1. From Baby Faces to Baby Daddies: NASCAR Fatherhood Club To Grow in 2010

    Parenthood is a unique experience, some will say. A time when you realize just how great life is. Welcoming a child into the world can bring the toughest individuals to tears and make anyone weak in the knees...

    Kelly Crandall Written by Kelly Crandall about over 4 years ago 1,399 reads 12 comments

  2. NASCAR Gets It Right With Budweiser Shootout Changes: It's About Winners

    The Budweiser Shootout used to be as iconic as the Sprint All-Star race. Both were Saturday night dash-for-cash events with only the biggest names were invited to compete...

    Kelly Crandall Written by Kelly Crandall about over 4 years ago 793 reads 21 comments

  3. Rookies? Who Needs Rookies? The Sprint Cup Series Doesn't In 2010

    “Beware, rookie coming through,” will not be heard when tuning into a 2010 Sprint Cup Series race. After Joey Logano and his No...

    Kelly Crandall Written by Kelly Crandall about over 4 years ago 629 reads 13 comments

  4. A Look Back at The Most Touching Moment from 2009: When Time Stood Still

    There is never a time in NASCAR when everything stops. The shops are always open, the crews are constantly working, and the drivers are always ready to race...

    Kelly Crandall Written by Kelly Crandall about over 4 years ago 837 reads 20 comments

  5. Danica Patrick, Snowstorm Help NASCAR Fans Survive The Offseason

    NASCAR fans dread the offseason. With no on-track action for about two and a half months, fans will turn to anything to get their NASCAR fix...

    Kelly Crandall Written by Kelly Crandall about over 4 years ago 1,274 reads 18 comments

  6. Dear Santa, All I Want for Christmas Is for Junior Nation To Be Appreciated

    Dear Santa, I’m a little bit of a dilemma, see I love NASCAR and think that its fans are some of the best in the world. But lately those fans have been criticized and mocked for being…well fans...

    Kelly Crandall Written by Kelly Crandall about over 4 years ago 732 reads 30 comments

  7. Joey Logano Cleared the Rookie Hurdle, but He's Not out of the Woods Yet

      Joey Logano was fed to the wolves a year earlier than expected and at first he performed just as many expected: He crashed...a lot. After finishing 43rd in the Daytona 500 in February, subsequently putting him 43rd in points, Logano and the No...

    Kelly Crandall Written by Kelly Crandall about over 4 years ago 197 reads 14 comments

  8. When Jimmie Johnson Is No Longer No. 1, How Is He Going To Handle It?

    All good things must come to an end, and Jimmie Johnson knows that. “This stuff isn’t going to last forever.” After winning four-straight championships, he knows that one day he won’t ...

    Kelly Crandall Written by Kelly Crandall about over 4 years ago 255 reads 20 comments

  9. Denny Hamlin Has A Bull's Eye on Jimmie Johnson For The Upcoming Season

    Jimmie Johnson is a marked man. Not just by the 42 drivers that will begin 2010 looking to end his championship streak at four, but most notably by a man that has a great shot at doing so...

    Kelly Crandall Written by Kelly Crandall about over 4 years ago 361 reads 23 comments

  10. Twitter and NASCAR: It's Where All the Fun and Information Is

      NASCAR fans are always looking for more access to their favorite drivers. From being in the infield and walking down pit road, NASCAR drivers are some of the most accessible athletes in sports...

    Kelly Crandall Written by Kelly Crandall about over 4 years ago 697 reads 4 comments

  11. Dale Earnhardt Jr. Wins Chex Most Popular Driver Award Then Shares News

    For the seventh consecutive year Dale Earnhardt Jr. was voted the NMPA Chex Most Popular Driver award which is determined by the fans. Earnhardt Jr. flew out to Las Vegas this morning to receive the award and thank his loyal fans...

    Kelly Crandall Written by Kelly Crandall about over 4 years ago 863 reads 53 comments

  12. Just Out of Reach: Will the Gates at Daytona Ever Open for Tony Stewart?

    Daytona. Nothing else needs to be said because everyone knows what that one word means. Everyone wants to make it to Daytona, and everyone wants to win there. It’s the greatest race in NASCAR...

    Kelly Crandall Written by Kelly Crandall about over 4 years ago 240 reads 14 comments

  13. Brad Keselowski May Be the One to Lead Dodge Back to the Promised Land

    There was a time in the Nationwide Series when manufacturer Dodge was on top of the world. They had some of the best organizations not only driving their cars: Penske, Evernham, and Ganassi; ...

