NASCAR Articles

These are a few of the opinion articles that I've written for Insider Racing News. I wrote for IRN from July of 2008 until November 2012 when the site closed down and had 230 articles published. Visit my page at Insider Racing News to find all of my articles.

  • (11/19/12) Jeff Gordon Sends a Crystal Clear Message
  • (11/12/12) The Reason Jimmie Johnson is So Good
  • (11/5/12) Is NASCAR Returning to the Jimmie Johnson Invitational Series?
  • (10/29/12) Earnhardt is a leader on and off the track
  • (10/22/12) Is Danica Patrick Ready For The Sprint Cup Series?
  • (10/15/12) Has Earnhardt Jr. Tarnished His Image With The Fans?
  • (10/8/12) Will Next Generation Car Improve NASCAR Racing?
  • (9/30/12) Bad Luck Is The Only Thing That Can Beat Johnson
  • (9/24/12) Two Reasons Not Many Fans Like Jimmie Johnson
  • (9/17/12) Is There a Formula for Winning the Chase?
  • (9/10/12) Does NASCAR Really Need The Chase?
  • (9/3/12) Does NASCAR Need a Feud or Just More Emotion?
  • (8/27/12) Let The Head Games Begin
  • (8/20/12) NASCAR Needs More Road Course Races
  • (8/13/12) Can Anyone Beat Hendrick Motorsports?
  • (8/6/12) Apparently, Rick Hendrick Knows What He's Doing
  • (7/30/12) The Party is Over for Jeff Gordon
  • (7/23/12) Should Drivers Be Concerned About NASCAR Drug Tests?
  • (7/16/12) Is The 3 More Than Just A Number?
  • (7/9/12) Should NASCAR Create Some Manufactured Excitement?
  • (7/2/12) Are Nationwide Competitors Afraid to Lose to a Girl?
  • (6/25/12) Earnhardt Eyes His First Championship
  • (6/18/12) In NASCAR, Nice Guys Finish Second
  • (6/11/12) Kurt Busch is Running Out of Options
  • (6/4/12) Should NASCAR Shorten The Sprint Cup Schedule?
  • (5/28/12) Is Johnson Gearing Up for Championship No. 6?
  • (5/21/12) The Clock is Ticking for Jeff Gordon
  • (5/14/12) Is There a Double Standard for Danica Patrick?
  • (5/07/12) Is the New Style of Racing to Blame for Declining Track Attendance?
  • (4/23/12) Dale Earnhardt Jr. - The Best Driver in NASCAR
  • (4/22/12) To Repave or Not to Repave
  • (4/16/12) Are There Too Many Good Guys in NASCAR?
  • (4/09/12) Is Anyone Capable Of Beating Tony Stewart?
  • (4/02/12) Leading the Pack at Hendrick Motorsports
  • (3/25/12) Jimmie Johnson: Back in the Saddle Again
  • (3/19/12) Will Daytona Penalties Wreck Johnson's Season?
  • (3/12/12) Kevin Harvick Lobbies To Ban Cell Phones In Race Cars
  • (3/05/12) Did NASCAR Come Down Too Hard On The No. 48 Team?
  • (2/27/12) Iconic NASCAR Numbers - Back on Track in 2012
  • (2/20/12) It's Only Cheating If You're Caught
  • (2/13/12) The Nationwide Series Is Alive and Thriving
  • (2/6/12) Danica Patrick's Presence Felt Already
  • (1/20/12) Brand Identity Returns to NASCAR in 2013
  • (1/23/12): Kurt Busch Loses Desire To Win In 2012
  • (1/16/12): NASCAR Strives to Eliminate the Two Car Draft
  • (1/09/12): Jeff Gordon Snake Bitten By Chase - Should 2012 Be Any Different?
  • (1/01/12): Carl Edwards Has Eyes For Next Year
  • Articles Published in 2011

  • (12/26/11) Can Earnhardt Jr. Get Back to Victory Lane in 2012
  • (12/19/11) Things Are Looking Up For Tony Stewart
  • (12/12/11) Busch Brothers - Cut From The Same Cloth
  • (12/05/11) Earnhardt Jr. Still Most Popular Driver - But Wants More
  • (11/28/11) The Best Championship Victory In History
  • (11/21/11) NASCAR Says - "Don't Cross The Line"
  • (11/14/11) Punishment For Kyle Busch Not Severe Enough
  • (11/07/11) NASCAR Teams Are Suffering From The Sponsorship Squeeze
  • (10/31/11) Is Jimmie Johnson the Greatest Driver of All Time?
  • (10/24/11) Who Will Win a Championship First? Dale Earnhardt Jr. or Kyle Busch?
  • (10/17/11) Can Jimmie Johnson Recover From Setback?
  • (10/09/11) Still Too Early To Call The Championship Winner
  • (10/03/11) There Are No Gentlemen Left To Start The Engines
  • (9/26/11) A Fuel Mileage Win Is Still A Win
  • (9/19/11) Will The Feud With Kurt Busch Distract Jimmie Johnson?
  • (9/12/11) Is Jeff Gordon Still Tied With Bobby Allison At 85 Wins?
  • (9/05/11) Earnhardt Jr. Optimistic About Future at Hendrick
  • (8/29/11) The Nationwide Series Needs Danica Patrick
  • (8/22/11) Brad Keselowski Earns Respect From Other Drivers
  • (8/15/11) A True Rivalry In The Making?
  • (8/08/11) Danicamania Is About To Run Wild In NASCAR
  • (8/01/11) NASCAR Should Ban Sprint Cup Drivers From Nationwide Series
  • (7/25/11) Is Kyle Busch Overrated?
  • (7/18/11) To Tweet or Not to Tweet - That is the Question
  • (7/11/11) Will This Season be Six in a Row for Jimmie Johnson?
  • (7/04/11) There's a New Sheriff in Town
  • (6/27/11) Next Week - The Two Car Two Step
  • (6/20/11) Will Gordon's Legacy Be Marred By the Two That Got Away?
  • (6/13/11) After All Is Said And Done, Kyle Busch Had It Coming
  • (6/06/11) NASCAR's Success Is Trending Upward
  • (5/30/11) Danicamania Flares Up Again
  • (5/23/11) Officials And Drivers Remain Unclear on 'Boys Have At It'
  • (5/16/11) Are NASCAR's Actions Inconsistent With 'Boys Have At It'?
  • (5/09/11) It Was Feuds That Made NASCAR What It Is
  • (5/02/11) An Infusion Of New Blood In NASCAR
  • (4/25/11) Dale Earnhardt Jr. Will Be A Winner This Season
  • (4/18/11) For Better or Worse, Times are Changing in NASCAR
  • (4/10/11) NASCAR - Not in Bad Shape After All
  • (4/04/11) Start and Park Teams are a Good Thing for NASCAR
  • (3/21/11) NASCAR's New Points System - Not a Big Deal
  • (3/14/11) So Far, So Good, NASCAR Looks To Be Back On Track
  • (3/07/11) Danica Patrick, NASCAR History In The Making
  • (2/28/11) Is Dale Earnhardt Jr. Back?
  • (2/21/11) Danica Patrick Shows Potential
  • (2/14/11) Here Comes Danicamania, Round Two
  • (2/07/11) NASCAR Needs a New Ambassador
  • (1/31/11) "The Chase" is Killing NASCAR
  • (1/24/11) Change Just for the Sake of It
  • (1/17/11) No More Double Dipping
  • (1/10/11) Can Anyone Beat Jimmie Johnson?
  • (1/03/11) What's Wrong With NASCAR?