1. Rick Hendrick Thinking About Making Big Changes to Two of His Teams UPDATED

    Rick Hendrick wants results. So do his teams of Mark Martin in the No. 5 and most definitely the No. 88 of Dale Earnhardt Jr. The two have not gotten off to the best start in 2009 and sit 13th and 19th in points...

    Kelly Crandall Written by Kelly Crandall about 5 years ago 546 reads 29 comments

  2. Thus Far, 2009 Has Been Gut-Wrenching for Dale Earnhardt Jr.

    The most popular driver in NASCAR has not been off to the best start. He's outside the top 12 in points (67 points behind Jeff Burton), hasn't won a race yet and is repeatedly making mistakes...

    Kelly Crandall Written by Kelly Crandall about 5 years ago 728 reads 15 comments

  3. AJ Allmendinger Gets More Good News Heading Into Phoenix

    AJ Allmendinger has proven that he can drive a race car. He's also proven that in good equipment with a good team surrounding him, he might even win. Richard Petty Motorsports is going to make sure of that...

    Kelly Crandall Written by Kelly Crandall about 5 years ago 85 reads 0 comments

  4. ESPN's Jamie Little Preparing To Defend Her Title

    When the NASCAR Nationwide Series rolls into Phoenix for a Friday Night Showdown, ESPN will be missing one of their voices behind the microphone...

    Kelly Crandall Written by Kelly Crandall about 5 years ago 279 reads 10 comments

  5. Joe Nemecheck Rolls Along at Nashville SuperSpeedway

    As Joey Logano celebrated his second career win in the NASCAR Nationwide Series earlier today, he said "Get you some of that!" Joe Nemechek did. With 11 laps to go at Nashville SuperSpeedway, Ricky Stenhouse Jr...

    Kelly Crandall Written by Kelly Crandall about 5 years ago 851 reads 7 comments

  6. If You Want To Win a Sprint Cup Race, Avoid Pit Road

    There are two things that are common knowledge in NASCAR: It's a team sport, and races can be won and lost in the pits...by your team. After Sunday's race at Texas Motor Speedway, that became painfully obvious for some drivers...

    Kelly Crandall Written by Kelly Crandall about over 5 years ago 177 reads 8 comments

  7. Michael Waltrip Racing Signs Ryan Truex

    (Above: Martin Truex Jr. leans in to give his brother Ryan some advice prior to a Winter Heat race at Lowe's Motor Speedway.) Another driver with the name Truex will soon be on the racing scene...

    Kelly Crandall Written by Kelly Crandall about over 5 years ago 630 reads 4 comments

  8. The NASCAR Silly Season Has Begun: Martin Truex Jr.'s Name Thrown About

    The NASCAR Silly Season has begun and rumors are starting to swirl around the garage area. Last weekend at Martinsville it was mentioned that Martin Truex Jr. could replace Joey Logano in the No...

    Kelly Crandall Written by Kelly Crandall about over 5 years ago 483 reads 27 comments

  9. Brad Keselowski Will Get to Do the Texas Double-Dip

    Racing in one race at Texas is hard enough, but Nationwide Series regular Brad Keselowski will be among a handful that will get to race twice this weekend in the Lone Star State. Keselowski qualified 42nd in his No...

    Kelly Crandall Written by Kelly Crandall about over 5 years ago 85 reads 0 comments

  10. NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Awards Banquet to Be Moved From New York

    The season-ending awards banquet has a new home following the 2009 NASCAR Sprint Cup season. Las Vegas. NASCAR has reached an agreement with Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA) ...

    Kelly Crandall Written by Kelly Crandall about over 5 years ago 241 reads 11 comments

  11. Kyle Busch Wins Pole for Saturday's Nationwide Race in Texas

    Kyle Busch will start his quest for a Texas three-step in the Nationwide Series on the pole for Saturday's event. Busch laid down a lap of 188.25 mph in pole qualifying on Thursday night which was good enough to best Matt Kenseth's 188...

    Kelly Crandall Written by Kelly Crandall about over 5 years ago 205 reads 4 comments

  12. Happy 9-Year Anniversary to Dale Earnhardt Jr.

    Nine years ago today, Apr. 2, 2000, the son of seven-time NASCAR champion Dale Earnhardt announced his arrival on the NASCAR scene. On that day the Sprint Cup Series was at the Texas Motor Speedway and Dale Earnhardt Jr...

