Home / Matt Stallknecht (page 2)

Matt Stallknecht

Friday Faceoff: How Important Is Track Position?

(Photo: Logan Whitton/NKP)

A quick exam of the last few seasons shows that only the best restrictor plate drivers – Denny Hamlin, Dale Earnhardt, Jr., Joey Logano, Brad Keselowski – have been able to get to victory lane. Is it still fair to say anyone can win at Daytona or Talladega, or has …

Read More »

Two-Headed Monster: Is the Chase in XFINITY & Trucks a Good Idea?

(Photo: Mike Neff)

NASCAR announced Tuesday it will adopt its controversial Chase playoff format to the XFINITY and Camping World Truck series tours beginning in 2016. The new iterations of the Chase will look slightly different from the version the Sprint Cup Series currently uses, although the hallmarks – playoff rounds with eliminations, a …

Read More »

Sunday Showdown: Who Will the Title Sponsor Be?

Several teams have announced new drivers across NASCAR’s national divisions this month. Among them are Brian Scott in the No. 9 Richard Petty Motorsports Cup ride, Chris Buescher in a Cup ride with Front Row Motorsports and Ben Rhodes moving to Thorsport in the Camping World Truck Series.  Which driver …

Read More »

Four Burning Questions – Chicagoland: The Pressure To Perform For Joe Gibbs Racing

(Photo: CIA Stock Photo, Inc. ©2014)

Who’s ready to step up in Round One of the Chase? We’ve been talking about it all season long, and now, it’s finally here. The 2015 Chase is upon us, and from here on out, every race has a stake in the championship. All of the Chase-eligible drivers and teams …

Read More »

Four Burning Questions at Richmond: Can Kyle Busch Score the Top Seed?

(Photo: CIA)

1. Who’s in? Who’s out? It’s the final race of the NASCAR Sprint Cup regular season this Saturday night, and four Chase spots are still up for grabs. As of right now, Ryan Newman, Jeff Gordon, Paul Menard and Clint Bowyer are occupying the final four spots in the postseason, and …

Read More »

Open Wheel Wednesday: The “Surprise” Champion, Stellar Seasons & More

Scott Dixon celebrates his race win and championship title at Sonoma (credit: IndyCar)

Huston Ladner  : So where does anyone want to begin? Matt Stallknecht : Man…where to even start Toni Montgomery : Am I the only one who made the mistake of pretty much forgetting all about Scott Dixon? Matt: I completely forgot about him Toni: And then wondering where the hell …

Read More »