Sunday Night Quick Takes

Spencer Neff Twitter:@NeffOnSports11 Hope everyone had a great weekend. Here are some of the top stories from the weekend in racing. 1. Scott Dixon won at Sonoma and clinched the IndyCar title on a tiebreaker with Juan Pablo Montoya. Montoya, finished sixth, but had just two wins to Dixon’s three. Although many, Including Montoya, haveContinue reading “Sunday Night Quick Takes”

Pre-Weekend Quick Takes

Spencer Neff Twitter: @NeffOnSports11 Hope everyone had a great week. Here are some of this weekend’s headlines. 1. IndyCar heads into their season finale at Sonoma after a tough week following the death of Justin Wilson. While many will be discussing Wilson (whose No. 25 will be driven by Oriol Servia). The other big topicContinue reading “Pre-Weekend Quick Takes”

Top 10 Tuesday: A Tribute to Justin Wilson

Spencer Neff Twitter:@NeffOnSports11 Last night, the motorsports world lost a tremendous competitor and an even greater person. IndyCar’s Justin Wilson passed away at age 37 due to injuries sustained in an accident on Sunday at Pocono. Being a long time and avid racing fan I’ve witnessed other fatalities. Unfortunately, the known risk and danger ofContinue reading “Top 10 Tuesday: A Tribute to Justin Wilson”

Sunday Night Quick Takes

Spencer Neff Twitter:@NeffOnSports11 Hope everyone had a great weekend. Here are some of the weekend’s top headlines. 1. Joey Logano held off Kevin Harvick to win his second straight night race at Bristol. Much of the night was domianted by Joe Gibbs Racing and Logano’s Team Penske. For those who follow the series closely, GibbsContinue reading “Sunday Night Quick Takes”

Pre-Weekend Quick Takes

Spencer Neff Twitter:@NeffOnSports11 Hope everyone had a great week. Here are some of this weekend’s racing storylines. 1. NASCAR returns to Bristol for the annual night race. There are just three races left until the Chase. For this weekend, expect Joe Gibbs Racing to continue their recent hot streak, especially Kyle Busch (Busch missed theContinue reading “Pre-Weekend Quick Takes”

Top 10 Tuesday: Night Races

Spencer Neff Twitter:@NeffOnSports11 This Saturday night, the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series returns to Bristol for the annual summer night race. The August event is one of the msot celebrated in the entire sport. In keeping with that fact, here is a look at the top night events in racing. 10. Firestone 600 (Texas Motor Speedway):Continue reading “Top 10 Tuesday: Night Races”

Sunday Night Quick Takes

Spencer Neff Twitter: @NeffOnSports11 1. Matt Kenseth dominated at Michigan for his third Cup Series win of 2015. The race was the second and final scheduled race that featured a high-drag aerodynamic package. As with Indianapolis, the race yielded less than desirable results as far as excitement. Although the rules package used at Kentucky lastContinue reading “Sunday Night Quick Takes”

Pre-Weekend Quick Takes

Spencer Neff Twitter:@NeffOnSports11 Hope everyone had a great week. Here are the weekend’s top racing headlines. 1. The NASCAR Sprint Cup and Truck Series return to Michigan this weekend. One element of Sunday’s Cup Series race worth noting is the aero package. Like Indianapolis, Michigan will feature a high-drag package. At Indianapolis, several drivers voicedContinue reading “Pre-Weekend Quick Takes”

Top 10 Tuesday: American Racing Manufacturers

Spencer Neff Twitter:@NeffOnSports11 Michigan International Speedway, located 72 miles from Detroit, is often refered to as Ford and General Motors’ backyard. In honor of this weekend’s NASCAR races, here is a look at the top American manufacturers in racing history. 10. Miller: Harold Miller’s cars won the Indianapolis 500 nine time and engines built byContinue reading “Top 10 Tuesday: American Racing Manufacturers”