NASCAR Fans Need to Listen to Tony Stewart

by Ryan Isley There was plenty of action on the track last weekend at Talladega Superspeedway during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Aaron’s 499 but the best action may have come off the track after the race had finished. Tony Stewart put on a performance for the ages when talking to the reporters after finishing... Continue Reading →

Danica Lets Temper Ruin an Otherwise Positive Afternoon

by Ryan Isley I had all intentions of sitting down and writing about how well Danica Patrick raced in the Aaron’s 312 on Saturday afternoon in the NASCAR Nationwide Series. I really did. I know most of you won’t believe me because I have written negative pieces on her in the past. But if you... Continue Reading →

Phoenix Just Might Cure What Ails Jimmie Johnson

by Ryan Isley Want to know which driver to watch for when it comes to the Subway Fresh Fit 500 at Phoenix International Raceway this Sunday? Look no further than Jimmie Johnson. Most NASCAR drivers have to be happy that the craziness of the 2012 Daytona 500 is finally over and the Sprint Cup Series... Continue Reading →

Dave Blaney Walks Away From Daytona as a Winner

by Ryan Isley When the checkered flag was finally dropped on the 54th running of the Daytona 500 almost 36 hours after it was originally supposed to go green, it was Matt Kenseth standing in victory lane with the Harley J. Earl trophy as the champion. While Kenseth was officially the winner, there was a... Continue Reading →

Six Predictions for 2012 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series

by Ryan Isley The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series will get underway this Sunday at Daytona International Speedway when the running of the 54th Daytona 500 goes green just after 1:00pm ET. With that in mind, I decided to make a few predictions for the upcoming season. 1 - Kurt Busch Most Likely 2011 Chase Driver... Continue Reading →

A.J. Allmendinger Could be Surprise of 2012

by Ryan Isley There is a popular saying that goes something like this - when God closes a door, he opens a window. For NASCAR driver A.J. Allmendinger, it may have been reversed – God closed a window but opened a door. After the 2011 NASCAR season, Allmendinger’s primary sponsor at Richard Petty Racing –... Continue Reading →

Someone Needs to Put the Brakes on Danica Patrick

by Ryan Isley The Danica Patrick runaway popularity train needs to derail before it is too late – if it isn’t already. Patrick’s NASCAR career has been put in the fast lane with little proof that she can handle hanging with the good old boys on the track. At some point, someone will need to... Continue Reading →

Don't Look Now, But Here Comes Jimmie Johnson

by Ryan Isley Pick up this week’s Sports Illustrated and you won’t find Aaron Rodgers, Albert Pujols or Prince Fielder on the cover. For the second time in his career, NASCAR superstar and five-time defending series champion Jimmie Johnson graces the cover of the magazine. This would have come as a shock if it was... Continue Reading →

Earnhardt, Jr. Rides Popularity to Contract Extension

by Ryan Isley A couple of weeks ago, I wrote a piece for More Than a Fan about Danica Patrick and her undeserved 2012 seat in the NASCAR Nationwide Series. After I wrote that, Dale Earnhardt, Jr. was given a controversial five-year contract extension from Hendrick Motorsports to continue as the driver of the No.... Continue Reading →

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