Phoenix After Thoughts from Just A Fans View

NASCAR has had a real “Feel Good” start to the year so far with Trevor Bayne winning the Daytona 500 and Jeff Gordon finally breaking a 66 race drought of winning and taking his 83rd win since breaking into Cup 19 years ago. From this fan’s view, the year is off to a very good… Continue reading Phoenix After Thoughts from Just A Fans View

NASCAR at Phoenix: Top Three Dueling It Out in the Desert

The problem with being in the top three in points with two races to go in the Chase is there are more than three cars on the track, about twenty of them could win on Sunday and only three of them have anything to lose, (uh, between the three of them that is.) Those three… Continue reading NASCAR at Phoenix: Top Three Dueling It Out in the Desert

NASCAR at Texas: Sadler Takes the Pole For Chase Race #8

Non-Chaser, Elliott Sadler, took his first pole in a very long time and delivered Richard Petty Motorsports some upbeat news after several weeks of nothing but tumultuous days and negative speculations. That doesn’t mean the RPM teams are out of the woods yet, but it does mean they are still working hard to make good… Continue reading NASCAR at Texas: Sadler Takes the Pole For Chase Race #8

NASCAR at Talladega After Thoughts: Bowyer Wins and the Points Race Tightens

Clint Bowyer pulled into Victory Lane at Talladega as the winner of the Amp Energy Juice 500 after NASCAR checked the video feeds and timing loops to be sure who was out front when the caution came out on the last lap on Sunday afternoon. As it turned out, Kevin Harvick finished second and Richard… Continue reading NASCAR at Talladega After Thoughts: Bowyer Wins and the Points Race Tightens

NASCAR at Talladega: Will It Be Treats or Tricks For the Chasers at Race #7 in Alabama?

It has often been said in the past several weeks that Martinsville and Talladega could be the biggest game-changers the Sprint Cup drivers face in the Chase for 2010. Judging  from the way Martinsville went; Talladega could very well end up making some feel less than super after Sunday’s race. The unknown is whether it… Continue reading NASCAR at Talladega: Will It Be Treats or Tricks For the Chasers at Race #7 in Alabama?

NASCAR at Martinsville After Thoughts: Hamlin Wins and Pulls Within Six Points of Jimmie Johnson

Denny Hamlin won Chase race #6 and, interestingly enough, pulled within six points of points leader Jimmie Johnson in the 2010 Chase for the Sprint Cup Championship. He entered into the weekend saying he wanted to start on the pole, (which he did), lead the most laps, (which he didn’t) and win the race (which… Continue reading NASCAR at Martinsville After Thoughts: Hamlin Wins and Pulls Within Six Points of Jimmie Johnson

NASCAR at Dover After Thoughts: Johnson Wins Number Two and the Monster Bites a Few

Jimmie Johnson won race number two of the Chase and once again tamed the Monster Mile. He didn’t just win, but it could be said that he had a dominate performance by also taking the pole and leading the most laps. So does this mean he is headed for his fifth Cup Championship in a… Continue reading NASCAR at Dover After Thoughts: Johnson Wins Number Two and the Monster Bites a Few