Martinsville

The Sprint Cup Series rolls into Martinsville Speedway this weekend. Carl Edwards sits atop the leaderboard, having generated four top 10s, including a victory, through the circuit’s first five weeks. He’s been challenged by Jef Gordon (on my squad this week), who has rolled up four top 10s of his own. In fact, the leaderboard [...]

LVMSTeam

It’s that time again. The Sprint Cup Series invades Las Vegas Motor Speedway this weekend. Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Kevin Harvick have already experienced the thrill of Victory Lane in 2014. Hendrick teammates Jimmie Johnson and Jeff Gordon have been the most successful drivers in Las Vegas. Salary Cap restrictions forced me to eschew the [...]

JimmieJohnson

With the season finale on tap for Sunday, Donovan McNabb and the FOX Sports Live panel discussed NASCAR and drivers’, particularly Jimmie Johnson, standing in the sports world as “athletes.” McNabb declared point blank that Johnson was not an athlete, prompting rage in the Twitterverse & social media. Of course, it raised the age-old topic [...]

It’s time for another round of NASCAR Sprint Cup action. This time, the circuit gears up for a battle at Darlington Raceway in South Carolina. We watched weather delays and the customary “big one” at Talladega last week. Ryan Newman found himself driving with Kurt Busch’s #78 Chevy on top of him after Busch’s car [...]

I know I’m tardy on this one. Qualifying wasn’t kind for me at Martinsville, but I’m hoping that the presence of Mario Lopez (he’s helping to start the race) will help spur my team on to greatness. Tony Stewart gets back on the track after two weeks of build-up. He’ll anchor my squad this week. [...]

Following The Leaders Jimmie Johnson, No. 48 Chevy Analysis: Sometimes you have to take the chalk. Johnson won the Daytona 500 before finishing second in the Subway Fresh Fit 500. He’s locked and loaded already, and that’s bad news for the drivers of the Sprint Cup Series. The big run continues this week at Las [...]

This weekend’s 55th running of “The Great American Race,” also known as the Dayton 500, might rank among the most-anticipated turns at the track in quite some time. First, you have the arrival of the new Gen-6 car, a design that promises to “bring the stock back to stock car racing.” Second, you have Danica [...]

It’s that time of year again. The dust has settled on Super Bowl XLVII, though the advent of this week’s NFL Combine puts the spotlight on the next class of would-be heroes. The NCAA Tournament is still one month from tipping off and the NBA and NHL Playoffs are still some two months away. I [...]