1. NASCAR Sprint Cup: Complete Preview, Prediction for Southern 500 at Darlington

    Who says you can never go home again? Not NASCAR, which after a 12-year absence has returned the Southern 500 to its traditional Labor Day weekend date...

    Jerry Bonkowski Written by Jerry Bonkowski about 9 hours ago 847 reads 1 comments

  2. Burning Questions for Final 2 Races of 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Regular Season

    Two races remain in the NASCAR Sprint Cup regular season. And while you might think things are pretty clear as to who will make the Chase, think again. Actually, there are still several questions that remain...

    Jerry Bonkowski Written by Jerry Bonkowski about 1 day ago 3,658 reads 3 comments

  3. Updated NASCAR Chase Odds: Who'll Round Out the Field of 16?

    This week is like the proverbial calm before the storm. With the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series enjoying its final off-weekend of the season, drivers and teams are enjoying a little “me” time...

    Jerry Bonkowski Written by Jerry Bonkowski about 7 days ago 5,753 reads 1 comments

  4. 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Driver Rankings: Week 25

    There are still two races to go to the Chase for the Sprint Cup and potentially more than a dozen drivers still eligible for a playoff berth. Granted, 11 drivers are locked into the Chase—but there are still five more spots that are up for grabs...

    Jerry Bonkowski Written by Jerry Bonkowski about 8 days ago 8,144 reads 1 comments

  5. NASCAR at Bristol 2015: Complete Preview, Prediction for Irwin Tools Night Race

    They’re the three words NASCAR fans love to hear: “It’s Bristol, baby!” And especially when it’s the annual Irwin Tools Night Race at NASCAR’s most notorious bullring...

    Jerry Bonkowski Written by Jerry Bonkowski about 14 days ago 5,578 reads 2 comments

  6. 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Driver Rankings: Week 24

    With three races remaining until the start of the Chase for the Sprint Cup, we have some significant movement in this week’s "Driver Rankings...

    Jerry Bonkowski Written by Jerry Bonkowski about 15 days ago 9,074 reads 9 comments

  7. NASCAR Sprint Cup: Complete Preview, Prediction for Pure Michigan 400

    Kyle Busch is now in the top-30, which means he’s eligible for the upcoming Chase for the Sprint Cup...

    Jerry Bonkowski Written by Jerry Bonkowski about 21 days ago 8,448 reads 6 comments

  8. 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Stock Watch: Week 23

    Kyle Busch has finally climbed into the top 30 in the Sprint Cup points standings, making him eligible to enter the Chase for the Sprint Cup. It’s been an outstanding achievement, considering he missed the first 11 races due to injuries...

    Jerry Bonkowski Written by Jerry Bonkowski about 22 days ago 1,624 reads 1 comments

  9. NASCAR Sprint Cup: Complete Preview, Prediction for Cheez-It 355 at Watkins Glen

    Last year’s Sprint Cup race at Watkins Glen was one for the ages. Who can forget the battle in the last couple of laps between Marcos Ambrose and AJ Allmendinger? Both men ...

    Jerry Bonkowski Written by Jerry Bonkowski about 28 days ago 12,620 reads 4 comments

  10. 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Driver Rankings: Week 22 Edition

    With five races remaining until the start of the Chase for the Sprint Cup—Watkins Glen, Michigan, Bristol, Darlington and Richmond—the so-called Race to the Chase is in high gear...

    Jerry Bonkowski Written by Jerry Bonkowski about 29 days ago 7,558 reads 5 comments

  11. Tony Stewart Making Small, Positive Steps in Quest for Season-Saving Chase Bid

    Slowly but surely, baby step after baby step, Tony Stewart is starting to come back. The man we know as Smoke has been nothing but a wisp of his old self in 2015, off to the worst single-season start of his NASCAR career...

    Jerry Bonkowski Written by Jerry Bonkowski about 1 month ago 5,827 reads 2 comments

  12. NASCAR Sprint Cup: Complete Preview, Prediction for Windows 10 400 at Pocono

    Whether you’re a fan of his or not, you’re witnessing history as Kyle Busch continues his outstanding run. The younger Busch brother has won the last three Sprint Cup races and four of the last five...

    Jerry Bonkowski Written by Jerry Bonkowski about 1 month ago 9,688 reads 8 comments

  13. With Kyle Busch's Recent Wins, Joe Gibbs Racing Having Superb 2015 NASCAR Season

    After winning just two races in 2014—the only victories any Toyota team earned that season—there’s no question Joe Gibbs Racing has hit upon something in 2015. The venerable Huntersville , N...

