Nascar Power Rankings: Texas

1 For the third week in a row Jeff Gordon remains in first place in the Power Rankings. His team has been by far the most consistent team this season but Jimmie Johnson is closing in quickly. Texas is one of the few tracks on the schedule that Gordon is winless at but Texas is […]

2009 NASCAR Fantasy Preview: Texas I

This week the series heads to Texas for the first of its 2 races this season. Jimmie Johnson broke through last weekend with his first win of the year at a track he has dominated at the last few years. So, what does it look like this week? Matt Kenseth is my pick to win […]

Similar Track Averages: Texas Motor Speedway

“Sorry I didn’t get this article out last week for the Martinsville race. I was pretty surprised at the number of emails I received wondering “where the heck is the Similar Track averages?!?”. Thanks for letting me know that the article is useful to you. Similar Track Concept The theory behind this chart is that […]

L2H (Love Like Hate): Samsung 500

“Next up on the NASCAR Cup Series is the Samsung 500 at Texas Motor Speedway, one of the fastest tracks on the circuit. Known as The Great American Speedway, Texas is 1.5 miles long and banked at 24 degrees– similar to Atlanta, which had its first race in early March, and Lowe’s Motor Speedway. Carl […]

OBW Experts Roundtable: Week Six

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 the great action at Martinsville, everyone hating on Kyle Busch and ask where all the short tracks have gone. After a relatively quiet race at Bristol, we got physical, […]

NASCAR Track Facts: Texas Motor Speedway

“Well, after two short tracks in a row (and arguably coming off the best race of the 2009 NASCAR season) we head to my home track, Texas Motor Speedway. And yes, once again, the NASCAR ticket fairy has graced the wife and I with race tickets. Here is a quick run down of trivial facts […]

The C-List: Goody’s Fast Pain Relief 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. Marcos Ambrose – (first career start @ Martinsville Speedway) Ambrose is coming off an impressive 10th place finish at Bristol and could […]

Put Down the Pitchforks!

Junior & Junior If you ventured into the NASCAR aisle of the Web in the last 48 hours you’ve probably seen the gamut of emotions and opinions surrounding the Juniors (which always seems to be the case with the most popular and often polarizing figure in the sport). It’s the nature of the beast, but […]

L2H (Love Like Hate): Goody’s Fast Pain Relief 500

The NASCAR Cup series shifts from its most famous short track, Bristol Motor Speedway, to its shortest short track, Martinsville Speedway, for the Goody’s Fast Pain Relief 500. The track is just 0.526 miles long and uniquely shaped like a paper clip. Although the banking at Bristol is the highest on the circuit, Martinsville is […]

Nascar Power Rankings: Martinsville

1 With a 4th place finish Gordon extended his points lead by 76 points over Kurt Busch. At Martinsville Gordon has 7 Grand Father clocks, but his last win happened in 2005. In 2008 at Martinsville Gordon led 147 laps and averaged 170 points per race. Gordon once owned this track but Jimmie Johnson is […]