1. FYI WIRZ: NASCAR's Best Eager for Short and Low Richmond Track

    Richmond International Raceway isn’t the lowest nor the shortest racetrack of the 23 venues that NASCAR Sprint Cup Series utilizes for its 36-race season...

    Dwight Drum Written by Dwight Drum about 11 days ago 144 reads 1 comments

  2. FYI WIRZ: NASCAR's Chariots to Roar on Steep Walls of Bristol Coliseum

    Bristol Motor Speedway is sometimes called the last great coliseum, owing in part to its .533-mile concrete oval with 36-degree banking...

    Dwight Drum Written by Dwight Drum about 18 days ago 97 reads 1 comments

  3. FYI WIRZ: Female Firepower Warming on NHRA and NASCAR Tracks

    Female power is warming up in motorsports. Danica Patrick stands out in NASCAR ’s top stock car series. Courtney and Brittany Force roar in NHRA Mello Yello Top Fuel classes...

    Dwight Drum Written by Dwight Drum about 20 days ago 564 reads 1 comments

  4. FYI WIRZ: NASCAR Has Fast Mix Chasing Texas Speed at Night

    The next NASCAR Sprint Cup Series challenge will be hosted at Texas Motor Speedway on Saturday night, April 11 in Fort Worth, Texas. The five NSCS drivers who have been to Victory Lane this season are no strangers to checkered flags in the past...

    Dwight Drum Written by Dwight Drum about 26 days ago 91 reads 1 comments

  5. FYI WIRZ: NASCAR Contenders Familiar and New Go East to Martinsville

    The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series has had a fast, five-race start that swung west for action and benefitted frequent achievers Kevin Harvick and Brad Keselowski ...

    Dwight Drum Written by Dwight Drum about 1 month ago 83 reads 1 comments

  6. FYI WIRZ: NASCAR Winners Pushed by Achievers Heading into California

    Drivers Kevin Harvick, Jimmie Johnson, Kasey Kahne and Matt Kenseth have a history of winning and staying in the top 10 of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. NSCS drivers Martin Truex Jr...

    Dwight Drum Written by Dwight Drum about 1 month ago 85 reads 1 comments

  7. FYI WIRZ: NASCAR's Longer Offseason Gets Mixed Support from Teams

    NASCAR ’s 2015 testing ban nixed Daytona testing, which gave drivers more time off and teams more time to prepare for the season...

    Dwight Drum Written by Dwight Drum about 1 month ago 183 reads 1 comments

  8. FYI WIRZ: NASCAR Drivers Look Beyond Luck to Win at Las Vegas

    NASCAR Sprint Cup drivers aren't talking luck when they go to Las Vegas Motor Speedway, even though they know every race at every track has a bit of bad or good luck in store. That's racing...

    Dwight Drum Written by Dwight Drum about 2 months ago 93 reads 1 comments

  9. FYI WIRZ: NASCAR's Search to Replace Sprint Takes Turns

    A lot of laps and countless turns, mostly left, will happen over the next two seasons before a new title sponsor becomes a major partner with the efficient motorsports market machine honed by NASCAR ...

    Dwight Drum Written by Dwight Drum about 3 months ago 671 reads 1 comments

  10. FYI WIRZ: NASCAR's Sweeping Chase Elimination Changes Brought Surprises

    Probably a good place to start an evaluation of NASCAR ’s changed Chase championship strategy is with the current Sprint Cup champion, a past Super Bowl and NSCS champion owner and the CEO and chairman of NASCAR ...

    Dwight Drum Written by Dwight Drum about 4 months ago 899 reads 2 comments

  11. FYI WIRZ: Young Rising NASCAR Stars Bring Big Sparks

    NASCAR is fortunate to have an abundance of young, talented drivers with experience moving up quickly from short tracks. Some have exploded into the top three levels of NASCAR to display their own version of fireworks through early results...

    Dwight Drum Written by Dwight Drum about 5 months ago 196 reads 1 comments

  12. FYI WIRZ: NASCAR's Joe Gibbs and Brian France Review Chase Elimination

    Three Super Bowl rings and three NASCAR Sprint Cup rings are all within the championship world of Joe Gibbs . Coach Gibbs has delivered plenty in the NFL, and in NASCAR , he and his motorsports team have performed significantly as well...

    Dwight Drum Written by Dwight Drum about 5 months ago 1,351 reads 4 comments

  13. FYI WIRZ: NASCAR Driver Intensity Up as Season Shrinks to Two Events

    After 34 NASCAR Sprint Cup point events in 2014 the season is down to two events at Phoenix International Raceway and Homestead-Miami Speedway...

