Dale Earnhardt Jr. Cleared to Return to Racing

Photo Credit: In The Nation by Nationwide After a hard crash in the 2016 FireKeepers Casino 400 at Michigan International Speedway in Brooklyn, Michigan, this past June, Dale Earnhardt Jr., raced in just three more races in the 2016 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season before being experiencing concussion-like systems and being sidelined for the remaining 18 races of the 36-race schedule. Now Earnhardt Jr., 42, has been … Continue reading Dale Earnhardt Jr. Cleared to Return to Racing

From Last to First, Jimmie Johnson Claims Record 7th NASCAR Championship

Photo Credit: Beyond the Flag After starting in 40th (last) place in the 2016 NASCAR championship finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway in Homestead, Florida, Jimmie Johnson drove through the field to win the Ford EcoBoost 400 and win a record 7th NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship. Johnson was scheduled to start the race in 14th place, but his team incurred a pre-race penalty that sent him to … Continue reading From Last to First, Jimmie Johnson Claims Record 7th NASCAR Championship

Final 2016 NASCAR Standings

Photo Credit: NASCAR Final 2016 NASCAR Standings (36/36 races complete) = Denotes drivers in the 2016 NASCAR Sprint Cup Chase  =Denotes drivers in the Chase’s “Round of 12”  =Denotes drivers in the Chase’s “Round of 8”  = Denotes drivers in the Chase’s “Championship 4”    Jimmie Johnson- 5 wins, 5040 points    Joey Logano- 3 wins, 5037 points    Kyle Busch- 4 wins, 5035 points    Carl Edwards- 3 wins, 5007 points    Matt … Continue reading Final 2016 NASCAR Standings

2016 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Championship Preview

Photo Credit: The Charlotte Observer The 2016 NASCAR Spring Cup Series championship will be decided this Sunday, November 20th, 2016, at Homestead-Miami Speedway in Homestead, Florida. Under NASCAR’s Chase rules, only the four drivers who earned the right to be in the Championship Four round of this season’s Chase for the Cup will be eligible to win the championship. Each driver will enter the final race … Continue reading 2016 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Championship Preview

Dale Earnhardt Jr. Still Not Race Ready

Photo Credit: USA Today After a concussion he suffered in June, Dale Earnhardt Jr. is still undergoing treatment. He will not be racing for another two weeks at least. Rick Hendrick, the team owner, says that Earnhardt wants to get back and is “following what the doctors are saying, to a letter, and doing exactly what he needs to do”, according to ESPN. Earnhardt’s biggest … Continue reading Dale Earnhardt Jr. Still Not Race Ready

Bryan Clauson Killed in Sprint Car Crash

Photo Credit: eldoraspeedway.com Bryan Clauson, who was one of the world’s most versatile racing drivers, has passed away at the age of 27 after sustaining injuries in a hard crash in Saturday night’s Belleville Midget Nationals in Kansas. Clauson’s car made contact with the wall and was flipping across the track before being hit by an oncoming car driven by Ryan Greth. He was then extracted … Continue reading Bryan Clauson Killed in Sprint Car Crash

2016 ESPY Award Winners

Photo Credit: espnmediazone.com Best Record-Breaking Performance: Stephen Curry Best Breakthrough Athlete: Jake Arrieta Best Play: Aaron Rodgers to Richard Rodgers Best Team: Cleveland Cavaliers Best Female Athlete: Breanna Stewart Best Male Athlete: LeBron James Best Championship Performance: LeBron James Best Game: NBA Finals Game 7 Best NBA Player: LeBron James Best MLB Player: Bryce Harper Best Female Action Sports Athlete: Jamie Anderson Best Male Action … Continue reading 2016 ESPY Award Winners