NASCAR at Loudon: A Short Race at a Tough Short Track Starts the Chase

Say what you will about the Chase, but one thing is certain… Even though NASCAR Cup teams visit ten tracks during the Chase, Loudon is one tough short track and it is one tough place to kick off the Chase. Add to that the fact it is a relatively short race, with probably a minimum …

NASCAR at Richmond: It’s One and Done and On To the Chase

NASCAR hits the Richmond International Raceway tonight and it is definitely one and done and on to the Chase for the top twelve in points. Of course, when it comes to the Chase all the others will be showing up but they only get to run for the thirteenth spot no matter how much they …

NASCAR at Atlanta After Thoughts: Stewart Wins, Ten Are In and There’s One To Go

Tony Stewart won the Emory Healthcare 500 at AMS, ten of the top twelve are locked into the Chase and the last two of the top twelve would have to have an absolute   disastrous race in Richmond to miss it. Greg Biffle and Clint Bowyer aren’t locked in, but they might as well be with …

Nascar At Atlanta: Two To Go To Make It In “The CHASE”

NASCAR Cup teams hit the 1½ mile oval at Atlanta this weekend and it is definitely now or never for the ones that have even the slimmest chance of making it into the Chase. The question in everyone’s mind is whether or not the three closest to Clint Bowyer can make it into the top …

NASCAR at Bristol After Thoughts: Kyle Bush Makes History… Again

Kyle Bush made NASCAR history again last weekend at Bristol and will probably continue to do so throughout his career… but, not everyone is happy with him. Yes, it is true he became the first to win in all three series in one weekend at a track but some question the way he won at …

NASCAR At ChicagoLand After Thoughts: David Reutimann Covers the Field at ChicagoLand

David Reutimann and his #00 Team covered the field at ChicagoLand last Saturday night and it could be a precursor of things to come for Michael Waltrip Racing, if not in the near, at least the not too distant future. I have stated in the past and don’t hesitate to say it again; David Reutimann …

NASCAR at Daytona: Handling, Larger Restrictor Plates and Fireworks at the Coke Zero 400

Several things are definite when the NASCAR Cup teams hit the track at Daytona this weekend; their cars will have to handle while the larger restrictor plates control the added horsepower before the fireworks go off. One thing isn’t so definite and that would be whether the fireworks will only be after the race… or …

NASCAR at Loudon After Thoughts: After All the Hype, the Magic Mile Was Relatively Tame

>>>Click Here for Quicktime Play/Link – iPhone etc<<< The race at Loudon had a lot of hype coming into it, but when all was said and done, racing at the “Magic Mile” turned out to be relatively tame. One would have thought, (if they listened to all the media hype), there was a great possibility …

NASCAR at Loudon: Cup Teams Feeling the Pressure of “Crunch Time” at NHMS

With nine weeks left to qualify for The Chase in 2010, a lot of Cup teams are feeling the pressure to improve their positions and it’s definitely “Crunch Time” for them, especially at NHMS this weekend. Of course, one does have to wonder if there won’t be another type of “Crunch” going on this weekend …

Danica Returns to the NASCAR Nationwide Series this Weekend at Loudon

Danica Patrick returns to the Nascar Nationwide series this weekend and there is definitely an increased buzz about it everywhere. There is no doubt her presence increases the visibility of the series in many ways, but this time, there doesn’t appear to be the high expectations for her performance like there was earlier in the …