Auto Club Speedway’s annual fall event is getting a new start time as well as a date: The Oct. 11 Pepsi 500 is scheduled to begin at noon.
Actually, there’s a lot of it. But if you complain about the cars this weekend at Talladega, it just means you don’t belong in Nextel Cup.
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Nothing newsworthy here just Tony being Tony other than ESPN’s reaction.
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As explained by one Jeffrey Michael Gordon.
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You’d think that making the Chase for the Nextel Cup, and winning his first career race last week, would earn Clint Bowyer some measure of fame. The type of fame that means your name isn’t misspelled, ever.
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I need to rectify something: The Chase for the Nextel Cup started without a whisper here, and while the New Hampshire race last Sunday was, by all accounts, a boring piece of crap, something amazing happened for the first time in modern NASCAR history. Something so simple you (and ESPN) probably didn’t notice it.
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The cool thing about motor sports, when compared to other professional sports, is that most of us drive a motorized vehicle. We might not get to face a 90-mph fastball every day, put on a helmet and pads and tackle someone, or check some poor sap into a plexiglass wall, but we can regularly get behind the wheel of a car, truck or motorcycle.
Continue reading “What happens when you and I try to imitate professional motorcycle riders.” »
I don’t like parking my hybrid in dirt parking lots, but I do enjoy a damn good motorcycle race. Could some kind of compromise have been reached before I was dispatched to Glen Helen Raceway this weekend?
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