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Becca Gladden

Becca Gladden is a freelance writer and analyst covering NASCAR’s Nextel Cup series for several print, multimedia, and internet outlets. Gladden began writing about stock-car racing for The Stock Car Review and soon moved on to Insider Racing News and The Frontstretch, where her weekly columns currently appear. Additionally, Becca has worked as a feature writer for RaceWeek, a weekly NASCAR newspaper; as a NASCAR Analyst for WHOK Radio in Columbus, Ohio, a Motor Racing Network (MRN) affiliate station; and as a NASCAR Correspondent for El Paso, Texas, Metro Sports, a Time-Warner cable TV network.

You can read Becca's Big Six column every Monday on Frontstretch and be sure to look for her Insider Racing News column which appears every Wednesday.

Ms. Gladden resides in Phoenix, Arizona, and is currently available for short-term and long-term writing, speaking, and public relations assignments.

You can click here to email Becca

For more on Becca and to find out how you can hire her to speak at your next event, visit her website at BeccaGladden.com.

And check out some of Becca’s other favorite sites:

Insider Racing News
Outside Pole

Past articles by Becca Gladden

May 2010
05/05: Speed Reads: The 200-MPH Billboard: The Inside Story of How Big $$ Changed NASCAR [1]
April 2010
04/15: Speed Reads: An Inside Look at Earnhardt Sr. in New Chicken Soup Book
04/08: Speed Reads: Liz Allison's Track Guide Useful, But Outdated
04/01: Speed Reads: Humpy Wheeler's Growing Up NASCAR [1]
October 2009
10/19: Kenny Wallace WIX Filters Lap Leader of the Race in Dollar General 300
January 2008
01/22: The Best Of The Frontstretch : The Kyle Busch You Don't Know
01/20: The Best Of The Frontstretch : World's Oldest Living NASCAR Driver Shares Memories with Delightful Wit and Down-Home Wisdom
December 2007
12/02: Ten Points to Ponder ... NASCAR Banquet / End of Season [14]
November 2007
11/19: Ten Points to Ponder ... After Homestead [10]
11/15: NASCAR Stuff We Can't Make Up [3]
11/12: One Point To Ponder ... Johnson's Dominance [8]
11/10: The Kyle Busch You Don't Know [11]
11/10: LIVE From Phoenix Raceway : Carl Edwards, Second in Practice, Wins Phoenix Pole
11/07: NASCAR Stuff We Can't Make Up [5]
11/04: Ten Points to Ponder ... After Texas [13]
October 2007
10/31: NASCAR Stuff We Can't Make Up [2]
10/29: Ten Points to Ponder ... After Atlanta II [3]
10/24: I'm Just Sayin' ... NASCAR Stuff We Can't Make Up [4]
10/21: Ten Points to Ponder ... After Martinsville II [12]
10/14: Ten Points to Ponder ... After Lowe's [11]
10/10: I'm Just Sayin'...NASCAR Qualifying is Stupefying [7]
10/07: Ten Points To Ponder ... After Talladega II [15]
10/03: I'm Just Sayin'... Greg Biffle Won, Period [2]
10/01: Ten Points to Ponder ... After Kansas [10]
September 2007
09/26: Beyond The Cockpit : World's Oldest Living NASCAR Driver Shares Memories with Delightful Wit and Down-Home Wisdom [6]
09/23: Ten Points to Ponder ... After Dover [13]
09/17: Ten Points to Ponder ... After Loudon [5]
09/09: Ten Points to Ponder ... After Richmond [6]
09/06: Leilani Munter Makes Short Work of Steep Learning Curve
09/03: Ten Points to Ponder ... After Fontana [10]
August 2007
08/30: Kyle Petty Races Hard, Fundraises Harder [1]
08/30: Beyond The Cockpit : Kyle Busch [2]
08/26: Ten Points to Ponder ... After Bristol [14]
08/20: Ten Points to Ponder ... After Michigan [3]
08/12: Ten Points to Ponder ... After Watkins Glen [6]
08/05: Ten Points to Ponder ... After Pocono [4]
July 2007
07/29: Ten Points to Ponder ... After Indianapolis [11]
07/15: Ten Points to Ponder After Chicagoland [3]
07/08: Ten Points to Ponder ... After Daytona (Pepsi 400) [13]
07/02: 10 Points To Ponder ... After New Hampshire [9]
June 2007
06/24: 10 Points to Ponder ... After Infineon [12]
06/17: Ten Points To Ponder After Michigan [9]
06/10: Becca's Big Six : Pocono Edition
06/04: Becca's Big Six : Dover Edition
May 2007
05/28: Becca's Big Six: Coca-Cola 600
05/23: Leilani Munter Looking To Make A Splash In Indy Pro Series [1]
05/20: Becca's Big Six : All-Star Edition [1]
05/06: Becca's Big Six : Richmond Edition [1]
April 2007
04/29: Becca's Big Six : Talladega Edition
04/21: Jeff Gordon Scores Trifecta at Phoenix Raceway [1]
04/21: NASCAR Crew Chief "Bootie" Barker Confident In His Car At Phoenix, But With The Car of Tomorrow...Not So Much [1]
