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Archive for November, 2012

Things Keselowski might say in his acceptance speech

Thursday, November 22nd, 2012

 
By Richard Allen
Without a doubt, Brad Keselowski’s acceptance speech at this year’s Sprint Cup Awards Banquet promises to be a memorable one. The somewhat unorthodox driver has been known for speaking his mind and doing so without self-censorship.
Keselowski recently appeared on the Late Show with David Letterman to read one of that program’s Top-10 lists. […]

Keselowski’s demographic won’t rescue NASCAR

Monday, November 19th, 2012

 
By Richard Allen
A story that appeared on the website SportsBusinessDaily.com(http://www.sportsbusinessdaily.com/Daily/Issues/2012/11/19/Marketing-and-Sponsorship/Keselowski.aspx ) on Monday offered the idea that 2012 Sprint Cup champion Brad Keselowski has the opportunity to reach a new audience due to his social media prowess. The web post relied heavily on a piece written by USA Today journalist Nate Ryan in which he […]

Based on NASCAR precedent, Gordon should not(and should) be racing this weekend

Saturday, November 17th, 2012

By Richard Allen
If you use NASCAR precedent as a guide, it could be argued that Jeff Gordon should not be racing this weekend. And, if you use NASCAR precedent as a guide, it could be argued that Jeff Gordon should be racing this weekend.
In other words, NASCAR precedent when it comes to disciplinary rulings provides […]

Bowyer and Gordon created more interest in nine minutes than the Chase has in nine races

Thursday, November 15th, 2012

 
By Richard Allen
Anyone who says this year’s Chase for the Championship has been exciting is either kidding themselves or is an employee of NASCAR or one of its networks. Otherwise, the nine races held within this season’s “playoff” have been hard to watch even for the most die-hard of fans.
Fuel mileage coasts capping off lap […]

Harvick defection a sign of deeper issues at RCR?

Thursday, November 15th, 2012

By Richard Allen
What’s going on at Richard Childress Racing? The organization, which is considered one of the major players in NASCAR racing, is in the midst of some serious turnover as three drivers will be departing from the fold in the near future. Most notable of which is Sprint Cup star Kevin Harvick.
Last weekend in […]

Medal of Honor hero shares stories(including one about Danica)

Wednesday, November 14th, 2012

By Richard Allen
On November 14, 1965 forces from the United States Army engaged the North Vietnamese in the Ia Drang Valley near the Camobdian border in Vietnam. Under the command of Lt. Colonel Harold Moore, the forces of 1st Battalion, 7rth Cavalry found themselves outnumbered and in danger of annilation from a determined foe but […]

Campaign slogans for NASCAR drivers

Thursday, November 8th, 2012

By Richard Allen
With the presidential election now in our rear view mirror, it’s time to turn our attention fully onto more important things. Of course, by that I mean racing. But with the election theme in mind and considering that NASCAR’s Chase for the Championship makes the sport seem somewhat like a game show, here […]

Keselowski tells crew that NASCAR handed victory to Johnson

Sunday, November 4th, 2012

By Richard Allen
The last 100 miles of Sunday’s Sprint Cup event in Texas provided some of the most exciting racing and some of the best drama seen in NASCAR this season. And in the heat of the moment during those late laps, several competitors allowed their emotions to boil over which resulted in some extraordinary […]

‘Kurt Busch: The Outlaw’ alternative ideas

Sunday, November 4th, 2012

By Richard Allen
The Speed network is planning to air ‘Kurt Busch: The Outlaw’on November 15th to supposedly chronicle the up and down life of the often troubled NASCAR Sprint Cup star. Through a bit of crack investigative journalism, RacingWithRich.com has acquired a list of alternative ideas the network rejected before settling on the Busch feature.
Here […]