1. NASCAR: The Murder of the Sport With Another Points Change

    First, let me apologize, it has been over two years since my last post to Bleacher Report. My only excuse would be a multitude of life-changing experiences that saw me move back to my hometown in the name of entrepreneurship...

    Mitchell Hall Written by Mitchell Hall about over 3 years ago 799 reads 2 comments

  2. The Real Way to Level NASCAR's Playing Field and Save Money

    In an effort to cut expenses and level the playing field, NASCAR implemented the "Car of Tomorrow" tin 2007. In 2009, they will further attempt to control cost for the teams by banning all testing at sanctioned tracks...

    Mitchell Hall Written by Mitchell Hall about almost 6 years ago 278 reads 1 comments

  3. Open Letter To The New NASCAR Execs, Brian France and His Cronies

    After so many years, and even at times this season, being unable to pull myself away from a NASCAR Race just to get some chores done, there I was last night trying to force myself to watch it to the end...

    Mitchell Hall Written by Mitchell Hall about almost 6 years ago 364 reads 12 comments

  4. DEI-Petty Enterprises Merger: Say It Ain't So!

    Somebody make it stop. This is the second crazy rumor in three weeks about Teresa Earnhardt's business. Please, someone out there, anyone, go help her! The latest rumor relates to merger talks between DEI and Petty Enterprises...

    Mitchell Hall Written by Mitchell Hall about almost 6 years ago 372 reads 1 comments

  5. Riding on Eggshells; Watching From the Edge of Your Seat, Burton vs. Johnson

    In light of the Chase domination we have seen over the last two years, I wasn’t overly surprised to see so many people trying to hand the 2008 Sprint Cup Championship over to Jimmie Johnson, even with six races left until the Champion is crowned...

    Mitchell Hall Written by Mitchell Hall about almost 6 years ago 193 reads 2 comments

  6. Funny How Fans Are Made: Regan Smith Gets ROBBED by NASCAR

    Today, I watched NASCAR make a change in the rules on the spur of the moment to take a win from Regan Smith, and hand it to Tony Stewart. Anyone who watched the Truck Race on Saturday saw and heard them talking about it on the last lap...

    Mitchell Hall Written by Mitchell Hall about almost 6 years ago 1,783 reads 39 comments

  7. The Prolonged End of DEI; Out with the New, In with the Old

    Dateline September 30, 2008: We are rapidly approaching the end of yet another NASCAR Season. The points Chase is in full swing, with Jimmie Johnson swinging to the top again... surprise surprise...

    Mitchell Hall Written by Mitchell Hall about almost 6 years ago 614 reads 13 comments

  8. Points Changes and Their Impacts on the Record Books in NASCAR

    The results of a change in the points system seem to favor certain drivers over others, leading to history repeating itself...

    Mitchell Hall Written by Mitchell Hall about almost 6 years ago 737 reads 1 comments

  9. Qualifying Rained Out Again, Time For a Change

    This just in: rain has canceled qualifying for the second week in a row. This got me thinking about the flawed portions of the rule book when it comes to starting position after rain...

    Mitchell Hall Written by Mitchell Hall about almost 6 years ago 200 reads 1 comments

  10. 2008 Chase for the Cup—By The Numbers

    I addressed an Open Mic request yesterday that allowed me to project my picks for the 2008 Chase for the Sprint Cup...

    Mitchell Hall Written by Mitchell Hall about almost 6 years ago 426 reads 0 comments

  11. Open Mic - My pics for the Chase for the Sprint Cup

    This weeks mission was to predict who might reign supreme at the close of the 2008 Sprint for the Cup. Being an avid, hardly ever biased fan of the sport, I chose to accept this challenge and put forth my predictions for November...

    Mitchell Hall Written by Mitchell Hall about almost 6 years ago 119 reads 1 comments

  12. New Format for the Budweiser Shootout Puts Manufacturers Ahead of Stars

    Budweiser announced today that they will introduce a new format for the Budweiser Shootout in 2009. The race will be extended from 70 to 75 laps, and will feature the top six cars from each ...

    Mitchell Hall Written by Mitchell Hall about almost 6 years ago 334 reads 5 comments

  13. Kyle Busch – The New Favorite Driver to Hate in NASCAR

    I was enthused to attend the Sharpie 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway this past Saturday night. Kyle Busch dominated the race, leading over 400 laps through the middle portions of the race...

