Wednesday, March 14, 2012

NASCAR drivers pick their Final Four

   It's March Madness time and even many in NASCAR pay close attention to the four weeks of basketball that culminates with the NCAA Championship.

   Here is a rundown of several NASCAR drivers' Final Four picks. Do they match yours? In my bracket, I have Kentucky, Wisconsin, North Carolina and Missouri.

   Brendan Gaughan: Georgetown, Florida State, Michigan State, Duke
   Kurt Busch:  Kentucky, Michigan State, Ohio State, Kansas
   Denny Hamlin: Kentucky, Kentucky, Kentucky, Kentucky (I wonder who he thinks wins)
   Elliott Sadler: North Carolina, Missouri, Floirda State, Kentucky
   Austin Dillon: Kentucky, Florida State, Missouri, North Carolina
   David Ragan: Missouri, Kentucky, North Carolina, Syracuse
   David Gilliland: Kentucky, Missouri, Ohio St, Kansas
   Justin Allgaier: Kentucky, Missouri, Syracuse, North Carolina
   Jason Bowles: Kentucky, Murray St., Syracuse, Michigan
   TJ Bell: Kentucky, Louisville, North Carolina, Ohio St.
   Dakoda Armstrong: Indiana, Michigan St., North Carolina, Ohio State
   Paulie Harraka (and Duke senior): Duke, Duke, Duke and Duke
   Travis Kvapil: W. Kentucky, UNC Asheville, Long Island, and Lamar/Vermont winner (All 16th place seeds)
   Aric Almirola: Kentucky, North Carolina, Ohio St., Michigan St.