NASCAR Recap: Watkins Glen

[caption id="attachment_686191" align="aligncenter" width="489"] Courtesy: https://twitter.com/ToddBGordon[/caption] How great is road racing? Some Sprint Cup fans love road racing. Others aren’t as fond. I can’t fathom how a fan would think Sunday’s race at Watkins Glen wasn’t worth their time. Here’s a look at winners and losers from the final road race (sadly) of the 2015 Sprint Cup season. (more...) ...

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Check Another One Off For Roger Penske

Can Ams, Trans Ams,  Le Mans, Indy cars, F-1 and NASCAR; you would have thought by now, that Roger Penske had done it all. Well- he had almost done it all. Were you as surprised as I was to learn that the man who has employed the likes of Rusty Wallace, Kurt Busch and Mark Donahue had just won his first NASCAR Sprint Cup race Sunday at Watkins Glen with.....Joey Logano? Donahue was the one of the original "road course ringers," Busch a former champion and all around solid driver, and Wall ...

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NASCAR Driver Council: Sounds Good, But……

  So NASCAR has formed a driver's council, what a novel idea. Let's hear from those who actually drive the darn cars, and are actually pretty good at it.  Sometimes I think Captain Obvious is a silent partner at NASCAR. We're talking about an idea that a good 40 years overdue; however, the development begs one critical question: What difference will it make? Will driver input bring desperately needed changes to the National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing, or is this another ...

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Forget That “Kid” Stuff, Joey Logano Has Come Of Age

  There comes a time when a boy becomes a man. For each man, maturity arrives in differing places; some are thrust upon it due to a family a tragedy, others get there when they have the responsibility of wife and/or family, some may live in a Peter Pan-like state and may only get there later in life, if at all. As a kid from days gone by- Jeff Gordon- prepares to ride off into the sunset, it would certainly seem that a kid of more recent vintage- Joey Logano- is stepping up to the pl ...

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Nascar Recap: Sprint Unlimited

[caption id="attachment_685588" align="aligncenter" width="339"] Courtesy: www.twitter.com/nascar[/caption] On the coldest week of the year, the 2015 Sprint Cup season started on fire. The 2015 Sprint Unlimited featured active passing, aggressive angst and a far more broad list of Daytona 500 contenders than when the evening started. Here's a breakdown of winners and losers from Saturday night. (more...) ...

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