NASCAR’s playoffs – which I’m still stubbornly calling the Chase just because I think it’s a better name — are nearly finished, and I’m not feeling so great.

Labor Day weekend 2017 at Darlington Raceway was the best of times … and then it got better or, depending on where your personal driver allegiances lie, it got worse.

Regardless of our personal opinions on the current government administration, I’m pretty sure there’s one thing on which we can all agree. From the smallest of businesses to the greatest nation on earth, success or failure depends on one thing … and no, it’s not Twitter. It’s leadership, and…

From my vantage point – the sofa – roughly 300 fans turned out to watch the Brickyard 400 at venerable Indianapolis Motor Speedway on July 21 … and half of them left when Dale Earnhardt Jr., who will retire from NASCAR competition at the end of the 2017 season, was forced out of the race tha…

At Daytona International Speedway on July 1, Danica Patrick headed to victory lane for the second time in her NASCAR Cup Series career. Also for the second time, she was celebrating a victory in a race she didn’t win.

I’ve been preaching for a number of years now that our NASCAR, the one we grew up with, the one that broke into the mainstream thanks to the drivers we have watched and supported for years, is in a transition phase. In five or maybe even three years from now, it may be nearly unrecognizable.…

I am willing to wager that mine wasn’t the only dry eye in the Palmetto State when Ryan Blaney claimed his first-ever Monster Energy Cup Series victory at Pocono Raceway on June 11, driving the No. 21 Ford for Wood Brothers Racing. In fact, I’m a little surprised our little ol’ state didn’t …

The Coca-Cola 600 on May 29 at Charlotte Motor Speedway gave us yet another first-time winner, as Austin Dillon in the No. 3 took a gamble on fuel and won the jackpot. In the manner of all drivers who claim their first checkered flag in NASCAR’s premier racing series – David Pearson, Jeff Go…

The only thing I like better than the fact that Tony Stewart has returned to fulltime NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) competition is the fact that Tony Stewart has returned, and opened his mouth. Generally, when this occurs, we're in for a good show, and this time was no different.