Race Weekend Central

Thompson in Turn 5: Johnny Benson Didn’t Get the Memo

I learned something about Johnny Benson this week. It seems the guy is quickly becoming a dinosaur, obsolete within a sport that is evolving in a direction he is neither able or willing to keep up with. Thank goodness he’s still here. Apparently, the veteran Truck Series driver is not up to speed with what …

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Mirror Driving: I’ll Take Blocking for $200, NASCAR… & A Yellow Flag on the Last Lap

Should NASCAR stay consistent with NOT throwing the yellow on the final lap if the wreck happens behind the leaders, as they did in the Daytona 500?

Random Thoughts on the Eve of the 2007 Daytona 500

To anyone who missed Friday night’s Craftsman Truck Series race at Daytona, shame on you. For the last several years, the trucks have put on the best race of Speedweeks, and Friday night’s three-wide finish was outstanding. Yeah, I was pulling for the guy with the Blue Oval in the grille, not the foreign trucks, …

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