NASCAR Turns Back the Clock for Sunday’s Southern 500

[Editor’s Note: Today we have a guest entry by Jory Fleischauer, who’s going to fill us in on Sunday’s throwback-themed Southern 500 race. ”” PL]

By Jory Fleischauer

Darlington Raceway in northwestern South Carolina is NASCAR’s Wrigley Field. Built in 1950, it is one of the most difficult ovals in the country — egg-shaped (due . . . → Read More: NASCAR Turns Back the Clock for Sunday’s Southern 500

'The Greatest Spectacle In Racing'

By Phil Hecken

I’m not an auto racing or car guy at all, although I do have fond memories of watching the Indy 500 (which is today) as a child (back then, it was on delay, not live), and I’ve always tried to catch the race whenever possible. In the past, I’ve had guest . . . → Read More: ‘The Greatest Spectacle In Racing’

A Look at Auto Racing Flags

[Editor’s Note: Phil and I are both indisposed today, so we have a guest enry from David Firestone, who’s going to enlighten us on the subject of auto racing flag designs. ”” PL]

By David G. Firestone

Flags and sports have long been associated with each other. And from the penalty and challenge flags . . . → Read More: A Look at Auto Racing Flags

Previewing the 2015 Daytona 500

[Editor’s Note: With the Daytona 500 taking place this weekend, we have a guest entry from Clark Ruhland, who’s provided a rundown of all the car designs for the race. ”” PL]

By Clark Ruhland

NASCAR drops the green flag on the 2015 season this Sunday with the Daytona 500. New sponsor changes and . . . → Read More: Previewing the 2015 Daytona 500