Update: Nascar at Homestead, the After Chatter from “Just A Fan’s View”

As the whole nation, (Nascar Nation, that is), already knows, Jimmy Johnson became only the second person in Nascar history to win three Cup Championships in a row. Joining him in that place in history with Cale Yarborough is his crew chief, Chad Knaus; the only crew chief ever to win three consecutive championships. The… Continue reading Update: Nascar at Homestead, the After Chatter from “Just A Fan’s View”

Nascar at Homestead: The End of ‘The Chase’ for 2008

This weekend officially ends the 2008 season for all the Nascar series and will be a welcome end for some and an unwelcome time of finding out what the future may hold for others. Although ‘The Sprint Cup’ series could prove to be a historic event for Jimmy Johnson, the end of the race may… Continue reading Nascar at Homestead: The End of ‘The Chase’ for 2008

Update: Nascar at Phoenix … the ‘After Chatter’ from “Just A Fan’s View”

Well … I would say Jimmy Johnson did exactly what he needed to do to keep distance between him and Carl Edwards in his attempt to win his third consecutive Nascar title … and once again … I called it before it happened, right down to the him leading the most laps. So … who… Continue reading Update: Nascar at Phoenix … the ‘After Chatter’ from “Just A Fan’s View”

Nascar at Phoenix: Racing at the Desert Jewell from “Just A Fan’s View”

The Desert Jewell in Phoenix should prove to be an interesting race this week. I don’t know of anyone that wants to win more than Carl Edwards does, but this week could be the week that someone other than the Chasers finish out front. There are several drivers that run well at this track and… Continue reading Nascar at Phoenix: Racing at the Desert Jewell from “Just A Fan’s View”

Update: Nascar in Texas … The ‘After Chatter’ from “Just A Fan’s View”

(COMING SOON … Just A Fan’s View is moving to its own site in the very near future. Check back with us often and we’ll definitely let you know when it happens!) Okay, okay … I admit it. I didn’t pick the winner and things didn’t turn out quite the way I expected. I also… Continue reading Update: Nascar in Texas … The ‘After Chatter’ from “Just A Fan’s View”

Nascar in Texas: from “Just A Fan’s View…”

How can two tracks be so similar and yet so different? If we take a look at the two tracks, Atlanta and Texas, they are quite similar in size and banking, but much different in age of the asphalt and transition from the banking to the straightaways. Those appear to be the biggest differences from… Continue reading Nascar in Texas: from “Just A Fan’s View…”

Update on: Nascar at Atlanta, the After Chatter … from “Just A Fan’s View”

Coming Soon. Just a Fan’s View will be moving to its own location. STAY TUNED for the MOVE!! We’ll let you know! Racing in Atlanta was fast, slippery, at times a little wild and the finish … well … it was as I predicted. Carl Edwards won the race and that could prove to be… Continue reading Update on: Nascar at Atlanta, the After Chatter … from “Just A Fan’s View”

Nascar at Atlanta: Some Thoughts and “Just A Fan’s View” of Unrestricted Wide Open High Speed Racing

The top twelve in points will start up front again this week because of the third consecutive rain-out of qualifying in Nascar Sprint Cup Racing. That makes pit selection and starting positions easy to figure out, but has caused a lot of fan chatter about the way Nascar handles inclement weather, (especially on qualifying day.)… Continue reading Nascar at Atlanta: Some Thoughts and “Just A Fan’s View” of Unrestricted Wide Open High Speed Racing

Nascar at TallaDega — A Fan’s View Of The Day After Chatter

The exciting, yet slightly controversial, finish to the Sprint Cup race at Talladega yesterday left me no choice except to comment. Being a long time Nascar fan and an ex-small track racer I have my own opinion and view of what happened, especially at the end. Believe me, I don’t mention either of these two… Continue reading Nascar at TallaDega — A Fan’s View Of The Day After Chatter