1. As the Wheel Turns: Will Sprint Cup Races Be Blacked Out If Not Sold Out?

    As the wheel turns is an irregular publication that tries to answer questions, solve conundrums and extricate quagmires occurring on race day and throughout the racing community...

    David Yeazell Written by David Yeazell about almost 5 years ago 431 reads 10 comments

  2. As The Wheel Turns: Bobby Labonte and Carl Edwards Get The Boot

    As the wheel turns is an irregular publication that tries to answer questions, solve conundrums and extricate quagmires occurring on race day and throughout the racing community...

    David Yeazell Written by David Yeazell about almost 5 years ago 988 reads 7 comments

  3. Criminals In Professional Sports: Where Do We Draw The Line?

    The Michael Vick halftime show is coming to an end. At 8 pm tonight in Philadelphia, the second half of his career will begin. It was two years ago this month that Vick pleaded guilty to felony charges of dog fighting...

    David Yeazell Written by David Yeazell about almost 5 years ago 1,370 reads 27 comments

  4. Can Fans Accept Kyle Busch as He Is?

    Bristol Motor Speedway followed in the footsteps of MLB, the NBA, and the NHL by playing preselected music during driver introductions for the Sharpie 500 on Saturday night...

    David Yeazell Written by David Yeazell about almost 5 years ago 288 reads 11 comments

  5. Rick Hendrick: Puppet Master, Genius, or Both?

    Brad Keselowski has turned a few heads this year with his performance on the track. Now he’s turning heads off the track with his decision to leave JR Motorsports for Penske Racing next year...

    David Yeazell Written by David Yeazell about almost 5 years ago 30 reads 15 comments

  6. NASCAR or Nastycar: Michigan Edition

    NASCAR or Nastycar is an irregular publication that tries to answer the questions, solve the conundrums and extricate the quagmires occurring on race day...

    David Yeazell Written by David Yeazell about almost 5 years ago 640 reads 8 comments

  7. NASCAR at Watkins Glen: Is It Time to Replace The Tire Barriers?

    Watkins Glen has seen its share of great racing, and its share of great crashes. Driving hard into turn nine, Sam Hornish Jr. was bumped by a loose Kasey Kahne. Sliding off the track and into the tire barrier, Hornish Jr...

    David Yeazell Written by David Yeazell about almost 5 years ago 908 reads 15 comments

  8. Kyle Busch Is Helping Companies Grow One Race at a Time (humor)

    We see 43 rolling billboards every week at a NASCAR event. Cars decorated up in different paint schemes advertising those companies who paid big bucks to have their name on a race car. Not every company can afford to sponsor a race team...

    David Yeazell Written by David Yeazell about almost 5 years ago 491 reads 25 comments

  9. NASCAR or NASTYCAR at Pocono?

    Wandering through a few race shops on Tuesday, I noticed constant reminders of the weekend’s events at Pocono. As the laps rolled on, so did the story lines. Each one was as unique and different as the race track they ran on...

    David Yeazell Written by David Yeazell about almost 5 years ago 962 reads 16 comments

  10. Is NASCAR Sprint Cup Trying To Merge Into the Nationwide Series' Lane?

    The NASCAR Nationwide Series is usually the final step for a driver whose ambition is to drive in NASCAR’s elite Sprint Cup Series. Almost every week before a Sprint Cup race, there will be a Nationwide race at the same track...

    David Yeazell Written by David Yeazell about almost 5 years ago 1,518 reads 23 comments

  11. NASCAR Brickyard 400 News: Drive Shafts and Drivers Shafted

    Another weekend of NASCAR racing brought about another weekend of controversy over NASCAR decisions. Saturday night during the Nationwide race at ORP, caution was displayed on the speedway just ...

    David Yeazell Written by David Yeazell about almost 6 years ago 894 reads 7 comments

  12. NASCAR Brickyard 400: Breaking it Down Brick by Brick

    This week the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series heads to Indianapolis, Indiana for the Brickyard 400. This will be the 16th time NASCAR has visited famed Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Jeff Gordon won the inaugural 400, and Jimmie Johnson is the defending champion

    David Yeazell Written by David Yeazell about 5 years ago 1,049 reads 14 comments

  13. NASCAR's Banned Substance List: Uncovering the Myth

    This article is not about another writer’s opinion on Jeremy Mayfield’s guilt or innocence. Given all the evidence presented by both parties, and the media, it’s hard to decide who is telling the truth and who is being crucified...

