NASCAR once again came up with a new rule that misses the point on what it is trying to prevent. Enter starting next season Cup teams will have to use 13 engines during the year for two full race weekends. The rule, which sounds on the surface to be a[…]
Author: Michael Metzger
There’s this myth that comes around NASCAR twice a year during the Cup Series schedule. That myth is if you get yourself a “road course ringer,” you’ll have instant success in the race. Well that’s not been the case more often than not and it’s actually surprising to me that[…]
When Austin Dillon crossed the finish line to capture the Coca-Cola 600 on Sunday/Monday evening he became the 13th different driver to win in a car number 3. That might come as a shock to some people as all of the commentary post-race left the impression that only Dale Earnhardt[…]
The epic battle of NASCAR stats that I’ve personally struggled with the past four years has concluded and one lone victor remains. It appears that sometime in the last week NASCAR has acquired the site Racing-Reference.info and is now using it as its historical database for old NASCAR results. Now[…]
It’s unfortunate that life has a way of derailing things and you’re left to look at what was and think of what could have been. This ‘what if’ game is one I play often when it comes to NASCAR. If this or that happened, what would have been the immediate[…]
Ever wonder what happens if a team owner is suspended? Well they simply write someone else’s name on the entry as owner and change the number. That’s what happened in 1991 when NASCAR dropped the hammer on Junior Johnson’s #11 team after The Winston All-Star Race.
It’s never good to see a track lose a race date, but there is a bit of irony woven in New Hampshire Motor Speedway being stripped of its September event. That’s the race was ripped away from North Wilkesboro Speedway in a bully tactic in conjunction with the Texas Motor[…]