NASCAR’s TUMS Fast Relief 500: Indigestion for Drivers, Fans Alike?

Oct 30, 2011 1 Comment

Last weekend was an interesting race at Talladega, probably making some fans and race teams wish that the Good Sam 500 was the TUMS or Pepto Bismol 500.  Some charging to the front, some charging to the back, and some coming up empty-handed and out of the Chase with nothing but bad feelings in the […]

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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 […]

Nascar, Sports Read more on the road: Aaron’s 499–Talladega Two-Step?

Apr 16, 2011 1 Comment

By Speedglutton Current Update from Talladega: The rains have come and gone and the sun is shining.  Although the tornado sirens blared three times last night, no major damage came to any of the campgrounds around the track.  The only thing that remains right now is the high winds keeping the flags waving straight, and […]

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Sweet Home Alabama: at Talladega

Apr 15, 2011 Comments Off on Sweet Home Alabama: at Talladega

By Speedglutton So the rains move in at Talladega, a sleepy Alabama town about fifty miles east of Birmingham. However, for two weekends a year, this town of less than 20,000 becomes one of the largest cities in the state.  This weekend is one of them.  Over 100,000 NASCAR fanatics (yours truly included) crowd into the […]

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