Carole Slips Back Into The Lead

Sunoco Rookie of the Year contender Cole Custer roared to his first Cup Series victory Sunday afternoon at Kentucky Speedway, emerging from a late-race restart with a bold four-wide move just after the white flag. Driving the Stewart-Haas Racing No. 41 Ford, Custer led just five of the 267 laps in the Quaker State 400…

The Coach,The Cookie Mom, And Your Sheriff Lead The Way

As the clock ticked toward 2 a.m. on Monday, in a race delayed by rain for nearly four hours, Erik Jones claimed the most important victory of his career in the Bojangles’ Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway. With his contract status at Joe Gibbs Racing a source of speculation throughout much of the current Monster…

Karen Back To The Lead

Denied victory at Daytona by an inopportune pit call last Sunday, Kurt Busch drove like lightning in a two-lap overtime dash to the finish to win Saturday night’s Quaker State 400 at Kentucky Speedway. Swapping sheet metal with brother Kyle Busch as the siblings battled for the victory throughout the overtime, Busch collected his first…

Numbers Dude And The Highly Opinionated One Tied!

Given the statistics, you might think Joey Logano ran away with Monday’s rain-delayed Firekeepers Casino 400 at Michigan International Speedway. Yes, Logano led 163 of 203 laps at the two-mile track in the Irish Hills. He had the fastest car in qualifying on Saturday and the fastest car in the 15th Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series…

The Atlanta Picks Are A Dead Heat

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…

Truex And Harvick Are The Favorites At Daytona

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 Sun Rises On 2019 Race Season

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…

Harvick Is The Favorite For Homestead

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…

The Mudslinger Extends His Lead

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…

Can Blaney Punch His Ticket At Phoenix?

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. …