Pro Football Hall of Fame running back Jim Brown, attending the NASCAR race at Pocono on Sunday, said the NFL has a ways to go to catch up with NASCAR in terms of safety improvements for the sport.
Chase race or no Chase race, Auto Club Speedway will not have a sellout crowd for Sunday's Pepsi 500. Haven't you heard? California is bankrupt.
NASCAR chairman Brian France reiterated his and his family's commitment to continue to own and operate NASCAR and International Speedway Corp.
Martin Truex Jr. won a race and you can bet nobody was happier about that than Teresa Earnhardt. Terry Blount blitzes around the motorsports landscape looking for the big stories.
For the moment, Mark Martin is back in the Chase. Martin took up where he left off when he got out of the No. 01 Chevy a few weeks ago, finishing third in the Samsung 500.