All NASCAR had to do was follow their own rule on the overtime line as was written during the Coca-Cola Firecracker 250 NASCAR XFINITY Series race at Daytona International Speedway earlier this month and again during yesterday's Brickyard 400 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, and all of this would've been avoided.
We've had six weeks of positive energy from great racing and a truly momentous victory by possibly the most popular driver in NASCAR today. And what is the big story nearly 24 hours removed? It's the arrest of the sport's leader for drunk driving.
After five races and four with the new package (including two with the full package), it's been more of the same.
There's one thing I have zero tolerance for in the world of motorsports, and that's when incompetence puts the safety of drivers at risk. NASCAR, your safety team needs a lot of work.
BRISTOL, Tenn. -- One term I've heard used by those attending the Short Track Nationals at Bristol Motor Speedway this past weekend has been "Corporate NASCAR," meaning NASCAR's desires to grow the sport has made it lose touch with the interests and desires of its core fans. After watching yet another lackluster All-Star Race that was overhyped by both NASCAR and Charlotte Motor Speedway, I believe there's truth to that "Corporate NASCAR" label.
If you weren't convinced that NASCAR was serious about going in a new direction, yesterday's announcements should do the trick.
Welcome back to this special edition of The White Zone. Today, I'll give you my seventh and eighth place picks for the 10 best races of the 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season.
Welcome back to this special edition of The White Zone. Today, I'm unveiling picks five and six on my countdown of the best races of the 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season.