NASCAR’s Good Sam Club 500: Payback or Pay Forward?

Oct 23, 2011 1 Comment

Well, as I had mentioned last week, someone would DNF their way to the bottom of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Chase standings.  Unfortunately for “Five Time” Jimmie Johnson, he was the one who got loose and into the wall in the Bank of America 500. And in the end, it was Matt Kenseth coming home […]

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NASCAR’s Bank of America 500: Saturday Night Lights, or Fights??

Oct 15, 2011 No Comments

So, who said Jimmie Johnson was done?  Obviously those who did far underestimated Ol’ Five Time’s ability to dig himself out and make more than a modest recovery.  JJ gambled on the Hollywood Casino 400 and came up the big winner, crushing the rest of the field by leading the most laps (124), holding off […]

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NASCAR’s Hollywood Casino 400: All In

Oct 09, 2011 4 Comments

NASCAR travels back to Kansas Speedway this weekend for the Hollywood Casino 400, a 1.5-mile tri-oval track we’ve visited once so far this year (my June race preview).  We’re in for 267 laps of continued competition in the fourth race in the Chase for the Sprint Cup, at a track where Brad Keselowski truly lit the […]

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NASCAR’s Sylvania 300: Magic Mile Mania?

Sep 25, 2011 No Comments

Mother Nature obviously doesn’t like NASCAR this season. Three rain-outs and delayed races, more than usually encountered. Chicagoland Speedway put on a great show for the Geico 400, to include a Command to Fire Engines so simple even a Caveman could do it. In the end, Tony Stewart didn’t run out of fuel in the first […]

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NASCAR’s Geico 400: A Whole New Race

Sep 17, 2011 4 Comments

The Chase field is set.  But we knew that going into last week’s race at Wonderful Pistachios 400 at Richmond.  Only question was where everyone would be seeded.  So who’s got the best chance for a jump start to win the Sprint Cup this year? Read on to find out. The Geico 400 starts the action of […]

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NASCAR Sprint Cup Summer 2011: The Heat is On

Jul 24, 2011 1 Comment

By Speedglutton While the United States is suffering through their summer heat waves, with serious concerns for staying cool, preventing heat-related deaths, and enjoying summer fun, the NASCAR Sprint Cup drivers have this week off for their own summer fun.  Nonetheless the temperatures are being turned up in the garages as drivers gear up for the 17-week sprint […]

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Crown Royal Presents the Matthew and Daniel Hansen 400: Not just another Saturday night at Richmond

Apr 30, 2011 No Comments

By Speedglutton While most NASCAR Sprint Cup drivers took a well-deserved break over the Easter weekend after the excitement of Talladega two weeks ago (see pictures below), some of the “usual suspects” of the Sprint Cup decided to do some driving at Nashville, including Kyle Busch, who took home the Gibson guitar after winning the Camping […]

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