Tag: Excitement

Jimmie Johnson wins a thrilling race in Bristol

| April 24, 2017 | 0 Comments
Jimmie Johnson wins a thrilling race in Bristol

The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series drivers weren’t able to compete in Bristol on Sunday due to rain-filled weather, but that didn’t stop them from putting on a fantastic show once they finally hit the track on Monday afternoon. Kyle Larson led the field to the green flag for the Food City 500 after earning […]

Continue Reading

Charlotte’s All-Star Race gets new format

| April 11, 2017 | 0 Comments
Charlotte’s All-Star Race gets new format

Change is nothing new in the NASCAR landscape, especially if you are considering the annual All-Star race. Every year the sanctioning body, incongruence with the racetrack, have been able to muster up a rash of ever-changing format ideas in order to try to enhance the drama and intensity of one of NASCAR’s most exciting nights. […]

Continue Reading

Will NASCAR once again find its March Madness in California?

| March 22, 2017 | 0 Comments
Will NASCAR once again find its March Madness in California?

Car chases and bumper-to-bumper traffic don’t normally come to mind when one ponders the positives of life in California. But when NASCAR rolls into town, thousands of racing enthusiasts couldn’t be anymore pleased. The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series is set to invade Southern California this weekend for the 20th annual Auto Club 400 at […]

Continue Reading

NASCAR gets much needed positive start to the season

| February 27, 2017 | 0 Comments
NASCAR gets much needed positive start to the season

Positive – a word that hasn’t been used very much around the NASCAR world lately. In a time where the sport been constantly beaten and battered by its fans and media for declines in TV ratings and attendance, the sport has been looking for anything to help stop the drop. NASCAR needed it’s 2017 season […]

Continue Reading

Joey Logano nabs victory in wild Clash race

| February 19, 2017 | 0 Comments
Joey Logano nabs victory in wild Clash race

The 2017 NASCAR season got off to a wild start in the preseason race on Sunday morning at Daytona International Speedway. The Clash, which is a non-points event, featured a 17-car field that put on quite the display of action and intensity. Mother Nature reared her ugly head on Saturday night as rain forced the […]

Continue Reading

Big format changes headed NASCAR’s way in 2017

| January 23, 2017 | 1 Comment
Big format changes headed NASCAR’s way in 2017

In an industry-wide effort to enhance the on-track excitement and quality of racing, NASCAR is set to implement a wide rash of changes before this season gets underway. On Monday night in Charlotte, the motorsports entity made a huge announcement regarding how the races in each of it’s top-3 series will be run in 2017 […]

Continue Reading

NASCAR: Say hello to Monster Energy

| December 1, 2016 | 0 Comments
NASCAR: Say hello to Monster Energy

With just over two months until the start of the 2017 season, NASCAR’s two-year search for a new title sponsor has taken the checkered flag, and sitting in Victory Lane is energy drink company, Monster Energy. NASCAR CEO Brian France, accompanied by Monster executives, broke the news in a press conference Thursday afternoon in Las […]

Continue Reading

Jimmie Johnson captures historic seventh career NASCAR championship

| November 20, 2016 | 0 Comments
Jimmie Johnson captures historic seventh career NASCAR championship

Richard Petty and Dale Earnhardt; the two drivers who had earned seven Sprint Cup championships before Sunday. The question had been asked for quite sometime, will anyone ever achieve the feat again? At the conclusion of Sunday night’s Sprint Cup finale race at Homestead-Miami, Jimmie Johnson added himself to that list. The sports world has […]

Continue Reading

Carl Edwards gets redemption at Texas

| November 7, 2016 | 0 Comments
Carl Edwards gets redemption at Texas

Mother Nature forced NASCAR to call last year’s Chase race at Phoenix early – seemingly ending Carl Edwards championship hopes. Flash forward almost one full year later to the rain-plagued Chase race at Texas Motor Speedway, and the outcome is much different for the Columbia, MO native. NASCAR headed to the Lone Star State for […]

Continue Reading

Chase elimination day at Dover

| October 2, 2016 | 0 Comments
Chase elimination day at Dover

Domination, elimination, heartbreak –  three words that could be used to sum up Sunday’s Citizen Soldiers 400 at Dover International Speedway. The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series headed up north to Delaware for the final race in the first round of the Chase for the Sprint Cup. 16 drivers entered Sunday’s event with a shot at […]

Continue Reading

Tony Stewart finds his way back to victory lane at Sonoma

| June 26, 2016 | 2 Comments
Tony Stewart finds his way back to victory lane at Sonoma

SONOMA, Calif. – In 2015, Kyle Busch had to miss multiple races early on in the season due to an injury he suffered before the start of the Cup season. This year, Tony Stewart was forced to the sideline with an injury before the start of the season, also missing multiple events. What do they […]

Continue Reading

Carl Edwards wins feel-good race at Bristol.

| April 17, 2016 | 1 Comment
Carl Edwards wins feel-good race at Bristol.

Beaten-up cars, emotion-filled drivers, numerous cautions, close bumper-to-bumper racing. Sunday’s Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway lived up to what fans have come to expect when NASCAR rolls into the famed half-mile oval. Carl Edwards led the field to the green flag for the 500 lap race, and was able to keep his nose […]

Continue Reading

Jimmie Johnson captures the checkered, excitement grows in Texas

| November 8, 2015 | 0 Comments
Jimmie Johnson captures the checkered, excitement grows in Texas

After weeks of controversies and disputes, Texas Motor Speedway provided some refreshment to racing fans. NASCAR headed to the Lone Star State for the running of the AAA Texas 500, the second race in the Eliminator Round of the Chase. With only two races left before the championship finale at Homestead-Miami, the drivers left in […]

Continue Reading

Harvick causes controversy in NASCAR’s elimination race at Talladega

| October 26, 2015 | 0 Comments
Harvick causes controversy in NASCAR’s elimination race at Talladega

NASCAR may have gotten more drama than it bargained for in Sunday’s running of the Camping World 500 at Talladega Superspeedway. Aside from the white knuckle pack racing that the 2.66-mile track creates, it was an elimination race, putting added stress on the teams that were racing for one of the seven remaining spots in […]

Continue Reading