Johnson Lets Keselowski Know That NASCAR Championship Isn't His Yet

by Ryan Isley Yogi Berra once famously said “Baseball is 90 percent mental. The other half is physical.” Jimmie Johnson is hoping the same thing holds true for NASCAR, as he took the chance on Thursday to play mind games with Brad Keselowski. Johnson trails Keselowski by 20 points for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series... Continue Reading →

NASCAR Continues to Show Inconsistency with Jeff Gordon Incident

by Ryan Isley It looks like the days of letting the boys have at no longer exist in NASCAR. Well, depending on who you are of course. This past weekend at Phoenix International Raceway, Jeff Gordon intentionally wrecked Clint Bowyer after Gordon felt that Bowyer had wrecked him earlier in the race. What ensued was... Continue Reading →

Sixth NASCAR Sprint Cup Championship on the Horizon for Jimmie Johnson

by Ryan Isley Well that NASCAR season was fun while it lasted. Oh sorry – there are three races left? It’s just a formality anyway. After three more races, we will be celebrating Jimmie Johnson winning his sixth NASCAR Sprint Cup Championship in seven seasons. Why's that? It's because when the dust settled after the... Continue Reading →

Time for NASCAR to Suspend Danica Patrick

by Ryan Isley Danica Patrick wants to send a message. It is time that NASCAR sends one right back. For the second time this season, Danica intentionally wrecked a fellow competitor this past weekend when she spun Landon Cassill about halfway through the Hollywood Casino 400 at Kansas Speedway. The first time she did it... Continue Reading →

NASCAR Needs Concussion Protocol

By Ryan Isley Where do we go from here? That has to be the question on the minds of those in charge at NASCAR after Dale Earnhardt, Jr. announced last Thursday that he would be sitting out two races due to suffering his second concussion in five weeks after the wreck on the final lap... Continue Reading →

Dale Earnhardt, Jr. Did the Right Thing

The right thing to do isn’t always the easiest thing to do. Just ask Dale Earnhardt, Jr. The 38-year-old driver suffered the first of two concussions in a five-week span when he spun in a tire test at Kansas on August 29th and then suffered the second one when he was involved in the 25-car... Continue Reading →

What Happened at Talladega Was Simply Not Racing

by Ryan Isley When they talk about Talladega Superspeedway being a game changer or the wild card in NASCAR’s Chase for the Sprint Cup, they couldn’t have had a more perfect scenario of that than what happened this past Sunday. When the yellow flag dropped with just a handful of laps left in the Good... Continue Reading →

The Time is Now if Dale Earnhardt, Jr. Wants to WIn the NASCAR Championship

by Ryan Isley In sports, athletes like to say that they are taking one game – or one race – at a time. While that may seem like a cliché, it just might be accurate when it comes to NASCAR and this week’s Good Sam Roadside Assistance 500 at Talladega Superspeedway. This is the one... Continue Reading →

What is Next for AJ Allmendinger?

by Ryan Isley How long does it take to change the career of a NASCAR driver? For AJ Allmendinger, it just might be eight weeks. That is the amount of time that it took Allmendinger to finish NASCAR’s Road to Recovery Program after being suspended for failing a drug test and violating the sport’s substance-abuse... Continue Reading →

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