With the temperature well below freezing and a strong north wind stirring a blanket of snow, it’s a good time to relax by the fire and ponder several questions about the racing season ahead.
While the TV mouths continue to be cheerleaders for NASCAR, it is obvious there is trouble in “paradise.”
Was it a good year? To answer that question for the American Le Mans Series, it depends on how you define success. Clearly this past weekend’s season ending Petit Le Mans 1,000-mile show at Road Atlanta was representative of the 2012 campaign in terms of highs and lows experienced by the sanctioning body on the track.
If one is a race fan and is looking for something totally different, we might have the perfect thing to consider.
To paraphrase an old cliché; the more things stay the same, the more they change. Although this might, at first glance, seem counterintuitive, a perfect example of this was to be found on the streets of Baltimore Labor Day weekend in an American Le Mans Series show that was more of a crashfest than it was a race
CONCORD, N.C. Within the last couple of weeks we lost a couple of NASCAR’s finest. One was well known. The other one, very few people knew him...
The drivers and teams all fled Daytona on Sunday night, flying in their private aircraft back to the real world.
“Shorter races,” they say. “No attention span,” they say. “Two-hour window,” they say. Everybody, it seems, knows how to fix NASCAR.
Recently race fans on social media have been calling out 19-year-old stock car driver Erik Jones.
As anyone who has spent time in Florida knows, the entire state only has about three dozen natives. Everyone else came here from somewhere else, mostly from cold winter states