NASCAR Sprint Cup Drivers Who May Not Qualify For Phoenix’s CNBC 500

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Which Legit Contenders Have What It Takes To Win Chase For Sprint Cup?


With three races left until we can crown a new Sprint Cup champion, a lot has been made about Matt Kenseth and Jimmie Johnson being a two-man race as they are tied at the top of the standings. I don’t think […]

What Jeff Gordon Winning 5th Sprint Cup Title This Season Would Mean For NASCAR

Jeff Gordon

Ever since Jeff Gordon became the 13th driver in the Chase for the Sprint Cup last month, quite a few of Gordon’s critics have said that his addition in the chase impacts the integrity of NASCAR, which is a complete joke […]

Michael Waltrip Racing to Field Only Two Full-Time Cars in 2014; Martin Truex Jr. to Leave

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Michael Waltrip Racing is in big trouble. The team was originally a NASCAR Nationwide Series team on a part-time basis, then became a multi-car NASCAR Sprint Cup Series team a few years ago. After failing horrifically in its first two […]

Time for the Fork?

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I didn’t want to write about the NASCAR Chase for the Sprint Cup this week but when ESPN resurrected their “Fork” bit, I just had to go there. After one race it just doesn’t seem fair or warranted to “Stick […]

NAPA Auto Parts Dumps Michael Waltrip Racing and Martin Truex Jr.

Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports

Michael Waltrip is getting divorced yet again. This time, the divorce isn’t to a woman, it’s to a sponsor. But this was not just any sponsor, this was NAPA Auto Parts. NAPA has been with Waltrip since his time at […]

Chicagoland Speedway GEICO 400 Prerace Notes

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The Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup starts today at Chicagoland Speedway with the running of the GEICO 400. The drivers and teams will put the controversies of the past week aside and get back to the business of racing. […]

Dale Earnhardt Jr. Wants to See NASCAR Drop the Hammer on Michael Waltrip Racing

Dale Earnhardt Jr.

Dale Earnhardt Jr. had some choice words for the incident in NASCAR  last Saturday at Richmond International Raceway, where Clint Bowyer is being accused of spinning out on purpose along with teammate Brian Vickers in the final stages of the race. Michael Waltrip Racing general manager […]

Were NASCAR’s Penalties too Light for Clint Bowyer and too Heavy for Martin Truex Jr.?

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Michael Waltrip Racing is in a lot of trouble. How much trouble? $300,000 of trouble. The team was fined the largest sum in NASCAR history (the previous high being Carl Long for having an engine that was too big, a […]

Jeff Gordon Should Be In Chase In Midst Of Race Scandal At Richmond

Jeff Gordon

We all saw what happened Saturday night. We saw Jeff Gordon become a victim of Michael Waltrip Racing as it appears that Clint Bowyer and Brian Vickers colluded to help their teammate Martin Truex Jr. NASCAR did the right thing by punishing Vickers […]

NASCAR Tries To Take Control; Hands Down Penalties Following Race At Richmond

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NASCAR decided to review the race at Richmond and has now handed down the punishment. On Monday, NASCAR announced that it has laid down some penalties towards Michael Waltrip Racing following the team’s actions towards the finish at Richmond. Having been found […]

It’s all About NASCAR Team Orders

Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports

So NASCAR has spoken to Michael Waltrip Racing. No one deliberately messes with the Race or the Chase or you will be penalized. The sport is supposed to be fun not controversial.  See this from USA Today for the penalties […]