1. Is Hendrick Motorsports Becoming the Team to Beat Again After Texas?

    Where have we seen this play before? Jimmie Johnson wins—yet again—on a 1.5-mile racetrack, this time Saturday night at Texas Motor Speedway. Johnson’s win in the Duck Commander 500 wasn’t necessarily unique, though...

    Jerry Bonkowski Written by Jerry Bonkowski about 3 months ago 7,716 reads 21 comments

  2. Is Greg Ives the Right Crew Chief to Get Dale Earnhardt Jr. a Sprint Cup Title?

    Whenever there is a significant crew chief change in NASCAR 's Sprint Cup Series—particularly when it's a high-profile change—the inclination for many observers is that ...

    Jerry Bonkowski Written by Jerry Bonkowski about 3 months ago 6,682 reads 2 comments

  3. Jeff Gordon Showing Signs That His Swan Song Will Still End on a High Note

    The way things looked after the first two races, Jeff Gordon ’s 2015 season hopes—let alone any hope of retiring on top with a fifth career Sprint Cup championship—looked pretty bleak...

    Jerry Bonkowski Written by Jerry Bonkowski about 3 months ago 7,442 reads 4 comments

  4. Penalties to Ryan Newman and His Team Show NASCAR Is Serious About New Rules

    Tuesday’s heavy penalties to the No. 31 Sprint Cup team for doctoring its tires in races should more than prove NASCAR means business about cracking down on cheating...

    Jerry Bonkowski Written by Jerry Bonkowski about 3 months ago 6,909 reads 8 comments

  5. Danica Patrick's Finish at Martinsville Shows She's Turning the Corner in NASCAR

    Maybe the holdout non-believers will finally start having some faith in Danica Patrick. Patrick’s seventh-place finish in Sunday’s STP 500 at Martinsville ...

    Jerry Bonkowski Written by Jerry Bonkowski about 3 months ago 10,172 reads 41 comments

  6. NASCAR at Martinsville 2015: Complete Preview and Prediction for the STP 500

    This Sunday’s STP 500 at Martinsville Speedway could end up with a surprising finish. Because of all the beating and banging that goes on, it’s hard to pick a favorite...

    Jerry Bonkowski Written by Jerry Bonkowski about 3 months ago 11,203 reads 9 comments

  7. Kurt Busch Quickly Reminds NASCAR That on the Track, He Has Limitless Talent

    NASCAR may have suspended Kurt Busch for the first three races of the season, but there’s no suspending his talent...

    Jerry Bonkowski Written by Jerry Bonkowski about 4 months ago 5,330 reads 6 comments

  8. NASCAR at Fontana 2015: Complete Preview and Prediction for the Auto Club 400

    Can the Happy Harvick Express keep rolling this Sunday at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, California? Harvick is the hottest driver in NASCAR in more than four decades...

    Jerry Bonkowski Written by Jerry Bonkowski about 4 months ago 10,425 reads 3 comments

  9. Ryan Newman: With Strong 2015 Start, Is NASCAR's Rocket Man Ready for Blastoff?

    With back-to-back top-three finishes last week at Las Vegas and Sunday at Phoenix, NASCAR’s Rocket Man has initiated countdown to liftoff. As in wins and perhaps even his first Sprint Cup championship may be in his flight plan...

    Jerry Bonkowski Written by Jerry Bonkowski about 4 months ago 2,894 reads 0 comments

  10. NASCAR at Phoenix 2015: Complete Preview and Prediction for CampingWorld.com 500

    Kevin Harvick’s win at Las Vegas Motor Speedway this past Sunday couldn’t have come at a better time. For after his first career win at the 1...

    Jerry Bonkowski Written by Jerry Bonkowski about 4 months ago 8,786 reads 6 comments

  11. Martin Truex Jr. Showing He Means Business After a 2014 NASCAR Season to Forget

    It's not an understatement to say that the last year-and-a-half has produced some of the most difficult times Martin Truex Jr. has ever gone through, both professionally and personally...

    Jerry Bonkowski Written by Jerry Bonkowski about 4 months ago 2,150 reads 3 comments

  12. NASCAR at Las Vegas 2015: Complete Preview and Prediction for the Kobalt 400

    We’ve seen a rather topsy-turvy start to the 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup season in the first two races. Joey Logano unexpectedly won the Daytona 500, and Jimmie Johnson looked like the JJ of old in winning at Atlanta...