    Dwight Drum Written by Dwight Drum about 6 months ago 117 reads 2 comments

  14. FYI WIRZ: NASCAR Chase Prospects Diminish Heading into Texas

    Eight NASCAR Chase for the Sprint Cup contenders rolled out of Martinsville, and only four will arrive in Homestead after the next two races with a chance to race for the championship...

    Dwight Drum Written by Dwight Drum about 6 months ago 319 reads 1 comments

  15. FYI WIRZ: NASCAR's Chase Makes Its Way to Paperclip at Martinsville

    NASCAR's Goody's Headache Relief Shot 500 event at Martinsville Speedway on Sunday could claim more Chase contenders. A crash or part failure on the ...

    Dwight Drum Written by Dwight Drum about 6 months ago 958 reads 1 comments

  16. FYI WIRZ: NASCAR Chase Battle Rumbles into Feisty Talladega

    When the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series rolls into Talladega Superspeedway , the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship will ratchet up expectations for a big one—a seemingly inevitable multi car crash...

    Dwight Drum Written by Dwight Drum about 7 months ago 298 reads 1 comments

  17. FYI WIRZ: NASCAR Elimination Chase Jumbles Contenders on Way to Charlotte

    The second gauntlet round of the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship has taken a toll on the top NASCAR Sprint Cup contenders as teams prepare for the Bank of America 500 at Charlotte Motor Speedway on October 11...

    Dwight Drum Written by Dwight Drum about 7 months ago 758 reads 1 comments

  18. FYI WIRZ: NASCAR Elimination Playoffs Ramp Up Going into Kansas

    NASCAR ’s new elimination playoff scheme is now a functional operation after four drivers were eliminated during three Chase for Sprint Cup championship races...

    Dwight Drum Written by Dwight Drum about 7 months ago 394 reads 1 comments

  19. FYI WIRZ: NASCAR's Richmond Is Last Chance Before the Chase

    The long NASCAR season will shift from regular events to the Chase for the Sprint Cup playoffs after the Federated Auto Parts 400 at Richmond International Raceway on September 6, 2014...

    Dwight Drum Written by Dwight Drum about 8 months ago 381 reads 1 comments

  20. FYI WIRZ: NASCAR Drivers Head to Atlanta for One Less Chance

    It may seem that it’s the speed that NASCAR drivers love about Atlanta Motor Speedway, but it’s really the many grooves on the track that count. Drivers get thrills from many fast moves on the 1...

    Dwight Drum Written by Dwight Drum about 8 months ago 304 reads 1 comments

  21. FYI WIRZ: NASCAR Drivers Chase the Chase at Bristol Coliseum

    The Chase for the Sprint Cup championship begins after just three races. America’s stock car coliseum, Bristol Motor Speedway, hosts the next race, the Irwin Tools Night Race August 23 in Bristol, Tennessee...

    Dwight Drum Written by Dwight Drum about 9 months ago 644 reads 1 comments

  22. FYI WIRZ: 5 Celebrities Talk Synergy and Fans in NASCAR

    When the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series puts on an event at one of 23 facilities across the country, it likes to put celebrities in pace cars and arrange for music stars to perform on a pre -race concert stage...

    Dwight Drum Written by Dwight Drum about 9 months ago 1,561 reads 1 comments

  23. FYI WIRZ: NASCAR's Michigan Is 1 of of 4 Must-Wins for Chase Hopefuls

    The NASCAR Sprint Cup Chase elimination playoffs, which emphasize wins for the top 16 performers, has turned winning into an even more coveted achievement...

    Dwight Drum Written by Dwight Drum about 9 months ago 370 reads 1 comments

  24. FYI WIRZ: NASCAR Drivers Turn Right at Watkins Glen, Payoffs Straight Ahead

    Only five races remain before NASCAR ’s Chase for the Sprint Cup eligibility is set, and NSCS drivers needing a win are keenly aware...

    Dwight Drum Written by Dwight Drum about 9 months ago 786 reads 2 comments

  25. FYI WIRZ: NASCAR Season 6 Races Away from Chase Elimination

    The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series rolled out of iconic Indianapolis Speedway back to tricky Pocono Raceway in Long Pond, Pennsylvania, with just six races remaining to determine Chase for the Championship contenders...

    Dwight Drum Written by Dwight Drum about 9 months ago 331 reads 1 comments