Parks Pit Report: AdvoCare 500 at Phoenix

Notice something different about the photo in this week’s column?  Under normal circumstances, it’s a picture of the winner of the race celebrating in victory lane, complete with a Gatorade shower, or in the case this week a shower of Budweiser. Nope, not this time. ...

Parks Pit Report: Subway Fresh Fit 500 at Phoenix

I always look forward to the first couple races of a new season because of all the changes and the anticipation.  Not just the cars and the rules, but the new combinations of drivers, teams and crews. The off-season in NASCAR is normally called “silly season” because...

Parks Pit Report: Kobalt Tools 500 at Phoenix International Raceway

For this week’s Pit Report, I decided to go into two different aspects of Sunday’s race.  First off, it was a vindicating experience to see Kasey Kahne in victory lane, for a few reasons. The last couple of years for Kahne have been extremely frustrating and confusing...

Parks Pit Report: Subway Fresh Fit 500 at Phoenix

Last week, it was one of the biggest underdog stories in NASCAR to start off the season.  Trevor Bayne winning the Daytona 500 put NASCAR right in front of all the major sports. A 20-year-old driver, who just celebrated his birthday the day prior, was never picked to win the...

Parks Pit Report: Subway Fresh Fit 600

After all the drivers in the Sprint Cup Series had a week off to celebrate the Easter holiday, it would turn into a short week as NASCAR went racing on Saturday night.  The track was the “Jewel of the Desert” in Avondale, Arizona.  Phoenix International Raceway has...