    David Yeazell Written by David Yeazell about 5 years ago 181 reads 18 comments

  14. Creature Vs. Creature: Hall of Fame Edition

    It has been two weeks since NASCAR announced their 25 nominees for the inaugural Hall of Fame Class. Fan voting has started at NASCAR.com, and the other 49 members of the induction committee are certainly evaluating the nominees and processing their votes

    David Yeazell Written by David Yeazell about 5 years ago 179 reads 11 comments

  15. Is NASCAR Reading Bleacher Report?

    I have often wondered if NASCAR actually reads Bleacher Report. Published articles have made their ways to major media outlets like ESPN, Yahoo, USA Today and the Wall Street Journal...

    David Yeazell Written by David Yeazell about 5 years ago 216 reads 3 comments

  16. The Top 5 Cars That Did Not Survive Daytona

    Winning at Daytona does not always mean a trip to Victory Lane. Winning can be as simple as avoiding the "Big One", and bringing your car home in one piece. Several drivers were not that lucky Saturday night...

    David Yeazell Written by David Yeazell about 5 years ago 249 reads 10 comments

  17. Race Day at Daytona: Next Up, Coke Zero 400

    It's race day at Daytona. Fans have been trickling in since the gates opened at 8am this morning. Grand Am-Rolex cars were on the track early for practice. A 250 lap event sponsored by Brumo Porsche is scheduled for 1pm eastern time...

    David Yeazell Written by David Yeazell about 5 years ago 303 reads 12 comments

  18. Plate Day and Qualifying at Daytona

    It's plate day at Daytona. Sprint Cup teams have been busy being issued their restrictor plates. NASCAR also issues shocks and springs to each team for the race. Teams have a choice of 500-pound springs or 525-pound springs...

    David Yeazell Written by David Yeazell about 5 years ago 173 reads 6 comments

  19. NASCAR News and Notes from Daytona

    Greeted with a text book sunrise, Daytona International Speedway is waking up to day two of the Coke Zero 400 weekend. Rain dampened the speedway yesterday as final practice for the Sprint Cup cars was just getting under way...

    David Yeazell Written by David Yeazell about 5 years ago 223 reads 2 comments

  20. Around the Track: More News, Notes, Quotes, and Pics from Daytona

    The first Sprint Cup practice is underway. David Regan is topping the speed chart at 190.717. Other notables are Joey Lagano in fourth, with Ryan Newman and Kurt Busch rounding out the top 10...

    David Yeazell Written by David Yeazell about 5 years ago 135 reads 5 comments

  21. Around The Track: News and Notes From Daytona

    Things are getting off to a fast start here at Daytona. First of all, happy birthday to King Richard Petty, 72 years young today. Of course the big news, as reported earlier, is that Jeremy Mayfield is being awarded a temporary injunction against NASCAR.

    David Yeazell Written by David Yeazell about 5 years ago 143 reads 6 comments

  22. NASCAR Nuts and Bolts: Kyle Busch Is Not a Sore Loser!

    Saturday night Kyle Busch was a happy person. He had just won the Nationwide series race at Loudon, New Hampshire, his 26th win in that series. He was cordial to the media, and didn't smash the trophy...

    David Yeazell Written by David Yeazell about 5 years ago 267 reads 14 comments

  23. 5 NASCAR Hall of Fame Inductees: Can We Have More Please?

    It’s been a long time in the making. Next May, during the Sprint All-Star Week in Charlotte, the inaugural class will be inducted into the NASCAR Hall of Fame. Thursday night at 8 pm on Speed, the first 25 nominees will be revealed...

    David Yeazell Written by David Yeazell about 5 years ago 2,180 reads 17 comments

  24. NASCAR Nuts and Bolts: Media Credentials for Dummies

    Good morning, ladies and gentlemen. Please take your seats. I want to welcome everyone to the first class of "Credentials 101: An Introduction to covering NASCAR as a media representative...

    David Yeazell Written by David Yeazell about 5 years ago 3,350 reads 27 comments

  25. Automakers' Bankruptcy Force NASCAR to Seek Other Options

    From the beginning NASCAR has seen its share of automakers come and go. AMC, Hudson, MG, Pontiac and Oldsmobile are just a sampling of nameplates etched in NASCAR lore. Detroit has been good to NASCAR, and NASCAR has been good for Detroit...

    David Yeazell Written by David Yeazell about 5 years ago 1,207 reads 15 comments