1. Top 5 Drivers with the Most Pressure Headed into 2013

    Pressure is driven by the media. It is also the expectations it puts on drivers. But there's also internal pressure. Sometimes, situations lead to pressure...

    Brandon  Caldwell Written by Brandon Caldwell about almost 2 years ago 1,324 reads 0 comments

  2. "Team Globalization": Is the New Era of NASCAR Good or Bad for Competition?

    With the end of the 2012 season and series champion's team moving to Ford and getting rid of its own engine department, you have to wonder if the sport is headed in the right direction...

    Brandon  Caldwell Written by Brandon Caldwell about almost 2 years ago 405 reads 4 comments

  3. NASCAR Announces New Format, Protects Danica Patrick; Nationwide Fields Shrink

    NASCAR 's vice president of competition, Robin Pemberton , has announced many changes for 2013 in a press conference this afternoon (h/t Motor Racing Network ). The biggest affects how the Sprint Cup Series fields will be set...

    Brandon  Caldwell Written by Brandon Caldwell about 2 years ago 2,062 reads 30 comments

  4. Dale Earnhardt Jr. to Miss Charlotte and Kansas with Concussion

    Probably the worst birthday gift a driver could wish for. NASCAR's most popular driver, Dale Earnhardt, Jr., learned that, for his 38th birthday, he will not race in this weekend's Bank of America 500 at Charlotte Motor Speedway on Saturday night...

    Brandon  Caldwell Written by Brandon Caldwell about 2 years ago 727 reads 3 comments

  5. Regan Smith Believes He Won't Be Back with Furniture Row Racing

    It came as a surprise to many, but on Friday after qualifying at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, Regan Smith said that he doesn't think he will be back with Furniture Row Racing in 2013 (according to Sporting News )...

    Brandon  Caldwell Written by Brandon Caldwell about 2 years ago 207 reads 10 comments

  6. Bobby Labonte; Schrader to Set Milestones at Michigan

    Two veteran NASCAR Sprint Cup Series drivers will make milestone starts at this weekend's Pure Michigan 400 at Michigan International Speedway...

    Brandon  Caldwell Written by Brandon Caldwell about 2 years ago 637 reads 1 comments

  7. Entertaining Finish at Watkins

    It was a sad time for NASCAR. Three of NASCAR's young drivers were killed in accidents. Tony Roper, 4th generation driver, Adam Petty and Kenny Irwin, Jr. all perished in the year 2000...

    Brandon  Caldwell Written by Brandon Caldwell about 2 years ago 388 reads 12 comments

  8. Black Tuesday Is Upon Us: Claims 2 Crew Chiefs

    The National Football League has Black Monday—the Monday after the season ends and the NFL teams fire their head coaches. Well this Tuesday in NASCAR is now Black Tuesday...

    Brandon  Caldwell Written by Brandon Caldwell about over 2 years ago 388 reads 3 comments

  9. Race Control Calling Penalties, but Not Paying Attention to the Race

    Let me start this article out by saying this first. Carl Edwards should have been penalized. Okay, whether or not he was the leader, he still jumped the start. Either way...

    Brandon  Caldwell Written by Brandon Caldwell about over 2 years ago 845 reads 6 comments

  10. Top 5 Sprint Cup Drivers with Something to Prove in 2012

    As of February 6, 2012, there are 37 full-time teams, (39 if we include the unknown Red Bull team) and 11 part-time teams. So all together there's a list of 50 teams and driver combinations that I could choose from...

    Brandon  Caldwell Written by Brandon Caldwell about over 2 years ago 752 reads 2 comments

  11. 10 Car Getting Points Opens Up New Way for NASCAR Teams to Beat a Flawed System

    In late 2004 at the Atlanta Motor Speedway, two big drivers and two big sponsors missed out on the race. Scott Wimmer, driver of the No. 22 Caterpillar Dodge, and Scott Riggs, driver of the No...

    Brandon  Caldwell Written by Brandon Caldwell about over 2 years ago 703 reads 2 comments

  12. NASCAR Fails with COT: Just Treading Water for Last 5 Years

    I remember being in high school in 2006. I had my issue of NASCAR Scene magazine. I read about how NASCAR was developing a new car that would be used in select races in 2007 and '08 and full time in 2009...

    Brandon  Caldwell Written by Brandon Caldwell about almost 3 years ago 793 reads 5 comments

  13. Greg Zipadelli Released from Joe Gibbs Racing Effective Immediately

    According to ESPN.com, Joe Gibbs Racing has released crew chief Greg Zipadelli , who will be joining Stewart-Haas Racing. Since 1999, "Zippy" has won 34 races, 33 with Tony Stewart and one with Joey Logano...

