“I wouldn’t pay two cents to watch a NASCAR race!”
10 – number of times winner Jimmie Johnson led the Pepsi 500 Sunday.
While most of Sunday’s race was a certified yawning contest, late drama and some developing stories going into the Pepsi 500 left plenty for debate.
When the checkers flew, John Andretti was as happy as a pig in mud, as he posted his first top 10 since the rain-shortened event at Loudon back in early summer.
Auto Club Speedway gets a vicious rap from a gaggle of fans and media, including many writers on this website.
What brought my attention to rules was the “controversy” over NASCAR telling the Nos. 48 and 5 that they were getting close to the limit on the body standards.
NASCAR’s sanctioning body takes a lot of heat from the fans and from the media. The car is no good, the on-track product is subpar, the tracks are all the same, the Chase is a sham, the penalties are too stringent, the penalties aren’t stringent enough… on and on we go, bashing away. Make no …
We all know that NASCAR and International Speedway Corporation (ISC) are basically one and the same.
The most talked about ending of the 2009 season was the death-defying finish of the Aaron’s 499 in April, held at always treacherous Talladega Superspeedway.
Break out the caffeine and Adderall: the Sprint Cup Series is returning to California and the Auto Club Speedway for another 500-mile parade.
6. It had been almost a week since NASCAR had done anything stupid.
During Sunday’s race, NASCAR sent a message to Brad Keselowski to drive less aggressively around the Chase drivers. Should NASCAR have made that call?