    Kelly Crandall Written by Kelly Crandall about over 4 years ago 191 reads 9 comments

  14. Denny Hamlin is Being Himself Like NASCAR Wants—But Fans Don't Like It

    Since the death of Dale Earnhardt NASCAR fans have longed for a driver that had a take no prisoners attitude. A driver that could back up his talk on the racetrack and wasn’t afraid to speak his mind...

    Kelly Crandall Written by Kelly Crandall about over 4 years ago 2,992 reads 37 comments

  15. The Homestead-Miami Speedway Is the Perfect Ending to the NASCAR Season

    In every other sport, the biggest game of the year comes at the end of the season. The Super Bowl in the NFL, the World Series in baseball, the Finals in the NBA, the World Cup of soccer, and on and on...

    Kelly Crandall Written by Kelly Crandall about almost 5 years ago 278 reads 4 comments

  16. Dear National Anthem Singers: Get It Right or Get Off the Stage

    Oh, say, can you see, To those that love NASCAR, there are two important parts to any weekend. The first is the actual race that everyone has tuned in to see or paid money to attend. The racing is the reason they love and watching NASCAR...

    Kelly Crandall Written by Kelly Crandall about almost 5 years ago 1,344 reads 117 comments

  17. Year in Review: The 2009 NASCAR Season from Inside the Drivers Helmets

      After the conclusion of the 2008 Sprint Cup season I wrote an article that consisted of 36 quotes, one from each race from last year that was memorable. It was a year in review straight from the drivers themselves...

    Kelly Crandall Written by Kelly Crandall about almost 5 years ago 390 reads 8 comments

  18. Creature vs. Creature Writers Pool: Results And Champion After Ford 400

    The 2009 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season is in the record books, and history has been made. Jimmie Johnson and his No. 48 Lowe's Chevrolet team for Hendrick Motorsports have won their fourth consecutive championship over teammate Mark Martin...

    Kelly Crandall Written by Kelly Crandall about almost 5 years ago 93 reads 12 comments

  19. Is There Anything Left To Accomplish in NASCAR For Jimmie Johnson?

    There has been one big question on everyone’s mind over the last four years in NASCAR: when will Jimmie Johnson’s dominance end? The answer has yet to be seen, and the fact that he’s not ...

    Kelly Crandall Written by Kelly Crandall about almost 5 years ago 150 reads 21 comments

  20. "Kyle [Busch] Got a Lot Of the Credit" Says Mark Martin About No.5 Team

    When Mark Martin announced in July of 2008 that he would be retuning full-time in 2009 with Hendrick Motorsports, he said it was because he didn’t want to regret never getting the chance to drive one of Rick Hendrick’s cars...

    Kelly Crandall Written by Kelly Crandall about almost 5 years ago 250 reads 7 comments

  21. Creature vs. Creature Writers Pool: Picks for the Ford 400 at Homestead

      The final race of the 2009 Sprint Cup Series season has arrived. Jimmie Johnson needs to finish 25th or better on Sunday to wrap up his fourth straight championship...

    Kelly Crandall Written by Kelly Crandall about almost 5 years ago 112 reads 2 comments

  22. Chip Ganassi Gives Jamie McMurray a Second Chance: Will He Capitalize?

    On October 6, 2002 the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series was introduced to Jamie McMurray for the first time. McMuray was brought up from the Nationwide Series to replace injured teammate Sterling Marlin ...

    Kelly Crandall Written by Kelly Crandall about almost 5 years ago 212 reads 20 comments

  23. Feelings Might Get Hurt Being Both Friends and Competitors in NASCAR

    A lot of relationships are formed in NASCAR racing. Within teams they become family, which can even be said for the entire series. Everyone looks out for one another and spends time away from the track together...

    Kelly Crandall Written by Kelly Crandall about almost 5 years ago 1,499 reads 22 comments

  24. Creature Vs. Creature Writers Pool: Results After Phoenix

    While it seems like it was just yesterday that Dale Earnhardt Jr. was being crucified for starting the big one in the Daytona 500, the final race of the 2009 season is just seven days away...

    Kelly Crandall Written by Kelly Crandall about almost 5 years ago 76 reads 5 comments

  25. Creature Vs. Creature Writers Pool: Picks For Phoenix

      All eyes will be on the Phoenix International Raceway and two cars this weekend in the Checker O’Reilly Auto Parts 500...

    Kelly Crandall Written by Kelly Crandall about almost 5 years ago 86 reads 0 comments