Damage Control in Motorsports TV: ESPN replaces NBC as Formula 1’s flagship network in the United States next year

If history proves anything, Formula 1 on ESPN will be anything but glamorous and will take a backseat to the network’s agenda that has driven its viewers away. ESPN has been a political agenda for the last several years and it has negatively impacted how sports coverage is done on a network. If it’s not …

Motorsports Sunday: September 17, 2017

Opening round of the NASCAR playoffs featured similar results, drama at Singapore changed the championship battle and car owner Roger Penske ends season with a 1-2-3 finish and his 15th championship in IndyCar. Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series: Tales of the Turtles 400 JOLIET, ILLINOIS – Playoffs kicked high in gear at Chicagoland Speedway Sunday, …

Motorsports Recap: September 3, 2017

Controversial finish North of the Border and two championship leaders lost ground on their rivals to kickoff September. NASCAR Camping World Truck Series: Chevrolet Silverado 250 BOWMANVILLE – Playoff fever was crystal clear for pole-sitter Austin Cindric, who used his front bumper to take out Daytona winner Kaz Grala in turn five and captured his …

Killing the Epidemic: Why I don’t see Matt Kenseth retiring anytime soon and where he'll end up after 2017

Matt Kenseth is the one driver that’ll remain competitive for years to come and retirement shouldn’t be brought up into the conversation as silly season looms. EDITORS NOTE: This was published hours before the announcement came out that Erik Jones will replace Matt Kenseth in Joe Gibbs Racing’s No. 20 Toyota beginning in 2018. Here …

Motorsports Recap: June 23-25, 2017

Droughts extinguished, familiar faces on top and controversy highlight the world of motorsports to cap off June Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series: Toyota Save/Mart 350 SONOMA – Stewart-Haas Racing hasn’t seen its best luck since Kurt Busch won the Daytona 500 in Feb. 26. It all changed Sunday when Kevin Harvick and teammate Clint Bowyer …

Indy Vengeance: Takuma Sato wins the 101st Indianapolis 500

Gut wrenching crashes, engine disintegration and revenge sums Sunday’s Indy 500 as ex-Formula One driver Takuma Sato wins the Greatest Spectacle in Racing Unpredictability has defined the rich history of the Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Speedway, Indiana. Sunday’s 101st installment lived up to the unpredictable nature of the race and featured another …

More Than a Publicity Stunt: Fernando Alonso running Indy is a big deal worldwide

Jenna Fryer’s comments on Alonso’s “publicity stunt” has created unpleasant reactions among international racing fans We’re less than a month away from the Indianapolis 500 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Speedway, Indiana and the story going into the race is the exciting announcement of two-time Formula One World Champion Fernando Alonso opting out of …