Thursday, March 24, 2011

Exciting or not, Fontana is a good measuring stick

This week NASCAR goes to everyone's favorite racetrack, Auto Club Speedway. However, whether fans like it or not, the track is demanding and the cream usually rises to the top, and NASCAR needs tracks that put the cars to the test, particularly the engines. So, click on the title for Monday Morning Crew Chief's thoughts.


Bear Down Arizona! Bear Down U of A....

Woot!! Woot!! WOOT!!!

God I HATE DUKE!! THANK GOD!!! We are finally back after losing our beloved Lute Olsen...

Doing the happy dance...doing the happy dance...

The Trifecta- Back In The Saddle Again Edition

Greetings race fans. We're back with racing's easiest fantasy game, the Trifecta. This week's line up of races takes us coast to coast with a stop down under.On tap this week are the NASCAR races from California and the season openers for Indy Car and F1. For those of you who don't regularly follow open wheel racing, Dwindy has written a who's who and what's what guide here.

This will be our first "Build Your Own" Trifecta of the season. Remember that there is a 5 point penalty for dumping a bad showing. There is no penalty for changing races before the posted green flag times of BOTH races.

This week's starting grid:

1 Hanny, 2 Dwindy, 3 moseby, 4 CR, 5 jon, 6 RA6AN, 7 JD, 8 SB, 9 Tez, 10 Bev, 11 kristen

On to the races:

1.) The NASCAR Nationwide Series race from California, Saturday March 26; green flag drops at 5:46pm ET (entry list)

2.) The F1 Australian Grand Prix from Melbourne, Sunday March 27; green flag drops at 2:00am ET.

3.) The Indy Car race from St. Petersburg Florida, Sunday March 27; green flag drops at 12:30pm ET.

4.) The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race from California, Sunday March 27; green flag drops at 3:16pm ET (entry list)

There you have it. Players, make your picks.

Wednesday, March 23, 2011

The Speeding Bullets: Jeff Byrd 500 '11

The Speeding Bullets are up.  Just click the title.  You don't want to miss this edition...

March Madness hindsight: How could I have been so blind?

Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Off The Wall Racing News

With both Formula One and IndyCar kicking off their seasons this weekend...
Your Open Wheel Primer

Random Rant: If it Ain't Broke, Don't Fix it!

Hey everyone, I just posted a new blog about-

-Wait wait wait wait wait. Tyler?

... Yeah.

We thought you ended up on a deserted island or something!

Well I did, my raft just floated in so I figured I'd write a blog. Anyways, its about the race at Bristol, so check it out and I hope my writing isn't too rusty!

Sunday, March 20, 2011

Rating the Jeff Byrd 500

Kyle Busch swept another weekend at Bristol, this time by winning just two races. Click on the title for the Rating.

The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly -- 2011 Jeff Byrd 500

This week's GBU is up. Click on the title and feel free to read and/or comment.

View From The Flagstand

Kyle Busch won the Kyle Busch 500 at Kyle Busch Motor Speedway on Sunday, continuing the ongoing Kyle Busch sweep.

Click the Kyle Busch to read the whole Kyle Busch.

Bristol Chat

Who's out there?

What's your fantasy lineup this week?