Race Weekend Central

Jeff Burton Once Again a Victim of Corporate Insanity

Jeff Burton, veteran driver for Richard Childress Racing, may be feeling a little singled out by corporate America as it becomes more and more likely that he will lose his primary sponsorship from Cingular Wireless through no fault of his or his team. The latest saga in Burton’s sponsorship woes centers on AT&T’s recent acquisition …

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Voices From the Heartland: Voices of Cheer for NASCAR’s New Year

Last November, about the time that NASCAR’s Silly Season was officially declared to start, my personal life went into a Silly Season all its own, the seriousness of which, well… if you compared side-by-side pictures of Todd Bodine and myself, let’s just say that Todd appears to have a full head of hair. After a …

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Mirror Driving: Juan Pablo Montoya Already Best in History? Should the Bobby Jr. Story BE History?

Can Juan Pablo Montoya be already considered one of the most successful drivers in history, even if he ends up failing in stock cars?

Thompson in Turn 5: A NASCAR Season of Inconsistency & Frustration

Though I continue to keep an open mind concerning NASCAR’s decision to develop and introduce the Car of Tomorrow (CoT) into weekly competition, the schedule for 2007 seems certain to create an inconsistent and disjointed season for fans. Instead of the 16 scheduled CoT races slated for 2007, the sanctioning body would have been better …

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2007 Season Preview: Whose NASCAR Job is on the Line?

Today’s Season Preview Topic: What driver enters the season under the most pressure to make NASCAR’s Chase, and why? Will they succeed or fail?