Monthly Archives: August 2013

Episode VII: Who cares about grain?

  In case you didn’t know or were encased in carbonite, the film franchise known at “Star Wars” is kind of a big deal. While the news that Ben Affleck will be the next thespian to  portray the iconic character … Continue reading

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The (Kyle) Busch Series Problem

“…the next Dale Earnhardt.”

Those words were spoken not in description of Jimmie Johnson, Kyle Larson, Austin Dillon or even Dale Earnhardt Junior. They were said by Doug Yates back in August of 2006 to praise non-other than David Gilliland.

“David who?” you might ask. I don’t blame you if you’ve forgotten, seven years is a long time in the world of sports. You most recently would have heard Gilliland’s name called on the final lap of the Aaron’s 499 earlier this year Talladega when he pushed Front Row Motorsports teammate David Regan to his second career Sprint Cup win. Continue reading

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