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Separating Silly Season truths from Victory Lane rumors
|Fact or fiction? Glad you asked.|
So, here we are fellow race fans. Hurricanes are bearing down on the East Coast, NFL camps are open for business, and we're racing at Watkins Glen this weekend. In years past, that weekend meant an opportunity to skip the race and kick it with the family one last time before football kicks off and the kids go back to school. What, you want us to watch a road-course race?
Well, brothers and sisters, times have changed. Thanks to the new Chase for the Nextel Cup format, this weekend's race can't be ignored. (Besides, you can always watch the highlights Sunday night on NASCAR Victory Lane at 8 p.m. ET on SPEED... plug plug.)
And in this Internet age, it is increasingly hard for fans to keep fact separated from fiction as we get down to the wire of the tension-filled chase. But do not fret, we're here for you.
So, grab a notepad and jot these down. We're not going to have time to repeat this stuff. The Chase is on!
FACT: Silly Season is under way!It actually happened a few weeks ago, but it was so quiet that you may have missed it. That's when
FedEx is still insisting on a veteran driver for Joe Gibbs Racing's third Cup entry for next season, though Gibbs is pushing for