Shining A Little Light Clears Up The Case Of Hamlin’s Blurry Vision

A sinus infection causing a blurry vision? What the heck? That must be the mother of all sinus infections! Judging from comments around NASCAR Nation, yours truly wasn't the only one saying "Huh?" when he got the news about Denny Hamlin's absence from Sunday's race at Fontana. It turns out- according to a press release from Joe Gibbs Racing- that a small metal sliver got into Hambone's eye, and THAT was causing the blurry vision problems. Like me, I'm sure you're thinking "Now THAT makes ...

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WATKINS GLEN WELCOMED NASCAR AND TIM RICHMOND 25 YEARS AGO

Twenty-five years ago NASCAR racing was on a strong growth curve. Small but steady steps were being taken to place the Cup Series into the mainstream sports world. In 1986 the circuit added a new market area. A track well known on the worldwide auto racing stage hosted a new event and one of the sport’s young superstars won it. The race was a major media boost for NASCAR.Enter Watkins Glen and Tim Richmond.The Glen is a facility that people outside of the motorsports fan base recognized. T ...

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TIM RICHMOND’S FIVE MOST MEMORABLE MOMENTS

Tim Richmond, who passed away on Aug. 13, 1989, was one of the most colorful drivers to come through the Cup Series. At just 34, his life and career ended far too early. After starting in open-wheel racing, Richmond won 13 Cup races, as well as the hearts of fans. Twenty years to the day after his death, he is remembered for his talent, as well as his charisma. 5. Daytona Speedweeks 1986. This marked the start of Richmond’s brief-but-bright tenure with Hendrick Motorsports. Richmond left R ...

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