As always, 2008 will be a year when several NASCAR driver contracts are on the verge of expiring. So, which driver starts the season on the hottest seat?
After the success of Juan Pablo Montoya last season, the floodgates opened for a number of open-wheel stars to transition into the NASCAR ranks.
Today’s Season Preview Topic: Toyota made a major effort to upgrade their teams in the offseason, making a blockbuster deal with Joe Gibbs Racing.
The similarities of how the communist government of China dealt with it and the way NASCAR is/has been run is truly quite amazing and inescapable.
In a year where Jeremy Mayfield only managed to qualify 13 times for Bill Davis Racing, his switch to the Haas CNC Racing No. 66 Chevrolet was the high point.
While optimism was high at the onset of Toyota’s inaugural Cup season – led by past champion Dale Jarrett – things just never seemed to materialize.
NASCAR’s CEO was commenting on falling TV ratings that are plaguing the sport. In need of an explanation, none other than Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s name came up.
4. Bookies are once again accepting bets on what will be the “Official NASCAR” reason California Speedway does not sell out in February.
conâ€¢tract – kuh n-trakt – verb to become drawn together or reduced in compass; become smaller; shrink In February, NASCAR CEO Brian France, on the subject of lower television ratings, said: “My view on television ratings, I mean, we look at them a little bit longer cycle or window than maybe you would think we …
One thing that really, really irks me – as well as many NASCAR fans – is the use of the term “Nextel Cup champion.” It is commonly said that Richard Petty and the late Dale Earnhardt are each seven-time Nextel Cup champions. Jeff Gordon is also known to be a four-time Nextel Cup champion, singled …
10. Other drivers hire Tonya Harding to give both Jimmie and Jeffy a good “knee whacking.”
Remember way back in February when Kevin Harvick was firmly ranked first in the Chase after winning the Daytona 500? Remember all the hoopla by racing pundits everywhere about how Kevin had the Chase all but sewn up? Me neither! What I do remember, though, is all the whining by Sunoco, The Official Fuel Supplier …