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?
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 […]Read More NASCAR Opening Weekend Was One to Remember
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 The 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season has come down to this. Four drivers, 267 laps and 401 miles to crown a champion. That part is going to be similar to any NASCAR season under the current Chase for the Sprint Cup format. But one thing this season has that not every […]Read More NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Championship Round Storylines and Prediction
by Ryan Isley Don’t send out those NASCAR Chase for the Sprint Cup invitations just yet. Someone might be getting ready to crash the party at the last minute. The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series is just one race away from setting the field for the Chase but before the field can be set, they must […]Read More Kasey Kahne Could Crash The NASCAR Chase For The Sprint Cup Party
by Ryan Isley Jeff Gordon has not missed the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Chase for the Sprint Cup since 2005. This weekend at Darlington Raceway might help him extend that streak and make the Chase in his final season. With just two races left before the 16-car Chase for the Sprint Cup is set, Gordon […]Read More Jeff Gordon Looking To Turn Back The Clock At Darlington
by Ryan Isley If NASCAR was to make its own version of the 2001 film Bubble Boy, the lead actor would be Clint Bowyer, not Jake Gyllenhaal. With just six races remaining before the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series sets the Chase for the Sprint Cup field, Bowyer is in a transfer spot. For now. But […]Read More Clint Bowyer Has Work To Do To Keep NASCAR Chase Bubble From Bursting
by Ryan Isley Perception often is reality in the eyes of most people. And it’s perception that has NASCAR in a unique position when it comes to the Confederate flag. To some, the perception of NASCAR is still a good ol’ boys club in the south. One where fans (and drivers) are just a bunch […]Read More Why NASCAR Needs To Ban The Confederate Flag
by Ryan Isley Watching a champion go out quietly is always difficult in any sport. That seems to be where we might be right now in NASCAR when it comes to Tony Stewart. But this weekend at Michigan International Speedway could be the time for Stewart to show he can still compete in the NASCAR […]Read More Can Tony Stewart Turn It Around At Michigan?