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Minter: Points Don’t Always Add Up To Excitement
Saturday, 26 Feb, 2011 – 8:23 | 2 Comments
Minter: Points Don’t Always Add Up To Excitement

By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
A Speedweeks that will go down as one of the most memorable in history provided great drama in all three major NASCAR races, and it wasn’t the manufactured kind, it …

Cope Knows A Bit About Dark Horse 500 Winners
Tuesday, 22 Feb, 2011 – 14:30 | One Comment
Cope Knows A Bit About Dark Horse 500 Winners

By Mark Armijo | Senior Correspondent
RacinToday.com
Trevor Bayne, say hello to Derrike Cope.
Bayne, 20, motored to an improbable win Sunday in the Daytona 500 in only his second NACAR Sprint Cup Series start, a stunning performance …

Ingram: Thanks For a Happy Ending At Daytona
Monday, 21 Feb, 2011 – 14:37 | 2 Comments
Ingram: Thanks For a Happy Ending At Daytona

By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Daytona Beach, Fla. – From the Monday Morning Crew Chief™:
The night before the Daytona 500, I met with Tommy Byrne to talk about the American release of his book, “Crashed and …

‘The Day’ Is Gut-Wrenching History Times Three
Friday, 18 Feb, 2011 – 13:36 | Comments Off on ‘The Day’ Is Gut-Wrenching History Times Three
‘The Day’ Is Gut-Wrenching History Times Three

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
As a hard-card carrying member of NASCAR’s Citizen Journalist corps, and as a motorsports fan, I admittedly watch an inordinate amount of programming on SPEED.
That’s not a blanket endorsement of …

Ingram: Waltrip’s Book And Earnhardt Jr.’s Pole
Monday, 14 Feb, 2011 – 8:22 | 3 Comments
Ingram: Waltrip’s Book And Earnhardt Jr.’s Pole

By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
From the Monday Morning Crew Chief™:
I’m one of those happy to see Dale Earhardt Jr. on the pole for the Daytona 500. In the coming week, it will be good …

Shootout To Be A Seminar For The Upcoming 500
Saturday, 12 Feb, 2011 – 9:43 | Comments Off on Shootout To Be A Seminar For The Upcoming 500
Shootout To Be A Seminar For The Upcoming 500

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
It’s a non-point race, but that does not mean the Budweiser Shootout is a non-importance race. On the contrary. And especially this year.
This year, in addition to giving participating teams …

Minter: This Could Be The Year The Kid Mans Up
Thursday, 10 Feb, 2011 – 7:54 | One Comment
Minter: This Could Be The Year The Kid Mans Up

By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
When Joey Logano first came on the racing scene that was my old newspaper beat, he was a pint-sized racer with a papa who had deep enough pockets to buy …

Pedley: Is It Time To Put Speedweeks On A Diet?
Tuesday, 8 Feb, 2011 – 17:15 | 3 Comments
Pedley: Is It Time To Put Speedweeks On A Diet?

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
Speedweeks are upon us. But you have to wonder if, in this time of cutbacks and downsizing, might it not be a good idea to trim things back to Speedweek …

Racers Pick Winner Of Daytona 500 Of NFL Games
Sunday, 6 Feb, 2011 – 9:08 | 2 Comments
Racers Pick Winner Of Daytona 500 Of NFL Games

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
Today is the big day for NFL fans. It’s the day of their biggest game. The Super Bowl. Or as some call it, the Daytona 500 of football games.
Several auto racing …

Woody: Racing Doesn’t Need TV-Dictated Finishes
Wednesday, 26 Jan, 2011 – 8:05 | One Comment
Woody: Racing Doesn’t Need TV-Dictated Finishes

Larry Woody | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Fox Sports Chairman David Hall believes if races were shortened it would solve the problem of waning NASCAR fan interest.
I’m not so sure.
If the racing is close and exciting, fans will …