What To Watch For: Las Vegas

This week it’s the Shelby 427. Thanks to Ford generously suggesting 27 more laps, the race now has a built-in “competition caution”. First it was the Aaron’s 499 and now the Shelby 427, but this idea of sponsors dictating race lengths is a little ridiculous. However, I will change my mind when I see ads […]

Say What? Petty and McMurray

“They say that ‘A picture is worth a 1000 words.’ But sometimes, I’m more interested in just what it was that they were saying. What I think Kyle Petty is saying: “Whoa, dude. Jamie. Don’t you know they are testing for that stuff now??”

The C-List: Shelby 427

What is The C-List? The weekly guide on getting the most out of low-rent fantasy drivers; C-List drivers in the Yahoo! game and/or drivers valued at $20.00 or less in salary cap games. Each week I’ll give you my favorite options, plus one to stay away from. Marcos Ambrose (Nationwide Series starts, last season: 28th, […]

A Manufacturer’s Best Hope – Las Vegas

“Matt Kenseth put his Ford Fusion into Victory Lane in the Auto Club 500 in California this past weekend. The win made for his second in a row– this time without the rain. This gives Ford a six point lead in the Manufacturer’s point championship race. Matt became the first driver to win the season’s […]

Similar Track Averages: Las Vegas Motor Speedway

Similar Track Concept The theory behind this chart is that there are similar tracks (aka sister tracks) within the NASCAR schedule in terms of banking, distance and shape that a driver may excel at. What Have You Done For Me Lately? I am prone to look at a drivers performance more recently then over their […]

L2H (Love Like Hate): Shelby 427

“Before heading to Atlanta, the NASCAR Cup series will remain on the West Coast for one more week to run the Shelby 427. The race will be held at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, a 1.5 mile tri-oval that features steep banking. Last season, this race was won by Carl Edwards which broke a streak of […]

Nascar Power Rankings: Las Vegas

1 Kyle had an impressive weekend but only Sunday counts. Busch finished 3rd and ran in the top ten all day. Expect the Las Vegas native to dig deep and put on a good performance at his home track. Busch has an average finish of 13.2 at Las Vegas and he won the pole last […]

NASCAR News & Notes: Las Vegas Motor Speedway

Two Wins Down, Kenseth Going For Three In a display of virtual perfection on and off pit road this past Sunday at Auto Club Speedway, Matt Kenseth (No. 17 USG Ford) and crew became the fourth team in NASCAR history to win the Daytona 500 and the following event. What is even more impressive is […]

OBW Experts Roundtable: Week Two

The OBW Experts will get together the day after the Sprint Cup race to discuss the hot topics of the week. This week we chat about Fontana, Matt Kenseth’s attempt for a three-peat, Kyle Busch’s near trifecta and striking the windshield with various items. We’ll also take a peak ahead to Sunday at Las Vegas. […]

Race Flashback #2

This past week had some go or go-homers in the Champs section to pick from. I hope you didn’t choose one of them. On the other Hand, I hope you had a few of these guys…. Champs J. Gordon = 175 Biffle = 165 Chumps Harvick = 49 Allmendinger =76 Sleepers Hamlin = 150 Johnson= […]