Hot Tempers and Edgy Nerves

Hot tempers and edgy nerves are the essence of what NASCAR seems to be founded on, even before the cars hit the race track. As the high powered cars round corners, swap paint, burn tires and deafen spectators, drivers are contemplating the next crash and how to steal a spot from the driver in front […]

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Danica Patrick: Gender in NASCAR Still Relevant

By Whitney Norris Clocking in at 196 miles per hour on Monday, Danica Patrick beat out 37 other drivers to become the first woman to ever win the pole at the Daytona 500. Not only that, she became the first woman to take a pole in any race in NASCAR’s series, the Sprint Cup. This is […]

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Daytona 500: Ready, Set, CRASH!

This year’s Daytona 500 went off with a bang, literally. Everything that could go wrong with this Daytona 500 did go wrong. The first NASCAR race in prime time television could be remembered for everything but the winner. For the first time in NASCAR ‘s 54-year history a race was postponed because of steady rain […]

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NASCAR’s Silly Season: Big Changes and Huge Surprises

Immediately following the NASCAR season finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway (Fla.), it’s time for drivers, crew members and fans to take a break and catch their breath until next year’s Daytona 500. After 10 months of nonstop racing you think the NASCAR world would go on quite the vacation, right? Wrong. NASCAR’s off-season – better known […]

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