Tag Archives: Daytona 500

Things Change

Clinton, South Carolina, Monday, February 19, 2018, 9:29 a.m. When the Daytona 500 ends, the men and women there to describe it go into what can best be described as an assembly line. They process, decipher, and otherwise attempt to … Continue reading

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Let Them Race and See What Happens

Clinton, South Carolina, Saturday, February 10, 2018, 9:39 a.m. The Daytona 500 is never predictable. Every time anything changes, some of it is unexpected. The first opportunity for insight is Sunday’s Advance Auto Parts Clash. Pay close attention. The good … Continue reading

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Get Ready to Rumble!

Clinton, South Carolina, Saturday, February 3, 2018, 1:39 p.m. Super Sunday! As the Philadelphia Eagles and the New England Patriots prepared to take to the artificial indoor field in Minnesota for America’s greatest and most hyped sporting event, I can … Continue reading

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When I Get Across the Desert, I’ll Look for an Oasis

Clinton, South Carolina, Sunday, February 12, 2016, 5:42 p.m. This is really a question I ought to be able to answer, but I don’t live and die on the minutiae as much as I used to, and, surprisingly, I couldn’t … Continue reading

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Football Is a Deep Fade

Clinton, South Carolina, Saturday, November 26, 2016, 10:14 a.m. My first thought this morning, upon awakening, was … … Gee, whiz, I have to use the bathroom. Emphasis on “whiz.” My second thought was, well, football’s over. Hahahaha. Football is … Continue reading

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The Roller Coaster in Daytona Beach

Clinton, South Carolina, Friday, February 19, 2016, 10:35 a.m. Sure. I watched the Can-Am Duel, which was dual because there were two, as there have been since there was a Daytona 500, which led to the commonly held opinion that … Continue reading

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Trying to Reason with a New Season

Clinton, South Carolina, Tuesday, February 16, 2016, 11:54 a.m. So far I’ve written a NASCAR column (it will appear later in the week, as if by magic, or even a website) and the first three paragraphs of a chapter, and … Continue reading

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Daytona Down with a Long Way to Go

  Clinton, South Carolina, Monday, February 23, 2015, 12:23 p.m. Imagine that you and your wife have enjoyed a nice dinner. You walk out into the Daytona International Speedway trioval grass and tell the kid, who’s wearing cargo shorts, a … Continue reading

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