Next Gen Car Is?

Next Gen Car Is?

So, we are finally a few weeks into the next-gen era in NASCAR. While I’m sitting here in a web-based training class for my new job, multi-tasking while writing this article. I had a classic NASCAR race on the TV. Watching Kyle Busch claim only the fourth victory of his career in the winged car […]

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 Move Over Football, The 2021 Daytona 500 Is Here

Move Over Football, The 2021 Daytona 500 Is Here

After a long winter of playing Iracing and watching other sports; NASCAR is back this weekend with the season’s biggest race. The Daytona 500 is the Super Bowl for race fans. Following on from two brilliant duel races on Thursday, it is now time for the main event. It might look different from previous Daytona’s; […]

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 Nascar Twitter: Who to Follow

Nascar Twitter: Who to Follow

We are creeping closer and closer to the start of the 2021 Nascar season. The Daytona 500 will kick off the new Nascar season on February 14th. During the offseason, I always turn to the Nascar Twitter world for all my news on the sport. So, before we get the engines roaring, and get the […]

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 NASCAR is Family

NASCAR is Family

Normally I like to stage post-race discussion following each race, but following the Daytona 500, I didn’t think it was appropriate given the nature of events that sent Roush Fenway driver Ryan Newman to Halifax Hospital following what looked to be near-tragedy in the crash he endured. Let alone, I failed to properly process a […]

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 Politics and NASCAR

Politics and NASCAR

These are personal opinions that don’t necessarily reflect the belief of Belly Up Sports as a whole. The divisive state of American politics has invaded every corner of our lives. Facebook and Twitter are awash with posts from supporters on both sides of the aisle. Friendships are strained. Families get split along party lines. Contemporary […]

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 Ricky Stenhouse’s Small Taste of Redemption

Ricky Stenhouse’s Small Taste of Redemption

There are a ton of things that keep me watching NASCAR. One of the huge things is the joy of watching redemption in the sport. Whether it be the greats like Dale Earnhardt finally winning a Daytona 500. Or maybe it’s as simple as Kyle Busch winning his first title after breaking his leg in […]

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 Don’t Sleep on Ryan Newman at Daytona

Don’t Sleep on Ryan Newman at Daytona

Everyone knows that Ryan Newman is always a threat at Daytona. Duh, he’s a past Daytona 500 champion. In fact, his triumph at the season opener in 2008 was The Captain’s first Daytona 500 win as an owner. Sure he’s the subject of plenty of quality memes, but it makes us forget how solid a […]

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 2021 NASCAR Schedule

2021 NASCAR Schedule

Everyone in the NASCAR community is hopeful that the year 2021 will be a huge turn around for the sport in general. We are supposed to be getting a new car, the schedule is supposed to change, and it will be a sport dictated by younger drivers. Something tells me though that fans will somehow […]

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