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The Frontstretch Five: Reasons Why NASCAR Made the Right Call on Hamlin’s Penalty

The Frontstretch Five: Reasons Why NASCAR Made the Right Call on Hamlin’s Penalty

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. This week, Amy has five reasons why NASCAR made the right call by lowering the hammer on the No. 11 team for a firewall infraction found when they tore down Denny Hamlin‘s car ... Read More »

The Frontstretch Five: NASCAR Fallacies

The Frontstretch Five: NASCAR Fallacies

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, there are some beliefs that Amy says NASCAR (and sometimes fans and media) just won’t let go of. 1. NASCAR needs to be like other sports to be successful. ... Read More »

The Frontstretch Five: Reasons Why NASCAR Commercials Aren’t All Bad

The Frontstretch Five: Reasons Why NASCAR Commercials Aren’t All Bad

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’s taking a walk down memory lane with some of her favorite commercials featuring NASCAR drivers. 1. OK, I admit it…I have a real weakness for commercials featuring NASCAR ... Read More »

The Frontstretch Five: Things That Would Make Fans Happy at Daytona

The Frontstretch Five: Things That Would Make Fans Happy at Daytona

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, has five things that could make race fans leave Daytona happy. 1. No controversy This one’s important, and will probably be harder to achieve than it should be. But ... Read More »

The Frontstretch Five: Ways Fans Have Changed During NASCAR’s Rise and Fall

The Frontstretch Five: Ways Fans Have Changed During NASCAR’s Rise and Fall

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’s got five changes she’s noticed in NASCAR fans in the last 15 years or so. 1. Fans are not as brand-loyal as they used to be. A lot ... Read More »

The Frontstretch Five: Things You Might Not Know About Six-Time

The Frontstretch Five: Things You Might Not Know About Six-Time

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’s got five things fans might not know about six-time champion Jimmie Johnson…that make him very human. 1. He carries an old friend with him every race. Look closely ... Read More »

The Frontstretch Five: Drivers Who Need To Pick Up Their Game

The Frontstretch Five: Drivers Who Need To Pick Up Their Game

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 has five drivers who haven’t quite met expectations as spring turns into summer. 1. Matt Kenseth To be fair, Kenseth isn’t really having a bad year. In fact, ... Read More »

The Frontstretch Five: Ways To Improve the All-Star Race

The Frontstretch Five: Ways To Improve the All-Star Race

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 to make the All-Star Race something really special. 1. Go back to making it about teams. NASCAR is, at the end of the day, a team sport. The ... Read More »

The Frontstretch Five: Things to Think About During a Race

The Frontstretch Five: Things to Think About During a Race

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. This week, Amy has five things that everyone watching a race should think about. 1. It’s not going to be perfect, but that doesn’t mean it’s boring. It seems like if there’s not a finish ... Read More »

The Frontstretch Five: Pleasant Surprises of 2014 So Far

The Frontstretch Five: Pleasant Surprises of 2014 So Far

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 surprises to smile about in 2014 so far. 1. The racing has been really good. Yes, some people are going to complain about the competition unless every finish ... Read More »