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The Big Six: Questions Answered After the Auto Club 400

The Big Six: Questions Answered After the Auto Club 400

Looking for the Who, What, When, Where, Why and How behind Sunday’s race? Amy Henderson has you covered with each week with the answers to six race day questions, covering all five W’s and even the H…the Big Six. Who…gets my shoutout of the race? Kyle Larson grabbed his first NASCAR Nationwide Series win on Saturday, and he looked like he might pull off the weekend sweep on Sunday, getting a strong restart on the green-white-checkered and making a run ... Read More »

Hiring a Driver Isn’t Just About Talent Anymore

Hiring a Driver Isn’t Just About Talent Anymore

Admit it, you’ve done it: you’ve scratched your head in bewilderment at a team’s choice of driver. After all, there were several available to choose from, and they went with… that guy? Don’t they want to put the talented veteran, up-and-coming young gun, or solid journeyman who doesn’t tear up equipment in the car? Don’t they care where they finish? If you have, you’re not alone. It’s an age-old debate among fans and media when a team hires a new driver who ... Read More »

Mirror Driving: Falling Ratings, Goodyear’s Glory and Fontana Optimism

Mirror Driving: Falling Ratings, Goodyear’s Glory and Fontana Optimism

Welcome to “Mirror Driving.” Every week, your favorite columnists sit down and give their opinion about the latest NASCAR news, rumors and controversy. Love us or hate us, make a comment below and tell us how you feel about what we’ve said! This Week’s Participants: Tom Bowles (Mondays / Bowles’ Eye View & Wednesdays / Did You Notice? & Frontstretch Editor-In-Chief) Amy Henderson (Mondays / The Big Six & Wednesdays / The Frontstretch Five & Fridays / Holding A Pretty Wheel & Frontstretch Managing ... Read More »

The Frontstretch Five: Gimmick-Free Ways To Make NASCAR Better

The Frontstretch Five: Gimmick-Free Ways To Make NASCAR Better

Welcome to the Frontstretch Five, a brand-new column for 2014! Each week, Amy Henderson takes a look at the racing, the drivers, and the storylines that drive NASCARand produces a list of five people, places, things, and ideas that define the current state of our sport. In the latest edition, Amy has five ways that the racing could be improved for fans, all without the gimmicks fans don’t want. 1. Revamp the schedule There’s been a lot of talk about some ... Read More »

Mirror Driving: Intermediate Expectations, Teams in Trouble, and the Bristol Bump

Mirror Driving: Intermediate Expectations, Teams in Trouble, and the Bristol Bump

Welcome to “Mirror Driving.” Every week, your favorite columnists sit down and give their opinion about the latest NASCAR news, rumors and controversy. Love us or hate us, make a comment below and tell us how you feel about what we’ve said! This Week’s Participants: Amy Henderson (Mondays / The Big Six & Wednesdays / The Frontstretch Five & Fridays / Holding A Pretty Wheel) Phil Allaway (Tuesdays / Couch Potato Tuesday & Frontstretch Newsletter Editor) Mike Neff (Mondays / Thinkin’ Out Loud & Thursdays ... Read More »

The Frontstretch Five: Drivers Who Deserve A Second Look From Fans and Media

The Frontstretch Five: Drivers Who Deserve A Second Look From Fans and Media

Welcome to the Frontstretch Five, a brand-new column for 2014! Each week, Amy Henderson takes a look at the racing, the drivers, and the storylines that driveNASCAR and produces a list of five people, places, things, and ideas that define the current state of our sport. In the latest edition, Amy showcases five drivers outside the limelight, without ever having the benefit of top equipment, who deserve a closer look by fans and media alike. 1. Landon Cassill It’s surprising that ... Read More »

The Big Six: Questions Answered After the The Profit on CNBC 500

The Big Six: Questions Answered After the The Profit on CNBC 500

Looking for the Who, What, When, Where, Why and How behind Sunday’s race? Amy Henderson has you covered with each week with the answers to six race day questions, covering all five W’s and even the H…the Big Six. Who…gets my shoutout of the race? It shouldn’t have been unexpected. Anyone who didn’t think Dale Earnhardt, Jr.could back up his Daytona run this week hasn’t been paying attention to the driver of the No. 88 and his recent results at Phoenix. ... Read More »

Can NASCAR Carry Daytona Momentum Forward? Yes, If It’s Done Right

Can NASCAR Carry Daytona Momentum Forward? Yes, If It’s Done Right

Welcome to the real NASCAR Sprint Cup Season. It’s been said that the year starts in earnest at Phoenix, after the pomp and circumstance of the Daytona 500 is in the rear-view mirror and teams can get down to the type of racing they’ll do for most of the season, a different animal entirely from the tight packs and chaos of the restrictor plate races they’ll see just three more times in 2014. This year, the Daytona 500 could be ... Read More »

Mirror Driving: Championship Potential, Botched Calls and Double Dipping

Welcome to “Mirror Driving.” Every week, your favorite columnists sit down and give their opinion about the latest NASCAR news, rumors, and controversy. Love us or hate us, make a comment below and tell us how you feel about what we’ve said!   This Week’s Participants:   Amy Henderson (Mondays / The Big Six & Wednesdays / The Frontstretch Five & Fridays / Holding A Pretty Wheel) Phil Allaway (Tuesdays / Couch Potato Tuesday & Frontstretch Newsletter Editor) Jeff Wolfe ... Read More »

The Frontstretch Five: Things We Learned From Speedweeks 2014

The Frontstretch Five: Things We Learned From Speedweeks 2014

Welcome to the Frontstretch Five, a brand-new column for 2014! Each week, Amy Henderson takes a look at the racing, the drivers, and the storylines that drive NASCAR and produces a list of five people, places, things, and ideas that define the current state of our sport. In the latest edition, Amy says not much from Daytona carries over to the rest of the season, but she has five things we did learn from Speedweeks. 1. Denny Hamlin is an ... Read More »