1. 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 18 hours ago 2,827 reads 1 comments

  2. 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 6 days ago 7,593 reads 8 comments

  3. 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 8 days ago 3,512 reads 3 comments

  4. 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 12 days ago 11,846 reads 10 comments

  5. 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 15 days ago 10,103 reads 12 comments

  6. 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 20 days ago 9,443 reads 8 comments

  7. 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 23 days ago 4,666 reads 4 comments

  8. 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 27 days ago 9,516 reads 2 comments

  9. 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 28 days ago 2,952 reads 5 comments

  10. 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 1 month ago 12,658 reads 9 comments

  11. 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 1 month ago 5,928 reads 3 comments

  12. 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 1 month ago 10,566 reads 9 comments

  13. 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 1 month ago 4,863 reads 18 comments

  14. 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 1 month ago 3,870 reads 4 comments

  15. 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 1 month ago 2,770 reads 14 comments

  16. NASCAR at Michigan 2015: Complete Preview and Prediction for Quicken Loans 400

    Sunday’s Quicken Loans 400 at Michigan International Speedway could wind up being a pivotal race. It will be the 15th race of the season, and teams that have yet to win a race ...

    Jerry Bonkowski Written by Jerry Bonkowski about 1 month ago 8,652 reads 8 comments

  17. Will Jeff Gordon's Victory Tour Wind Up Without Any Victories?

    I don't want this to sound snide, but if you're going to have a victory tour, aren't you supposed to have a win or two—or more? We all know Jeff Gordon is in his final season of racing in the Sprint Cup Series...

    Jerry Bonkowski Written by Jerry Bonkowski about 1 month ago 2,646 reads 3 comments

  18. NASCAR Sprint Cup: Complete Preview, Prediction for Axalta 400 at Pocono Raceway

    Pocono Raceway will have a lot to celebrate Sunday, as it marks the 75th Sprint Cup race to be run there, the Axalta We Paint Winners 400...

    Jerry Bonkowski Written by Jerry Bonkowski about 2 months ago 10,302 reads 7 comments

  19. Jimmie Johnson on Pace for His Best Season Ever After 4th Win of 2015 at Dover

    Reality has to slap you in the face sometimes to get your attention. Sunday was that kind of day for me—and I'm betting a lot of others like me...

    Jerry Bonkowski Written by Jerry Bonkowski about 2 months ago 1,179 reads 5 comments

  20. NASCAR Sprint Cup: Complete Preview and Prediction for the FedEx 400

    Dover International Speedway may share the same initials as another DIS (Daytona International Speedway), but this one-mile track stands out from every one of its peers...

    Jerry Bonkowski Written by Jerry Bonkowski about 2 months ago 9,240 reads 9 comments

  21. Juan Pablo Montoya and Open-Wheel Racing: Dream Pairing Only Partially Realized

    As the old saying goes, “two out of three ain’t bad.” But with Juan Pablo Montoya’s impressive rally to win his second career Indianapolis 500 on Sunday—in ...

    Jerry Bonkowski Written by Jerry Bonkowski about 2 months ago 13,457 reads 18 comments

  22. Verizon IndyCar Series: Complete Preview and Prediction for the Indianapolis 500

    The Indianapolis 500. Those three simple words have meant the pinnacle of motor racing not just in the U.S. but around the world. It's the race that most people look forward to each year in its annual renewal on Memorial Day weekend...

    Jerry Bonkowski Written by Jerry Bonkowski about 2 months ago 2,066 reads 0 comments

  23. While Shorter Races Could Benefit NASCAR, Coca-Cola 600 Should Stay Unchanged

    As the attention span of most Americans grows smaller and smaller, it’s not a surprise that NASCAR is contemplating shorter races in the future...

    Jerry Bonkowski Written by Jerry Bonkowski about 3 months ago 3,706 reads 9 comments

  24. The Best and Worst of Stewart-Haas Racing in 2015 on Display in All-Star Race

    Has there been a more disparate Sprint Cup organization this season than Stewart-Haas Racing? Kevin Harvick has been nothing short of outstanding...

    Jerry Bonkowski Written by Jerry Bonkowski about 3 months ago 9,559 reads 18 comments

  25. What NASCAR's Sprint All-Star Race Needs to Do to Bring Back the Excitement

    For nearly 20 years, the Sprint All-Star Race—formerly known as The Winston from 1985 through 2003—was one of the high points of every NASCAR season...

    Jerry Bonkowski Written by Jerry Bonkowski about 3 months ago 2,626 reads 10 comments