O'Reilly Pit Blog

Scheduling Pain

Thursday, March 31, 2016

The fan continues to be a central focus of almost everyone involved in the sport from NASCAR officials and teams to the track operators.  One of the most difficult balancing acts these days is keeping the fan in mind while the TV networks are laying out schedules.

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Posted by Brett McMillan

Appearances

Wednesday, March 23, 2016

You've heard the old expression "2 steps forward and one step back".

Well, for Kyle Busch, it's been more like 6 steps forward and one back.  But, unfortunately for him, when he takes that one back, most folks forget all the progress he's made in recent years.

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Posted by Brett McMillan

A Marketing Miss

Wednesday, March 16, 2016

I'm really enjoying this west coast swing.  I think NASCAR has really found something here; and they don't need to be fretting about weather as they would be if they were running races in the east during this time.

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Posted by Brett McMillan

No Intimidation

Saturday, March 5, 2016

It's interesting how times and attitudes change. I remember when Jeff Gordon tied Dale Earnhardt on the all-time wins list with 76; there was a huge outcry from the Earnhardt supporters; telling us how many ways Gordon didn't deserve to be mentioned in the same breath as their guy.

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Posted by Brett McMillan