Love her or hate her, there’s one thing you can’t deny about Danica Patrick: she’s officially making history in NASCAR.
Kyle Busch causing NASCAR fans to drop their jaws isn’t uncommon. However, he usually does it by driving on the cuffs of out of control – not in interviews.
A blown Goodyear entering turn 1 coming to the checkers left the door wide open for Mark Martin to extend his all-time lead in Nationwide wins to 49.
Unpredictable. That sums up Daytona weekend, from the photo finishes in the Truck and Nationwide series races to Trevor Bayne scoring his first NASCAR victory.
Saturday ended with Tony Stewart in victory lane for the fourth straight year and Cup regulars taking half of the top-10 positions. The more things change.
Is there a more vocal segment of a fanbase in sports – outside of the loud minority of Nebraska football fans – than the unsilent minority of NASCAR whiners?
Before the madness begins anew under the lights at Daytona this Saturday night, here are, in no particular order, my 11 wishes for NASCAR in 2011.
Fresh off a performance at Martinsville in the spring that landed him a grandfather clock, I penned a column that Denny Hamlin had effectively ended his year.
Listen to networks and tracks, you’d think Danica Patrick was the next Dale Earnhardt.
I get the impression there aren’t a lot of Kyle Busch fans out there. I know he has his little sect of followers, but it’s safe to say he’s more heel than hero.