04/20: Core Values Led to Dale, Jr.'s Stint in HMS Ride [2]
04/19: Jeff Gordon Snags Pole for Subway Fresh Fit 500
04/19: Jeff Gordon on Car of Tomorrow, Virginia Tech, And More ...Q&A From Phoenix International Raceway
04/01: Becca's Big Six : Martinsville Edition [3]
March 2007
03/25: Becca's Big Six: Bristol Edition
03/18: What... Should Jimmie Johnson's Nickname Be? And Other Thoughts From Atlanta [4]
03/11: Becca's Big Six: Las Vegas Edition [2]
03/01: Beyond the Cockpit : Bobby Labonte
February 2007
02/28: Beyond The Cockpit : Carl Edwards [1]
02/23: NASCAR's Matt Kenseth Visits Luke AFB, Flies in Fighter Jet [1]
02/18: Becca's Big Six : The Daytona 500 Edition [1]
02/13: Nuts 'N' Bolts : Hey Baby, It's NASCAR! [1]
January 2007
01/09: Fan1st Blazing New Trail For NASCAR Fans In 2007 [1]
01/07: Best of Becca Gladden : McMurray Hopeful Despite Disheartening Year
November 2006
11/21: Becca's Big Six : Homestead-Miami Edition
11/14: Becca's Big Six : Phoenix "II" Edition [1]
11/12: Harvick Sweeps Season at PIR; Johnson Builds on Point Lead
11/12: Montoya Reflects On Performance To Date
11/10: Biffle Ready To Handle New Crew Chief
11/10: Jeff Gordon Grabs Phoenix Pole
11/10: J.J. Yeley and Phoenix Raceway Join Forces for Spring Golf Tournament
11/10: Jeff Gordon Tops Friday Practice
11/10: McMurray Hopeful Despite Disheartening Year [1]
11/07: Becca's Big Six : Texas II Edition
11/01: Becca's Big Six : Atlanta "II" Edition
October 2006
10/24: Becca's Big Six : Martinsville Edition
10/17: Becca's Big Six : Charlotte II Edition [1]
10/10: Becca's Big Six : Talladega "2" Edition [5]
10/03: Becca's Big Six : Kansas Edition [1]
September 2006
09/26: Becca's Big Six: Dover Edition
09/19: Becca's Big Six : Loudon Edition [1]
09/13: Becca's Big Six : Richmond "2" Edition
August 2006
08/29: Becca's Big Six : Bristol Edition
08/24: Leilani Munter Still Racing to the Top With Drive and Dignity
08/22: Becca's Big Six : Michigan Edition
08/16: Becca's Big Six : Watkins Glen Edition [2]
08/08: Becca's Big Six : Brickyard Edition
July 2006
07/18: Becca's Big Six: Loudon Edition
07/11: Becca's Big Six : Chicagoland Edition [3]
07/04: Becca's Big Six : Pepsi 400 Edition [1]
June 2006
06/30: Yeley Remains Positive About Rookie Season [2]
06/28: Becca's Big Six : Infineon Edition [2]
06/20: Becca's Big Six : Michigan Edition [2]
06/14: Becca's Big Six: Pocono Edition
06/13: Top Ten Reasons NASCAR Races are Better Than NBA Playoff Games [5]
06/06: Becca's Big Six: Dover Edition [1]
May 2006
05/31: Top Ten Things Rick Hendrick said to Kyle Busch Sunday Night [22]
05/31: Becca's Big Six : Coca-Cola 600 Edition [4]
05/24: Becca's Big Six - All-Star Edition [3]
05/17: Top Ten Reasons Why Dale, Jr. Needed to Slap His Armpit [11]
05/17: Becca's Big Six: Darlington Edition [2]
05/09: Becca's Big Six: Richmond Edition [2]
05/02: Top Ten Things Greg Biffle is Doing to Insure a Better Finish in Richmond [4]
April 2006
04/27: Frontstretch Q & A : Reed Sorenson [9]
04/18: Top Ten NASCAR Phrases Non-Fans Might Misinterpret [8]
04/04: Top Ten Signs You've Been Watching Too Much NASCAR [10]
March 2006
03/21: Frontstretch Top Ten: Top Ten Things NASCAR Drivers Did to Pass the Time During Atlanta Rain Delay [1]
February 2006
02/21: Top Ten Rejected NASCAR Sponsor Bets [7]
02/07: Top Ten Things Kurt Busch Did During the Off Season to Improve His Image [2]
02/01: Top Ten Reasons Why the Daytona 500 is Better than the Super Bowl [3]
November 2005
11/23: If I Ruled the (NASCAR) World - Homestead [2]
11/16: If I Ruled the (NASCAR) World - Phoenix [3]
11/02: If I Ruled the (NASCAR) World - Atlanta [1]
October 2005
10/26: If I Ruled the (NASCAR) World - Martinsville [4]
10/19: If I Ruled the NASCAR World - Lowes [1]
10/06: If I Ruled the (NASCAR) World - Talladega
September 2005
09/21: IF I Ruled the NASCAR World...off week
09/14: If I Ruled the (NASCAR) World - Richmond [1]
09/07: If I Ruled the NASCAR World: Fontana [1]
August 2005
08/30: If I Ruled the (NASCAR) World - Bristol [2]
08/25: If I Ruled the (NASCAR) World - Michigan
08/16: If I Ruled the (NASCAR) World - Watkins Glen [2]
08/10: If I Ruled the World : Brickyard 400
08/02: If I Ruled the (NASCAR) World: "Weekend Off" Edition [4]
July 2005
07/26: If I Ruled the (NASCAR) World: Pocono [5]
07/19: If I Ruled the (NASCAR) World: New Hampshire
07/13: If I Ruled the (NASCAR) World: Chicagoland [3]