Race Weekend Central

Voices From the Heartland: Is It Time for Ford to Step Down?

It was recently announced that the Ford Motor Company set an absolutely amazing company record last year. They recorded a $12.7 BILLION loss last year! That’s not a misprint, folks… BILLION. Not thousands… not millions… you get the picture. As far back as April of last year, rumors have run rampant that one manufacturer was …

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Who Wins, Who Gets Fired & Who’s the Best Rookie? Frontstretch 2007 NASCAR Staff Predictions

Now that another new NASCAR season is officially upon us, the time is here for our Frontstretch staff to look like geniuses… or, more likely, make fools of ourselves with our season picks for who takes this year’s title. Read on to find out who your favorite expert picked to not only win the Nextel Cup …

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Voices From the Heartland: NASCAR Press Corps Drenched During France’s “State of the Sport” Address? (Part I)

OK, I must admit that the headline is a bit misleading. The members of the NASCAR press that covered Brian France’s state of the sport address didn’t really get wet, but they were showered with something… and I’m sure France would tell them it was rain if he were asked. If you still don’t get …

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BSNews! Daytona Beach P.D. Named “Official Security Attachment” of NASCAR (and More!)

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – From a press conference held outside his Daytona Beach condominium, NASCAR CEO Brian France announced today that the entire Daytona Beach Police Department will serve as NASCAR’s own private security force. The new force will be formally known as the “Official Security Attachment For Racing” or OSAFR, (pronounced ‘oss-a-fer’). OSAFR will begin …

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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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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?