The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series finds it way to the final road race of the year one of the most exciting races in recent memory. The famed Watkins Glen International track has set the bar for excitement and drama, and this weekend figures to continue that when the Cheez-It 355 at the Glen is run. Continue reading “5 Questions Going Into Watkins Glen”
Today it was announced that Farmers Insurance would continue to sponsor the #5 Chevrolet for Hendrick Motorsports through the 2017. In the release it also says fans can help design the 2015 car Kasey Kahne will drive. What it lacks is language that indicate Kahne will be the driver for the 2016 and 2017 seasons. Continue reading “All Signs Point To 2015 As Do Or Die For Kahne”
It’s only May, roughly three months into the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, and the jockeying for 2015 free agents might begin soon. Hendrick Motorsports announced that Nationwide Insurance would sponsor Dale Earnhardt, Jr. starting in 2015 on Friday and it’s a move that impacts two teams at minimum. Continue reading “A Few Crazy Scenarios For 2015 Free Agency In NASCAR”
In this column I take a look at the points situation in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series to let you know who will be battling for the title in Homestead. Pit road cost a bunch of teams on Sunday, why was that? Rookie Ricky Stenhouse, Jr. impressed many on Sunday and might have clinched the Rookie of the Year title. And finally could there be trouble brewing between two pseudo teammates who will be teammates for real next season? Continue reading “Column: Points, Pit Road, Stenhouse, and Kurt”
After Kasey Kahne gave what seemed to be one of the most bizarre and awkward interviews of the season, many began to speculate that Kahne might be have been injured in his lap 253 crash.
Representatives for Kahne indicated that he couldn’t hear ESPN’s Dr. Jerry Punch who was interviewing him after he was released from the infield care center. That seems very likely, but at the same time there were some fan accounts on Twitter, who were at the track, that said he looked to be in pain going to the ambulance.
Kahne even admitted a little on Twitter saying “Sore today but you’ll have that when you hit walls. Was racing hard with the 55 and lost it. Feel bad for my guys, will be ready for Dover.”
Watch the video and you be the judge.