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Kevin Rutherford

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Recent Articles by Kevin Rutherford

April 2014
04/17: Going By the Numbers: A Week Without Racing Can Bring Relief But Kill Momentum
04/10: Going By the Numbers: A Rookie Winning at Darlington? You're Funny
04/03: Going By The Numbers: Five NASCAR Teams In Need Of A Texas Turnaround [2]
March 2014
03/27: Going By The Numbers: Turning Back Time To Find The Truth About Parity [6]
03/20: Going By the Numbers: Will Consistency Still Matter In NASCAR? [6]
03/13: Going By the Numbers: Earnhardt's Strong Start Likely Just The Beginning [6]
03/06: Going By the Numbers: Strong Start Likely Good News For Harvick's Season
February 2014
02/25: Going By The Numbers: Will Daytona 500 Success Make Or Break A Season? [3]
02/20: Going By the Numbers: Judging The 2014 Sprint Cup Rookie Class [1]
November 2013
11/22: Nuts for Nationwide: Better Days Could Be Ahead for Nationwide Series [8]
11/19: Going By the Numbers: Interesting Tidbits of Sprint Cup's 2013 Season [2]
11/18: Nationwide Breakdown: Ford EcoBoost 300 [2]
11/15: Nuts For Nationwide: End-Of-Season Awards [4]
11/12: Going By the Numbers: Drastic Difference Between Day And Night Racing
11/09: Nationwide Breakdown: ServiceMaster 200 [1]
11/08: Nuts For Nationwide: Weekend Important For Multiple Phoenix First-Timers [1]
11/05: Going By The Numbers: Last Two Races Could Bring Triumph, Heartbreak
11/03: Nationwide Breakdown: O'Reilly Auto Parts Challenge [3]
11/01: Nuts for Nationwide: Cupwhackers Stenhouse, Hamlin Make Season Debuts [1]
October 2013
10/29: Going By The Numbers: Martinsville A Mecca For NASCAR First-Time Winners
10/24: Nuts for Nationwide: Three Stories To Watch With Three Races Left [3]
10/21: Going By The Numbers: Worst Winless Streaks Among Active Cup Drivers [5]
10/18: Nuts For Nationwide: 2014 Make-Or-Break Year For Roush Fenway [3]
10/15: Going By the Numbers: The Worst Reigning Champ? Not Anymore [4]
10/11: Nuts For Nationwide: Sprint Cup Team Trying Its Luck In The Nationwide Series
10/08: Going By The Numbers: Is Winning During The Chase Really Necessary? [4]
10/04: Nuts for Nationwide: Five Drivers Who Need A Win To End The Year
September 2013
09/30: Going By The Numbers: Kenseth, Johnson, Busch On Victory Spree
09/30: Nationwide Breakdown: 5-Hour Energy 200 [1]
09/27: Nuts For Nationwide: Beer Sponsors Returning To Series [3]
09/24: Going By The Numbers: Four Winners, One Number, Big Changes
09/23: Nationwide Breakdown: Kentucky 300 [2]
09/20: Nuts For Nationwide: The Times, They Are A-Changin' [3]
09/17: Going By the Numbers: Despite Newcomers, Debuts Drop Off in 2013 [1]
09/16: Nationwide Breakdown: Dollar General 300 [5]
09/13: Nuts for Nationwide: The Series' Biggest Surprises Of 2013... So Far [1]
09/10: Going By the Numbers: Johnson's Tailspin Points To Larger Hendrick Slump [2]
09/09: Nationwide Breakdown: Virginia 529 College Savings 250
09/06: Nuts for Nationwide: As Season Nears End, Opportunity Knocks for Young Prospects [1]
09/02: Going By The Numbers: Who Makes The Chase, Through Math And History
August 2013
08/30: Nuts for Nationwide: Dillon, Larson Jumps to Cup Are Founded, Not Rushed [2]
08/27: Going By The Numbers: The Truck Series' Return To Road Racing [2]
08/23: Nuts for Nationwide: Bristol Brings Season's Largest Entry List - Why?
08/20: Going By The Numbers: Pole Winners Setting Hot Pace In 2013 [1]
08/19: Nationwide Breakdown: Nationwide Children's Hospital 200 [2]
08/16: Nuts For Nationwide: Fellows, Papis Lead Experienced Hopefuls At Mid-Ohio [1]
08/13: Going By the Numbers: Are Cup Start-and-Parks On The Decline?
