December largely is considered the offseason in NASCAR, but it didn't used to be that way. Engines once roared to life at Christmastime thanks to such past greats as Curtis Turner and Fireball Roberts.
Fireball Roberts. Joe Weatherly. Curtis Turner. Fred Lorenzen. Bobby Isaac. How in the world are these racing legends not already in the NASCAR Hall of Fame?
With only two living members -- Rusty Wallace and Leonard Wood -- in its 2013 class, some worry the Hall of Fame lacks luster. But as Friday showed, great storytellers make it special.
NASCAR has fined six Nationwide Series teams for failing inspection at Richmond International Raceway.