1. Jimmie Johnson Be On The Lookout; Carrot Top Is Coming For You

    Jimmie Johnson, four-time NASCAR Cup Champion, best be looking out for his next big challenge.  Comedian Carrot Top, an avid NASCAR fan, will be gunning for Johnson next in an inaugural charity event prior to the banquet in Las Vegas...

    Mary Jo Buchanan Written by Mary Jo Buchanan about almost 5 years ago 939 reads 10 comments

  2. Black Friday Signals Formal End of NASCAR Season, But Wait There's More

    Black Friday signals not only the end of Thanksgiving, but also the formal end of the NASCAR season.  But it also signals the start of some of the most interesting offseason racing throughout the country...

    Mary Jo Buchanan Written by Mary Jo Buchanan about almost 5 years ago 813 reads 6 comments

  3. Ryan Truex Hopes To Follow In Joey Logano's Footsteps at Irwindale

    Ryan Truex, Camping World Series East Champion, hopes to follow in Joey Logano's footsteps with a win at the Toyota All-Star Showdown in Irwindale, California this January...

    Mary Jo Buchanan Written by Mary Jo Buchanan about almost 5 years ago 455 reads 8 comments

  4. Four-Time Champ Jimmie Johnson Is in a New York State of Mind

    Although NASCAR's championship banquet is no longer in New York City, the four-time champion of the Sprint Cup Series finds himself smack dab in the middle of the city that never sleeps this week...

    Mary Jo Buchanan Written by Mary Jo Buchanan about almost 5 years ago 274 reads 4 comments

  5. Denny Hamlin Settles Score With Brad Keselowski—Maybe

    On lap 35 of the final Nationwide race at Homestead, Denny Hamlin made good on his promise to get even with Brad Keselowski.  Hamlin hooked Keselowski in the rear and spun him out. The feud between both drivers has been longstanding...

    Mary Jo Buchanan Written by Mary Jo Buchanan about almost 5 years ago 2,218 reads 17 comments

  6. Tiffany Daniels Invited to ASA Race in South Africa

    Tiffany Daniels, who competed most recently in the Camping World Series East, is one of two female racers invited to the ASA Transcontinental Series Free State 500 in South Africa in January 2010...

    Mary Jo Buchanan Written by Mary Jo Buchanan about almost 5 years ago 501 reads 4 comments

  7. Jeff Gordon Chases His Own Bit of History at Homestead

    While Hendrick teammate Jimmie Johnson will most likely make history with his fourth consecutive NASCAR Sprint Cup championship, Jeff Gordon is looking to make a little history of his own...

    Mary Jo Buchanan Written by Mary Jo Buchanan about almost 5 years ago 498 reads 19 comments

  8. Newbie News: Austin Langenstein and Chase Elliott Updates

    Newbie News is a series that introduces the next generation of up-and-coming racers in NASCAR.  This edition will provide some updates on two of the most promising "newbies," Austin Langenstein and Chase Elliott...

    Mary Jo Buchanan Written by Mary Jo Buchanan about almost 5 years ago 138 reads 4 comments

  9. It's Official: Dale Earnhardt Jr. Is Cursed

    From the Andretti curse to the "Curse of the Bambino", sports curses have often been used to explain the misfortunes of particular players or teams.  With Dale Earnhardt Jr...

    Mary Jo Buchanan Written by Mary Jo Buchanan about almost 5 years ago 3,080 reads 51 comments

  10. Starbucks and NASCAR Are Perfect Together

    Starbucks announced that they will make their NASCAR debut at Phoenix International Raceway as a sponsor for Martin Truex, Jr. this race weekend.  Starbucks will be an associate sponsor on Truex's Earnhardt Ganassi Inc...

    Mary Jo Buchanan Written by Mary Jo Buchanan about almost 5 years ago 1,287 reads 12 comments

  11. A Tribute To My Favorite Veteran and Race Fan

    Today is Veteran's Day and we must all take a moment to honor and thank all of the veterans who have served this country and kept us free.  On this day, I'd like to pay a personal tribute to my favorite veteran and race fan, Gary Buchanan...

    Mary Jo Buchanan Written by Mary Jo Buchanan about almost 5 years ago 246 reads 10 comments

  12. Sam Hornish Has "My Head Down a Little Bit" After Wrecking Johnson

    No matter what, you've got to feel just a little bit sorry for Sam Hornish, Jr.  He just wanted to stay out of trouble at the Dickies 500 at Texas Motor Speedway and instead wrecked the points leader Jimmie Johnson on lap three of the race...

    Mary Jo Buchanan Written by Mary Jo Buchanan about almost 5 years ago 1,143 reads 21 comments

  13. Heavy Hearts and Heroes Are Real Story at Texas Motor Speedway

    While Kyle Busch attempts to win all three races in a weekend and Jimmie Johnson continues to solidify his historic fourth championship in a row run at Texas Motor Speedway, hearts will be heavy and heroes will be on everyone's mind...

