NASCAR 2013 Prediction No.1: Concussions Will Play a Role in the Chase

by Ryan Isley Writer’s Note: This is Part 1 in a 13-Part series. Each Friday from November 23rd to February 15th, Ryan will make a prediction for the 2013 NASCAR season spanning over all three main touring series – Sprint Cup Series, Nationwide Series and Camping World Truck Series. On February 8th and 15th, Ryan will predict the 12 drivers who will make the NASCAR Sprint Cup Chase and the Sprint Cup champion. You can check out all of the predictions here. The first prediction for the 2013 NASCAR season is that concussions will once again play a role in … Continue reading NASCAR 2013 Prediction No.1: Concussions Will Play a Role in the Chase

Could Distractions be the Undoing of Dale Earnhardt, Jr.?

by Ryan Isley Sometimes in sports, timing can be everything. And timing just may not get any worse than this week for Dale Earnhardt, Jr. This was the season in which people thought Earnhardt, Jr. might just be able to finally win the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series and lift the trophy that his father raised a record seven times. Along with ending a 143-race winless drought at Michigan earlier this season, the 37-year-old from Kannapolis, North Carolina has had one of- if not his most – consistent season in his 13th full season in NASCAR’s top circuit. His 10 top-5 … Continue reading Could Distractions be the Undoing of Dale Earnhardt, Jr.?