Race Weekend Central

Dialing It In: Kurt Busch – Yes, Kurt Busch – Offering Example on Maturity for Keselowski

Just 19 races into his Sprint Cup Series career, Brad Keselowski has ruffled feathers and stirred up more controversy than most do in a decade. His aggressive driving style and eagerness to prove his abilities has come into conflict with a number of drivers in the garage. The 26-year-old has had his magical moments, winning …

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Bettin’ the Horsepower: Busch Bros. Are Favorites, But Logano May Be Best Bet

It’s been almost a month since I last penned a column for Frontstretch and while I much enjoyed writing my weekend preview column early this season, the time off brings about a change. From this point on, this space on the website every Friday morning will analyze the betting lines of each week’s Sprint Cup …

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5 Points to Ponder: The Busch Brothers Focus On Kicking Carl-Brad Off Center Stage

Isn’t it strange how for a series that has the longest season of any of the major U.S. professional sports, an off week feels like an eternity? So, it’s with much relish and gusto that I’m looking forward to Sunday’s 500-lapper at Thunder Valley, especially after three straight weeks of intermediate cookie-cutter tracks. And that’s …

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Bowles-Eye View: The Next 5 NASCAR Drivers to Get “Taught a Lesson”

As we put the Carl – Brad fiasco in the rear-view mirror, there’s plenty of debate about where we go from here. But fans, insiders and drivers alike can agree on one thing, no matter which side of the coin they fall: this week’s race at Bristol is the most-anticipated short-track slugfest in years. With …

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Running Their Mouth: Carl Edwards – Brad Keselowski Wrap-Up Edition

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 …

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The Forgotten Story of the 2010 Kobalt Tools 500 at Atlanta

After spending all day Tuesday at work away from the Internet, television and all things NASCAR, I got home to find the sanctioning body had made a decision on what penalty Carl Edwards would face after he intentionally wrecked Brad Keselowski, who was running sixth at the time, and sent his car flying through the …

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Voice of Vito: Carl Edwards’s Free Pass from NASCAR Sets Dangerous Precedent

I received a call around midday Tuesday from Frontstretch‘s Owner and Managing Editor Tom Bowles, asking me to change the topic of this week’s column. Not surprisingly, he requested a reaction piece for the NASCAR penalty issued to Carl Edwards following his lap 323 swipe at Brad Keselowski. You may have seen it by now: …

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