Fast Talk Blog

My mom, like most moms, was a wonderful cook. Her greatest accomplishment was biscuits. She didn't really have a recipe. She just threw together some flour, water, milk and other ingredients, and out popped the best biscuits ever.


Put 'em in the Back

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Let me start by saying this — I don't dislike Kyle Busch!


All glory is fleeting

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

All glory is fleeting, just ask any driver.


Humility suits a humble Chase

Tuesday, June 14, 2016

It' not easy or fun to admit you are wrong; no one enjoys eating humble pie. I do enjoy the 70's rock band Humble Pie, that featured a young Peter Frampton, but I digress.


The 2016 NASCAR Sprint Cup season is one-third complete with 12 of 36 races in the books, so what have we learned?


Night Moves

Monday, May 9, 2016

Bob Seger had the monster hit "Night Moves," the Bee Gees topped the chart with "Night Fever," even Shakespeare said, "good night parting is such sweet sorrow." All the world is in love with night. NASCAR's love affair with the night really exploded in 1992 when the All-Star Race, then known as The Winston, was staged under the lights at Charlotte Motor Speedway.


No Conspiracy Here

Thursday, May 7, 2015

After Dale Jr won at Talladega it didn't take long for the "well Jimmie let him win" talk start up. Jimmie Johnson didn't let anyone win, not even his teammate and friend, Dale Jr or maybe I should say, especially his friend and teammate Dale Jr.


Sunny Dogs

Monday, March 2, 2015

My dad was fond of saying, "the sun don't shine on the same dogs rear end all the time." This was a more colorful way of saying everybody gets a chance to bask in the sun and the same is true in racing.


We didn't get the storybook ending to the Daytona 500 that so many were hoping for; Jeff Gordon didn't win the Great American Race. Afterwards Gordon didn't really seem to be that upset at all as he laughed and joked with media.


Top Moments Relived in NASCAR

Thursday, April 24, 2014

After the weekend off I am biting at the bit to get back to racing. On this edition of Fast Talk my co-host Kyle Petty and I reflected on NASCAR's top 25 Sprint Cup moments. Kyle and I had very similar top three moments and this is a combination of our top moments.