The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series youth movement will have to wait for now

by Ryan Isley Is the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series about to go out with the old and in with the new? Kevin Harvick and Kyle Busch would like to think not. While NASCAR has been busy promoting its younger drivers, Harvick and Busch have been busy racking up points and wins. When the season... Continue Reading →

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... Continue Reading →

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Championship Round Storylines and Prediction

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... Continue Reading →

Sorting Through NASCAR Chase for the Sprint Cup Possibilities

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.... Continue Reading →

No Chase Needed – Sherry Pollex is the True NASCAR Champion in 2014

by Ryan Isley Sometimes the toughest battles in sports are not being fought between the lines of the playing surface. NASCAR is no different. While there are 16 drivers battling in the Chase for the Sprint Cup this week in New Hampshire, the person who has the most important battle doesn’t even drive a racecar.... Continue Reading →

What NASCAR Should Have Done About What Happened at Richmond

by Ryan Isley   What a week this has been for NASCAR as they have tried to put themselves on par with the NCAA when it comes to scandals. In the Federated Auto Parts 400 last Saturday at Richmond International Raceway, three teams in NASCAR’s Sprint Cup Series crossed the line when it comes to... Continue Reading →

Sizing Up the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Championship

By Ryan Isley It’s that time of year again – the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series has gotten to the Chase with only 12 drivers having a chance to walk away as the 2012 champion. Those drivers are: Driver       Points Denny Hamlin 2012 Jimmie Johnson 2009 Tony Stewart 2009 Brad Keselowski 2009 Greg Biffle 2006... Continue Reading →

Ricky Stenhouse, Jr. the Right Guy for the Job at Roush Fenway Racing

by Ryan Isley In every sport, there will be movement among players going from team to team, be it by trade or free agency. While there aren’t actually any trades in NASCAR – unless you count crew members and crew chiefs – free agency has become a big part of the sport, especially among the... Continue Reading →

Ryan Truex Deserves a Full-Time Ride

by Ryan Isley One of the best-run races by a NASCAR driver last weekend at Dover International Speedway turned out to give way to great disappointment when all was said and done. Ryan Truex ran the NASCAR Nationwide Series 5-Hour Energy 200 for Joe Gibbs Racing and finished second, behind another of the Joe Gibbs... Continue Reading →

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