    Mitchell Hall Written by Mitchell Hall about almost 6 years ago 1,046 reads 32 comments

  14. NASCAR Fans Ask Bleacher Report, Why Hath Thou Forsaken Us?

    Just as the articles were taking off and improving with writers from around the country surfacing to provide outstanding editorials and feedback for NASCAR, we get taken back and thrown into the mix with other forms of motorsports...

    Mitchell Hall Written by Mitchell Hall about almost 6 years ago 289 reads 3 comments

  15. Atlanta Motor Speedway gets Labor Day Date

    When September 2009 rolls around Atlanta Motor Speedway (AMS) will host its first Labor Day weekend race, which will also be the first night race for the Cup series there...

    Mitchell Hall Written by Mitchell Hall about 6 years ago 236 reads 0 comments

  16. Goodyear Needs to Standardize NASCAR Tires

    Sunday's Brickyard 400 at Indianapolis turned into a showcase for the pit crews and crew chief strategery. Goodyear managed to bring a tire so soft that it couldn't last 35 miles at speed...

    Mitchell Hall Written by Mitchell Hall about 6 years ago 615 reads 0 comments

  17. Start 21 Might Tell the Tale, and Foreshadow How Kyle Busch's Season Will End

    After the great show we all endured at Indy, we now get to look forward to an even longer, and probably more boring race, at Pocono. Yes Pocono, and yes I know we were just there a few short weeks ago...

    Mitchell Hall Written by Mitchell Hall about 6 years ago 301 reads 2 comments

  18. Open Mic: Retirement for NASCAR Stars and Other Athletes

    Contracts come and go, careers begin and end, but the competitive spirit that comes with the athlete never dies...

    Mitchell Hall Written by Mitchell Hall about 6 years ago 438 reads 0 comments

  19. Top Five NASCAR Drivers This Summer and Where They Will Finish

    For the last few weeks, many have focused solely on the No. 18 car of Kyle Busch and his ability to score three wins in the last four races...

    Mitchell Hall Written by Mitchell Hall about 6 years ago 672 reads 2 comments

  20. NASCAR: My New (Extended) Family

    For several years, a group of friends and I enjoyed the Ultimate Fantasy League interactive game on NASCAR.com. Unfortunately, time pushed us in different directions. Now we hardly talk or visit, and NASCAR...

    Mitchell Hall Written by Mitchell Hall about 6 years ago 297 reads 1 comments

  21. NASCAR: To the Mat vs. To the Mat vs. To the Mat

    Let's examine the three versions of To the Mat. Two relate pretty closely to Kyle Busch; the third is obviously the rest of the field. To the Mat No. 1: Kyle gets all up in Jimmie Johnson's back bumper with a firm push of the gas pedal...

    Mitchell Hall Written by Mitchell Hall about 6 years ago 342 reads 0 comments

  22. Kyle Busch vs. Dale Jr. - you knew it was coming

    He’s just can’t be that good. He can’t really be doing all this without NASCAR turning away and letting him cheat. He couldn’t possibly have won that race without cheating...

    Mitchell Hall Written by Mitchell Hall about 6 years ago 275 reads 5 comments

  23. Ganassi shuts down the #40 car, Open Wheel Fad Fades

    What does Chip Ganassi’s latest news say about the state of NASCAR today. For those who haven’t heard Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates will cease the operation of his #40 Dodge formerly piloted by Dario Franchitti...

    Mitchell Hall Written by Mitchell Hall about 6 years ago 291 reads 0 comments

  24. Domino's falling - Casey's Out - Who's Next?

    Don’t look now but the domino’s are starting to fall in the Sprint Cup Series. Today Rick Hendrick made it official that Casey Mears will be looking for a new ride next year, leaving a prime seat open for a free agent or hot rookie...

    Mitchell Hall Written by Mitchell Hall about 6 years ago 104 reads 0 comments

  25. Not the best weekend for Triple Crowns, horses, or horsepower

    For the majority of the last seven days two story-lines concerning triple crowns seemed to dominate the racing world: Kyle Busch and Big Brown...

    Mitchell Hall Written by Mitchell Hall about 6 years ago 381 reads 1 comments