1. NASCAR Makes Right Call with MWR Penalties, Adding Ryan Newman to Chase

    NASCAR has been criticized countless times over the years for looking the other way when teams have bent—if not blatantly broken—the rules...

    Jerry Bonkowski Written by Jerry Bonkowski about 12 months ago 8,541 reads 90 comments

  2. Was Clint Bowyer's Late Spinout in NASCAR's Richmond Finale Fair or Foul?

    Was Clint Bowyer 's late spinout at Richmond in Saturday night's final qualifying race for the Chase for the Sprint Cup fair or foul? That's the question that countless NASCAR ...

    Jerry Bonkowski Written by Jerry Bonkowski about 12 months ago 397,986 reads 210 comments

  3. Who's the Favorite to Win Heading into the 2013 NASCAR Sprint Cup Chase?

    After one of the most exciting run-ups to qualify for the Chase for the Sprint Cup, what does NASCAR do for an encore? An even more exciting Chase, of course...

    Jerry Bonkowski Written by Jerry Bonkowski about 12 months ago 5,322 reads 11 comments

  4. The Ultimate Racetrack Lineup for NASCAR's Chase for the Sprint Cup

    The upcoming 10-race Chase for the Sprint Cup is the marquee part of every NASCAR season. Over the course of the first nine years of the Chase, NASCAR worked out the bugs and made some necessary tweaks to give fans an optimal playoff...

    Jerry Bonkowski Written by Jerry Bonkowski about 12 months ago 13,312 reads 6 comments

  5. How Brad Keselowski Went from Champion to Likely Chase Spectator in 1 Season

    Unless he pulls off a huge upset Saturday night at Richmond in the final qualifying race for the Chase for the Sprint Cup, the likely legacy of defending Sprint Cup champion Brad Keselowski 's 2013 season will be simple: one and done...

    Jerry Bonkowski Written by Jerry Bonkowski about 12 months ago 2,573 reads 8 comments

  6. Are A.J. Allmendinger and JTG Daugherty a Good Fit?

    A.J. Allmendinger needed a full-time ride in the Sprint Cup Series. JTG Daugherty Racing needed a new full-time driver...

    Jerry Bonkowski Written by Jerry Bonkowski about 12 months ago 3,095 reads 11 comments

  7. Will Kurt Busch Make More Fireworks on or off the Track at Stewart-Haas Racing?

    On the surface, Tuesday's announcement that Kurt Busch will join Stewart-Haas Racing next season, teaming with the equally volatile Tony Stewart and Kevin Harvick, appears to be a recipe for disaster...

    Jerry Bonkowski Written by Jerry Bonkowski about 12 months ago 2,340 reads 1 comments

  8. Jimmie Johnson's Dream 2013 Season Trending Down as Matt Kenseth Wins at Bristol

    What goes up, must come down. There's no better poster boy for that right now in NASCAR than Jimmie Johnson ...

    Jerry Bonkowski Written by Jerry Bonkowski about 12 months ago 5,574 reads 18 comments

  9. Ryan Newman's Odd 2013: From NASCAR Sprint Cup Chase Contender to Unemployed

    It's been a very strange month for Ryan Newman . Just before last month's Brickyard 400, he was told his services would no longer be needed after this season at Stewart-Haas Racing...

    Jerry Bonkowski Written by Jerry Bonkowski about 12 months ago 3,899 reads 1 comments

  10. Complete Preview of NASCAR Sprint Cup Series at Bristol Motor Speedway

    The Sprint Cup world learned a very valuable lesson this past Sunday at Michigan: even those with a comfortable place in the standings can suffer a big points drop in just one race...

    Jerry Bonkowski Written by Jerry Bonkowski about 12 months ago 3,389 reads 1 comments

  11. Pure Michigan 400 2013: What Crucial Win Means for Joey Logano's Chase Hopes

    BROOKLYN, Mich. – Joey Logano 's win in Sunday's Pure Michigan 400 at Michigan International Speedway falls into two categories: game-changing and potentially season-changing...

    Jerry Bonkowski Written by Jerry Bonkowski about 1 year ago 1,348 reads 5 comments

  12. Complete Preview of NASCAR Sprint Cup Series at Michigan

    Even though Tony Stewart will miss his second consecutive race, he is a significant part of the discussion about Sunday's Pure Michigan 400 at Michigan International Speedway...

    Jerry Bonkowski Written by Jerry Bonkowski about 1 year ago 1,229 reads 0 comments

  13. Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Jeff Gordon Starting to Sweat as the Chase Looms

    It's ironic how quickly fortunes in NASCAR can change with just the outcome of one race. A week ago, all four Hendrick Motorsports drivers finished in the top 13 at Pocono Raceway ...

