NASCAR Race Weekend Central

Scanner Static: NASCAR Racing Around the Western Hemisphere

Whew, After all this racing, I think everyone needs a break. What’s that? We’ve only run two races? Well, that’s NASCAR for ya. The excitement of Daytona is now long gone and the series has “triumphantly” (read: unnoticed) breezed in and out of southern California. Relax while you can, though; once the Cup Series gets …

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Voice of Vito: All That’s Missing Are Some Turnbuckles

What a reversal of fortunes for NASCAR the last couple of weeks. Daytona started off with controversy: those who broke the rules were dealt with an iron fist. Punishments came out early and often for rules violations, consequences that were more severe than they’ve been in several years. Four crew chiefs were sent home for, …

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Bowles-Eye View: Can Matt Kenseth Save Roush Fenway? More Importantly… Should He?

Matt Kenseth has never been one to stand out in the crowd. Quiet and unassuming when you first interact with him, he doesn’t give the impression that he’ll win any popularity contests anytime soon. Ironically, with his sarcastic humor and easygoing nature, Kenseth actually can be one of the most engaging drivers in the NASCAR …

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Who’s Hot/Who’s Not in Nextel Cup: 2007 Auto Club 500 at Fontana Edition

Editor’s Note: Cami Starr is off this Tuesday, so the staff took care of business and compiled her weekly column. Look for her to be back writing next week! As the Nextel Cup Series put its second race in the books last weekend in California, a state known for wildfires surely did its part to …

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Full Throttle: Signs of Trouble for Both the NASCAR Busch & Craftsman Truck Series

California might have served as a wake-up call for NASCAR. The Busch race and the truck race did not have full fields. The second- and third-biggest racing series in the U.S. didn’t have full fields for their races this weekend. The influx of Cup drivers stealing the headlines and the escalating costs of running teams …

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