I have to feel that NASCAR is considering expanding the remit of the Chase – possibly to as many as 12 or 15 races.
Richard Childress, NASCAR team owner, pointed out, “Somebody’s got to beat Jimmie [Johnson] this year, and it might as well be RCR.”
When NASCAR’s head honcho Brian France announced there would be “impactful” changes to the 2011 Cup schedule, I permitted myself to get excited.
Elliott Sadler had the very definition of a hero-to-zero weekend.
When the invite to a track day at Pocono Raceway came through from the folks at NASCAR, it was entitled, “Danny ‘Fireball’ Peters to strap in at Pocono.
In the next couple of months, we’re going to hear a lot about who’s going to make and who’s not going to make NASCAR’s all-hallowed Chase.
There’s a lot of excrement in NASCAR advertising, a seriously large amount. But the Toyota Sponsafier promotion was anything but that.
After a difficult start to his second season as owner/driver, the last month has been pretty good to Tony Stewart.
What a tremendous day for the old lone wolf himself, Robby Gordon.
Who would be the best champion for the sport of NASCAR in 2010? I’m not talking here about who will be atop the points standings post-Miami.
Ultimately, being Miss Sprint Cup is as much about connecting with the fans as the race itself.
The repeated role of “first loser” may be tough, but for Jamie McMurray, it’s more evidence that the return to EGR might be the best move he made in his career.