The Remaining Schedule Favors A Dark Horse

  In some NASCAR circles, much talk has emerged about the possibility of a winless Chase champion. If NASCAR were Survivor, one would certainly credit Ryan Newman and Matt Kenseth with "outlasting" the competition.  Though winless, Newman and Kenseth have raised their respective games at the right time.  The Rocket Man has an average finish of 5.8 in his last five races, while Kenseth has been a solid 9.0. With that said, the biggest threat to win the Chase not named Jeff Gordon o ...

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Duck Commander 500 Odds

[caption id="attachment_684282" align="aligncenter" width="520"] (Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)[/caption]   So everything in Texas is supposed to be bigger, or so NASCAR fans have heard 554,467,921 times before. The 2014 Sprint Cup season seems to embody this theme. Big sponsor. Big track. Big list of options for Sunday's Duck Commander 500. (more...) ...

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NASCAR Weekend: Win, Lose or Draw

  The season never ends. While teams bunker down with preparations for Daytona,  the management upstairs is getting its final financial ducks in order to run teams in 2014. several events off the track shaped the way you will watch the races in 2014. Here's a quick breakdown, Bert Convy style. (more...) ...

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Undeniably The Best

You may not like where he's from- "Southern California is for wigged out movie stars and surfer dudes" some lament. You may not care for his demeanor- his cool comes off to some as either smug or bland. You may detest his employer- yours truly is beginning to think Mr. Hendrick's first name is "Felon." For years, detractors have tried to wrinkle their noses at his accomplishments, but Sunday's race at Texas bears it out..... Jimmie Johnson is undeniably the best racer in NASCAR today. Whe ...

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Texas 500 Odds

  Several NASCAR writers believe five drivers still have a real chance to win the 2013 Sprint Cup. But with three races left, those making the odds seem to think it's a three-horse race. Here's how it might impact how fans watch the Texas 500 this weekend. (more...) ...

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