Why does NASCAR snub two-thirds of the competitors in their top-three series come All-Star weekend?
In today’s NASCAR, an underdog win is a rarity. David Reutimann grabbed one last year, the only real surprise of 2010, and one a year is average these days.
The Southern 500 vs. the Kentucky Derby. 800 horsepower vs. real horsepower.
Sometimes things happen that remind us all that no matter how passionate we are about racing (or anything else), it’s really just a diversion from life.
Sometimes I feel sorry for NASCAR.
Who among today’s Cup drivers would be standouts in other racing series? Look no further than these four, listed along with the series they’d stand out in.
Here you have it, clearing out the desk, post-Martinsville edition.
Should all NASCAR touring series wins be counted when looking at a driver’s career total?
When a schedule change put Martinsville Speedway on the Cup schedule a week after Auto Club Speedway, it spotlighted the contrast between two different NASCARs
Southern California has contributed to NASCAR quite admirably. Most notable of late, the area has given the sport five-time Sprint Cup champion Jimmie Johnson.
The Nationwide Series, once a thriving series with its own identity, flounders in the shadow of the Cup Series.
To continue the upswing, NASCAR needs to produce an exciting product. The problem is, 1.5-mile tri- or quad-ovals don’t generally provide that.