Dale Jr. Underpowered?

  Is Dale, Jr. underpowered?  Remember when he and Michael Waltrip were the dominators at the restrictor plate races?  Well there were good reasons why that was happening.   According to an article in racintoday.com,  by Jonathan Ingram, he chronicles the early days of DEI and their engine builders ability to utilize “the gray areas” of the […]

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Is A Bankruptcy Imminent?

  Is Chrysler imminently close to a chapter 11 filing?  What affect will there be on the Dodge teams?  Will that have a domino affect on those race teams scrambling to align themselves with either a GM or Toyota factory sponsorship?  There are several reports that the bankruptcy filling for Chysler is as close as possibly next week.  The […]

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Crew Chief Swaps!

  The rumors and the rumblings are starting to get into high gear.  It always seems that when certain teams are under performing, the rumor mill cranks up.  There were reports on Jayski (www.jayski.com) that there has been meetings at Hendrick Motorsports regarding the crew chiefs of the #5 team and the #88 team switching assignments.  […]

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Bump Drafting 101

This Sunday will be NASCAR’s second installation of full throttle restrictor plate, bump drafting, 185 MPH three to five wide place swapping, hope he doesn’t make a mistake, high stakes racing from Talladega Superspeedway in Alabama.  The four restrictor plate races , two each from Daytona and Talladega are  always very exciting from the fan’s point of […]

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The Dinger ???

  Richard Petty Motorsports has just announced that the team has secured sponsorship up to Richmond in Sept. for the 2009 season.  Additionally RPM has announced that they have signed “The Dinger” through the end of the 2010 season! All this comes as sources in the garage area leaked that there was great interest in the […]

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Flying High??

  We are approaching the one quarter point of the 2009 season and some teams are flying high, and some are still in the holding pattern waiting for their approach clearance!!  It is no surprise that two of Hendrick Motorsports teams are first and second in the standings.  The teams of Jeff Gordon and Jimmie Johnson […]

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