51st Rolex 24 at Daytona Photos

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Fan Perspective – 2013 Sprint Cup Series Predictions

crystalPrediction is an interesting word, because in reality no one can really predict what will happen in the future.

But what’s interesting is that for NASCAR fans, this time of year brings on a strong urge to give an opinion about what you think will or will not happen in the upcoming season.

Well, this year is no different and our Fan4Racing team is accepting the challenge, by pulling out our crystal ball and providing our 2013 predictions for the Sprint Cup Series via seven questions.  We’d love hearing your predictions too, so go ahead and indulge yourself by using your own crystal ball and share your responses by commenting with your 2013 predictions to the seven questions below: Continue reading

Clint Bowyer- 2013 Sprint Cup Champion

Bowyer won three races in 2012Photo - Patrick Smith/Getty Images

Bowyer won three races in 2012
Photo – Patrick Smith/Getty Images

By Jordan Dodson

Clint Bowyer finished his first season at Michael Waltrip Racing second in points. If we are honest, even the No. 15 team would say they out did their own expectations their first season together.

So how will Clint Bowyer and the No. 15 team do in 2013?

My prediction is that Clint Bowyer will win his first Sprint Cup championship. Continue reading

Sprint Cup Testing at Daytona Notes & Quotes

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Notes-QuotesSCSLogo333x250With the Daytona’s Preseason Thunder Gen-Six testing underway there’s already a lot of enthusiasm from drivers, teams and fans!

The much anticipated testing of NASCAR‘s Generation-Six car at Daytona brings a rush of excitement and leaves everyone anxious for more as we contemplate the beginning of the season in February. In fact, the word of day has been “excitement,” from every corner of the NASCAR arena.

Notes & Quotes from Daytona offers fans, bits and quips of the sights and sounds from the World Center of Racing and Worthy of Note commentary to keep you in the loop with all the flurry of action and reactions from on and off the track. So stay tuned for updates for each day.  Continue reading

The 5 Most Interesting Events from the NASCAR World in 2012

Photo - Getty Images

Photo – Getty Images

2012 featured many interesting, exciting and shocking events in the NASCAR world. Some of the most extreme events were a jet dryer blowing up, a huge brawl in the garage and a champion who had a tad bit much of Miller Lite in victory lane, after winning his first Sprint Cup championship. Continue reading

The Shootout Will Miss NASCAR’s Top Stars

The Shootout is going back to the way things use to be come February at Daytona and two of NASCAR’s biggest names will not be there.

In 2013, drivers eligible for the Shootout include pole winners from the 2012 season and past Shootout winners.

Brad Keselowski celebrates the 2012 championship. (John Harrelson/Getty Images)
Brad Keselowski celebrates the 2012 championship. (John Harrelson/Getty Images)

Two of the sport’s biggest drivers didn’t make that list. Those drivers include last year’s Sprint Cup champion, Brad Keselowski, and Clint Bowyer. Two of the sports most refreshing and outspoken drivers will be no where to be found on the race track when NASCAR hits the track that Saturday night. Neither driver grabbed a pole in 2012 or has won the Shootout in the past. Continue reading