    Jerry Bonkowski Written by Jerry Bonkowski about 1 month ago 4,496 reads 3 comments

  14. Complete Preview, Prediction for Brickyard 400 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway

    I dare you—double dare you, in fact—to find a race or any major sportin g event in the U.S. with a lon ger name than Sunday’s Crown Royal Presents the Jeff Kyle 400 at the Brickyard at Indianapolis Motor Speedway...

    Jerry Bonkowski Written by Jerry Bonkowski about 1 month ago 11,878 reads 10 comments

  15. Who's Feeling the Most Pressure as the 2015 Sprint Cup Chase Approaches?

    NASCAR ’s version of musical chairs, otherwise known as the “Race to the Chase,” is underway...

    Jerry Bonkowski Written by Jerry Bonkowski about 1 month ago 10,634 reads 12 comments

  16. NASCAR at New Hampshire 2015: Preview and Prediction for the New Hampshire 301

    With eight races remaining to set the 16-driver field for the Chase for the Sprint Cup, Sunday’s race at New Hampshire marks the unofficial start of the so-called Race to the ...

    Jerry Bonkowski Written by Jerry Bonkowski about 1 month ago 9,464 reads 8 comments

  17. NASCAR's New Rules Package Passes Test at Kentucky, Appears to Be Big Success

    Judging by how Saturday’s Quaker State 400 played out, Kyle Busch wasn’t the only winner. So too was NASCAR, and ESPECIALLY its fans...

    Jerry Bonkowski Written by Jerry Bonkowski about 1 month ago 4,671 reads 4 comments

  18. NASCAR at Kentucky 2015: Complete Preview and Prediction for Quaker State 400

    After the wild finish at Daytona this past Sunday, things don’t necessarily get any easier at Kentucky Speedway, the site of Saturday night’s Quaker State 400. At 1...

    Jerry Bonkowski Written by Jerry Bonkowski about 1 month ago 9,536 reads 2 comments

  19. The Once-Dominant Joey Logano-Brad Keselowski Penske Duo Needs a Victory Revival

    During the 2014 season, it seemed like Brad Keselowski and Joey Logano were front and center virtually every week, either for their wins or strong finishes. From Keselowski finishing third to Dale Earnhardt Jr...

    Jerry Bonkowski Written by Jerry Bonkowski about 1 month ago 2,958 reads 5 comments

  20. NASCAR Sprint Cup: Complete Preview, Prediction for the Coke Zero 400 at Daytona

    This is where things start to get really interesting—the unofficial start for the so-called "Race to the Chase"—which may ultimately prove as exciting as the actual Chase for the Sprint Cup itself...

    Jerry Bonkowski Written by Jerry Bonkowski about 2 months ago 12,689 reads 9 comments

  21. Jeff Gordon's Disappointing Last Run at Sonoma Mars Near-Perfect Weekend

    What could have been wasn’t. What should have happened didn’t. And so Jeff Gordon moves on to what is now 20 races left in his illustrious Sprint Cup career. It should be that simple, but it isn’t...

    Jerry Bonkowski Written by Jerry Bonkowski about 2 months ago 5,934 reads 3 comments

  22. NASCAR at Sonoma 2015: Complete Preview and Prediction for Toyota-Save Mart 350

    Sunday’s Toyota-Save Mart 350 at Sonoma Raceway will be the first of two road course races in the next seven weeks. Sonoma is a picturesque area of rolling hills about 35 miles north of San Francisco...

    Jerry Bonkowski Written by Jerry Bonkowski about 2 months ago 10,617 reads 9 comments

  23. Why NASCAR Should Get More Mileage out of Additional Road-Course Races

    Now that the off-weekend is over, the Sprint Cup Series gets back to business this coming weekend with the always entertaining and challenging road-course event at Sonoma Raceway...

    Jerry Bonkowski Written by Jerry Bonkowski about 2 months ago 4,912 reads 18 comments

  24. NASCAR Drivers Most in Need of a Win in 2015

    With 15 races in the books and 11 remaining to qualify for the Chase for the Sprint Cup, time is starting to run out on several drivers’ hopes of still making the playoffs...

    Jerry Bonkowski Written by Jerry Bonkowski about 3 months ago 3,876 reads 4 comments

  25. Blueprint for Kyle Busch to Make the 2015 Chase: Is It Still Possible?

    Despite his 43rd-place finish in Sunday’s Quicken Loans 400 at Michigan International Speedway, Kyle Busch still has 11 races to rally to make the Chase for the Sprint Cup...

    Jerry Bonkowski Written by Jerry Bonkowski about 3 months ago 2,796 reads 14 comments