Nascar Cup Series

  1. Kyle Busch Reignites an Ages-Old Debate

    Kyle Busch made comments a few days ago that have ignited fury between the veterans and the young guns of the sport. Busch had been asked about NASCAR’s youth movement and their marketing opportunities such as podcasts, T.V. and movie cameos, and social media takeovers during this year’s NASCAR media tour in Charlotte, North Carolina…. Continue Reading »
  2. Hendrick Motorsports’ Future Starts in 2018

    Alex Bowman. William Byron. Chase Elliott. Jimmie Johnson. What a diverse group. A driver with 81 Cup starts and no wins. A driver with no Cup starts and an XFINITY Series championship. A winless Cup championship contender from last season. A seven-time champion and 83-time race winner. My excitement for the future of Hendrick Motorsports… Continue Reading »
  3. NASCAR Needs to Cut Costs. Now.

    One of the most concerning aspects of NASCAR as a sport its monetary situation. Money has been short for many teams, leading to a lack of competition at times, as well as an influx of pay-to-play drivers, especially in the lower series. Now even Miller-Coors is moving away from the sport, decreasing its appearances on… Continue Reading »
  4. Predicting Every Cup Winner of 2018

    By Matteo Marcheschi I went off and predicted every winner and the playoff grid for the 2018 season. It hasn’t even been a week… Daytona – Ryan Blaney Atlanta – Jimmie Johnson Las Vegas – Kevin Harvick Phoenix – Alex Bowman Auto Club – Kyle Larson Martinsville – Brad Keselowski Texas – Martin Truex Jr…. Continue Reading »
  5. 5 Drivers for 1 Spot: The Battle at Phoenix

    By Matteo Marcheschi Kyle Busch and Kevin Harvick have won the two races in the Round of Eight so far, cementing their positions in the Championship Four at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Martin Truex Jr. has locked himself into that group by points. That means only one spot remains to compete for the championship at Homestead, and… Continue Reading »
  6. Talladega Wreckfest Shakes Up Playoffs

    By Matteo Marcheschi Only 14 cars finished the Alabama 500 at Talladega Superspeedway, but only two (by my count) made it through without significant contact: the top two finishers, Brad Keselowski and Ryan Newman. Every driver listed “out” of the race was out because of a crash, or parked for rules violations after a crash,… Continue Reading »
  7. Kyle Busch’s Grueling Day at Charlotte

    By Matteo Marcheschi Kyle Busch was running in second, just behind Kevin Harvick, when his day went wrong. His weekend hadn’t been all that great to begin with, crashing in first practice and losing second practice due to rain. Busch wasn’t sure what to expect from his newly-repaired car entering the race. Busch’s misfortune would… Continue Reading »
  8. Pros and Cons: The 2018 Rules Package

    NASCAR has released its 2018 rules package, to be used beginning at Daytona in February. Here are the pros and cons to the changes, or lack thereof. Pros First off, the splitter and cooling systems will now be provided by NASCAR, so teams won’t have to spend money on research and development of those parts…. Continue Reading »