1. FYI WIRZ: NASCAR's Jimmie Johnson and Jeff Gordon Take Momentum into Pocono

    Jimmie Johnson and team have overcome a dismal start in NASCAR Sprint Cup 2012 season by accumulating three wins among 15 top-10 finishes...

    Dwight Drum Written by Dwight Drum about almost 2 years ago 70 reads 2 comments

  2. FYI WIRZ: NASCAR Star Dale Earnhardt Jr. Rides Point Lead over Fast Dozen

    Dale Earnhardt Jr. took over the NASCAR Sprint Cup point lead after Indianapolis largely due to 15 top-10 finishes with a single win. Only Jimmie Johnson, with three wins, has matched his top 10 results...

    Dwight Drum Written by Dwight Drum about almost 2 years ago 469 reads 2 comments

  3. FYI WIRZ: NASCAR's Jimmie Johnson and Dale Earnhardt Jr. Rest Before Indy

    The long NASCAR Sprint Cup season starts in cool temperatures of normally warm winters common to Daytona Beach, Florida, and ends nine months later in Homestead, Florida as temperatures drop again in the fall...

    Dwight Drum Written by Dwight Drum about almost 2 years ago 746 reads 0 comments

  4. FYI WIRZ: NASCAR's Point Race Tightens with Wins by Kasey Kahne and Tony Stewart

    Twelve drivers have won in 19 of 36 races in the 2012 NASCAR Sprint Cup Season. Only five have multiple wins— Tony Stewart and Brad Keselowski own three wins and Kasey ...

    Dwight Drum Written by Dwight Drum about almost 2 years ago 469 reads 0 comments

  5. FYI WIRZ: NASCAR's Matt Kenseth, Dale Earnhardt Jr. on Top Heading into Loudon

    The LENOX Industrial Tools 301 marks the 19th race of the long 36–race NASCAR Sprint Cup season in Loudon, N.H. this Sunday, July 15 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. The 1...

    Dwight Drum Written by Dwight Drum about almost 2 years ago 747 reads 0 comments

  6. FYI WIRZ: NASCAR's Matt Kenseth Leads, Tony Stewart Leaps, Others Steady

    It’s been a good week for Tony Stewart . The winner of the Coke Zero 400 in Daytona was also voted as “Best Driver” in the Espy Awards on ESPN...

    Dwight Drum Written by Dwight Drum about almost 2 years ago 372 reads 2 comments

  7. FYI WIRZ: NASCAR's Historic Daytona Brings Fireworks, Speed and Volatility

    When Daytona International Speedway was being built by the France family prior to its opening in 1959, construction crews piled the sand as high as gravity would allow. That created 31 degree banking on the 2...

    Dwight Drum Written by Dwight Drum about 2 years ago 483 reads 0 comments

  8. FYI WIRZ: NASCAR's Clint Bowyer and More Rock and Drop as Points Get Precious

    After NASCAR’s Sonoma road-course 16 of 36 races are in the books and 10 races remain before the final dozen contenders are set for the Chase for the Sprint Cup...

    Dwight Drum Written by Dwight Drum about 2 years ago 112 reads 0 comments

  9. FYI WIRZ: NASCAR's Dale Earnhardt Jr. Takes Big Win into Right Turns at Sonoma

    Junior Nation fans are likely to be still singing winning praises or at least humming occasionally after of the long drought of Dale Earnhardt Jr. ’s visit to victory lane ended in Michigan last week...

    Dwight Drum Written by Dwight Drum about 2 years ago 431 reads 1 comments

  10. FYI WIRZ: NHRA's Summer Stretch Drives John Force Racing and More to Countdown

    All motorsports sanctions head into the summer stretch with the season underway and the championship on the line...

    Dwight Drum Written by Dwight Drum about 2 years ago 186 reads 0 comments

  11. FYI WIRZ: NASCAR's Dale Earnhardt Jr. Wins but Season Is Still Up and Down

    Dale Earnhardt Jr. and fans endured four years and two days or in NASCAR time—143 winless races—before winning at Michigan International Speedway Sunday...

    Dwight Drum Written by Dwight Drum about 2 years ago 491 reads 0 comments

  12. FYI WIRZ: NASCAR's Matt Kenseth and Dale Earnhardt Jr. Talk Fast Michigan

    Matt Kenseth’s consistent finishes boosted his team to the top spot in the NASCAR Sprint Cup standings this week with Dale Earnhardt Jr. in second, just 10 points behind...

