NASCAR’s Ford 400: Final Lap, It’s Mano y Mano

Nov 20, 2011 Comments Off on NASCAR’s Ford 400: Final Lap, It’s Mano y Mano

This is it.  The final race, and it’s down to two drivers: Tony Stewart and Carl Edwards.  One on one.  Man to man.  One is the current points leader and Sprint Cup Championship hopeful Carl Edwards.  The other, two-time NSC champion Tony Stewart.  But to set up the excitement for this week’s finale, a brief […]

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Pure Michigan 400: Pure NASCAR Excitement

Aug 21, 2011 Comments Off on Pure Michigan 400: Pure NASCAR Excitement

By Speedglutton With now only four races remaining in the NASCAR Sprint Cup “Regular Season”, the Race for the Chase is heating up.  Denny Hamlin and Tony Stewart’s late-race issues in a rain-delayed Heluva Good! Sour Cream Dips at the Glen on Monday left Kyle Busch and Dale Earnhardt Jr in a pseudo “win” column, with KyBu’s […]

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A Heluva Good! Race at the Glen…the Fight WAS on!

Aug 17, 2011 2 Comments

By Speedglutton Well, after a rain-delayed race at Watkins Glen Sunday, the NASCAR Sprint Cup race was run Monday, and what a race it was.  Tempers flaring, and metal flying.  Congratulations to Marcos Ambrose, who scored his first Sprint Cup win in the Heluva Good! Sour Cream Dips at the Glen, became the fifth driver to […]

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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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Helluva Good! Sour Cream Dips 400: In the chips, or just the dip?

Jun 19, 2011 1 Comment

By Speedglutton I’ll start again this week with my Shoutout: Happy Father’s Day to all the dads out there.  It’s rather fitting that, although NASCAR doesn’t schedule a race on Mother’s Day, they do schedule one on Father’s Day.  I hope all the fathers out there, especially those drivers who have their children with them […]

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STP 400: Are the Wrecks on or OFF the track?

Jun 05, 2011 1 Comment

By Speedglutton First, I’ll offer a humble apology: as with everyone, personal lives sometimes take turns we don’t like and our time is restricted.  This weekend is one of those for me and today’s post will be very abbreviated. However, I wanted to at least give you all some quick things to think about for today’s […]

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Coca Cola 600: NASCAR’s Ironman?

May 28, 2011 3 Comments

By Speedglutton It’s Memorial Day weekend, and that normally means it’s time for NASCAR’s longest, most grueling race with the largest change in track conditions: the Coca Cola 600 (NASCAR Raceday starts Sunday at 3:30pm EDT on SPEED, with race broadcast on FOX starting at 6pm EDT).  Starting in the daylight and moving on into […]

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