1. FYI WIRZ: NASCAR's Kyle Busch and David Reutimann Hot at Gridlocked Kentucky

    The inaugural Sprint Cup Quaker State 400 at Kentucky Speedway was hotly contested on the 1.5-mile tri-oval with 14 degree banking in Sparta, Ky., while fans with tickets inched their way, bumper to bumper, attempting to take their seats...

    Dwight Drum Written by Dwight Drum about over 3 years ago 244 reads 3 comments

  2. FYI WIRZ: NHRA's Worsham, Neff, Line and Stoffer Talk Race 11 at Chicago

    The combined total of 10 wins for Del Worsham, Mike Neff and Jason Line in the top levels of drag racing equal the number of races completed in the 2011 NHRA Full Throttle Drag racing Series...

    Dwight Drum Written by Dwight Drum about over 3 years ago 422 reads 1 comments

  3. FYI WIRZ: NASCAR's Kevin Harvick, Carl Edwards and More Talk No. 18 at Kentucky

    When the green flag drops at Kentucky Speedway's Sprint Cup race, drivers will make a historic first lap for the series. When the checkered flags waves, only one driver will claim the distinction of being the first winner...

    Dwight Drum Written by Dwight Drum about over 3 years ago 181 reads 2 comments

  4. FYI WIRZ: NASCAR's David Ragan and Matt Kenseth Have Fast Words, Faster Deeds

    Fourth of July fireworks may have been banned in drought states and budget-burdened locales across the U.S. where wildfires and money woes persist this summer, but fireworks were plentiful at Daytona International Speedway...

    Dwight Drum Written by Dwight Drum about over 3 years ago 170 reads 0 comments

  5. FYI WIRZ: NASCAR's Kurt Busch, Jeff Gordon and Carl Edwards Talk Sonoma

    Kurt Busch seemed more like a rocket going left and right at Infineon Raceway, as drivers like fast-chasing Jeff Gordon and steadily rising Carl Edwards could not catch him...

    Dwight Drum Written by Dwight Drum about almost 4 years ago 167 reads 0 comments

  6. FYI WIRZ: NASCAR Downtime Includes Giant HDTV and Kids Making a Difference

    Charlotte Motor Speedway turns downtime to concert time with HDTV Most sports fans would have no problem putting a new state-of-the-art HDTV to use. Just find room for it, plug it in and order a pizza for the next big game or race...

    Dwight Drum Written by Dwight Drum about almost 4 years ago 139 reads 2 comments

  7. FYI WIRZ: NHRA Grandson Getting Top NASCAR Coaching at Late Model Level

    For an aspiring race car driver, the road to NASCAR's top levels is steep, tricky and expensive. An early start in racing is almost essential...

    Dwight Drum Written by Dwight Drum about almost 4 years ago 482 reads 0 comments

  8. FYI WIRZ: NASCAR's Top 5 Talk Race 16 at Sonoma Road Course

    This week, the National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) shifts gears from predominantly oval racetracks to road course racing for the Toyota/Save Mart 350 on the 1...

    Dwight Drum Written by Dwight Drum about almost 4 years ago 347 reads 0 comments

  9. FYI WIRZ: Denny Hamlin, Matt Kenseth Talk at Michigan International Speedway

    Denny Hamlin edged out Matt Kenseth to take first place at NASCAR's Heluva Good! Sour Cream Dips 400 at the Michigan International Speedway on Sunday, with Kyle Busch chasing ...

    Dwight Drum Written by Dwight Drum about almost 4 years ago 126 reads 1 comments

  10. FYI WIRZ: NASCAR Big 3 Power Pack of Weekly Topics

    Every week is different in the sporting world, but any typical racing week often garners at least three or four episodes that deserve focus. Still, some weeks have more impactful moments than others...

    Dwight Drum Written by Dwight Drum about almost 4 years ago 146 reads 0 comments

  11. FYI WIRZ: NASCAR's Top 5 Talk Race 15 at the US Home for Autos in Michigan

    Michigan International Speedway, the two-mile tri-oval track with 18 degree banking, hosts the National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) Heluva Good! Sour Cream Dips 400 this Sunday at 1 p...

    Dwight Drum Written by Dwight Drum about almost 4 years ago 168 reads 1 comments

  12. FYI WIRZ: NASCAR's Top 5 Talk Race 14 at Tricky Pocono and More

    The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) transports its convoy of haulers to Pocono Raceway in Long Pond, Pennsylvania for the 5-hour Energy 500. The race should require 200 laps on the 2...

