1. NASCAR Economics 101: My Rant on Brian France, NASCAR Tracks

    "Last year I stood at this podium and pledged we would hold the line on major changes, and we have," NASCAR President and CEO Brian France said during the annual media tour in Charlotte, N.C...

    Jen Preston Written by Jen Preston about almost 6 years ago 345 reads 15 comments

  2. Confused on the NASCAR Owner Points Situation? Here's a Handy Guide!

    Cars haven't even hit the track yet, but I have a beef with both NASCAR and several teams. I'm all for doing anything possible in the garage area, pits, and on track to get my favorite driver into the race...

    Jen Preston Written by Jen Preston about almost 6 years ago 789 reads 2 comments

  3. The Day the Engines Died: Remembering Dale Earnhardt, Sr.

    I realize this is early, but on the 50th anniversary of another legend's death, I thought it'd be appropriate. He was the Man in Black, the king of restrictor-plate racing, The Intimidator...

    Jen Preston Written by Jen Preston about almost 6 years ago 3,915 reads 39 comments

  4. Leilani Munter: Woman, Racecar Driver... Environmentalist?

    In the 1960's and 1970's, women weren't even allowed in the garage and pit areas of NASCAR tracks. Now we see women like Danica Patrick, Ashley Force and Chrissy Wallace breaking ground for females everywhere in all areas of motorsports...

    Jen Preston Written by Jen Preston about almost 6 years ago 1,168 reads 25 comments

  5. Not One Of The Boys: Why Men and Woman Can't...Play Soccer?

    Imagine ladies, if you will, a land in which there are laws prohibiting you from holding any kind of public office. A country where you can only obtain a passport if your husband allows you to...

    Jen Preston Written by Jen Preston about almost 6 years ago 400 reads 3 comments

  6. Joey Logano Set To Make Daytona History

    He's just eighteen years, eight months and 22 days old, but Joey Logano is already set to put his name in the record books. Again. Last May he made his Nationwide Series debut, and in his first three weeks he racked up two poles and a victory...

    Jen Preston Written by Jen Preston about almost 6 years ago 110 reads 5 comments

  7. NASCAR Economics 101: Sponsors Struggle In Economic Crisis

    According to the U.S. Department of Labor, all fifty states reported a rise in unemployment- in fact, it was the first time since 1976 that every state saw a rise...

    Jen Preston Written by Jen Preston about almost 6 years ago 274 reads 3 comments

  8. NASCAR Economics 101: The Cost of a Weekend at the Track

    Like many NASCAR fans all over the United States, I'm looking forward to the weekend when the Nationwide and Cup guys grace my home track with their presences, so I can begin my endless quest for autographs, souvenirs...

    Jen Preston Written by Jen Preston about almost 6 years ago 413 reads 3 comments

  9. Joe vs. Jen 2: Who Will Beat Ric Flair's 16-Title Record? Jen's Pick: Edge

    I may be going out on a limb here, but hey, what's the fun in picking the obvious? To read what Joe had to say about his pick, Triple H, check out http://bleacherreport...

    Jen Preston Written by Jen Preston about almost 6 years ago 244 reads 12 comments

  10. Joe vs. Jen: Who Will Have the Best 2009? Jen's Pick: Randy Orton

    “Greatness has entered the ring... thank you very much, you may bow at will.” Since 2003, this cockiness, arrogance, and proclamation that he's “the man who's going ...

    Jen Preston Written by Jen Preston about almost 6 years ago 281 reads 16 comments

  11. Michael Waltrip To Retire After 2009?

    It's been a long and winding road for this veteran. The younger brother of a NASCAR legend, Michael Waltrip began his own Cup career full time in 1986, driving the Hawaiian Punch, Chuck Rider owned Pontiac...

    Jen Preston Written by Jen Preston about almost 6 years ago 857 reads 4 comments

  12. Making It Happen: Lyn St. James Creating New Drivers, One Female at a Time

    In the early to mid '90s, Lyn St. James was busy trying to make a name for herself in the Indy Car Series. Becoming "Rookie of the Race" in the 1992 Indianapolis 500, St. James looked to be well on her way...

    Jen Preston Written by Jen Preston about almost 6 years ago 221 reads 2 comments

  13. NASCAR History Lesson: The Women of Racing

    Even though there currently isn't a female driver in NASCAR's Sprint Cup, 40% of the fans happen to be women. With that being said, for my first story for The Foxes in the Henhouse I wanted to ...

