Posts Tagged “nascar”

NASCAR Announces 2015 Rule Changes

By | September 23, 2014

NASCAR is almost taboo for us at The Daily Derbi.  Most of us aren’t the biggest of fans and would rather watch sports car racing like Tudor Sports Car Championship that are featured in our Racing Blips.  Today, NASCAR announced new rule changes for 2015 that will have a huge impact on the series, some of […]

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Sprint Car Driver Kevin Ward Jr Killed in On-Track Incident with Tony Stewart

By | August 10, 2014

  An tragic incident occurred last night at a Sprint Car race.  Driver Kevin Ward Jr. was struck and killed in an on-track incident with Tony Stewart.  The incident began with the two making contact during the race sending Ward Jr. spinning into the wall.  Ward Jr. then exited his car and entered the live […]

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FMD: The Ford Sweepstakes Rides Again

By | April 3, 2014

  You might remember Ford Motor Company for its roll in making the automobile affordable for masses.  The Model T is one of the most famous vehicles ever produced and arguable one of the most influential in history.  What you might not realize is that an earlier Ford built car, a race car, is probably […]

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Weekend Wallpaper: Hudson Hornet

By | March 10, 2013

Made famous by NASCAR in the early 50s and more recently in the Pixar films, “Cars” and “Cars 2,” the Hudson Hornet made an awesome race car.  It dominated the NASCAR circuits from 1952-1954 having won a staggering 66 of 105 races and won the championship all three years.  Doc Hudson really did win three […]

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What The Hell Is A Jet Dryer And Why Did Juan Man Crash Into It?

By | February 28, 2012

*Let me pre-apologize for the terrible pun in the title. NASCAR is absolutely crazy. For those who think it’s just a bunch of archaic vehicles traveling 200 MPH around a continuous left turn, you’re totally, completely right. NASCAR is fundamentally based on the idea of completely avoiding change. One change they really don’t like is weather. Rain can […]

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Weekend Wallpaper: Nascar K&N Series – King Taco #6 Sunrise Ford

By | February 27, 2012

  Not the first time I’ve talked about Nascar’s K&N series..a “feeder” series for Nascar. This car is driven by Luis Martinez Jr. Who, in September 2011, won the Nascar/Featherlite Most Improved Driver Award. And this car falls right in line with what I’ve stated before: 4 barrel carb, 358 pushrod V8s, 4 speed transmissions, […]

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