1. NASCAR Sprint Cup Drivers Most in Need of a Hot Start in 2014

    There's an old belief in NASCAR that if a driver isn't in the top five in the Sprint Cup standings after the spring race at Bristol—just the fourth race on the 36-race schedule—his or her season is already just about over...

    Jerry Bonkowski Written by Jerry Bonkowski about 7 months ago 8,184 reads 7 comments

  2. NASCAR Drivers Who Will Bounce Back in 2014 After Disappointing Seasons

    Major League Baseball isn't the only sport that has what fans have long called its hot stove league, where fans spend the offseason posturing and predicting which players and teams will have big comeback years in the upcoming new season...

    Jerry Bonkowski Written by Jerry Bonkowski about 7 months ago 7,088 reads 1 comments

  3. Why Penske Racing Was Wise to Lock Up Brad Keselowski

    There's no question it's been a tough year for Brad Keselowski . First came two penalties for mechanical violations with his No. 2 Ford in separate races that cost him 31 driver points in the Sprint Cup standings...

    Jerry Bonkowski Written by Jerry Bonkowski about 11 months ago 4,939 reads 9 comments

  4. Predicting Which Drivers Who Missed This Year's Chase Will Qualify in 2014

    Each year after a 26-week regular season, 12 drivers (or 13 in this year's case) earn a spot into the Sprint Cup Series Chase for the Championship...

    Paul  Carreau Written by Paul Carreau about 11 months ago 1,579 reads 5 comments

  5. Breaking Brad: Why Did Defending NASCAR Champion Brad Keselowski Miss Chase?

    It's no longer the biggest story in the NASCAR world, after controversial late-race tactics by Michael Waltrip Racing earned them significant penalties, but the downfall of ...

    Christopher Leone Written by Christopher Leone about 12 months ago 656 reads 3 comments

  6. How Brad Keselowski Went from Champion to Likely Chase Spectator in 1 Season

    Unless he pulls off a huge upset Saturday night at Richmond in the final qualifying race for the Chase for the Sprint Cup, the likely legacy of defending Sprint Cup champion Brad Keselowski 's 2013 season will be simple: one and done...

    Jerry Bonkowski Written by Jerry Bonkowski about 12 months ago 2,574 reads 8 comments