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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Nascar Recap: Thanksgiving Weekend

[caption id="attachment_685280" align="aligncenter" width="520"] Coutesy: NBC[/caption] Moderation and Thanksgiving weekend do not go well together. Food, lines and virtually every other experience you can fathom seem to be in excess. So too is news from the Sprint Cup offseason. Here's a Nascar recap of winners and losers from the holiday weekend. (more...) ...

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Hooroo, Marcos Ambrose

  "Hoo roo" ("good-bye") to the maestro of the road course. Racing at Sonoma and Watkins Glen just won't be the same with the departure of Marcos Ambrose back to his native Australia now that the checkered flag has waved for the 2014 campaign. While it's not a gaudy statistical record he leaves behind (5 NNS and 2 NSCS wins), the pride of Launceston, Tasmania will not soon be forgotten for his NASCAR contributions. Watching Ambrose work a track of right and left turns was like Mon ...

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