The 2010 Sprint Cup schedule is out and the dates and times of many of the races haven’t changed, but there have been a few changes to last year’s schedule. 2010 is shaping up to be a highly anticipated year. Can Jimmie Johnson do it again and capture a fifth straight Sprint Cup Series Championship or will one of the young guns finally break through the pack and overtake Jimmie Johnson. Mark Martin should be back to see if he can win for the first time, but things can change and you never know. Kurt Busch finished good last year …read more
Jimmie Johnson for President! Jimmie Johnson may have won the Sprint Cup Series for four straight years but President? The best driver in NASCAR for 2009, Jimmie Johnson has probably achieved just about everything he started out to accomplish. What could be next for Jimmie? Dare we say a fifth Sprint Cup Series Championship is probably next on the menu for Jimmie, unless he decides to take up Formula One or some other kind of challenge. It wouldn’t surprise me if Jimmie did decide to move onto other challenges. How many times do you have to win the Sprint Cup …read more
Jimmie Johnson can stand a little taller today as it was announced by the Associated Press that Jimmie Johnson is the Associated Press Male Athlete of the Year. This is great for NASCAR and all of the competitors and the industry as a whole to have one of there own recognized in such a manner. After 78 years of racing a NASCAR racer has finally been recognized as the Associated Press Male Athlete of the year.
It’s about time that NASCAR racers are recognized for the skill, strength, stamina and mental will power it takes to get behind the wheel of …read more
The boys will have someone to watch on the NASCAR tour this year as Danica Patrick will be on the grid for this year. This is great news for the sport of racing, as there just aren’t enough women behind the wheel of a race car in the industry.
Danica will be behind the wheel of a Nationwide Series car this year and has announced that she expects to debut on the Nationwide Series during the race at Fontana, a week after the opener at Daytona. She has also announced that she is definitely planning to be behind the wheel during …read more
The 2009 NASCAR season was about normal for Tony Stewart during a year long battle on the race track. He won a bushel full of races, was in the series lead for awhile, before he fell from contention during the playoff round of the Sprint Cup Series, the Chase. He was confident and bash most of the time, at other times he was so much fun to watch that you had to be entertained by his antics, and the rest of the time we was and heard from the touchy side of Tony that can be rude at times.
This wasn’t …read more
Mark Martin was on stage again Friday night at the celebration of Jimmie Johnson’s fourth straight Sprint Cup title and the year that the industry had entertaining their fans. This time people weren’t offering him rocking chairs in the hope that he might get the idea and perhaps take his leave of the sport and with his recent results it appears he made the right choice after all. Mark Martin maybe 50 years old but you’d never know it by his driving and certainly not by the ovation he recieved when he came onto the stage. In fact the 2009 …read more
2009 was definitely the year of the No. 48 race car and Jimmy Johnson’s run to his fourth straight Sprint Cup Series Championship, but 2009 had a few other notable points and events that will be remembered. The whole year was over shadowed by Jimmie Johnson and his run through the 10-race Chase to win it all again.
Also notable in 2009 was the financial problems of NASCAR and the state of the financial institutions around the world, which definitely made the ground the racers’ were racing on a little more hazardous and put the future of some teams and races …read more
The 2009 Sprint Cup season is over and seasons greetings to all the fans, teams, and drivers that participated in bringing us a year of entertainment we won’t forget soon. We had to wait for the last race of the year to finalize the standings and make sure that nobody could catch Jimmie Johnson and his No. 48, and it turned out as expected. Now that Jimmie is a four time Sprint Cup Series winner, the only question is can he do it again, and the answer is obviously, yes he can. It won’t be as easy next year, and …read more
Success should never be easy. It’s much more satisfying and enjoyable to battle through intense action and competition to your best possible finish, despite the great work and equipment of your competition. Mark Martin found himself in this position for the fifth time in his Sprint Cup career Sunday as he had to watch Jimmie Johnson once again win it all for the fourth consecutive time. Mark Martin’s crew chief, Alan Gustafson also had to stand and watch Jimmie Johnson win for the fourth consecutive time and you can get they’re wondering if next year it will be there turn.
Mark …read more
The race for NASCAR’s dash for the line of the Sprint Cup Championship is coming down to the last corner with Jimmie Johnson 108 points ahead of Mark Martin and the pack a distant sight behind him. Mark Martin was looking like he might have a chance to grab his first Sprint Cup Series title, but now the 2009 Sprint Cup Series title is pulling away from him and Jimmie Johnson is about to bask in the glory and money of a Sprint Cup Series championship. The celebration party after the last race is going to be a would-love-to-be-there event …read more