Category archives for: Opinion

LONDON: The Racing Journal

Gary London

The Daytona 500 has been NASCAR’s blue-chip event since its first running at Daytona Int’l Speedway in 1959.

HEDGER: The Long Look


As anyone who has spent time in Florida knows, the entire state only has about three dozen natives. Everyone else came here from somewhere else, mostly from cold winter states

DEGROOT: Round The Track

Nick Degroot

The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series is in the midst of some major modifications, and that’s an understatement. The Chase was a controversial concept when it was first conjured up and after ten years, the powers that be have opted to revamp the entire system once again.

OURSLER: The Rambling Road

Bill Oursler

More than a week after it ended, the 2014 Tudor United SportsCar Championship era beginning race has left unanswered the critical question of whether or not the series’ audience will accept the NASCAR-inspired vision that has spawned the title chase.

LONDON: The Racing Journal

Gary London

In announcing the new rules for NASCAR’s Chase, you have to give NASCAR Chairman Brian France credit. He did it with a straight face.

KENNEDY: California Coast


The 28th annual Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Midget Nationals presented by General Tire in Tulsa, Okla., “the super bowl of midget auto racing,” was held Jan. 14-18.

KALWASINSKI: Chicago Chips

Stan Kalwasinski

Richard “Dick” Potts, 76, the “Hurry’n Hoosier,” died Jan. 22

OURSLER: The Rambling Road

Bill Oursler

Big things don’t always come in gaudy packages. A case in point is the 2014 Rolex 24 At Daytona that will take the green flag at 2 p.m. Saturday at Daytona Int’l Speedway.

TAYLOR: When The Show Overshadows The Racing

Stephen Taylor

Over the weekend the Charlotte Observer’s Jim Utter broke the first hint of news of NASCAR’s newest proposed Chase format …

LONDON: The Racing Journal

Gary London

A.J. Foyt celebrated his 79th birthday the other day. I wonder if he has mellowed? Go ahead, you ask him.

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