    Mary Jo Buchanan Written by Mary Jo Buchanan about almost 5 years ago 232 reads 26 comments

  14. Grandma Ruby's Sweetly Supports NASCAR's Female Racers

    Grandma Ruby's prides itself on its homemade fudge, but this family-owned business can now also say that they have entered the world of racing by agreeing to support up-and-coming women in motorsports...

    Mary Jo Buchanan Written by Mary Jo Buchanan about almost 5 years ago 312 reads 8 comments

  15. Awesome Bill's Son Chase Elliott Wins GAS Championship and Rookie Honors

    Chase Elliott, 13-year-old son of "Awesome Bill from Dawsonville," is following in his father's championship footsteps.  The young driver was named the Georgia Asphalt Series (GAS) Champion, as well of Rookie of the Year in that series...

    Mary Jo Buchanan Written by Mary Jo Buchanan about almost 5 years ago 369 reads 8 comments

  16. Newbie News: Austin Geer Wins Candy Trophy at Halloween Classic

    Seven year old Austin Geer not only took the checkered flag at The Halloween Classic, but he also won the top prize, two large bags of candy.  The win capped Geer's second season of quarter midget racing at his home track in Atlanta...

    Mary Jo Buchanan Written by Mary Jo Buchanan about almost 5 years ago 457 reads 10 comments

  17. David Poole's Words Ring True When It Comes to Talladega

    Shortly before his passing at the age of 50, David Poole shared his feelings about the April race at Talladega Superspeedway in his Life in the Turn Lane column for the Charlotte Observer...

    Mary Jo Buchanan Written by Mary Jo Buchanan about almost 5 years ago 1,993 reads 36 comments

  18. Talladega Speedway Tries to Tame the Demons That "Haunt" the Track

    In addition to Halloween weekend, replete with tricks and treats, Talladega Superspeedway has always been known for its weird happenings since the first race was run 40 years ago.  Some might even called it cursed...

    Mary Jo Buchanan Written by Mary Jo Buchanan about almost 6 years ago 933 reads 5 comments

  19. Austin Dillon Disqualified From Truck Race At Talladega

    Austin Dillon, grandson of Richard Childress and son of racer Mike Dillon, was disqualified from the NASCAR Camping World Truck race at Talladega.  His No. 3 race truck failed post-qualifying inspection due to not meeting the height requirements...

    Mary Jo Buchanan Written by Mary Jo Buchanan about 5 years ago 922 reads 8 comments

  20. NASCAR Driver AJ Allmendinger Pays High Price for DUI

    AJ Allmendinger, driver of the No. 44 Richard Petty Motorsports Cup car, is the latest NASCAR driver to experience the high cost of driving while under the influence. Allmendinger was arrested in Mooresville, N...

    Mary Jo Buchanan Written by Mary Jo Buchanan about 5 years ago 611 reads 17 comments

  21. Paul Harraka and Jessica Brunelli Headline Drive for Diversity Final 10

    While over 30 drivers from all different forms of racing competed this month in the Drive for Diversity Combine, only 10 drivers made the final cut for the 2010 Class...

    Mary Jo Buchanan Written by Mary Jo Buchanan about 5 years ago 738 reads 7 comments

  22. Dale Earnhardt, Jr. Just Needs His Own Country Song (Satire)

    Dale Earnhardt, Jr., NASCAR's most popular driver, will be one of the celebrities attending the upcoming CMA awards on Nov. 11 in Nashville. Junior admits to being a lover of country music since his upbringing in North Carolina...

    Mary Jo Buchanan Written by Mary Jo Buchanan about 5 years ago 2,409 reads 26 comments

  23. Juan Pablo Montoya May Need Some Tums with His "Taco"

    While Montoya focused on getting his car ready for the Tums Fast Relief 500 race at Martinsville Speedway, attention turned from race preparations to the former Formula One now NASCAR driver ...

    Mary Jo Buchanan Written by Mary Jo Buchanan about 5 years ago 885 reads 19 comments

  24. Joey Logano and Justin Allgaier Currently Rule Rookie Of The Year Honors

    Joey Logano and Justin Allgaier are currently ruling the Rookie of the Year battles in the NASCAR Sprint Cup and Nationwide Series respectively...

    Mary Jo Buchanan Written by Mary Jo Buchanan about 5 years ago 154 reads 0 comments

  25. Dale Earnhardt Jr.: Calling All Armchair Psychiatrists

    It is no secret that Dale Earnhardt, Jr. has had a miserable 2009 season so far.  While Junior watches his three Hendrick teammates lead the points race, he languishes in the 22nd position in the points standings...

    Mary Jo Buchanan Written by Mary Jo Buchanan about 5 years ago 1,815 reads 47 comments