NASCAR Pundit Jumps Shark

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We all get things wrong. Whether we are bloggers, so-called pundits, denizens of the main stream media or just plain members of NASCAR Nation that post on blogs and forums. In a way wrong is good, it shows an attempt

More NASCAR Punditry Flung off the Rails into a Ditch

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As seen in my preceding post when it comes to punditry, whether it be of the NASCAR variety or political/social, it must come with at least a modicum of truthfulness. If not you’re just a hack with a license to

Like a “Hannibal” Smith Plan, Sometimes Themes Come Together

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Colonel John “Hannibal” Smith, the fictional character in the 1980s action/adventure TV series The A-Team, was famous for using the tagline; “I love it when a plan comes together.” Sometimes blog posts drop out of the sky, or the stars

Kyle Busch, Captian of S.S. Interstate Batteries No. 18?

Kyle Busch, Captian of S.S. Interstate Batteries No. 18?

The #18 Interstate Batteries car cruised around Texas Motor Speedway Friday, but it wasn’t on the 1.5-mile track. The newly decaled NASCAR Sprint Cup Series stock car took its original spot back into the middle of the Texas Motor Speedway

Nationwide Series: Death of a Myth?

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Congratulations to Carl Edwards who won the pole for today’s Nationwide event at Fontana. Edwards was joined in the top ten by Roush-Fenway teammates Greg Biffle (5th) and David Ragan (8th). In looking through the starting line-up I may have

Last Lap Passes, I Don’t Need no Stinkin’ Last Lap Passes!

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How it was in February 21, 2009: With a No. 51 Toyota truck that absolutely dominated the competition Saturday at Auto Club Speedway, polesitter Kyle Busch streaked to a 9.023-second victory over Todd Bodine, last week’s winner at Daytona, in

Jeff Gordon and Mark Martin – Undue Influences, Who Knew?!

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My job is so much easier when posts write themselves. A case on point: An inmate in federal prison has filed a $23 million lawsuit claiming NASCAR is responsible for his laundry list of criminal activity, from speeding to credit

Some Observations of Saturday Night’s Race

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Well I barely managed to stay awake through the Bud Shootout Saturday, not because it was boring but because my son is sick and he had us up at about 5:30 am – not to mention I’m a little under

Qualifying at Daytona Is All About The Front Row

Qualifying at Daytona Is All About The Front Row

An all Martin front row. A former DEI driver, Mark Martin, and a newly formed DEG driver, Martin Truex Jr. Interesting. OK here is the deal, I think Truex’s speed was made on a more radical and aggessive set-up while

Training To Work Among NASCAR Motorsports Finest

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A garage technician might have big dreams of working around NASCAR racecars but will keep those dreams in check because they know they are not trained to work on that equipment or any other high performance engines for that matter.

NASCAR Final Results of the Season

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This weekend saw the final races of the season for all three divisions of NASCAR. The Sprint Cup was the most awaited with Kevin Harvick putting up a dramatic fight to win the title. He left it very late to

Nationwide and Camping World Truck Series Roundup

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It may feel like all of the excitement is focussing around Sprint Cup in the NASCAR world at the moment with the Chase taking place and so much excitement around the races with drivers under a lot of pressure. However,