Burnt Out On Victory Burnouts- Thanks Ryan Blaney

Do you know one of the preeminent reasons why Ryan Blaney's victory was so well-received? The young man exudes respect, right down to his victory celebration. Absent in his celebration was the ubiquitous victory burnout. If you're as burnt out on the victory burnout as this fan is, it is a refreshing sight to see. Even more refreshing is the reason why. Blaney skipped the victory burnout because of all the work and preparation that went into preparing his race-winning to car to destroy it ...

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Ryan Blaney Scores Well-Received Victory

For the hard core, old school race fan, Sunday's victory by Ryan Blaney was a welcome sight. It returned a pioneer NASCAR team to victory lane for the first time since 2011. The 23-year old son of a NASCAR journeyman is well-respected across the spectrum of NASCAR Nation. A product of the nation's heartland, Ryan Blaney resonates well with the core of NASCAR's fan base than most. While Blaney is a racer's son, being the progeny of World of Outlaws champion Dave Blaney really didn't factor ...

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Ryan Blaney & The Wood Bros. Re-Birth

Ryan Blaney and the Wood Bros. The new combines with the old in making NASCAR waves in 2017. The combination is working its way towards being one of the feel good stories of the season so far. Older fans will remember and appreciate the team with Virginia roots as one of the pioneers and innovators of NASCAR. The modern pit stop? Credit the Wood Bros. Along the way, racing legends such as David Pearson and AJ Foyt have piloted that 21 car- a rig looking much like it did back when the team ...

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Throwback Thursday: The Silver Fox Was Golden At Michigan

  They called him the Silver Fox- cool, daring and sly. Racing in the shadows of Richard Petty, David Pearson was still accomplished enough to earn a spot alongside "The King," "The Intimidator," and "The Wonder Boy" as one of the all-time greats. Among his favorite haunts was Michigan International Speedway, Pearson's personal playground in the 1970s. In a stretch that ran from 1972 through 1978, "The Silver Fox" won eight out of a twelve possible races, including five out of six ...

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MY PICKS FOR THE 2012 NASCAR HALL OF FAME

As this is being written, we are hours away from the announcement of who will comprise the 2012 NASCAR Hall of Fame. As this is just the third class for the hall, we’re still at the point where we can vigorously debate who gets in before another. It’s as hot a debate as one about who’s prettier: Jessica Alba or Jessica Biel (My pick? My wife, of course. I may be crazy, but I’m not stupid).We’re still at that point where homage must be paid to the founding fathers an ...

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