08/09: Watkins Glen Continues International Flair At Nationwide Road Races
08/06: Going By The Numbers: Kelly Could Join Club Of High-Finishing Foreigners
08/05: Nationwide Breakdown: U.S. Cellular 250 [4]
08/02: Nuts for Nationwide: Travis Sauter Continues Family Legacy With NASCAR Debut
July 2013
07/26: Nuts for Nationwide: Could Eldora Spell Good Things To Come For This Series? [4]
07/23: Going By the Numbers: Dillon Brothers And Bloomquist Top Names At Eldora
07/22: Nationwide Breakdown: STP 300 [5]
07/18: Nuts for Nationwide: Truck Regulars Look To Shine On Higher Level At Chicagoland [1]
07/16: After Drought, Vickers Continues Trend Of Part-Time Winners
07/14: Nationwide Breakdown: CNBC Pride's The Profit 200 [5]
07/12: Nuts For Nationwide: Season Best Nationwide Points Race In A Long Time
07/08: Going By the Numbers: A Look at the 2013 Cup Season, So Far [1]
07/05: Nuts for Nationwide: Rejuvenated Team Returns To Scene Of Only Series Victory
07/02: Going By the Numbers: Don't Look Now, But Kyle Larson's Coming [2]
07/01: Keselowski Needs to Turn Around Poor Results -- And Fast [1]
June 2013
06/29: Nationwide Breakdown: Feed the Children 300
06/28: Nuts For Nationwide: Matt Crafton, At Long Last, Making Nationwide Debut [1]
06/28: Four Burning Questions: Stewart's Sad Sonoma And Busch's Potential Payback [5]
06/25: Going By the Numbers: Chase Berths Wide Open With 10 Races Left [1]
06/23: Nationwide Breakdown: Johnsonville Sausage 200 [3]
06/21: Nuts for Nationwide: Road America Brings Great Chance For Ringer Victory [1]
06/18: Going By the Numbers: Need a Road Course Ringer? Here's Who Not to Call [3]
06/15: Nationwide Breakdown: Alliance Truck Parts 250 [2]
06/13: Nuts for Nationwide: Jason Leffler Not Nationwide Also-Ran [4]
06/11: Going By The Numbers: 2013 A No-Go For First-Time Winners [5]
06/07: Nuts for Nationwide: This Week's Iowa Race Could Be Best Of Season [1]
06/04: Going By The Numbers: Imagining The NNS Without Cup Regulars [4]
May 2013
05/31: Nuts for Nationwide: Nationwide Prospects Face Uphill Battle Progressing to Cup [1]
05/28: Going By The Numbers: Imagine A Nationwide Series Without Kyle Busch [9]
05/24: Nuts for Nationwide: Jack Ingram's Moment To Shine
05/21: The Art Of Closing The Deal In NASCAR's Longest Race [1]
05/14: Going By The Numbers: Which NASCAR Team Is Off To Their Best Start Ever? [2]
05/13: Juan Pablo Montoya, Earnhardt Ganassi Seemingly Re-Energized After Tough 2012 [1]
05/09: Nuts for Nationwide: Forget the Circumstances, Underdog Wins Always Possible
05/07: One Chance At Success At Cup's Once-Visited Tracks [3]
05/06: Davids Beating Goliaths: Plate Racing And The Great Equalizer [1]
05/06: Nationwide Breakdown: Aaron's 312
05/03: Nuts for Nationwide: An Open Letter to Potential NASCAR TV Partners
April 2013
04/30: Going By the Numbers: Plate Racing's Best At Finishing In One Piece
04/29: Nationwide Breakdown: ToyotaCare 250
04/26: Nuts For Nationwide: Larson Who? Alex Bowman Early Surprise In Rookie Battle
04/23: It's April, But Everyone's Asking: Is Jimmie Johnson Running Away With It? [2]
04/19: Nuts for Nationwide: Analyzing The Nationwide Top Five
04/17: Side By Side: Will Junior Retire As A Champion Or An Also-Ran? [8]
04/16: Kansas: A Potential Turning Point for Struggling (Or Winning) Drivers
04/14: Nationwide Breakdown: O'Reilly Auto Parts 300 [7]
04/11: Nuts for Nationwide: Texas Brings End Of Break, But Not Cup Dominance [4]
04/09: Going By the Numbers: How Much To Make Of A NASCAR Debut
04/05: Nuts for Nationwide: Five Races In, Some Underdogs Showing Promise