    Dwight Drum Written by Dwight Drum about 2 years ago 485 reads 0 comments

  13. FYI WIRZ: NASCAR's Greg Biffle and Matt Kenseth Take Lead to Shortened Pocono

    The top-five join other teams in the next event, the Pocono 400 presented by NASCAR June 10 at Pocono Raceway. All will face a freshly repaved track. Fans not in the stands at the 2...

    Dwight Drum Written by Dwight Drum about 2 years ago 389 reads 5 comments

  14. FYI WIRZ: NASCAR's Dale Earnhardt Jr. Advances While Kyle Busch Drops

    After every point event, Sprint Cup drivers and teams move up as others slide. That’s normal in motorsports—but it is worthy of a race-to-race focus. Dale Earnhardt Jr...

    Dwight Drum Written by Dwight Drum about 2 years ago 730 reads 0 comments

  15. FYI WIRZ: NASCAR's Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Others Take on FedEx 400 at Dover

    The top five point leaders in NASCAR’s Sprint Cup Series seek good results and point buffers as they head into race 13—halfway to the Chase playoffs. This week’s fender contest is the FedEx 400...

    Dwight Drum Written by Dwight Drum about 2 years ago 588 reads 0 comments

  16. FYI WIRZ: NASCAR's Top Drivers Rock and Drop into Lucky 13 at Dover

    After two weeks of racing the home track at Charlotte Motor Speedway, it’s time again to analyze 12 of the top 24 drivers in Sprint Cup points...

    Dwight Drum Written by Dwight Drum about 2 years ago 691 reads 0 comments

  17. FYI WIRZ: NASCAR's Point Hogs Dig Home Turf at Charlotte for Sprint Points

    For most of the 11 races in the 2012 NASCAR Sprint Cup season, top point leaders have been steady and resilient performers. Only Jimmie Johnson seems to have started at the bottom after Daytona and worked his way into the top five...

    Dwight Drum Written by Dwight Drum about 2 years ago 152 reads 0 comments

  18. FYI WIRZ: NASCAR's Sprint All-Star Race Is Pointless but Powerful

    One of NASCAR’s most popular races does not count for points, but it certainly scores speed, thrills and bragging rights. The Sprint Showdown and Sprint All-Star Race on the 1...

    Dwight Drum Written by Dwight Drum about 2 years ago 608 reads 1 comments

  19. FYI WIRZ: NASCAR's Top Drivers Rock and Drop Going into Race 12

    The rise and fall in point standings during NASCAR's 36-race Sprint Cup season and 26-race Chase for the Sprint Cup qualifying stint sometimes eludes week-to-week notice...

    Dwight Drum Written by Dwight Drum about 2 years ago 373 reads 0 comments

  20. FYI WIRZ: NASCAR's Strong Guys Ready to Take on Tough Lady Darlington

    NASCAR’s next big race, the Bojangles' Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway, is on the 1.366-mile oval steeped in stock car tradition on southern turf...

    Dwight Drum Written by Dwight Drum about 2 years ago 451 reads 2 comments

  21. FYI WIRZ: NASCAR's Top Five Aren't Counting on Tandem at Talladega

    NASCAR’s Aaron's 499 Sprint Cup race will produce high speeds on the 2.66-mile tri-oval track with 33 degree banking at Talladega Superspeedway this Sunday, May 6...

    Dwight Drum Written by Dwight Drum about 2 years ago 521 reads 0 comments

  22. FYI WIRZ: NASCAR's Top Guns Aim Fast at the Quick Richmond Track

    Richmond International Raceway is the third shortest track on the NASCAR circuit, but speeds routinely exceed 100 mph and the bumping and banging action is well received by packed crowds that usually exceed 90,000 people...

    Dwight Drum Written by Dwight Drum about 2 years ago 324 reads 0 comments

  23. Greg Schiano Shows NFL Toughness to Solid Tampa Bay Buccaneers Roster

    When the Tampa Bay Buccaneers organization fired head coach Raheem Morris for a dismal 2011 season, it needed to find and hire the next talented coach swiftly so it could get ...

    Dwight Drum Written by Dwight Drum about 2 years ago 718 reads 2 comments

  24. FYI WIRZ: NASCAR's Point Aces Bring Heart to the Heartland in Kansas

    For fans that have never had a ride or driven a stock car at 170 mph or so, the experience is way faster than it looks on a racetrack or on TV...

    Dwight Drum Written by Dwight Drum about 2 years ago 140 reads 0 comments

  25. FYI WIRZ: NASCAR's Top Guns Won't Have Rust as They Blast into Texas

    NASCAR drivers only get three weekends off during the long 36-race season, complete with an additional shootout and All-Star race. But 13 off days won’t cause moss to grow or rust to build in any racing sense...

    Dwight Drum Written by Dwight Drum about 2 years ago 491 reads 2 comments