    Dwight Drum Written by Dwight Drum about almost 4 years ago 222 reads 3 comments

  13. FYI WIRZ: NASCAR Big 4 Power Pack of Weekly Topics

    It’s rudimentary to say not every week is the same in the sporting world, but any typical racing week should garner at least three or four episodes that deserve focus. Still, some weeks have more impact moments than others...

    Dwight Drum Written by Dwight Drum about almost 4 years ago 211 reads 2 comments

  14. FYI WIRZ: NASCAR's Top 3 at Kansas Talk Before and After Flags

    Fuel strategy in a wreck-free race enabled NASCAR driver Brad Keselowski to nab the checkered flag for Penske Racing in the No. 2 Dodge during the STP 400 at Kansas Speedway in Kansas City, Kansas on Sunday...

    Dwight Drum Written by Dwight Drum about almost 4 years ago 107 reads 2 comments

  15. FYI WIRZ: NASCAR's Top 5 Talk Race 13 at Kansas

    Drivers for the National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) took to the air this week after a two week stint in NASCAR’s hometown of Charlotte, N.C. to familiarize themselves again with the 1...

    Dwight Drum Written by Dwight Drum about almost 4 years ago 141 reads 0 comments

  16. FYI WIRZ: CNN's Gupta Might Not Prescribe Skydiving for NASCAR's Vickers

    In February, Dr. Sanjay Gupta, chief medical correspondent for CNN, interviewed NASCAR driver Brian Vickers just before his return to the track. His first race: the Daytona 500 ...

    Dwight Drum Written by Dwight Drum about almost 4 years ago 340 reads 3 comments

  17. FYI WIRZ: NASCAR's Tony Stewart Hosts Big John's Speedway Grill for Team

    Some NASCAR teams get lunch by stacking bologna and sandwich cheese between two pieces of bread and adding a squirt of mustard. Some teams utilize the down time of their hauler driver and give him the role of barbecue tender...

    Dwight Drum Written by Dwight Drum about almost 4 years ago 451 reads 0 comments

  18. FYI WIRZ: NASCAR's Top 3 at the Coca-Cola 600 Talk Marathon Surprise

    Memorial Day is by definition a great tribute to all of our military who have served and sacrificed. The weekend is also about picnics and racing—the Indianapolis 500 in Indianapolis, Ind...

    Dwight Drum Written by Dwight Drum about almost 4 years ago 270 reads 1 comments

  19. FYI WIRZ: IZOD IndyCar's Top 3 at Indy 500 Talk Before and After Epic Finish

    This Memorial Day weekend, the IZOD IndyCar Series presented the 100th anniversary of the Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis, Ind., known as “The greatest Spectacle in Racing”...

    Dwight Drum Written by Dwight Drum about almost 4 years ago 136 reads 0 comments

  20. FYI WIRZ: NASCAR's Top 5 Talk Long Race 12 at Charlotte

    The Charlotte area is home to most National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) teams, most of whom received a two-week travel break during the All-Star race and Coca-Cola 600 events...

    Dwight Drum Written by Dwight Drum about almost 4 years ago 173 reads 2 comments

  21. FYI WIRZ: NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Is Still an Old Jump for Young Drivers

    Twenty years ago the National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) was not the corporate and marketing giant it is now. Popularity began surging about 15 years ago when TV coverage expanded and fans multiplied across the U...

    Dwight Drum Written by Dwight Drum about almost 4 years ago 181 reads 0 comments

  22. FYI WIRZ: NASCAR's Kyle Busch Needs To Apply the B.R.A.K.E.S. and Fast

    Kyle Busch knows how to use mechanical brakes better than almost all; indeed, his many wins prove he is perhaps more skilled on how to not use brakes—but that’s on a racetrack...

    Dwight Drum Written by Dwight Drum about almost 4 years ago 322 reads 0 comments

  23. FYI WIRZ: NASCAR's Top 3 All-Stars Talk Charlotte's Dash for Big Cash

    The 2011 National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) Sprint All-Star race continued to be a fan-favorite even with its complicated eligibility and race format this weekend...

    Dwight Drum Written by Dwight Drum about almost 4 years ago 247 reads 0 comments

  24. FYI WIRZ: NASCAR's Top Point Aces Talk All-Star Race in Charlotte

    The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) Sprint All-Star Race is a bit complicated in eligibility and race format, but the race has been a fan favorite since 1985, when it was called “The Winston,” and continues to entertain...

    Dwight Drum Written by Dwight Drum about almost 4 years ago 396 reads 0 comments

  25. FYI WIRZ: NASCAR's Top 3 at Dover Surprise but Talk Before and After Flags

    Sprint Cup teams used simple math near the final laps in Dover while trying to add a top finish to their points quest for the 2011 NASCAR season...

    Dwight Drum Written by Dwight Drum about almost 4 years ago 189 reads 0 comments