    Jen Preston Written by Jen Preston about almost 6 years ago 1,565 reads 18 comments

  14. Despite Controversy, Elliott Sadler Hopeful for 2009

    He signed a contract extension in May, some good news as NASCAR owners were (and continue to be) struggling to keep teams afloat...

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  15. NASCAR Getting a New Engine Rule? Roger Penske Says Yes

    You've heard me say it over and over—and over—again. The economy is changing NASCAR as we know it. Nearly 700 people have been laid off from teams. Merchandise sales and TV ratings are falling more and more every weekend...

    Jen Preston Written by Jen Preston about almost 6 years ago 115 reads 3 comments

  16. Is Helio Castroneves Officially Out at Penske?

    He'll be heading to court in March, during the IndyCar Series season, where he could be sentenced to years in prison for tax fraud. But that's not all Helio Castroneves is looking to lose...

    Jen Preston Written by Jen Preston about almost 6 years ago 265 reads 5 comments

  17. Despite Earnhardt, Ganassi Merger, Aric Almirola Won't Run Fulltime; Other News

    When Mark Martin announced that he would be leaving then Dale Earnhardt, Inc. to give another go at the championship with Hendrick Motorsports, Aric Almirola believed he'd finally get his full time ride...

    Jen Preston Written by Jen Preston about almost 6 years ago 668 reads 6 comments

  18. Randy Orton: Is He Becoming the Hottest Thing on Monday Night RAW?

    It's been eight months since Randy Orton lost the WWE Championship to Triple H, after injuring his collarbone and not making an in-ring return until November of last year...

    Jen Preston Written by Jen Preston about almost 6 years ago 398 reads 3 comments

  19. NASCAR Wives to Show Life in the Fast Lane with New Television Series

    With shows like Say Yes to the Dress, What Not to Wear, and Makeover Train, how on Earth could NASCAR fit in on the TLC lineup? Shows like Army Wives and Bravo's The Real Housewives of Orange ...

    Jen Preston Written by Jen Preston about almost 6 years ago 748 reads 7 comments

  20. Two Years Later: Remembering Darrent Williams

    Although it's difficult today, to see beyond the sorrow May looking back in memory, comfort you tomorrow. — Unknown. It began on September 27, 1982, when Rosalind Williams welcomed her only son, Darrent Demarcus Williams, into the world...

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  21. NFL: Plaxico Burress Added to Long List of Mixing Players with Violence

    It's the hiring of body guards. It's the buying of guns. It's the purchasing of bullet proof cars and never traveling in public alone. They live by "if ADT has it to offer, I've got it." This is now the life of an NFL player...

    Jen Preston Written by Jen Preston about 6 years ago 440 reads 1 comments

  22. The Many Feuds of Kevin Harvick, Pt. 6: All Feuds Are Bigger in Texas

    It's been two weeks, and I bet you thought the "Many Feuds of Kevin Harvick" were over, didn't you? Of course they aren't, you silly fan girls and boys! Happy takes breaks during feuds, ...

    Jen Preston Written by Jen Preston about 6 years ago 910 reads 2 comments

  23. Humpy Wheeler Helping Unemployed NASCAR Workers Stay on Their Feet

    Reports estimate that the NASCAR layoff rate could jump from its current stand of 393 to anywhere between 700-1,000. Jayski is reporting that the Hall of Fame and Yates Racing organizations could be announcing their cuts as early as this coming week...

    Jen Preston Written by Jen Preston about 6 years ago 44 reads 8 comments

  24. From Tires To Yellow Lines: NASCAR Not So Thankful For '08 Controversies

    As Americans prepare to sit around their—or a relative's—dining room table, gobble down some turkey and talk about what they're thankful for, I thought I'd take a moment ...

    Jen Preston Written by Jen Preston about 6 years ago 488 reads 6 comments

  25. End of an Era: Ray Evernham Leaving NASCAR

    It's been a long and storied career for one former crew chief and car owner. Ray Evernham first worked on the Pontiac of a young Jeff Gordon in the then Busch Series before moving to the Winston Cup to crew chief for future champion Alan Kulwicki...

    Jen Preston Written by Jen Preston about 6 years ago 4,216 reads 10 comments