Newman Crash Illustrates the Best…and Worst of NASCAR

For several hours Monday night, NASCAR was thrust into the national spotlight following Ryan Newman’s terrifying crash in the closing moments of the Daytona 500. News of the accident spread like wildfire on social media, and it wasn’t long before network news outlets aired replays of Newman’s mangled car on TV. It’s arguably the most […]

Schrader Reflects on 500 Runner-Up Finish

Thirty years ago this Sunday, Darrell Waltrip captured his first and only win at the Daytona 500, putting an exclamation point on an already Hall of Fame career. It wasn’t a shock that Waltrip won, but rather HOW he won. Waltrip famously ran the final 55 laps on one tank of fuel, something his contemporaries […]

Breaking Down The Truck Series Playoffs

The Camping World Truck Series playoffs get started Sunday at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park (Mosport). Eight drivers will compete for the series championship over the next seven races. This year’s field includes two past champions, but also five drivers making their first playoff appearance. Unlike the Cup Series, the Truck playoffs consist of just three […]

The Trifecta – Off Week Edition

The final off week for the Cup Series comes at a perfect time. It’s a chance for EVERYBODY (drivers, teams, fans, media, etc.) to exhale and recharge for the stretch run. We are 24 races into a 36-race schedule, and there has been no shortage of storylines. Here are three of the big ones with […]