    Brandon  Caldwell Written by Brandon Caldwell about almost 3 years ago 94 reads 1 comments

  14. Top 10 NASCAR Drivers Never to Win a Sprint Cup Championship

    The list of drivers to never win a Cup Championship is a very long one. But who's the best of the best? I've compiled all of my racing knowledge and their numbers and took the 10 best...

    Brandon  Caldwell Written by Brandon Caldwell about almost 3 years ago 3,300 reads 4 comments

  15. Jeremy Clements: A NASCAR Story of Survival and Running Well

    In this economy, the search for nice stories throughout the NASCAR garage area are few and far between. Most of them are like Jeremy Clements' family-spun race team, piecing together sponsorship and making the most of what they have...

    Brandon  Caldwell Written by Brandon Caldwell about 3 years ago 571 reads 2 comments

  16. Stumbling into the Chase: Why Dale Earnhardt Jr. NEEDS a Great Run at Richmond

    It's been a crazy four years for members of Jr. Nation, to say the least. Since coming over from his father's own Dale Earnhardt, Inc. team and joining the biggest powerhouse in racing, Hendrick Motorsports , Jr...

    Brandon  Caldwell Written by Brandon Caldwell about 3 years ago 403 reads 1 comments

  17. Conspiracy Theorists, Start Your Engines: NASCAR Is At It Again

    John Darby, "There was no reason for a caution!" Okay, John. Put yourself in that 31 car. His car is spinning out of control, and he's doing the best he can to save it, because cars are still going 180 mph while his driver side door is facing traffic...

    Brandon  Caldwell Written by Brandon Caldwell about over 3 years ago 479 reads 14 comments

  18. NASCAR Season's Quarter Mark: Chase Contenders and Pretenders

    This article is going to take the top-22 drivers who I feel are in "mathmatical" contention for the chase. You will see whether or not I feel that these drivers are contenders or pretenders to make it into the twelve car, ten race shootout...

    Brandon  Caldwell Written by Brandon Caldwell about over 3 years ago 345 reads 2 comments

  19. NASCAR: Race Control Need to Explain

    I've gone to two races this year. The first one was the Daytona 500. Needless to say, the Daytona 500 was not what I expected, but I'll give NASCAR this:As different as the racing ...

    Brandon  Caldwell Written by Brandon Caldwell about over 3 years ago 412 reads 12 comments

  20. NASCAR: Goers and Gotta Goers, Going into Fontana

    This is a list of 10 drivers. The first five are drivers who have been on a hot start, and need to keep it going in California...

    Brandon  Caldwell Written by Brandon Caldwell about over 3 years ago 657 reads 6 comments

  21. NASCAR: Three Races In, Brian Vickers Proves He Still Belongs

    It was a sad day. May 13, 2010, was the day the sport first learned of Brian Vickers ' illness that ended up sidelining the 26-year-old driver for the remainder of 2010...

    Brandon  Caldwell Written by Brandon Caldwell about over 3 years ago 246 reads 0 comments

  22. Top 10 Drivers With Something To Prove In 2011

    These next ten drivers are drivers who have had either unexpectedly poor years, getting a good ride for the first time in a while, and drivers who have just been shear disappointments in 2010...

    Brandon  Caldwell Written by Brandon Caldwell about almost 4 years ago 85 reads 3 comments

  23. Eight Years Ago: Jamie McMurray and Chip Ganassi Shocked the World

    September 7, 2002 was a tough day in the life of Sterling Marlin. Going into the day the points leader by 91 points over defending champion Jeff Gordon, Sterling was optimistic...

    Brandon  Caldwell Written by Brandon Caldwell about 4 years ago 364 reads 0 comments

  24. Danica Patrick Is Back: Nationwide Series Set to Become Poor Reality Show Again

    As the 2010 NASCAR Nationwide Series concludes, the ratings are about to go down, and the falseness is about to go up. That's right, people: Danica Patrick is back as part of the Nationwide Series this weekend...

    Brandon  Caldwell Written by Brandon Caldwell about 4 years ago 440 reads 32 comments

  25. Bad Economy Plays Into Some Drivers Hands, Dave Blaney Now Has Two Rides

    Sometimes this sport can work in very mysterious ways. Dave Blaney's recent silly season proves that theory very true. Blaney and former team PRISM Motorsports parted ways two weeks ago...

    Brandon  Caldwell Written by Brandon Caldwell about 4 years ago 284 reads 3 comments