This Way Or That Jimmie Johnson Wins

“As much as I’d like to throw some twist on Jimmie Johnson’s 2006 NASCAR Nextel Cup Championship, I won’t. I can’t. He had an awesome year. I’ve watched the NASCAR point standings under the old (non-chase format) along with the current NASCAR point standings. Either way you want to play it, Jimmie Johnson wins. Under […]

Fans Cheer and Jeer at Texas

“I conducted a very unscientific observational poll Sunday during NASCAR Nextel Cup driver introductions at the Dickies 500 at Texas Motor Speedway. I wanted to observe which NASCAR drivers got the biggest fan response. Here are the results based on my location in the stands. Cheers Some type of positive cheering: Jamie McMurray, Greg Biffle, […]

Trackside at Texas Motor Speedway

We spent about 10 hours at Texas Motor Speedway yesterday. Watched NASCAR Nextel Cup and Busch Series qualifying. Plus, the Craftsman Series truck race. Qualifying Reports The Roush teams really struggled. Jamie McMurray’s qualifying lap was a disgrace. I didn’t hear why it was so bad, but it mirrors his season. The temperature at the […]

Texas Trucks Take Two

Tonight was NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series qualifying at Texas Motor Speedway for round 2 of NASCAR racing in the Lone Star State. I sat with my father, brother, nephew and several hundred other people watching the boys (and girl) of the CTS speed around the track. It is the coldest night so far this fall […]