The Atlanta Picks Are A Dead Heat

  • Leon 
This week the NASCAR haulers, after offloading the crumpled sheet metal at their respective shops, will be heading southwest out their facility in Charlotte on I-85 with Georgia on their minds. Their destination is the greater Atlanta metro area. In actuality, they will be heading to the southeast suburb of Hampton, GA and the Atlanta Motor Speedway, which is directly across from the FAA offices of Atlanta Center. OUR ATLANTA PICKS This week we have a threeway tie with three players each supporting Harvick, Keselowski, and KuBu. This week Karen… Read MoreThe Atlanta Picks Are A Dead Heat »

Amber And Carole Jump Out To A Lead At Daytona

  • Leon 
Denny Hamlin won the Daytona 500 on Sunday at Daytona International Speedway on Sunday, his second-career victory in the “Great American Race.” The No. 11 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota was one of only three cars not involved in a wreck throughout the 207 laps. It was a 1-2-3 sweep for JGR as teammates Kyle Busch in the No. 18 and Erik Jones in the No. 20 finished second and third, respectively. Hamlin led 30 laps en route to his 32nd Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series win. It was the first… Read MoreAmber And Carole Jump Out To A Lead At Daytona »

Truex And Harvick Are The Favorites At Daytona

  • Leon 
As most of you who read my Wednesday post know I generally try to talk a little bit about the upcoming race track’s history and geography.   Well, for those of you who have not been to the Daytona International Speedway there is a surprise when you arrive there.  It sits right to the north of the Daytona airport.  Directly across the street, on International Blvd, for the entire length of the race track property is all kinds of shops and restaurants in the various blocks of malls! The back straight… Read MoreTruex And Harvick Are The Favorites At Daytona »

The Sun Rises On 2019 Race Season

  • Leon 
Don’t Despair, Help Is Coming! We are just about 37 days away from the beginning of the Daytona 500 (as of this writing) and it will be getting very noisy at the Daytona International Speedway very soon.  That’s right race fans, it is rapidly approaching the middle of January and the winter offseason is quickly coming to a much-appreciated end!  For those of you who may have been employing, as I have, a counselor, a psychologist, a shrink, or your psychic (I like the deceased Miss Cleo, personally) to help you cope… Read MoreThe Sun Rises On 2019 Race Season »

David The Mudslinging Throttle Jockey Wins Segment 3

  • Leon 
Joey Logano won his first Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series championship Sunday night, completing his late-season rise to title-winning form for the Team Penske No. 22 team at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Logano outdistanced Kyle Busch, Kevin Harvick, and Martin Truex Jr. — 2018’s “Big 3” — in the season-ending Ford EcoBoost 400. The title marks the 28-year-old driver’s first crown in his 10th season of competition in NASCAR’s top division. Logano’s triumph came as redemption after a heartbreaking absence from the playoff picture last season. Logano won just once in 2017,… Read MoreDavid The Mudslinging Throttle Jockey Wins Segment 3 »

Harvick Is The Favorite For Homestead

  • Leon 
Well, the race season has finally wound down to the Championship Weekend at Homestead.  Where did the 38 weeks go?  The season started about 200 miles North of Homestead at “The World Center of Speed” at Daytona International Speedway back in mid-February, and here it is mid-November. There is just one last chance for the Final Four to realize their dreams!  It all comes down to who will power through all the pressure and perform impeccably under the most pressure to date!   Our Homestead Picks   There are six drivers that have… Read MoreHarvick Is The Favorite For Homestead »

The Mudslinger Extends His Lead

  • Leon 
Holding off Brad Keselowski after a restart with 12 laps left in Sunday’s Can-Am 500 at ISM Raceway, Kyle Busch claimed his eighth Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series victory of the season and led NASCAR’s Big Three into the Championship 4 race at Homestead-Miami Speedway. After a wreck on Lap 269 of 312 ended the championship hopes of Kurt Busch and Chase Elliott—both of whom had been in the mix throughout the day—Busch grabbed the lead from Joe Gibbs Racing teammate Erik Jones on Lap 277 and held it the… Read MoreThe Mudslinger Extends His Lead »

Can Blaney Punch His Ticket At Phoenix?

  • Leon 
Well, this Sunday we will be getting the 2018 seasons white flag at Phoenix.  The Phoenix race is always a very exciting one to watch on TV, and even more fun to watch in person!  It looks like Ol Chiefy, The Buschwacker, and possibly A&M Aggie Sue will be in the grandstands to watch this race.  Additionally, Your Most Humble Sheriff will be roaming the media center, the garage area, pit road, and around the catchfence, looking to bring some good photo ops from ISM Raceway to The Redneck Fantasy League, and… Read MoreCan Blaney Punch His Ticket At Phoenix? »

David The Mudslinger Slips Back Into The Lead

  • Leon 
This time, there was no late-race glitch to interrupt Kevin Harvick’s domination of a Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race. Streaking away from pole winner Ryan Blaney during an overtime restart on Lap 336, Harvick won Sunday’s AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway with the utmost of authority, sweeping the stages and leading a race-high 177 laps on the way to his series-best eighth victory of the season and a guaranteed spot in the Nov. 18 Championship 4 race at Homestead-Miami Speedway. The victory was Harvick’s first since Michigan… Read MoreDavid The Mudslinger Slips Back Into The Lead »

Chase, Kurt, and Jimmie Share The Wealth At Texas

  • Leon 
This week NASCAR rolls Southwest to the great state of Texas to race at the Texas Motor Speedway.  For those who have never been in this part of the country, the race trace sits approximately 15 miles to the Northwest of DFW airport.  With this race being the penultimate of the 2018 season, action will be heating up this week.  Several drivers are in a must-win situation, which now puts them in desperate times.  Remember that there is a saying that desperate people will desperate things in desperate times!   OUR TEXAS… Read MoreChase, Kurt, and Jimmie Share The Wealth At Texas »