Michael Mehedin

Michael Mehedin
Mike starts his second year with the Frontstretch in 2014 working on a combination of promotional and marketing assignments. Managing the NASCAR Power Rankings (Wednesdays), he works with broadcast and writing experts from throughout the world of racing to produce the biggest national weekly poll on Sprint Cup competition. Also our resident Marketing Assistant, Mike handles day-to-day client responsibilities while settling into his new digs outside of Charlotte.

NASCAR Sprint Cup Power Rankings: Top 15 After Fontana

Kevin Harvick came awfully close to sweeping the west coast swing but had to battle his Stewart-Haas teammate Kurt Busch to do so. What they didn’t see was Brad Keselowski and his four fresh tires (Harvick and Busch only took two) who passed them both on the second green-white-checkered finish …

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NASCAR Sprint Cup Power Rankings: Top 15 After Phoenix

The Sprint Cup Series hasn’t seen this kind of domination in decades. Including 2014, Kevin Harvick collected his seventh straight top-2 finish and second-straight victory of the season. Sunday’s win was also Harvick’s fourth straight at Phoenix. The top 10 in the Power Rankings after Las Vegas kept the momentum going …

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NASCAR Sprint Cup Power Rankings: Top 15 After Las Vegas

After two weeks, Kevin Harvick was tired of being the bridesmaid. For the second week in a row he led the most laps, but this time that number included the most important lap winning the race at Las Vegas. With his third top-2 finish of the season, Harvick further solidified his …

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NASCAR Sprint Cup Power Rankings: Top 15 After Atlanta

Throughout the 2014 season, the question on everyone’s mind was, when will Jimmie Johnson win his first race of the year? Although Johnson went on to win four races in 2014, he was never a threat for the championship, opening the door for questions about the team and combination with …

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NASCAR Sprint Cup Power Rankings: Top 15 After Daytona

After a Speedweeks that can be described as nothing else but crazy, Sunday saw a somewhat tame Daytona 500…if you can call multiple laps of three-wide racing for the lead at 200 mph tame. The race ended under yellow for a multi-car accident after the field took the white flag. …

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NASCAR Sprint Cup Power Rankings: Pre-Season Top 15

We are only days away from the official start of the 2015 NASCAR season. A lot has changed since Kevin Harvick hoisted the championship trophy at Homestead in November, including drivers, teams, crews and more. Pair all of those unknowns with some rules changes and the storylines are endless. No …

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2014 NASCAR Driver Review: Kasey Kahne

Ride: No. 5 Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet Crew chief: Kenny Francis Points finish: 15th Stats: 36 starts, one win, three top 5s, 11 top 10s, zero poles, 218 laps led, five DNFs, 17.3 average start, 17.61 average finish. Best finish: First, once (Atlanta, August) High Point: Hands down Kasey Kahne’s win at Atlanta in August …

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Star Coach Race Tours Provides the Epitome of NASCAR Luxury

Coordinating a weekend stay for a NASCAR race can be a grueling experience; booking travel, making hotel accommodations, car rental, parking, meals and so much more. For some, however, the trek to a race is a much different experience. That’s where Joel Labute and Star Coach Race Tours takes over. …

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2014 NASCAR Driver Review: Chase Elliott

Ride: No. 9 JR Motorsports Chevrolet Crew chief: Greg Ives Points finish: Champion Stats: 33 starts, three wins, 16 top 5s, 26 top 10s, two poles, 390 laps led, 8.3 average start, 8.03 average finish. Best finish: First, three times (Texas, April; Darlington, April; Chicago, July) High Point: Many would select Elliott’s first …

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