NASCAR Race Weekend Central

The Cool-Down Lap: How Penske Pulled the Block on Ganassi’s Historic Double

Roger Penske and Chip Ganassi have been rival car owners for years, with many of their battles fought in various open-wheel series, most recently the IZOD IndyCar Series. But the explosion of NASCAR’s popularity the last two decades of the 20th century brought both racing legends to stock car racing, where they started new chapters …

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Running Their Mouth: 2010 Coca-Cola 600

Welcome to Running Their Mouth! Each week, we’ll go through media reports, interviews, PR and all of our own stuff to find the best quotes from the Sprint Cup race, capturing the story of how the weekend unfolded. It’s the most original commentary you’ll ever find: the truth, coming straight out of the mouths of the drivers, crew members and car owners themselves. This week, here’s a sneak peek at what they all were thinking following the Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway.

Kurt Busch Holds Off Jamie McMurray for the Captain in 2010 Coca-Cola 600

Chip Ganassi may have gotten the best of Roger Penske at Indianapolis, but thanks to a stout racecar, a fast pit stop at the end and a determined driver behind the wheel, it was Kurt Busch who was celebrating in Charlotte’s victory lane in a Penske car. Last week’s winner of the Sprint All-Star Race, …

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Bettin’ the Horsepower: 2010 Coca-Cola 600

With Memorial Day approaching and week 2 of the Sprint Cup Series at Charlotte upon us, the sport’s most grueling event lies right around the corner Sunday evening. While fans were treated with the annual Sprint Showdown and All-Star event last week, the amount of information that can be taken from that event and used …

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Fanning the Flames: NASCAR’s Longest Owner/Driver Marriage & Pending Roush Divorces?

I received a text from my brother last weekend stating “I guess ur watching the hall of fame induction, this is really cool.” Coming from a college-age kid that isn’t necessarily a die-hard, I thought what he said was really cool. Good job, NASCAR. You often take our body blows when we don’t like what …

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Fantasy Insider: Don’t Be Fooled By Kurt Busch’s All-Star Win

Welcome back, everyone to Frontstretch’s Fantasy Insider. After a so called “off week” for the running of NASCAR’s All-Star event, teams are gearing up for this weekend’s running of the Coca-Cola 600. And while Kurt Busch found himself in victory lane last Saturday night, don’t expect to see him anywhere near there this weekend – …

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Running Their Mouth: 2010 Sprint All-Star Race at Charlotte

Welcome to Running Their Mouth! Each week, we’ll go through media reports, interviews, PR and all of our own stuff to find the best quotes from the Sprint Cup race, capturing the story of how the weekend unfolded. It’s the most original commentary you’ll ever find: the truth, coming straight out of the mouths of the drivers, crew members and car owners themselves. This week, here’s a sneak peek at what they all were thinking following the Sprint All-Star Race at Charlotte Motor Speedway.

Bettin’ the Horsepower: Breaking Down the Main Event Driver by Driver

All-Star Weekend is always a nice change of pace for NASCAR drivers and teams who get to enjoy a pressure free weekend filled with excitement and extracurricular activities close to home, and for fans who get to witness no holds barred action they don’t get to see during points paying races. Like the preseason Budweiser …

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