Sunday Night Quick Takes

Spencer Neff Twitter:@NeffOnSports11 Hope everyone had a great weekend. Here are some quick thoughts on the weekend in racing. 1. The much-anticipated debut of the new rules package for the Cup Series made its debut in Kentucky Saturday night. Despite a race that was dominated by the teams of Joe Gibbs (including winner Kyle Busch)Continue reading “Sunday Night Quick Takes”

Pre-Weekend Quick Takes

Spencer Neff Twitter:@NeffOnSports11 Another jam-packed weekend of racing is on tap, so here’s a look at the headlines. 1. The Cup Series heads into Kentucky tomorrow night with a new, lower downforce aero package set to debut. Among the changes are a shorter spoiler (down from 6 inches to 3.5), smaller overhang for the frontContinue reading “Pre-Weekend Quick Takes”

Top 10 Tuesday: IndyCar at the Milwaukee Mile

Spencer Neff Twitter: @NeffOnSports11 After NASCAR returned to one of their premier venues at Daytona last weekend, the IndyCar Series will do the same this weekend. The series is set to hit the famed Milwaukee Mile on Sunday. To celebrate the event at the world’s oldest operating motor speedway, here is a look at theContinue reading “Top 10 Tuesday: IndyCar at the Milwaukee Mile”

Top 10 Tuesday: July Daytona Moments

Spencer Neff Twitter:@NeffOnSports11 This weekend, NASCAR returns to Daytona for the Coke Zero 400. For the first time since 1997, the Independence Day classic at the 2.5-mile oval will not be contested on Saturday night, running instead on Sunday night. Additionally, NBC returns to broadcast its first NASCAR race since the 2006 finale at Homestead.Continue reading “Top 10 Tuesday: July Daytona Moments”

Sunday Night Quick Takes

Spencer Neff Twitter:@NeffOnSports11 Hope everyone had a great weekend. Here are my thoughts on this weekend’s festivities. 1. Saturday’s IndyCar race at Fontana was one of the most spectacular races in series history. Graham Rahal picked up his first win since 2008 and engine/aero kit manufacturer Honda’s third of the season in a race thatContinue reading “Sunday Night Quick Takes”

Top 10 Tuesday: California Drivers

Spencer Neff Twitter: @NeffOnSports11 With the IndyCar Series in Fontana and the Sprint Cup Series in Sonoma this weekend, here is a look at the best drivers who call the Golden State home. 10. Ron Hornaday Jr.- The Palmdale driver rounds out the list. Hornaday has been a dominant force in the 20-year history ofContinue reading “Top 10 Tuesday: California Drivers”

Sunday Night Quick Takes

Spencer Neff Twitter:@NeffOnSports11 Hope all the dads out there had a great Father’s Day. • After dominating the Truck Series race in Iowa on Friday night, Erik Jones passed Ryan Blaney late in the Xfinity Series race at Chicagoland on Sunday to win the rain-delayed event. After subbing for Denny Hamlin and Kyle Busch earlierContinue reading “Sunday Night Quick Takes”