1. Ranking the 10 NASCAR Sprint Cup Drivers Who Most Needed a Week Off

    The votes are in. The fans have spoken. Here is the official top 10 list of NASCAR Sprint Cup drivers who needed a weekend off. Well, not really. But it sounds good...

    Bob Margolis Written by Bob Margolis about 10 months ago 15,440 reads 6 comments

  2. The Top Feel-Good Storylines of the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Season

    Just past the halfway point of the 2014 NASCAR schedule, and it ’ s time for the teams of the Sprint Cup series to take a well-deserved final weekend off before the start of ...

    Bob Margolis Written by Bob Margolis about 10 months ago 2,978 reads 4 comments

  3. Brad Keselowski a Clear Title Threat After 3rd Win of 2014 at New Hampshire

    Simply put, win No. 3 of the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup season for Brad Keselowski was a dominating performance. For most of Sunday afternoon, the Team Penske driver was untouchable...

    Bob Margolis Written by Bob Margolis about 10 months ago 3,837 reads 9 comments

  4. Biggest NASCAR Storylines to Watch Ahead of Sprint Cup Series at Michigan

    The headline from Sunday’s Pocono 400 could (and should) have read “Trash Takes Its Toll, Junior Takes Advantage.” While Dale Earnhardt Jr. ’s win was a great triumph for his legions of fans and for the members of the No...

    Bob Margolis Written by Bob Margolis about 11 months ago 27,301 reads 25 comments

  5. NASCAR at Pocono 2014: Winners and Losers from the Pocono 400

    Rejoice! There is great joy in Junior Nation! His was not the best car, but Dale Earnhardt Jr. had his No...

    Bob Margolis Written by Bob Margolis about 11 months ago 16,647 reads 20 comments

  6. New Chase Format Has Made the Competition More Exciting and Competitive

    Win and you're in. When NASCAR CEO Brian France introduced a new Chase format before the start of the season it was met with a good deal of skepticism, as fans not only had questions ...

    Bob Margolis Written by Bob Margolis about 11 months ago 4,932 reads 2 comments

  7. Complete Preview and Prediction for 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Pocono 400

    Pocono Raceway is the site of round 14 of 36 of the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season. Located in the Pocono Mountains of East Central Pennsylvania, the 2.5-mile race track is a driver favorite because of its unique layout...

    Bob Margolis Written by Bob Margolis about 11 months ago 8,638 reads 15 comments

  8. Biggest NASCAR Storylines to Watch Ahead of Sprint Cup Series at Pocono

    It may have taken Jimmie Johnson and Co. a little bit of time to get their ducks in a row, but now, fans and competitors alike should get accustomed to seeing this (see photo) more often...

    Bob Margolis Written by Bob Margolis about 11 months ago 5,406 reads 10 comments

  9. Target on Jimmie Johnson's Back Only Getting Bigger with 2014 Dover Win

    “Jimmy loves Dover.” Perhaps its the understatement of the year, coming from crew chief Chad Knaus...

    Bob Margolis Written by Bob Margolis about 11 months ago 6,731 reads 18 comments

  10. Have They Made Auto Racing Too Safe?

    It’s an argument that’s as old as the day is long. Have NASCAR and IndyCar made racing too safe? And have millions of fans stopped watching it because they no ...

    Bob Margolis Written by Bob Margolis about 11 months ago 7,319 reads 55 comments

  11. Complete Preview and Prediction for 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series FedEx 400

    Short-track racing on a big track. Think of Bristol Motor Speedway on steroids. Dover International Speedway ’ s one mile offers a unique blend of a slick, all-concrete racing surface and fast, high-banked corners...

    Bob Margolis Written by Bob Margolis about 11 months ago 10,530 reads 4 comments

  12. Biggest NASCAR Storylines to Watch Ahead of Sprint Cup Series at Dover

    What a difference a year makes. The photo (above) is of a smiling (pre-accident) Tony Stewart after winning last year's spring race at Dover International Speedway. There haven't been too many smiles this year...

    Bob Margolis Written by Bob Margolis about 11 months ago 6,654 reads 6 comments

  13. Ryan Hunter-Reay's 2014 Indy 500 Win Caps off Andretti Autosport's Dominant Day

    As a driver, Michael Andretti was 0-of-16 in the Indianapolis 500. There was always talk of an “ Andretti curse” at the famed Brickyard that prevented anyone with the last name Andretti from enjoying success there...

