February 2013

NASCAR Dodges Another Bullet (At Least for Now)

February 26, 2013

NASCAR dodged another bullet Saturday during the DRIVE4COPD Nationwide race at Daytona. As the field was coming to the checkered flag, race leader Regan Smith tried to throw a block on Brad Keselowski. Smith’s move was late and Keselowski sent him into the wall. This triggered a melee behind them and Kyle Larson’s race car […]

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NASCAR Subway Fresh Fit 500 at Phoenix – Race Coverage and Details

February 26, 2013

Round two of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series opens at Phoenix International Raceway located in Avondale, Arizona. This will be the first test of the new Gen 6 race car on an intermediate track. PIR, also known as Zoomtown, U.S.A., is famous for the kink located on the back stretch. Don’t forget to check for […]

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Will Danica Patrick Make These Mistakes in Her Duel Race?

February 18, 2013

Danica Patrick is on the pole not only for the Daytona 500, but also for the Budweiser Duel race #1. Patrick is locked into the Daytona 500 and has little to prove in this race. That said, there are many things to be learned from a Duel race. Avoiding mistakes should be her goal. Mistakes […]

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NASCAR 2013 Daytona 500 – Race Coverage and Details

February 17, 2013

The NASCAR racing season kicks off tomorrow with the Daytona 500. I hope you enjoy the race. Here are the race coverage and details for the NASCAR Daytona 500 (all times ET): Daytona 500 Results Sprint Cup Standings Where: Daytona International Speedway at Daytona Beach, Florida (2.5 mile paved Superspeedway; 200 laps; pit road speed […]

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Sprint Unlimited at Daytona Practice Crash

February 15, 2013

Mayhem broke out at the first practice session for the Sprint Unlimited at Daytona. Matt Kenseth turned down on Kurt Busch and triggered the wreck. Several drivers will have to go to backup cars for the race tomorrow night. Kenseth took blame for the crash in a post practice interview. Visit my Sprint Unlimited race […]

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The Sprint Unlimited at Daytona – Race Coverage and Details

February 15, 2013

It’s just an hour  until the NASCAR racing season kicks off with the newly named Sprint Unlimited (formerly known as the Budweiser Shootout.) The Gen 6 race car will be making its first appearance in this non-points race. I have gathered the details for the race below and will continue to update this post through […]

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Don’t Miss It: ESPN News NASCAR Media Day Special

February 13, 2013

NASCAR Now Daytona Media Day Special Airs Thursday Don’t forget to set your DVR to record NASCAR Now‘s media day special. Here is the information about the show from an ESPN MediaZone press release: ESPN’s daily NASCAR news and information program NASCAR Now will have a three-hour special program on Thursday, Feb. 14, at noon […]

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Update on the New Nascar.com Website

February 8, 2013

Back in in early January, I wrote about the new nascar.com website. The main issues I noted back then were that the site seemed bloated and over-designed. Since then, NASCAR listened to some of the problems the fans brought up and fixed a few issues. That said, the site has gotten progressively worse in several […]

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How is the Field Set for the 2013 Daytona 500? [Infographic]

February 6, 2013

I created this infographic for you (and me!) to help understand how the field is set for the Daytona 500. I thought a visual representation of the process might help. Unfortunately I could not get every nuance of qualifying to fit, but I think it will give you an idea how everything works. For more […]

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