2023 AutoTrader EchoPark Automotive 400 Predictions

Heartbreak- it’s what shrouded the Round of 16. What we do know? We will not have a repeat champion this season. Even more sobering? Kevin Harvick is officially a one-time Cup Series champion. What we don’t know? Anything about the next seven weeks. But, the least we can do is try- so let’s start with the Round of 12Continue reading “2023 AutoTrader EchoPark Automotive 400 Predictions”

2023 Coke Zero Sugar 400 Predictions

Twenty-five races in, and here we are. So, what were in your cards for the 2023 regular season? A Chase Elliott, albeit win-and-your-in, winless streak? A winless regular season (so far) for Stewart-Haas Racing? A playoff grid with one spot remaining with one regular season race to go, and seventeen drivers to vie for it?Continue reading “2023 Coke Zero Sugar 400 Predictions”

2023 Crayon 301 Predictions

The gimmicks? Just about over. Playoffs? 7 races ‘til. Old school? Starts now. Christopher Bell, picking up where he left off last year, leads the field of 36 to the green flag for the Crayon 301, provided Mother Nature behaves. An eventful day of qualifying and practice nearly leads us to believe that the usualContinue reading “2023 Crayon 301 Predictions”

2023 Grant Park 220 Predictions

So, what are your thoughts on the Chicago Street Course so far? Yesterday was telling. Wrecks in qualifying by Top-10 perennials Chase Elliott and Kevin Harvick make it hard to believe either will be factors today…although Cinderella stories do happen. And how ‘bout the speed shown by both Shane van Gisbergen and Jenson Button? WillContinue reading “2023 Grant Park 220 Predictions”

2023 Enjoy Illinois 300 presented by TicketSmarter Predictions

So, what’s your favorite storyline from this past week? Don’t know? Let’s recap- Blaney drove a rocket ship last Monday and broke a 59-race winless streak, Chase Elliott lost his cool and delivered a left hook to Denny Hamlin only Muhammed Ali could be proud of (that’s resulted in a one week vacation…that may involveContinue reading “2023 Enjoy Illinois 300 presented by TicketSmarter Predictions”

2023 GEICO 500 Predictions

For most folks, it’s the most beloved race of the Spring. Pack racing at its finest, at speeds that top 200 mph, chaos is the norm. For some, Talladega poses an opportunity to break the ol’ unlucky streak. For others, it’s an opportunity to make a name for yourself. For yet a select few, itsContinue reading “2023 GEICO 500 Predictions”

2023 Food City Dirt Race Predictions

Happy Easter from Birdies and Burnouts to yours! May your day be filled with beautiful Spring weather, more candy than you can count, and a giant heaping of… dirt on Sunday night. With maybe a side of rain? This weekend marks the third running of the Food City Dirt Race at Bristol Motor Speedway, andContinue reading “2023 Food City Dirt Race Predictions”

2023 Pennzoil 400 presented by Jiffy Lube Predictions

Viva Las Vegas. In short, what has the 2023 season taught us so far? Kyle Busch and Ross Chastain are nothing short of forces to be reckoned with (but we already knew that…right?). And, with perennial contender Chase Elliott sidelined for an indefinite period of time, the field is now that much more open. WeekContinue reading “2023 Pennzoil 400 presented by Jiffy Lube Predictions”

2022 Xfinity 500 Race Predictions

By R. Boden In a lot of ways, this is the race I’ve circled on my calendar as being the big bang finale. Sure, Phoenix gets the glory of crowning NASCAR’S next champion…but Martinsville? Martinsville gets the glory of separating the men from the boys in a field where there ain’t much room for mistake.Continue reading “2022 Xfinity 500 Race Predictions”