Nascar At Phoenix AfterChatter: Ryan Newman IS the Spoiler at P I R

Once again in the 2010 NASCAR season it didn’t matter who led the most laps, it only mattered who was leading when the checkered flag fell. This weekend at Phoenix International Raceway, it was an ecstatic and emotional Ryan Newman that entered into to Victory Lane after a long dry spell of seventy-seven races of …

Nascar At Phoenix: Will The Spoiler Be The Spoiler or Someone Else?

Two interesting things make this year’s spring race at Phoenix International Raceway different.  The first is probably the most obvious and most visible.  That would be the return of the spoiler, which made its first appearance at Martinsville almost two weeks ago and it remains to be seen what kind of an effect it will …

Nascar At Martinsville: Qualifying Rainout Means Points Decide the Lineup for Sunday’s Goody’s 500

This weekend at Martinsville, could prove to be a totally different race than the expectations would have been should there have been qualifying. With the teams lining up for the race according to points, there’s no way of knowing how that is going to affect the outcome of the race.  The teams starting on the …

Nascar At Las Vegas (A/C): Jeff Gordon Dominates the Shelby American Race (But Jimmie Johnson Wins in the End)

The Shelby American at Las Vegas was dominated from the first lap by Jeff Gordon and the #24 Hendrick team. A late race gamble to take two tires instead of four by crew chief, Steve Letarte, just didn’t quite work out and Jimmie Johnson ended up in Victory Lane, winning for the second week in …

Nascar at Fontana: Will It Be “Just Another Race” In California This Weekend?

    What a difference a year makes… It could be said that in 2009, Jamie McMurray struggled. It wasn’t that he didn’t perform well, it was more that he didn’t finish well. Now, in 2010, he has won the Daytona 500 and has qualified on the pole at Fontana. (Not a bad start to …

Nascar at Daytona February 2010: Once Again, Daytona Doesn’t Disappoint

The always highly anticipated beginning to the Nascar season, “Speed Weeks” at Daytona, once again lived up to all the usual expectations and a whole lot more. The racing was exceptional in all series (including the ARCA series) and I don’t see how anyone could have asked for more.     I just don’t know …

The 2010 Nascar Season; Slightly Larger Restrictor Plates and the Gatorade Duels Yield Some of Daytona’s Best Racing In A Long Time…

   Okay… I admit it. I just may have been wrong. The Gatorade Duels at Daytona proved to be some of the best Nascar racing we’ve seen in a long time and I expected them to be quite a bit different. I expected the racing to be good, but, the part I didn’t expect was …

Nascar at Daytona – 2010: Will the Carnage Continue?

    The Bud Shootout Opens the 2010 Nascar Season and the Gatorade Duels Are Next…   The Budweiser Shootout opened the 2010 Nascar season even though it isn’t a points race and has very little to do with the actual season. In fact I would go so far as to say it won’t tell …

Nascar 2009: Looking Back At Last Season – Part 2

A Quick Review and Thoughts On the 2009 Nascar Season   Part 2  TAKE THE LATEST SURVEY (Click the Link)   The 2009 NASCAR season wasn’t without it’s feel good moments and surprises. There were many throughout the year. What follows are some of the high points of the season from this Fan’s View…   …