    Jerry Bonkowski Written by Jerry Bonkowski about 1 year ago 4,496 reads 8 comments

  14. Complete Preview of NASCAR Sprint Cup Series at Watkins Glen

    There's a rather strange irony heading into Sunday's Cheez -It 355 at The Glen. The all-time leading Sprint Cup winner at Watkins Glen International won't be there to potentially add to the five wins he already has there over the years...

    Jerry Bonkowski Written by Jerry Bonkowski about 1 year ago 2,882 reads 2 comments

  15. Should NASCAR Allow Drivers to Compete in Other Series?

    How many of us have watched our boss do something that we question, even if we want to tell him something for his or her own good, yet we don't say anything for fear of how he or she would react? Tony Stewart doesn't have that problem...

    Jerry Bonkowski Written by Jerry Bonkowski about 1 year ago 2,547 reads 19 comments

  16. Kahne's Pocono Win Leaves Hendrick Looking Even More Formidable in Chase

    Outwardly, Kasey Kahne's win and Jeff Gordon 's second-place finish in Sunday's GoBowling .com 400 at Pocono Raceway was just part of one race on the 36-race NASCAR Sprint Cup schedule...

    Jerry Bonkowski Written by Jerry Bonkowski about 1 year ago 2,916 reads 6 comments

  17. Who's Jimmie Johnson's Top Threat in 2013 NASCAR Sprint Cup Chase?

    Given the season he's enjoyed so far, having dominated the No. 1 spot in the Sprint Cup standings for 18 of the first 20 weeks—and never being lower than third in the other two ...

    Jerry Bonkowski Written by Jerry Bonkowski about 1 year ago 3,748 reads 13 comments

  18. Is There Any Doubt Jimmie Johnson Will Win 2013 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Title?

    If there was any doubt over whether Jimmie Johnson is back, he answered that early this season and continues to answer it in each subsequent race...

    Jerry Bonkowski Written by Jerry Bonkowski about 1 year ago 1,657 reads 10 comments

  19. Brickyard 400: Newman the Rare Driver to Beat Johnson at His Own Game

    INDIANAPOLIS – When Ryan Newman crossed the start-finish line Sunday to claim the Samuel Deeds 400—aka the Brickyard 400—the lyrics of a song that topped the charts more than 40 years ago came to mind...

    Jerry Bonkowski Written by Jerry Bonkowski about 1 year ago 4,085 reads 4 comments

  20. Danica Patrick's 2013 NASCAR Sprint Cup Rookie Season: Is It Still Salvageable?

    On the surface, you might say Danica Patrick 's season to date has been mediocre bordering on miserable...

    Jerry Bonkowski Written by Jerry Bonkowski about 1 year ago 2,988 reads 10 comments

  21. Who's Really the 'Big Stupid Idiot' in the Kyle Busch vs. Ryan Newman Feud?

    Imagine, if you will, a Hollywood studio filming a racing-related remake of "The Sound of Music." Only in this modern-day version, instead of Mother Abbess (Mother Superior) ...

    Jerry Bonkowski Written by Jerry Bonkowski about 1 year ago 10,223 reads 91 comments

  22. Ranking the 15 Most Consistent Drivers in NASCAR History

    There's no question that winning drivers are the best of the best, but they don't just start out as winning drivers. Rather, the best drivers in NASCAR get that way not just by winning, but by having incredible consistency first...

    Jerry Bonkowski Written by Jerry Bonkowski about 1 year ago 32,153 reads 26 comments

  23. Why Denny Hamlin Should Walk Away from 2013 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Season

    Denny Hamlin is a true warrior. Even with a body that likely still rings with pain from March's hard wreck at Fontana, which resulted in a fractured vertebrae, he has soldiered ...

    Jerry Bonkowski Written by Jerry Bonkowski about 1 year ago 4,460 reads 1 comments

  24. Ranking the 10 Most Pointless Feuds in Recent NASCAR History

    There have been countless high-profile feuds in NASCAR, topped by the most infamous one of all, the 1979 battle at the end of the Daytona 500 between Donnie Allison and Cale Yarborough...

    Jerry Bonkowski Written by Jerry Bonkowski about 1 year ago 2,823 reads 6 comments

  25. NHL Free Agency 2013: The Most Overrated Players on the Market This Summer

    With NHL free agency set to get underway July 5, look for lots of wheeling and dealing by league general managers...

    Jerry Bonkowski Written by Jerry Bonkowski about 1 year ago 20,400 reads 39 comments