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Michael Waltrip pulling a dance/drive double this weekend at Talladega

TALLADEGA, Ala. - It's safe to say Michael Waltrip is about to attempt something never before tried in NASCAR history. Drivers have run two races in a day, sometimes even in different states. Drivers have raced one night and run a footrace the next morning. Show More Summary

Matt Kenseth says he doesn't regret what he did Saturday night at Charlotte

Matt Kenseth doesn't regret chasing and grabbing Brad Keselowski after Saturday's race at Charlotte. Kenseth was asked Friday about the incident, which happened after the two had skirmished on the track. Keselowski hit Kenseth on pit road as the two were driving back to the garage. Show More Summary

Happy Hour: Your place for post-race Charlotte hyperbole

Throughout the week you can send us your best questions, jokes, rants and just plain miscellaneous thoughts to happyhourmailbag@yahoo.com or @NickBromberg.We'll post them here, have a good time and everyone's happy. We're going to start...Show More Summary

Here's why Clint Bowyer got a flamethrower as a baby gift

Earlier this week, Clint Bowyer, a man who really likes fire, showed off a baby gift he received after the birth of son Cash Bowyer on September 30. It was a flamethrower. Best baby gift to ever and I mean EVER!!! come through the mail...Show More Summary

Happy Hour: Are the best 8 drivers in the old Chase format still alive in 2014?

Throughout the week you can send us your best questions, jokes, rants and just plain miscellaneous thoughts to happyhourmailbag@yahoo.com or @NickBromberg.We'll post them here, have a good time and everyone's happy. The Chase field has officially been halved. Show More Summary

Stewart-Haas Racing switches teams of Kurt Busch and Danica Patrick

Stewart-Haas Racing is making some changes before the season is over. The team is swapping the crews of Kurt Busch and Danica Patrick after this week's race at Martinsville. With both drivers not in title contention, it's an opportunity...Show More Summary

Power Rankings: Keselowski's win moves him up the standings

Our Power Rankings are far from a scientific formula. In fact, it's the perfect blend of analytics and bias against your favorite driver. And you think we dislike your favorite driver, so it makes sense, right? Direct all your complaints to us at happyhourmailbag@yahoo.com. 1. Show More Summary

Brad Keselowski is exactly what NASCAR needs right now

TALLADEGA, Ala. - Brad Keselowski is exactly what NASCAR needs right now. You will have a reaction to that statement. You will either nod in agreement or spit in disgust, and both reactions prove the same point. For every complaint about...Show More Summary

Earnhardt, Johnson, Kahne bounced from Chase in painful day for Hendrick Motorsports

TALLADEGA, Ala. - Off in the distance, Brad Keselowski was performing his victory burnout on the Talladega asphalt, American flag in hand. Drivers and teams were beginning the walk -- long for some, buoyant for others -- back toward their haulers and planes. Show More Summary

Keselowski wins at Talladega to advance in Chase; Earnhardt Jr. and Johnson miss out

A week after he was run down from behind by Matt Kenseth in the garage at Charlotte, Brad Keselowski received a helpful push from Kenseth to win and advance to the third round of the Chase for the Sprint Cup on Sunday at Talladega. After...Show More Summary

Dale Earnhardt Jr. has everything on the line, nothing to worry about

TALLADEGA, Ala. - There's a certain freedom that comes with having nothing left to lose, with knowing that the only way you can win is a bottom-of-the-ninth grand slam, a miracle Hail Mary heave. Half-measures are worthless, good-job-good-effort...Show More Summary

Keselowski fined $50,000, Stewart fined $25,000 for roles in Charlotte incident

Brad Keselowski and Tony Stewart were each fined for their parts in the fracas after Saturday night's race at Charlotte. Keselowski was fined $50,000 and placed on four weeks probation while Stewart was fined $25,000 and also placed on probation for four races. Show More Summary

Power Rankings: Kevin Harvick's win keeps him in second

Our Power Rankings are far from a scientific formula. In fact, it's the perfect blend of analytics and bias against your favorite driver. And you think we dislike your favorite driver, so it makes sense, right? Direct all your complaints to us at happyhourmailbag@yahoo.com. 1. Show More Summary

Friend of family says helmet camera could be cause of Michael Schumacher's brain injury

An F1 commentator who is a family friend of Michael Schumacher's family said on a French radio station that the cause of Schumacher's head injury was a camera he had mounted on his helmet. Schumacher suffered a severe brain injury while skiing in the Alps in December. Show More Summary

Chase Watch: Harvick is moving on, but will Earnhardt Jr., Keselowski and Johnson?

Kevin Harvick's map to victory lane didn't have any unexpected road blocks Saturday night. Two weeks ago at Dover, Harvick had a flat tire and was forced to pit from the lead. Last week at Kansas, Harvick, who started on the pole, wondered...Show More Summary

Harvick wins at Charlotte as Hamlin and Kenseth are mad at Keselowski

Kevin Harvick sprinted away from Jeff Gordon on a green-white-checker restart to win at Charlotte Saturday night, but the race's drama didn't have anything to do with the lead. On the final restart, Brad Keselowski restarted behind Denny Hamlin. Show More Summary

Watch Brett Favre's birthday poem to Dale Earnhardt Jr.

Dale Earnhardt Jr. turned 40 years old on Friday and he got a poem from one of his fellow Wrangler jeans pitchmen. Brett Favre, the retired NFL QB and he of the MicroTouch grooming commercials, read Junior a poem and put 40 candles on a birthday cake for him. Show More Summary

Kyle Busch wins pole for Saturday's race at Charlotte

Kyle Busch will start first for the fifth race of the Chase. Busch got the pole with a lap of 197.390 MPH in the final round, edging out Jeff Gordon, teammate Denny Hamlin and Tony Stewart for the top spot. Kevin Harvick, last week's...Show More Summary

Happy Hour: Tires and the new Chase, topics not unpredictable at all

Throughout the week you can send us your best questions, jokes, rants and just plain miscellaneous thoughts to happyhourmailbag@yahoo.com or @NickBromberg.We'll post them here, have a good time and everyone's happy. How about that Chase jumble, eh? Kansas messed up the points standings not only in their current form but in their old form. Show More Summary

Sam Hornish to drive Richard Petty Motorsports No. 9 in 2015

Richard Petty Motorsports has found Marcos Ambrose's replacement. The team announced Wednesday that Sam Hornish Jr. would drive for the team in 2015. He'll be in the No. 9 car and be teammates with Aric Almirola, who made the 2014 Chase...Show More Summary

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