Is Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s Retirement the End of NASCAR?
Will the retirement mark the end of NASCAR? Of course not. We may see a shift of loyalties (mostly to another driver at Hendrick Motorsports, maybe Chase Elliott) and some fans staying away, but just as was the case when other drivers retired, I don’t think this change will really change the landscape of the sport. [..]
The Jury is Out
Now that the dust has cleared and a Daytona 500 Champion has been crowned, it’s time to look back at that race and see where we are with the changes made by NASCAR. First, we must understand that Daytona (and its sister track, Talladega) are different animals than the rest of the tracks that the drivers will visit the rest of the races. [..]
The Chase is Gone, but Is That Good?
Monday’s NASCAR announcement about the new format for NASCAR Camping World Truck, XFINITY and Monster Energy Cup Series season was not only unusual, but might just be the most extraordinary thing that’s happened to the sport since the announcement that the championship would be based on the last 10 races of the season—the Chase. [..]
Silly Season Late in Arriving – More Changes to Come From NASCAR on Monday
The Carl Edwards I Know
The Rise and Fall of Roush Fenway Racing
What is Leading to the Demise of NASCAR?
Sprint Cup All-Star Race, Success or Train Wreck?
Harvick Rumors Squelched With Contract Extension at SHR and with Ford
Many Problems With Racing at Talladega, But No Solutions
It has been a few days since the GEICO 500 at Talladega Superspeedway and listening to all the criticisms about the race reminds me of, well, me. I’ve never liked plate racing and still don’t. All that rage and anger over the result of the carnage has either fallen on deaf ears or the cheers from the assembled crowd have drowned out all of that. [..]