Fast Talk Blog

Don't Rush

Friday, July 26, 2019

My PRN bandmate Brad Gillie occupies the office next to mine, and it's thoroughly decorated with Rush memorabilia. Actually, after having known Brad for a few years, I've developed an affinity for the Canadian import. I can only tell you that Rush is lot more than Tom Sawyer!

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Posted by Doug Rice

Chaos

Tuesday, July 9, 2019

I have long held the belief that the real power in the universe is chaos and its ensuing madness. Since man first banged rocks together and created fire, humans have been on a mission to enforce order and have always failed. We build walls that crumble, we write laws that become outdated, and no matter what we do to establish the myth of "order," chaos breaks down our walls and outflanks our laws. In racing's "clean air is king" world, chaos is the ultimate power and the recent events at Daytona represented this perfectly.

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Posted by Doug Rice

NASCAR is at the Quarter Post

Thursday, April 25, 2019

We're a quarter of the way through the 2019 NASCAR season and here are few of my observations.

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Posted by Doug Rice

Let's Be Real!

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Folks often say things because it makes them feel better to say it. For example, "the road construction is not that bad" or "I'm just a few pounds overweight." We want to believe them but the simple fact is they aren't true and they won't happen. Road construction is a never-ending process and in five years you'll be buying bigger slacks. That's reality.

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Posted by Doug Rice

The season's top seven high notes

Thursday, April 19, 2018

I strive to be a glass half full guy. Now, mind you, I don't always succeed but I'm in there pitching.  So with that in mind, here are seven positive items about the young NASCAR season.

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Posted by Doug Rice

There's a line in the Carly Simon song "Legend in Your Own Time" that goes, "this isn't exactly what we had planned."

In some ways, this sums up the NASCAR season after the first four races of 2017. This was supposed to be the coming out party for the new stars of NASCAR. Instead, a 42-year-old former champion has stolen all of their heat.

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Posted by Doug Rice

Race Fan Christmas Wish List

Monday, December 18, 2017

Doug Rice compiled the ultimate race fan Christmas wish list... 

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Posted by Doug Rice

EXIT STAGE LEFT

Friday, November 17, 2017

This Sunday, Dale Earnhardt Jr., Matt Kenseth and Danica Patrick will all most likely compete in their final NASCAR Cup Series race, all three have made an impact on this sport.

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Posted by Doug Rice

With NASCAR's Playoffs fast approaching, here are 10 things I want to see happen before the season ends. The following thoughts and opinions are mine and mine alone.

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Posted by Doug Rice

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.

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Posted by Doug Rice