After a debacle that included a safety truck stuck in the middle of the track as the green flag waved and an officiating call that forced a red flag to sort out, what, if anything, should be done to improve NASCAR officiating?
I have tried in recent years to humor some NASCAR fans’ fantasy-based loyalty to one automobile manufacturer or another, much like I did with my children when they were young and checking under the pillow in the morning to see if that tooth had been replaced with some kind of monetary compensation. My philosophy back …
Joe Nemechek’s ninth-place finish on Saturday was his first top 10 all year and his best finish since last year’s Charlotte race.
As the smoke cleared from a wacky weekend of racing in Charlotte, Jeff Burton continued to remain the class of the Chase field, with the rest of his challengers now looking to play catchup in the second half.
1.624 – Kasey Kahne’s margin of victory over Jimmie Johnson at the Bank of America 500 (in seconds).
Sometimes – and it only happens about three times a year – something happens on the track that evokes the best and worst out of all the fans that follow NASCAR week in, week out. It usually involves one or two of the most popular drivers, and it induces opinions fed by loyalty, which at …
Q: I’m no fan of Jimmie Johnson or Dale Earnhardt Jr. – I pull for the Roush cars on race day – but I had to get a laugh out of the way Talladega ended. Hendrick shuts Brian Vickers out of his team meetings after years of making him run races with crappy stuff and …
Who are the drivers most likely to help you rebound from a tough week in your fantasy league as the racing moves back to “normal” racing at Charlotte? Let’s find out in this week’s edition of Picks ‘N’ Pans.
10. No. 24: “Junior bumped me, Junior bumped me, Junior bumped me, Junior bumped me, Junior bumped me again. Tell NASCAR to make Junior stop bumping me, If Junior bumps me again, I’m telling!”
All the post-race attention at Talladega was on Brian Vickers’s uber-controversial last-lap punt of Chase contenders Jimmie Johnson and Earnhardt – and understandably so. But Gordon and Earnhardt lit a few fireworks of their own when Jeff accused Junior of excessively rough bump-drafting.