by Ryan Isley SPARTA, Kentucky – Cole Swindell could have been back home in Nashville on Saturday after playing a concert in Wisconsin on Friday night. But an open date and a NASCAR race being in Kentucky was just too much temptation to pass up for the avid NASCAR fan. Swindell stopped by Kentucky Speedway […]Read More Cole Swindell discusses “You Should Be Here” at NASCAR race in Kentucky
By Ryan Isley There is a saying I like to use quite often on social media – “haters gonna hate.” When it comes to NASCAR, the haters don’t come out for anyone stronger than they do for Kyle Busch. Those haters may not have a good weekend as the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series heads […]Read More Hate from NASCAR fans continues as Kyle Busch heads to Richmond looking for third win in a row
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 […]Read More Has Hendrick Motorsports become the SEC of 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 […]Read More Dale Earnhardt, Jr. might want to consider retiring from NASCAR
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 […]Read More NASCAR in a difficult spot when it comes to concussions
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 […]Read More Concussion symptoms turn making NASCAR Chase for the Sprint Cup one big headache for Dale Earnhardt, Jr.
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 […]Read More 50 Thoughts and Questions as the 2016 NASCAR Season Revs Up
by Ryan Isley When NBC was putting together the broadcast team for the 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season, the network took a couple of moves that seemed like risks which were questioned. So far, NBC has had the last laugh. The move that really took everyone by surprise and was scrutinized was the decision […]Read More Steve Letarte and Jeff Burton Making Impact on NBC’s NASCAR Coverage
by Ryan Isley The more things change, the more they stay the same. NASCAR’s new eligibility rules for the Chase for the Sprint Cup are in their second season. And while people have gotten a little more comfortable with how a driver becomes Chase eligible, there still seems to be a little bit of confusion. […]Read More Sorting Through NASCAR Chase for the Sprint Cup Possibilities