Author: Ryan Isley

Has Hendrick Motorsports become the SEC of NASCAR?

by Ryan Isley When the one team (or conference) that seems to have a stranglehold on a sport is struggling, it becomes headline news. This is just as true in NASCAR as it is in college football. So when Hendrick Motorsports had gone winless through five races in this NASCAR Monster Energy season and only

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Obstacles await as Chris Buescher looks to make NASCAR Chase for the Sprint Cup

With the new format in the NASCAR Chase for the Sprint Cup, the basic idea was win and you’re in. Well, things aren’t that easy for Chris Buescher this season. And it doesn’t look to get any easier this week. After cruising to the Xfinity Series championship last season (he never relinquished the top spot

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Dale Earnhardt, Jr. might want to consider retiring from NASCAR

Concussions have become a major hot button issue in sports over the past few years. NASCAR is no exception, as Dale Earnhardt, Jr. will be missing the New Hampshire 301 this week after suffering from concussion-like symptoms. Earnhardt, Jr., now 41 years of age, has been feeling the symptoms over the past couple of weeks

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NASCAR in a difficult spot when it comes to concussions

With the news that Dale Earnhardt, Jr. would be missing at least this weekend’s New Hampshire 301 due to issues with concussion-like symptoms, it brings up a question of whether or not NASCAR might have a bigger problem on its hands. While Earnhardt, Jr. has suffered from these symptoms before and even missed races in

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Concussion symptoms turn making NASCAR Chase for the Sprint Cup one big headache for Dale Earnhardt, Jr.

In 2012, Dale Earnhardt, Jr.’s run for a possible championship was cut short when he missed two races in the Chase for the Sprint Cup due to a concussion after multiple wrecks. This season, even getting into the Chase has been made more difficult by those same concussion-like symptoms. Earnhardt Jr. announced on Thursday that

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NASCAR Opening Weekend Was One to Remember

by Ryan Isley Deadpool may have had a great weekend at the box office last week, but NASCAR just had a hell of an opening weekend for the 2016 season. Johnny Sauter won the NextEra Energy Resources 250 in the Camping World Truck Series Friday night in what was a great race from start to

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Ricky Bowers Looks To Build off Strong 2015, Have an Even Better 2016

by Ryan Isley When the Southeast Super Trucks Series returns to the track on March 26 at Tri-County Motor Speedway in North Carolina, Northeast Ohio’s Ricky Bowers will be there. The 21-year-old will enter his second season in the series for Leicht Motorsports in the No. 61 truck. To read about how Bowers got his

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50 Thoughts and Questions as the 2016 NASCAR Season Revs Up

by Ryan Isley It’s that time of year again – where NASCAR ends its winter vacation and heads to Daytona to get back on track for another season. This year instead of doing a lengthy prediction series or post as I have done in the past, I decided to come up with a bunch of

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