Concerning Tony Stewart, NASCAR Is (Lug)Nuts

So, let me get this straight. Tony Stewart raises a safety concern and gets fined $35,000 by NASCAR for it. Then NASCAR changes their rules, stating that, going forward, all lugnuts must be tightened. Yeah, that makes sense. Shoot the messenger, then do what he said. Tony Stewart isn't always one for saintliness, but doesn't it say a lot about his character that he will pay his fine anyway, and the money raised from the NASCAR's driver's council to pay it for him will be donated to charit ...

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NASCAR’s 10 Most Disliked Drivers

Last week, we presented our semi-scientific findings on NASCAR's most popular drivers. If we're going to give you the good, we've got to present the bad. Our findings come from a far-reaching observance, social media, reader reaction at this website and other sources. It bears keeping in mind that you will find more than a few drivers who are alternately revered and reviled..... Here's our list. Like these drivers, there will be moments you'll say "Yeah, that's right," and others where yo ...

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Fantasy Takes Hard Blow From Reality In Stewart-Haas Switch

In our neatly constructed dream sports worlds, things never change. Lebron James never leaves the Cavs. Brett Favre retires a Packer. Peyton Manning brings a second Lombardi trophy to Indy before he retires. Most of all, Tony Stewart, a man perceived as synonymous with Chevrolet, never, ever associates with a.........Ford! Given the reaction of fans throughout NASCAR Nation, you would have thought Coach K was announcing he was leaving Duke to go coach at UNC when it was announced that Stewar ...

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Brian Vickers Makes Return To Racing At Daytona

Tony Stewart's misfortune becomes Brian Vickers opportunity. Pending medical clearance, the one-time Hendrick Motorsports phenom and winner of three NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races will substitute for the injured former champion in the Daytona 500. As one who has had his own share of adversity, Vickers could well become the feel good story of the 2016 edition of the "Great American Race." The driver who earned the distinction of being the youngest to win a Busch (now Xfinity) Series champi ...

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NASCAR Recap: Tony Stewart Out of Daytona 500

If Tony Stewart couldn't have bad luck, he wouldn't have any at all. Stewart already ran his final Daytona 500 and didn't even know it. A burst fracture in Stewart's back will keep him out of the Daytona 500 and an unknown chunk of the 2016 Sprint Cup season. The move is crushing for Stewart; here's a look at who else is impacted in this NASCAR recap. (more…) ...

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