15 ESSENTIAL NASCAR TWITTER FEEDS

I have discovered that the best way to watch races is with the television on, the sound down, MRN on the radio and my laptop open. The laptop is essential, because it allows me to connect with sources at the track who can tell me what is really going on during the race. Sadly, television coverage often misses big stories. I rely heavily on TweetDeck. TweetDeck is a browser that lets me follow multiple Twitter feeds at once. Whom do I follow? I follow almost everyone who follows my Twitter feed - ...

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DENNY HAMLIN GOES OFF ON JEFF GORDON

Denny Hamlin is in his fourth season in the Sprint Cup Series. Every year, he has made the Chase. Now Hamlin is starting to speak like a man of his stature, even if some other drivers don’t want to hear it. Hamlin used his Twitter account to express some frustration over Jeff Gordon. Yes, Twitter is how men express themselves in 2009. Per Hamlin’s Twitter:"Jeff G (Gordon) told NASCAR we shouldn't be bump drafting ... Cuz they never did in the past. Who's running this sport?&q ...

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THAT’S TWEETIN’: DELANA HARVICK LOVES BABA BOOEY

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NASCAR ON TWITTER

 USA Today has a piece today on NASCAR and Twitter. The point of the article is that the vast majority of teams, sponsors and drivers have yet to embrace the social networking tool. Twitter, for those of you who are unfamiliar, is an application that allows its users to tell other people what they are doing or thinking at the moment. "Tweets" can be sent from computers or cell phones.The article says that Bobby Labonte is the only full-time Cup driver who tweets on his own behalf. ...

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THAT’S TWEETIN’: MAX PAPIS MAKES A FRIEND

Harvick looks strong at Dega ... the infield fans are geeked ... Labonte lets the dogs out ... and Max Papis makes a new friend. Check out the latest Twitter updates from the world of NASCAR. Kyle Busch Tuesday, 4/21/09. 4:24 pm: Kyle didn’t win at Phoenix. He’s saving it for this weekend at Talladega! DeLana Harvick Friday, 4/24/09: Initial comments from Kevin in the first few minutes of practice: This thing is fast, I think we got a shot... Sam Hornish Jr. Thursday, 4/23/09: ...

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THAT’S TWEETIN’: WHEN NASCAR TWITTERS, WE LISTEN

 This week on That's Tweetin': Harvick looks strong at Dega ... the infield fans are geeked ... and Max Papis makes a new friend.Kyle BuschTuesday, 4/21/09. 4:24 pm: Kyle didn’t win at Phoenix. He’s saving it for this weekend at Talladega!DeLana HarvickFriday, 4/24/09: Initial comments from Kevin in the first few minutes of practice: This thing is fast, I think we got a shot...Sam Hornish Jr.4/23/09: Talladega infield is insane, and its only thursday!Saturday, 4/18/09. 11:15 pm: ...

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Charlie Villanueva Shows NASCAR the Way

By now, perhaps you've heard that Milwaukee Bucks' forward Charlie Villanueva (above left) posted to his Twitter page during halftime of a game against the Boston Celtics on Sunday. And while Bucks' coach Scott Skiles wasn't pleased with his player's decision, it gives me an idea ...NASCAR ratings are down, there's an undercurrent of dissatisfaction with the quality of racing, cautions are up ... let's have NASCAR drivers post to their Twitter pages during the race! At least dur ...

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