    Kelly Crandall Written by Kelly Crandall about over 5 years ago 238 reads 14 comments

  13. Blast From The Past: Talladega 1972-Feeling Bad About Doing Well

    No one in NASCAR is going to admit they cheated. No driver is going to get out of the car at the end of the day and tell the TV viewers that the reason he ran so strong was because he had a big engine...

    Kelly Crandall Written by Kelly Crandall about over 5 years ago 255 reads 8 comments

  14. No Driver Is Immune to Mistakes, But Some Get More Attention Than Others

    Much, OK a lot, has been made about Dale Earnhardt, Jr.'s pit road mistakes at Daytona. Message boards lit up with fans saying some unpleasant things and all NASCAR Web sites became ...

    Kelly Crandall Written by Kelly Crandall about over 5 years ago 36 reads 4 comments

  15. NASCAR's Most Vocal Spotter: Jeff Dickerson

    (Kyle Busch's spotter Jeff Dickerson, lower right corner, celebrates with the team after their victory at Las Vegas.) A dedicated NASCAR fan can look at a car and name the driver, the owner, and maybe the crew chief...

    Kelly Crandall Written by Kelly Crandall about over 5 years ago 1,613 reads 9 comments

  16. Sports Fans Really Do Live and Die by Their Teams

    Sports fans are like nothing and no one else. They seem to live in a world all their own where their happiness or attitude may be determined by the players and the outcome on the field...

    Kelly Crandall Written by Kelly Crandall about over 5 years ago 803 reads 27 comments

  17. Brad Keselowski: Champion in The Making

    Rick Hendrick says that Brad Keselowski is the future of Hendrick Motorsports. Yes, Brad Keselowski. The Nationwide Series driver piloting the No. 88 GoDaddy.com Chevrolet who two years ago was never heard of...

    Kelly Crandall Written by Kelly Crandall about over 5 years ago 264 reads 14 comments

  18. Robbie Loomis Returns to Crew Chief Duties Today

    Elliott Sadler in the No. 19 Dodge will have a different voice in his ear today and a different man atop the pit box calling the shots...

    Kelly Crandall Written by Kelly Crandall about over 5 years ago 143 reads 0 comments

  19. Greg Biffle Has Rib Injury

    Greg Biffle will not race in Saturday's Nationwide Series race after suffering a rib injury while boating with some friends. Biffle's X-Ray's were negative but his ribs are bruised...

    Kelly Crandall Written by Kelly Crandall about over 5 years ago 76 reads 1 comments

  20. Dale Earnhardt Jr. Gets Three New Paint Schemes This Year

    Dale Earnhardt Jr. fans need to make room in their car case. As of today, Earnhardt Jr. a driver that says he loves running special paint schemes, is scheduled to run three of them this year...

    Kelly Crandall Written by Kelly Crandall about over 5 years ago 1,114 reads 17 comments

  21. Mark Martin to Help Tommy Baldwin Racing at Bristol

    Mark Martin will lend a helping hand to Tommy Baldwin Racing at Bristol this weekend, the team is still searching for sponsorship. Actually, he's going to lend his website. MarkMartin...

    Kelly Crandall Written by Kelly Crandall about over 5 years ago 155 reads 13 comments

  22. Dale Earnhardt Jr. Creates His Own Nationwide Series Dream Team

    Dale Earnhardt Jr. has announced his driver line-up for the No. 5 Nationwide Series car that he co-owns with Rick Hendrick. Himself, Scott Wimmer, Mark Martin, Ryan Newman and Tony Stewart...

    Kelly Crandall Written by Kelly Crandall about over 5 years ago 391 reads 11 comments

  23. Lowe's Motor Speedway Helping Fans During May Races

    With the economy still in the toilet and ticket prices still through the roof, sports fan are not attending as many events as before...

    Kelly Crandall Written by Kelly Crandall about over 5 years ago 146 reads 4 comments

  24. Celebrating Tim Richmond With a Race

    There was a time when Tim Richmond was NASCAR's Playboy. He was young, good looking and could drive the wheels off a race car. Had he not passed away, many say he would have won a lot more races and multiple championships...

    Kelly Crandall Written by Kelly Crandall about over 5 years ago 956 reads 9 comments

  25. Why Travis Kvapil May Be Done with Yates Racing

    Next week, after the conclusion of the Food City 500 at Bristol, Travis Kvapil may not be racing for quite a while. Kvapil and his No...

    Kelly Crandall Written by Kelly Crandall about over 5 years ago 203 reads 13 comments