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

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 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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Samsung Mobile 500: Does Fort Worth Ever Cross Your Mind?

Apr 09, 2011 4 Comments

By Speedglutton Kevin Harvick is definitely thinking about Fort Worth and Texas Motor Speedway.   With his second win of the season last weekend at Martinsville, overtaking Dale Earnhardt Jr for the lead with two laps remaining, Happy is likely thinking he’s got something going for this year’s NASCAR Sprint Cup run.  Sitting fifth in the […]

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