1. Here Comes Joey Logan(NO)-Sprint Cup Debut Delayed

    Sliced bread has gone stale. This weekend's Chevy Rock and Roll 400 at the Richmond International Raceway was supposed to be the scene of 18-year-old Joey Logano's first Sprint Cup start...

    Kelly Crandall Written by Kelly Crandall about almost 6 years ago 456 reads 1 comments

  2. How Does the Car Make the NASCAR Driver?

    Dale Earnhardt was known as The Man in Black, after the car he drove and subsequently made famous. It was a sleek black and silver GM Goodwrench car that screamed around the track with No...

    Kelly Crandall Written by Kelly Crandall about almost 6 years ago 888 reads 7 comments

  3. NASCAR's Jeff And Kim Burton Through The Years

    Deep in the roots of NASCAR lie two very important components that help run America's fastest sport: emotion and family...

    Kelly Crandall Written by Kelly Crandall about almost 6 years ago 4,377 reads 3 comments

  4. NASCAR: To Show Personality Or Not To Show Personality? That Is The Question

    Prior to the 2008 season NASCAR held their annual address to the media. During that time they said they would like drivers to show more of their personality when Mike Helton, President ...

    Kelly Crandall Written by Kelly Crandall about almost 6 years ago 373 reads 3 comments

  5. NASCAR: Jimmie Johnson and Chad Knaus-A Match Made in Heaven

    Entering the Sprint Cup Series in 2002 driving for Rick Hendrick and being labeled Jeff Gordon's protégé, the expectations were very high for rookie Jimmie Johnson and Chad Knaus...

    Kelly Crandall Written by Kelly Crandall about almost 6 years ago 804 reads 3 comments

  6. Brad Keselowski Passes Up Chance in Sprint Cup

    Silly season is in full swing. Drivers going here, staying there, sponsors coming in, and sponsors pulling out. Let's start with what we do know. We know: Tony Stewart will be leaving behind Joe Gibbs Racing and will start Stewart-Haas Racing...

    Kelly Crandall Written by Kelly Crandall about almost 6 years ago 743 reads 4 comments

  7. Dale Earnhardt Jr.: The Owner, the Driver, the Man

    "I think it's important that the fans know the initiative I've had over the past several years to become a grown-up. I am striving to be the total package: a mature, dedicated, motivated race car driver...

    Kelly Crandall Written by Kelly Crandall about almost 6 years ago 4,750 reads 23 comments

  8. NASCAR: Joe Gibbs Racing Gets Caught Cheating: Now What?

    Joe Gibbs Racing has been caught with their pants down around their ankles or with their hands in the cookie jar. You pick your analogy. The point being they were in the wrong and now everybody knows...

    Kelly Crandall Written by Kelly Crandall about 6 years ago 1,411 reads 18 comments

  9. Jeff Gordon and Tony Stewart are not the only big names in NASCAR without a win

    Ah yes, the thrill of victory and the agony of defeat. From Ryan Newman in the Daytona 500 to Tony Stewart following his teammate, Kyle Busch, across the start finish line at Watkins Glen...

    Kelly Crandall Written by Kelly Crandall about 6 years ago 853 reads 2 comments

  10. NASCAR: Domino Number Two Falls-Newman Makes Up His Mind

    Ryan Newman finally has a new home. The Daytona 500 winner will be announced as the second driver at Stewart-Haas Racing on Friday at the Michigan International Speedway...

    Kelly Crandall Written by Kelly Crandall about 6 years ago 703 reads 4 comments

  11. Joey Logano to Race in Sprint Cup: Ready or Not, Here He Comes

    He's been called the second coming of Jeff Gordon and his nickname is "Sliced Bread." But the time for talk is over. It's time to prove it...

    Kelly Crandall Written by Kelly Crandall about 6 years ago 249 reads 2 comments

  12. Michael McDowell, Mike Skinner, and Driver Shakeup at Michigan

    One day after being involved in a multi-car wreck at Watkins Glen, Michael McDowell is being replaced by Mike Skinner at Michigan...

    Kelly Crandall Written by Kelly Crandall about 6 years ago 814 reads 3 comments

  13. The Rise and Fall and Rise Again of Johnny Benson

    The year was 1996 and a young man by the name of Johnny Benson was ready to move into NASCAR's top series. Just the year before he had captured the NASCAR Nationwide, the Busch Series, Championship after two wins and nineteen top ten finishes...

