Roberta Cowan

I am a racing Legacy. My father was track champion at our local track many times. I made my first trip to victory lane when I was 6 days old. I have done some racing myself and have won some modified races on asphalt and dirt. I have a master's degree in nursing and graduated from the University of Missouri at Columbia.

By Roberta Cowan On Wednesday, May 4th, 2016

Editorial: RESTRICTORCRAP brought to you by NASCAR

Let’s start with some very simple basics. It takes approximately 1/64th of a second for what you see to hit your brain and your brain to go, ‘Oh shit, feet do this, hands do this!’ In that length of time on More...

By Roberta Cowan On Saturday, March 26th, 2016

Kahne Dominates Spring Championship

Kasey Kahne, in a rare winged sprint car appearance, dominated the 410 Sprint Car Spring Championship at Lincoln Speedway. Kahne, who finished second in his heat race to Danny Dietrich, started on the outside of More...

By Roberta Cowan On Tuesday, August 18th, 2015

Bulldog Strong

On August 13, Kevin Swindell’s world came to a standstill at the Knoxville Nationals. Kevin Swindell is the 26-year-old son of sprint car racing legend, Sammy Swindell. He is a dirt track standout with 77 feature More...

By Roberta Cowan On Sunday, May 10th, 2015

Johnson Jump Starts Mother’s Day With SpongeBob 400 Victory

Jimmy Johnson spun out early in the race. His chances to win the race seemed distant at best. But just after midnight in the two-hour rain delayed SpongeBob SquarePants 400, Jimmy Johnson took the checkered flag More...

By Roberta Cowan On Saturday, May 9th, 2015

Good Morning from Kansas Speedway

Tonight we run the SpongeBob SquarePants 400 at the beautiful mile and a half speedway. 43 of the world’s best stock car drivers will display their skills and those of their teams. Walking through the fan More...

By Roberta Cowan On Friday, May 8th, 2015

Logano Captures SpongeBob SquarePants 400 Pole

Joey Logano took the pole for the SpongeBob SquarePants 400 at Kansas Speedway. Logano set the pole with a lap at 192.397 mph and in 28.067 seconds in his Team Penske Ford. “Definitely cool to get another More...

By Roberta Cowan On Wednesday, December 17th, 2014
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Opinion: Driscoll vs. Busch …. True or Not, It Does Not Belong in the Motorsports Headlines

I am tired of hearing all this crap about Kurt Busch allegedly assaulting his girlfriend and how she is in fear for her life and the safety of her child. Before we all jump on the hate Kurt Busch wagon because he More...

By Roberta Cowan On Sunday, November 2nd, 2014

Johnson Claims the Six Shooters in Texas

Jimmie Johnson brought the Lowes Chevrolet through the chaos and mass destruction to claim the six-shooters in victory lane at Texas Motor Speedway. Johnson, whose car sported a unique red and white paint scheme More...

By Roberta Cowan On Friday, October 31st, 2014

Kenseth Wins Pole For AAA Texas 500; Stewart Breaks 200 MPH

Matt Kenseth won the pole for the AAA Texas 500 with a lap of 199.299 mph. It’s his second pole of the season, 13th of his Sprint Cup career and the first on the 1.5-mile Texas Motor Speedway. “It was crazy More...

By Roberta Cowan On Sunday, October 26th, 2014

Dale Jr. Takes Home Martinsville Clock

Dale Earnhardt Jr. won the caution filled Goody’s Headache Relief Shot 500 at Martinsville Speedway. The victory was Earnhardt’s fourth of the year and it was an emotional one. Ten years ago a Hendrick More...

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