    Bob Margolis Written by Bob Margolis about 11 months ago 2,526 reads 0 comments

  14. Turning Left at 230 mph: Why the Indianapolis 500 Is the Ultimate Sports Event

    Think of something scary. No, something really scary. How’s this? Strap yourself inside of a rocket ship that flies just an inch off of the ground...

    Bob Margolis Written by Bob Margolis about 11 months ago 991 reads 0 comments

  15. Complete Preview and Prediction for 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Coca-Cola 600

    Born as NASCAR’s answer to the Indianapolis 500, the World 600, as it was called, was more endurance race than stock-car race back in NASCAR’s early days...

    Bob Margolis Written by Bob Margolis about 11 months ago 9,759 reads 4 comments

  16. Biggest NASCAR Storylines to Watch Ahead of Sprint Cup Series at Charlotte

    NASCAR builds a cozy two-week break in the middle of May for its Sprint Cup teams to spend some time at home, sleeping in their own beds and getting to play with their kids. Think of it as an extended homestand in Major League Baseball...

    Bob Margolis Written by Bob Margolis about 11 months ago 8,957 reads 10 comments

  17. NASCAR at Charlotte 2014: Winners and Losers from the Sprint All-Star Race

    It took a bold move two laps into the final 10-lap segment for Jamie McMurray to seal the deal and rocket away from the rest of field to win the NASCAR Sprint Cup All-Star Race, a made-for-television spectacular held at Charlotte Motor Speedway...

    Bob Margolis Written by Bob Margolis about 11 months ago 30,246 reads 19 comments

  18. Clint Bowyer Wins Sprint Showdown, Still Seeks Respect After Richmond Scandal

    Clint Bowyer is still trying to prove that he deserves his seat back at the big kid’s table. His dominating win in the second segment of the Sprint Showdown on Friday, a ...

    Bob Margolis Written by Bob Margolis about 12 months ago 3,451 reads 15 comments

  19. Complete Preview and Prediction for 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series All-Star Race

    It’s time for NASCAR’s best to duke it out for a cool million in a made-for-television extravaganza called the NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race. This year's edition features 23 drivers in race cars built just for this show...

    Bob Margolis Written by Bob Margolis about 12 months ago 10,124 reads 3 comments

  20. Biggest NASCAR Storylines to Watch Ahead of Sprint Cup Series at Sprint All-Star

    Want a recipe for the most entertaining night of motorsports on the planet? Take about 20 to 25 of the best NASCAR Sprint Cup drivers. Put them in built-for-this-race-only stock cars...

    Bob Margolis Written by Bob Margolis about 12 months ago 3,627 reads 8 comments

  21. NASCAR at Kansas 2014: Winners and Losers from the 5-Hour Energy 400

    Kansas Speedway’s first night race was highlighted by a final-lap thriller, an unusually high number of wrecks and a long overdue win by a fan favorite. Jeff Gordon and Co...

    Bob Margolis Written by Bob Margolis about 12 months ago 13,363 reads 7 comments

  22. To Win at Any Cost: How the New Chase Format Is Changing NASCAR for the Better

    "It’s going to make winning the most important thing by a wide margin. It’s going to change the strategies. Everything is focused around winning and that’s exactly what our fans want...

    Bob Margolis Written by Bob Margolis about 12 months ago 1,452 reads 2 comments

  23. Complete Preview and Prediction for 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series at Kansas

    Mom, apple pie and stock-car racing. NASCAR brings its Mother’s Day celebration to America's heartland this year with a weekend of racing that is headlined with the Sprint ...

    Bob Margolis Written by Bob Margolis about 12 months ago 5,676 reads 2 comments

  24. Biggest NASCAR Storylines to Watch Ahead of Sprint Cup Series at Kansas

    This Mother’s Day weekend, the teams of NASCAR’s Sprint Cup Series return to familiar territory—1.5-mile racing at Kansas Speedway...

    Bob Margolis Written by Bob Margolis about 12 months ago 7,114 reads 5 comments

  25. NASCAR at Talladega 2014: Winners and Losers from the Aaron's 499

    In one of the least entertaining restrictor-plate races in recent memory, Denny Hamlin won the 45th annual Aaron’s 499 at Talladega Superspeedway, his first career win at the 2...

    Bob Margolis Written by Bob Margolis about 12 months ago 599 reads 39 comments