2009 NASCAR Fantasy Preview: Las Vegas

This week the series heads to Las Vegas, Nevada for the running of the Shelby 427.The engines won’t be as much of a factor this week as they were last week at Fontana because the track is a half-mile shorter and has a bit more banking in the corners which are 20 degrees compared to […]

View From the Couch: Fontana

“The Winning Robot is back. A lot is made about the Daytona 500 winner and how it’s not a telltale sign for the season or how Matt Kenseth winning the first two races of the season is historical. Realistically the result is no surprise. Roush has won the last five spring races at Fontana/California/Auto Club […]

Sale Of Daytona 500 Banners To Benefit Motor Racing Outreach

Street Pole Banners Signed By 2009 Daytona 500 Champion Matt Kenseth Race fans will have the opportunity to add a unique keepsake from the 51st annual Daytona 500 to their collection as well as donate to a great cause. Matt Kenseth, the winner of last weekend’s 51st annual Daytona 500, will autograph 150 street pole […]

NASCAR Track Facts: Las Vegas Motor Speedway

“NASCAR heads to Las Vegas Motor Speedway this weekend for the third race of the 2009 NASCAR season. Here is a quick run down of trivial facts and statistics for this weekend’s Shelby 427 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway in Las Vegas, NV. Las Vegas Motor Speedway History The first NASCAR race at Las Vegas […]

What to Watch for at Fontana

“So your Fantasy rosters are filled out and you feel like you have a pretty good handle on who to watch for on Sunday. Which drivers you think will do well, which drivers to avoid, and which driver with a name rhyming with Fryin’ Snickers (sounds fattening)” you hope will sidle up to a certain […]

Crew Member In Violation Of NASCAR Substance Abuse Policy

“Paul Chodora, a licensed crew member in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, has been indefinitely suspended from NASCAR for violating the sanctioning body’s substance abuse policy. On Feb. 11, Chodora was found to have violated Sections 12-1 (actions detrimental to stock car racing) and 7-5 (violation of the NASCAR substance abuse policy) of the 2009 […]

Jeff Burton to appear on ABC soap ‘General Hospital’

“Jeff Burton will trade in his fire suit and helmet for an acting role on ABC’s General Hospital. Burton, driver of the No. 31 Chevrolet, will visit the set of General Hospital on Thursday to take part in scenes with top neurosurgeon and Port Charles resident Dr. Patrick Drake. Drake’s character, played by Canadian actor […]

The C-List: Auto Club 500

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. AJ Allmendinger – (last season: 14th @ Pepsi […]

Testing 1…2…(I guess that’s illegal now)

By now everyone knows that NASCAR has banned testing at all NASCAR-sanctioned tracks (including regional short tracks like Greenville-Pickens and Irwindale Speedway). Daytona was always going to be a race disconnected to the rest of the season, but now that the schedule heads to three straight intermediate tracks we will really find out how important […]

L2H (Love Like Hate): Auto Club 500

We transition from a rain-shortened Daytona 500 to the Auto Club 500, which had its own share of issues with rain and caution flags last year. The race will be held in Fontana, California at Auto Club Speedway, a D-shaped two-mile track that features low banking– similar to Michigan International Speedway. Jimmie Johnson – (last […]