Carolyn Narrowly Emerges As The New Leader

(WOMR file photo) Denny Hamlin fulfilled his, rather brazen, promise made after last Sunday’s heart-break ending for the Joe Gibbs Racing #11 FedEx Toyota team.  Hamlin dominated the field last week, however, his fuel tank ran empty two laps before the checkered flag flew.  Fast forward to this Sunday: not only did Hamlin fulfill his…

Who Will Exit Louden In The Lead?

(WOMR file photo) This week NASCAR rolls int the Granite State, Louden, N.H.  The forecast is for Friday through Sunday is for some simply fantastic temperatures, that is, if you like 73-78 degrees for the weekend. Even though the temperatures are going to mellow at Louden, the competition from the racing is going to heat…

Bernie Leaps Into The Lead After Chicagoland

(WOMR file photo) The first race of the Chase is now complete, and I have made a pit stop for the night at the Spotlight 29 Casino in Indio,CA!   And the new leader is…..   It appears that “Blazingly Bad” Brad Keselowski has charged into the points lead with his victory in the GEICO…

The Chase Picks Are In!

(WOMR file photo) After looking at all of our selections for the 2012 Chase, the picks are quite interesting.  Two thirds,12, of the players have chosen just two different drivers as their choice to be crowned the 2012 Sprint Cup champion. Six players have chosen “Mr. Five-Time”, Jimmie Johnson, to log his six Sprint Cup…

Prickett Unloads His Midget For Some Pavement Racing

(WOMR file photo) “HARVEST CLASSIC” MIDGETS SATURDAY AT MADERA USAC Mopar Western Midget point leaders Shannon McQueen, and our redneck fantasy player, David Prickett, resume their battle for the 2012 championship this Saturday in the “Harvest Classic” at the Madera (Calif.) Speedway. McQueen holds a 90-point edge over Prickett in the overall standings, while Prickett…

Let The Chase Begin!

(WOMR file photo) The “regular season” has ended and the Chase begins! NASCAR  is moving into the windy city to start the 2012 Chase.  that is a huge change from the past year of having the first Chase race in Louden,N.H.  Now is the time fo the season where the culling knife gets used to…

Marc And Richard Remained Tied For The Lead

(WOMR file photo) After a week in Chico,CA, watching the Gold Cup Race of Champions, I have got to say that I missed viewing the Richmond race.  However, I was privy to some of the finest sprint car racing that you will see on the West Coast  Having said that, the Richmond race, since the…

Richard And Marc Lurch Into A Tie For The Lead

(WOMR file photo) Denny Hamlin did himself a favor, and one for his Joe Gibbs Racing teammate Kyle Busch in the process. Outrunning Jeff Gordon on a two-lap dash to the finish in Sunday night’s AdvoCare 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway, Hamlin scored his second consecutive Sprint Cup Series victory, his series-best fourth of the season and the 21st…

Calistoga: Day #2

(WOMR file photo) Sunday night at Calistoga the racing really heated up for the winner’s share of the BIG prize money, in the Louie Verneil Classic. Little Rico Abreu of Rutherford, Calif., all 3′ 6” of him, piloted the Keith Kunz Motorsports/Curb-Agajanian Toyota to victory in Sunday night’s 25-lap “Louie Vermeil Classic” USAC Mopar Western…

Louis Vermeil Classic: Day 1

(WOMR file photo) It is Labor Day weekend, the official end to the 2012 summer.  I am in the heart of wine country this weekend, Calistoga, CA, for a two day show of midgets and sprint cars.  Saturday night was the opening night of this very prestigious race track, the surface was tacky, and lightening…