    Kelly Crandall Written by Kelly Crandall about 6 years ago 263 reads 2 comments

  14. NASCAR: Kyle Busch and The Glass Slipper. Has It Begun to Crack?

    No matter who wins the Sprint Cup Championship in three months or what drama may unfold between now and then, the Cinderella story of 2008 will be Kyle Busch...

    Kelly Crandall Written by Kelly Crandall about 6 years ago 238 reads 9 comments

  15. NASCAR's Car of Tomorrow Does More Harm Than Good

    When NASCAR designed the Car of Tomorrow, which has become the Car of Today, they wanted a vehicle that would be safer for the drivers and put everyone on a level playing field in terms of cost...

    Kelly Crandall Written by Kelly Crandall about 6 years ago 735 reads 9 comments

  16. A Fond Farewell

    Many racers will tell you that they got their start from their local short track. Good 'ol Saturday night beating and banging, while they dreamt of making it to the big time, and racing among their heroes...

    Kelly Crandall Written by Kelly Crandall about 6 years ago 93 reads 0 comments

  17. Dale Earnhardt, Inc. Does It Again

    Dale Earnhardt, Inc. certainly knows how to make news and the headlines—and they've done so once again. And once again it's for something negative. In the midst of rumors about Martin Truex, Jr...

    Kelly Crandall Written by Kelly Crandall about 6 years ago 993 reads 5 comments

  18. NASCAR: Now That Tony's Going, Will The Fans?

    Every year during the silly NASCAR season, there's a shuffle of sponsors, crew members and drivers. However, one thing always stayed the same: the biggest names and the biggest teams...

    Kelly Crandall Written by Kelly Crandall about 6 years ago 1,543 reads 13 comments

  19. NASCAR: Breaking-Nationwide Series Won't Return to Mexico

    NASCAR is known for trying new things, creating new rules and it's crazy schedule which includes trying to reach boarder networks. Their goal is to try and attend many different race tracks in different areas to gain more fans...

    Kelly Crandall Written by Kelly Crandall about 6 years ago 160 reads 1 comments

  20. Open Mic: Knowing When To Step Away

    Will he stay or will he go? That's the question many are asking themselves as the Brett Favre saga unfolds. Favre is no exception to the trend that seems to be emerging: professional athletes finding it hard to leave sports behind...

    Kelly Crandall Written by Kelly Crandall about 6 years ago 433 reads 1 comments

  21. NASCAR and Politics: Why It's Not a Good Idea

    On any given Sunday, 43 stock cars are turned into 180 mph billboards, advertisements from The Home Depot to Budweiser and Cheerios. Even major league baseball teams and rock bands have had their names and logos plastered on hoods and quarter panels...

    Kelly Crandall Written by Kelly Crandall about 6 years ago 823 reads 2 comments

  22. NASCAR: He Said What? Mark Martin Makes Bold Prediction

    Babe Ruth called his shot in 1932 against the Cubs. Plaxico Burress guaranteed a win in Superbowl XLI against the Patriots. Both the Babe and Plaxico proved right their predictions, and Mark Martin looks to do the same about his own on July 27th...

    Kelly Crandall Written by Kelly Crandall about 6 years ago 435 reads 2 comments

  23. Will There Really Be a Chase?

    In seven weeks there will be two different reactions from the NASCAR faithful. When the championship standings are reshuffled after the twenty-sixth race of the year at Richmond International ...

    Kelly Crandall Written by Kelly Crandall about 6 years ago 149 reads 3 comments

  24. Hendrick Motorsports Announces Comeback

    In case you missed it, Hendrick Motorsports made a big announcement at Daytona International Speedway. And no, it wasn't that Mark Martin is coming on board next year...

    Kelly Crandall Written by Kelly Crandall about 6 years ago 1,441 reads 0 comments

  25. One for Dad

    Father’s Day: a day for ugly ties, electric shavers and obnoxious cards. Father’s Day of 2008 will be one that I will never forget and it’s not because ...

    Kelly Crandall Written by Kelly Crandall about 6 years ago 125 reads 0 comments