It’s only three races into the year, but already NASCAR is plenty full of intriguing storylines to carry us through a full season.
It’s ridiculously early to be worrying about points, but this was not the welcome back Brian Vickers was looking for.
Ironically, given the disaster that befell Denny Hamlin at the end of the 2010 season at Phoenix, he’ll probably be pleased to exit the high banks of Daytona.
For the first time in 12 attempts at the Daytona 500, NASCAR’s Most Popular Driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. will start on pole in the season-opening race.
Before the madness begins anew under the lights at Daytona this Saturday night, here are, in no particular order, my 11 wishes for NASCAR in 2011.
In a season of high points, Kyle Busch’s weekend sweep at Bristol in August was highest, especially because the Truck race victory came in his own equipment.
In January, NASCAR’s Vice President of Competition, Robin Pemberton, uttered what would become one of the most quoted phrases of the year.
I’ve been thinking – sensibly – about who would be the best champion for NASCAR this year?
Sunday’s AAA Texas 500 was an absolute barnstormer of a NASCAR race – an instant classic – some of the best competition we’ve had all year, without question.
While the big boys fight it out for the giant check and ornate trophy, there are plenty of other drivers already wondering about what next year will bring.
There was plenty of chatter in the week leading up to Martinsville that even though the No. 11 and the No. 29 teams were mathematically close to the No. 48 in points, the season was already careening inevitably to a fifth straight Jimmie Johnson title triumph
With the field set, you can guarantee that a quick glance at the Jayski article/links page will show 99.9% of stories are all about the hallowed NASCAR playoff format.