    Jerry Bonkowski Written by Jerry Bonkowski about 4 months ago 12,825 reads 9 comments

  13. Despite No Wins, Kevin Harvick's Sprint Cup Title Defense Off to Strong Start

    Pop quiz: Who is the hottest driver in the Sprint Cup Series right now? (Careful, this is a bit of a trick question.) Daytona 500 winner Joey Logano, you say? Nope. Atlanta winner Jimmie Johnson? Try again...

    Jerry Bonkowski Written by Jerry Bonkowski about 4 months ago 2,424 reads 1 comments

  14. NASCAR at Atlanta 2015: Complete Preview and Prediction for the QuikTrip 500

    Sunday’s Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway will almost be like having a new race and new race track on the Sprint Cup schedule Atlanta used to have two ...

    Jerry Bonkowski Written by Jerry Bonkowski about 4 months ago 18,576 reads 12 comments

  15. Uphill Climb for 2015 Season Comeback Now Steeper for Tony Stewart After Daytona

    Tony Stewart came into 2015 hoping to put the bad memories of the last two seasons behind him. Expectations were high, not just from Stewart and the Stewart-Haas Racing camp, but also his fans and the media...

    Jerry Bonkowski Written by Jerry Bonkowski about 4 months ago 7,034 reads 16 comments

  16. Young Dark-Horse Drivers with Best Chance to Surprise at 2015 Daytona 500

    There are more than enough veterans to be considered dark horses to win Sunday’s 57th Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway...

    Jerry Bonkowski Written by Jerry Bonkowski about 5 months ago 2,924 reads 4 comments

  17. Bold Predictions for the 2015 Daytona 500

    The Daytona 500 is not only the biggest race in NASCAR, it’s also the most unpredictable. Drivers one would think have a great chance to win the 500 oftentimes fail to finish due to either starting errors or wrecks...

    Jerry Bonkowski Written by Jerry Bonkowski about 5 months ago 12,349 reads 21 comments

  18. Ultimate Guide to the 2015 Daytona 500

    The 57th annual Daytona 500 is NASCAR's marquee event, its biggest crown jewel, its most popular and most watched race...

    Jerry Bonkowski Written by Jerry Bonkowski about 5 months ago 25,798 reads 19 comments

  19. Preview, Prediction of the 2015 Sprint Unlimited

    The so-called exhibition races that we see every year in NASCAR are some of the most exciting events there are...

    Jerry Bonkowski Written by Jerry Bonkowski about 5 months ago 12,957 reads 8 comments

  20. 5 Rules Changes That NASCAR Should Consider

    When it comes to NASCAR, rules are made to level the playing field and—at least in theory—give both big and small teams an equal chance at competing and winning...

    Jerry Bonkowski Written by Jerry Bonkowski about 5 months ago 11,121 reads 30 comments

  21. What You Should Know in the Final Weeks of the NASCAR Offseason

    With the Daytona 500 now less than three weeks away, we felt it might be a good time to give NASCAR fans a bit of a primer on what to expect as they get back into the swing of things for the upcoming 2015 season...

    Jerry Bonkowski Written by Jerry Bonkowski about 5 months ago 6,183 reads 9 comments

  22. Chase Elliott to Lead Next Wave of Hendrick Stars After Replacing Jeff Gordon

    When Jeff Gordon announced that 2015 would be his final season in Sprint Cup competition, it was quite clear it would take a special driver to try to fill Gordon’s shoes...

    Jerry Bonkowski Written by Jerry Bonkowski about 5 months ago 6,892 reads 5 comments

  23. NASCAR Stars Whose Time to Retire Is Fast Approaching

    Pop quiz: What do Jeff Gordon and the soldiers at London’s Buckingham Palace have in common? They both signify a changing of the guard...

    Jerry Bonkowski Written by Jerry Bonkowski about 5 months ago 21,882 reads 17 comments

  24. Ranking the 10 Most Memorable Moments of Jeff Gordon's Career

    With a 23-year career in NASCAR, it’s hard to pick out 10 moments in Jeff Gordon ’s career that stand out above the others...

    Jerry Bonkowski Written by Jerry Bonkowski about 6 months ago 7,766 reads 4 comments

  25. Ranking the 10 Best NASCAR Drivers Under 25 Years Old

    As the late Whitney Houston used to sing, “I believe the children are our future. Teach them well, and let them lead the way.” That’s quite appropriate in the world of NASCAR ...

    Jerry Bonkowski Written by Jerry Bonkowski about 6 months ago 6,694 reads 13 comments