The Chase

Many of us are use to a heavy weight fight with two contenders in the ring.

But NASCAR does things a little different. They toss twelve contenders in the ring and ding the bell. Continue reading

Stewart Inspiration Kicks Off the Chase at Chicagoland

Tony Stewart driver of the #14 Chevrolet sits in his car during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Geico 400 at Chicagoland Speedway on Sept 16, 2011 in Joliet, IL

Stewart during 2011 practice at Chicagoland Speedway
Photo – Rainier Ehrhardt/Getty Images

The midwest has it’s share of NASCAR drivers and midwesterners love cheering for their favorite guys and gals on the track – especially at Chicagoland Speedway, the first race in every drivers’ quest to win a coveted Sprint Cup championship.

Last year, Indiana native Tony Stewart, won at Chicagoland Speedway inspiring everyone by getting his first of five wins in the ten-race Chase and his third Cup championship. His #14 team went from, Stewart’s own assessment of not even belonging in the field of title contenders, to becoming the best of the rest and winning the 2011 Sprint Cup trophy.  Continue reading

NASCAR News & Views – Volume 39 – August 13 – 19, 2012

NASCAR News & Views – Volume 39
For the week of August 13 – 19, 2012

“We had the three fastest cars duke-ing it out for the win and that’s the way it should be. I think they (NASCAR) made the right call.” Marcos Ambrose after winning his second consecutive Watkins Glen race on August 12, 2012 Continue reading