1. NASCAR Chase 2008: Why I Hate Kyle Busch (and Why He Deserves the Championship)

    It is an article that really can write itself. Kyle Busch is the perfect embodiment of classic whining circa Jeff Gordon early in his career and the pissy attitude and arrogance of a vintage Tony Stewart...

    Katrina Shankle Written by Katrina Shankle about 6 years ago 911 reads 11 comments

  2. Where Has All the Excitement Gone?

    It's a funny thing to have grown up around racing (NASCAR especially) and after years of it having an important role daily in life, it suddenly fades away...

    Katrina Shankle Written by Katrina Shankle about 6 years ago 258 reads 4 comments

  3. NASCAR 2008: Kyle Busch Wins...What Else Is New?

    Taking the checkered flag at Chicago on Saturday evening gave Kyle Busch his seventh win of the season. Winning seven races is wonderful, but what matters is this gives him a 70-point advantage once the Chase for the Cup kicks off...

    Katrina Shankle Written by Katrina Shankle about over 6 years ago 713 reads 9 comments

  4. So This One Isn't About NASCAR

    I am the daughter of a NASCAR crew chief and an avid fan and writer of the sport, so perhaps you will all indulge me. Monday morning, my mother (a current breast-cancer patient) and I were driving my 1998 Mustang along U...

    Katrina Shankle Written by Katrina Shankle about over 6 years ago 378 reads 7 comments

  5. NASCAR's 2008 Silly Season in Full Swing

    Hendrick Motorsports has a vacancy in their impressive driver roster for the 2009 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season. Casey Mears will be moving on and leaving in his wake lots of speculation about who will fill his seat...

    Katrina Shankle Written by Katrina Shankle about over 6 years ago 758 reads 5 comments

  6. Robby Gordon: In NASCAR He Stands Alone

    His team, Robby Gordon Motorsports, does have a partnership of sorts with Gillet-Evernham Motorsports but for the most part Robby Gordon is a one man show. Racing for RCR should have been proof enough for that...

    Katrina Shankle Written by Katrina Shankle about over 6 years ago 968 reads 11 comments

  7. Toyota/Save Mart 350: Kasey Kahne Takes Pole at Infineon Raceway

    Kasey Kahne, who's been on something of a winning streak, continued his good fortune by setting the fastest lap Friday evening at Infineon Raceway in Sonoma, California...

    Katrina Shankle Written by Katrina Shankle about over 6 years ago 384 reads 5 comments

  8. NASCAR Drivers Can't Stand the Heat

    It's summer and the drivers of the NASCAR series, particularly the Sprint Cup, are complaining of the heat and the subsequent exhaustion they are experiencing during the hottest time of the year...

    Katrina Shankle Written by Katrina Shankle about over 6 years ago 1,335 reads 4 comments

  9. Hendrick Motorsports' Era of Dominance Over?

    The 2007 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season was certainly one for which Hendrick Motorsports could be proud. Their roster of drivers: Gordon, Johnson, Busch, and Mears brought them 18 victories, 15 poles, and 84 top 10 finishes...

    Katrina Shankle Written by Katrina Shankle about over 6 years ago 520 reads 9 comments

  10. NASCAR: Controversy Art Thy Name

    Steroids, dog fighting, million dollar lawsuits... The world of professional sports has become an ugly place as of late. NASCAR had quite the drama filled week...

    Katrina Shankle Written by Katrina Shankle about over 6 years ago 422 reads 8 comments

  11. LifeLock 400: Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s Gas Tank Fuels Controversy, But Little Else

    Get those who shot J.R. thinkers a web forum and let them get started. Dale Earnhardt Jr. captured another semi-controversial win yesterday...

    Katrina Shankle Written by Katrina Shankle about over 6 years ago 617 reads 8 comments

  12. NASCAR Moves On, So Does Rockingham

    Growing up in Rockingham, North Carolina, my family as well as many others became used to disappointment. We got used to companies and stores opening up in other towns instead of setting up shop in our town and boosting the employment rate...

    Katrina Shankle Written by Katrina Shankle about over 6 years ago 512 reads 15 comments