Daytona-500-2014-logo-250x214All is right with the world once again.  Dale Jr. wins the Daytona 500.

What a race. Maybe they should run it at night all the time.

Everyone that stayed with Fox on Sunday night and didn’t get caught up in the Sochi closing ceremonies was rewarded with a pretty good race and a win by NASCAR’s most popular driver. Dale Earnhardt, Jr. fended off repeated challenges from teammates and Roush Fenway, Penske and Joe Gibbs Racing drivers to capture his second Daytona 500. With the top 25 cars separated by less than 1 second, it was a buzzing pack of wild action once the rain cleared.Read More →

trashbinThe Duels:   Back in the old days the Duels were exciting….perhaps better than a normal race.   But then came bump drafting, and ‘it takes two to tango’.    It got boring.   But this year the changes have put that old excitement back into the mix, and there IS a chance that cars can zip up through the pack and make headway.Read More →

Well, Kyle Busch ought to be happy, or at least somewhat vindicated.

Busch contended that a conspiracy was in play to put the 3 and 88 cars on the front row for the Daytona 500. While Jr. posted a speed that held up for quite a while, it was Dillon in the 3 car that eventually claimed the pole position.

Earnhardt would go on to place 6thRead More →

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While the Daytona 500 is just over a week away, racing starts this weekend with the Sprint Unlimited, the old Bud Shootout.

 

There will be Cup practice on Friday and Saturday with Daytona pole qualifying on Sunday.Read More →