racing?

A song once opined that a "ch-change could you good." Aric Almirola- a NASCAR journeyman will hit the reset button when he climb inside the cockpit of the 10 at Stewart-Haas Racing in 2018. Surprised? I am only slightly. What do you think when you think Aric Almirola? A casual fan may think "who?" Other thoughts spring to mind like "nice guy," "doesn't make trouble," or maybe "he's ok, I guess." My earliest memory of Almirola was back in the days of the Busch Series where he started a rac ...

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Nascar Win, Lose or Draw: Coke Zero 400

  [caption id="attachment_684580" align="aligncenter" width="520"] Courtesy: Richard Petty Motorsports[/caption] Finally. After weeks of writing about it, it finally happened. A longshot, Aric Almirola, won a 2014 Sprint Cup race, chaining the Chase landscape and making for a memorable and rain-shorterend weekend. Here's the Bert Convy inspired breakdown. (more…) ...

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Onward, Upward For Allmendinger, JTG Daugherty

Great stories are a part of what makes sports great. You have your stories of competitors rising to greatness from humble beginnings. There's the David vs. Goliath story lines, where a seemingly over-matched challenger topples a heavily favored champion. Let's also not forget the stories of fulfilled potential, of strategic brilliance, and stories of redemption. After making headlines of an unwanted variety, it's heartwarming to see A.J. Allmendinger quietly spark a trend of progress at ...

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THE REAL REASONS FOR KASEY KAHNE’S DEPARTURE

Kasey Kahne left RPM under a shroud of mystery: Was it team finances?  Bruised ego? Is Kahne Doomed? Was it a power play by management?  While those factors played a small part, the real reasons for Kahne's departure go much deeper.   Kahne had a great sponsor, women love him and yet he walked away from the Budweiser No. 9 with five races to go.  Here are the top five reasons why.   Reason #1: The Stereo Situation Kahne was incensed at his team-imposed ban from pu ...

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