HELUVA GOOD! SOUR CREAM DIPS AT THE GLEN ODDS

In a season where twists and turns have come from every direction, how appropriate right turns will have such a sustained impact on the 2011 Sprint Cup?The 2011 Sprint Cup schedule takes us to Watkins Glen where several drivers and one columnist need a win, especially after Brad Keselowski’s win set me back a fake 160 dollars for the season. Since it’s not real money, I’ll survive. Some of your favorite driver’s don’t have such rosy optimism about their title hopes, ...

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SHOULD A ROAD COURSE BE IN THE CHASE?

We approach Watkins Glen weekend, the second, and final, road race for the NASCAR Cup Tour. The series has a long history of road racing but always as a minority role in determining the champion. With the current title-deciding format the question is often posed: does a road course race belong in The Chase?Right now 36 points-paying events comprise the season schedule. The initial 26 set the 12 drivers to battle for the championship. Those dozen slug it out in the last 10 races for the coveted s ...

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