$23 Billion Photo Opp Performed by Busch and Montoya?

I’m not sure which of the following is more impressive. Kyle Busch winning the Talladega race, or Juan Pablo Montoya finishing second. Perhaps it depends upon how much you love/hate Kyle, or how much you welcome/despise open wheel drivers now racing in NASCAR. Me, I fall into the former groups on both of those viewpoints. […]

2008 NASCAR Fantasy Preview: Richmond International Raceway

Crown Royal “Your Name Here” 400 Silly Season Is Underway 1/4 of the way through the year and Silly Season has erupted with Tony Stewart announcing that he isn’t sure if he will resign with Joe Gibbs Racing when his contract is up after next season. Talk is of Tony wanting part ownership in the […]

Fan Becomes King-for-a-Day at Richmond International Raceway

Crown Royal Presents the ‘Dan Lowry 400′ More than 100,000 race fans will visit Richmond International Raceway this weekend to live vicariously through one of the luckiest fans in sports history: Dan Lowry. As the second annual grand-prize winner of a contest created by Crown Royal, Mr. Lowry was awarded naming rights to the NASCAR […]

NASCAR Race Winner Statistics: Talladega Aarons 499

Kyle (I refuse to call him “Wild Thing”) Busch collects his second win of the season in the Sprint Cup series and now trails series point leader (Jeff Burton) by only 22 points. As I pointed out in my Ranking the Chumps article for the Aarons 499 at Talladega, Kyle Busch wasn’t supposed to win […]

Old School Racing Series for NASCAR Legends is Postponed

Mid-January I was thick in the middle of a series of posts counting down the final 50 days to the Daytona 500. Matching the day with the car number, I spotlighted drivers, owners, or other subjects with historical ties to the car number. With 33 days until the Great American Race my post that day […]

NASCAR Day Telethon

Sprint Offers Fans the Ability to Text their Pledge to 81714 Phones will be ringing off the hook on May 16-17 when The NASCAR Foundation partners with SIRIUS Satellite Radio, NASCAR.com and SPEED Channel once again to host the NASCAR Day Telethon. Starting today not only will fans have the chance to call 1-888-MAY16TH (1-888-629-1684) […]

Tony Stewart Considers Gibbs Racing Departure and Team Ownership?

So what section of the paper has Tony Stewart been reading anyway? Perhaps comparing Home Depot stock to that of Lowe’s and Menard’s? Or maybe the grocery store sale flyers for specials on Schlitz? Well, it seems the Classifieds or Employment section would be your best guess. Earlier this evening SI.com’s Tom Bowles broke news […]

2008 NASCAR Fantasy Preview: Talladega Superspeedway

Aaron’s 499 Dodge & Toyota to Shine? After a week off we return to the track for the second restrictor plate race of the year at Talladega for the running of the Aaron’s 499. The Dodge’s and Toyota’s dominated at Daytona earlier this season and I think you should stick with them this week until […]

NASCAR Track Facts: Talladega Superspeedway

Aaron’s 499 Here is a quick run down of trivial facts and statistics for this weekend’s Aaron’s 499 at Talladega Superspeedway in Talladega, Alabama. Talladega History Construction began on Talladega Superspeedway on May 23, 1968. The first NASCAR Sprint Cup race was held on Sept. 14, 1969. The second race was moved from July to […]

Fans To Decide Entry Into The NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race

Sprint Fan Vote Opens April 17 Sprint announced the return of the Sprint Fan Vote, a voting competition powered by fans to award one team a starting spot in the May 17 NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race at Lowe’s Motor Speedway. Voting begins April 17 and closes at 7 p.m. EDT May 17. Race fans may […]