Sep 14 2011 - 3:11pm

Wide Open Chase

Now that the Chase is set and the racing for a title can begin, who is the favorite? That’s a little tougher to determine this year. In the past several years, there has been one driver who has held a decided advantage over the other Chasers, and it...

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Sep 12 2011 - 4:22pm

A Gigantic Waste of Time

The 48 and the 22 are at it again, and I’m underwhelmed, to say the least.Jimme Johnson, the “five-time chump,” according to Busch, got the worst of Saturday night’s pitter-pat, finishing 31st, some 38 laps down. Busch went on to finish in the top 10....

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Sep 9 2011 - 3:55pm

The 3,650

The 3,650Can you remember what you had for lunch last Wednesday?How about the last time you stopped and just appreciated where you were, who you were with and why you were there?Can you remember what it felt like to wake up on Sept. 11, 2001 and know,...

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Sep 7 2011 - 3:10pm

SCOOP is Here!

So, Ronski, what's going to happen at Richmond?Glad you asked! I KNOW what's going to happen at the raciest little track in all the land. They're going to practice, qualify, then race. At the end, we'll know who is in the Chase and who isn't.Pretty...

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Sep 7 2011 - 3:09pm

And Then, There Was One...

That’s all there is to it, sports fans. One more race, and we’ll know who will contend for the title in 2011.The annual Chase-deciding race at Richmond is upon us, and we look forward to seeing who emerges from the hue and cry with a shot to win the...

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Sep 6 2011 - 4:44pm

SuperG to the Rescue

Congratulations to Jeff Gordon for assuming third place all-time in career victories in NASCAR (according to NASCAR, not Bobby Allison). Allison maintains that he won 85 races as well, not 84.Anyway, Gordon held off teammate Jimmie Johnson to win the...

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Sep 2 2011 - 4:24pm

The Other Shoe Drops...

Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s contract is signed, and the third-generation superstar will be with Hendrick Motorsports for the next five seasons, through 2017.That means that the other shoe has dropped, and he can go on finding his way back to where he was in...

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Sep 1 2011 - 5:05pm

Beautiful Sight

Bristol is as picturesque as it can be. Mountains, lush green meadows, brilliant skies...NASCAR nation in campers and shorts and riding coolers, so on and so forth.It's also had its share of pageantry, as you can see by the photo here.They are rather...

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Sep 1 2011 - 3:52pm

High, Wide and Handsome

In the aftermath of the IRWIN Tools Night Race at Bristol, there are just two chances left for the Chase field to change.The first is Sunday night at Atlanta Motor Speedway, when the field gets down and dirty on one of the fastest tracks they race on....

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Aug 31 2011 - 3:41pm

Twelve Questions: ATL

Twelve Questions makes its return a couple days later than normal...because jet lag is a solid pain in the kiester.12b. Clint Bowyer (0 wins, -22 points from 10th): How many sands are left in C-Bow's hourglass? My guess is, not many.12a. Denny Hamlin...

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