04/02: Going By The Numbers: NASCAR's Sub Story - Do They Win When Filling In? [2]
March 2013
03/29: Nuts for Nationwide: The Highs and Lows of 2013 (So Far) [2]
03/26: Going By the Numbers: The Cup Season's First Off Week, Before and After
03/25: Nationwide Breakdown: Royal Purple 300 [5]
03/22: Nuts for Nationwide: A NASCAR Journeyman's (Comparably) Hot Start
03/19: Going By the Numbers: Keeping A Sizzling NASCAR Start Throughout 2013 [2]
03/17: Nationwide Series Breakdown: Jeff Foxworthy's Grit Chips 300 [4]
03/15: Nuts for Nationwide: Time To Retire Those JWT Jokes [3]
03/12: Going By The Numbers: New Driver, New Team, Better NASCAR Results? [2]
03/09: Nationwide Series Breakdown: Sam's Town 300 [1]
03/08: Nuts for Nationwide: 2013 Could Be Allgaier's Year [1]
03/03: Nationwide Series Breakdown: Dollar General 200 [3]
03/01: Nuts for Nationwide: Annett's Anguish, Plus Seven Part-Timers To Watch In 2013
February 2013
02/26: Going By the Numbers: Retaining Daytona 500 Magic Isn't Easy [3]
02/21: Nuts For Nationwide: 2013 Season Preview, Part Two [1]
02/18: Going By The Numbers: It's Time For NASCAR's New Plate Racing Head Honcho [2]
02/15: Nuts For Nationwide: 2013 Season Preview, Part One
02/13: Daytona Duels Get Added Adrenaline With Qualifying Change [1]
December 2012
12/18: Underdog City: Evaluating Cup's Smaller Teams In 2012
November 2012
11/14: One More Chance: Who Could Win Among NASCAR's Winless [2]
11/07: A Few Modest Proposals For Future NASCAR Banquet Hosts [7]
11/06: Pastrana's 2013 Title Chase Surprising, But Exciting for Nationwide Series [7]
October 2012
10/31: And Then There Were Three: A Look At That "Other" NASCAR Title Race [1]
10/24: Next in Line: Six ARCA Drivers Who Deserve A NASCAR Debut [2]
10/17: A Quick Rundown of NASCAR's New Qualifying and Testing Changes [3]
10/10: Champion, Interrupted: Kurt Busch's Phoenix Racing Tenure [4]
10/03: Talladega During The Chase: A Brief History [5]
September 2012
09/26: Uncertain Times Await for Suddenly-Replaced Regan Smith [3]
09/20: A Regal Entrance: John King, Other Rookies Return at Kentucky
09/19: Reinstated Allmendinger Faces Uphill Battle [7]
09/12: Looking For This Weekend's Best Race? It Might Not Be in Chicago [5]
09/03: Gunning for a Win: Lining Up the Remaining Chase Wild Card Hopefuls [2]
August 2012
08/29: The Best (and Worst) NASCAR Helmet Throws [1]
08/22: Justin Allgaier Post-Montreal: Deserving of a Cup Ride [3]
08/15: Soundtracking the Season: Seven New(er) NASCAR Anthems [2]
08/08: Making Sense of Kligerman / Brad Keselowski Racing Breakup [1]
08/05: Nationwide Series Breakdown: U.S. Cellular 250 [3]
08/01: Meet the Six Drivers Making Their (Sorta) NASCAR Debuts This Weekend [1]
July 2012
07/25: Childress Keeping Dillon in Nationwide a Smart Move [3]
07/18: Choquette's NASCAR Truck Debut at Iowa A Promising Start
07/11: An Open Letter to NASCAR Teams: Part-Timers to Consider [3]
07/04: Turner Motorsports' Cup Debut: A Sign of More Things to Come? [1]
June 2012
06/27: Kenseth Leaving Roush Fenway: Thoughts, Rumors and Possibilities [13]
06/20: Right-Turn Royalty: NASCAR's Five Current Road Course Aces [2]
06/18: Earnhardt Victory a Winning Situation For NASCAR
06/12: Information Impossible: NASCAR's Twitterlicious Weekend [2]
May 2012
05/17: Six Solutions to the Cup Series' Rookie Problem (Besides Danica) [1]
March 2012
03/29: Ride Buyers: NASCAR's Necessary Evil [9]
03/19: Fighting For A Future: Where Brian Vickers Goes From Here
03/16: Are the Nationwide and Truck Series Saved from Ringers? [3]