Aaron Rosser

NASCAR Contributor

I'm a lifelong NASCAR fan from Georgia. Lifelong only equates to about a quarter-century or so, but still. I've studied the sport religiously and clung to every detail I could, and its served me relatively well, I guess. On race day, I am as ferverent a Tony Stewart fan as you will find and even during the week I can be found on Tony Stewart fan sites and talking with other fans (or arguing with his detractors) on Twitter. He's been my guy since May of 1998. Its pretty cool to be able to say I was on Tony's bandwagon when short track fans around the country knew him well, as did the fans in the IRL (where I discovered him, obviously), but aside from his occasional starts in the Busch Series, most NASCAR fans had never even heard of the guy. As a writer, I'm a fan of all the drivers. Even guys I don't root for on race day, I find their good points (and the faults of the guys I DO pull for) and then try to write it out to the best of whatever writing ability I may have and without bias towards or against a particular driver. I may reference being a fan of Tony Stewart or the other guys I like (Bobby Labonte, Kevin Harvick, Mark Martin, Bill Elliott, David Ragan, Martin Truex, Juan Pablo Montoya), but I'll never write something driven by fandom. If I write it, its because as an unbiased wannabe racing writer, I believe it in my head and heart. As a cartoonist, I try to bring humor to this sport I love and to the folks I love: race fans. I get as much out of genuine laughter at one of my cartoons (well, as long as it's at the material IN the cartoon and not at the cartoon itself) as I do out of compliments on a story I've written. Besides NASCAR I'm a pretty big fan of the Atlanta Braves and while I have pretty diverse interests when it comes to music, my main man is John Mellencamp. I also love writing fiction, looking at pretty girls, collecting 1/64 NASCAR & Hot Wheels cars and stuffed animals, and daydreaming.


Kenseth wins at Kansas despite brush with wall

Matt Kenseth overcame a brush with the wall to win a wild Hollywood Casino 400 at the Kansas Speedway. The race was slowed by a track and season-record 14 cautions. Brad Keselowski finished eighth and maintains a seven-point lead.

Wreckfest in full-effect in Kansas

There have been 12 cautions - all for wrecks - in the Hollywood Casino 400 at the Kansas Speedway. Mark Martin leads with 85 laps - and God only knows how many caution flags - remaining.

Johnson crashes on 136th lap

In a stunning turn of events, Sprint Cup title hopeful Jimmie Johnson has crashed at the Kansas Speedway. Johnson spun on the 136th lap and backed his Chevrolet into the wall. Title rival Brad Keselowski ran 10th at the time of Johnson's wreck.

Bowyer takes lead after Almirola wrecks

Clint Bowyer has moved out front in the Hollywood Casino 400 at his home Kansas Speedway after Aric Almirola - who had led 69 laps - blew a tire and slapped the while while leading.

Johnson leads after 100 laps in Kansas

Jimmie Johnson leads after the 100 lap mark at the Kansas Speedway as he looks to make up his seven-point deficit to Brad Keselowski in the championship fight. Keselowski currently runs 24th.

Busch spins on lap 40, draws second caution flag

Kyle Busch spun on lap 40 to draw the second caution flag of the Hollywood Casino 400 at the Kansas Speedway. Busch was running second to Aric Almirola, who's Ford has looked very stout early on.

Almirola leads early in Petty's No. 43

Aric Almirola has Richard Petty's famous No. 43 out front early in the Hollywood Casino 400 at the Kansas Speedway. Points leader Brad Keselowski has moved up six spots from his disappointing qualifying effort.

Stenhouse makes up two laps down to win in Kansas

Ricky Stenhouse Jr. rebounded from two laps down to win the Kansas Lottery 300 at the Kansas Speedway after Kyle Busch ran out of fuel with the checkered flag in sight.

Championship hopeful Stenhouse tangles with Logano

Ricky Stenhouse Jr. may have taken himself out of the Nationwide Series championship hunt after tangling with Joey Logano while battling for fourth. Austin Dillon leads the Kansas Lottery 300 after 120 laps.

Four cautions in opening 50 laps at Kansas

The Kansas Lottery 300 NASCAR Nationwide Series race is 50 laps old and already there have been four caution flags. Brian Scott has brought out two with separate single-car spins. Ricky Stenhouse Jr. leads.

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