Aug 26 2011 - 4:52pm

Danica-Mania Goes On the Road

SONOMA, Calif. – While the rest of my world is in east Tennesee, I’m moonlighting in lovely wine country. But that doesn’t mean that I’m not in the mix.Danica Patrick just got done with a media conference here at Infineon, and the second question she...

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Aug 24 2011 - 2:55pm

Chase is Wide a Point

The Race to the Chase is a barn-burner. We have seen, with the advent of the wild-card, a huge uptick in interest this year, and that's good.There's the top 10, and then two wild-cards. The competition for the final two spots in the top 10 and both...

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Aug 24 2011 - 2:52pm

Wide Open

Kyle Busch is putting together the kind of late-season run that we usually see from Jimmie Johnson, putting some sizzle in what is usually a snoozefest at Michigan International Speedway.Busch won for the first time in the Irish Hills, first running...

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Aug 22 2011 - 2:16pm

Twelve Questions: Bristol

This is 12 Questions, making its return for the run to Richmond and beyond.Actually, it might be called 12 Questions, Plus Denny Hamlin, because he's 14th in points but 12th when you pull in the wild-card. So we'll go with that for now...13. Denny...

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Aug 18 2011 - 3:02pm

Time of Your Life...

OK, you're a Member of the ONMC. You're used to getting up close to the cars and stars of NASCAR.What would you do if you could take a lap of Atlanta at speed with Kyle Busch behind the wheel? That's what these lucky race fans got to do this week,...

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Aug 17 2011 - 11:37am

Michigan Ain't No Watkins Glen

We're approaching Sunday's race at Michigan, fresh off a rain-delayed rip-snorter at Watkins Glen. Will the Pure Michigan 400 be the same kind of race?Check out The iNSIDE SCOOP and find out! 

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Aug 17 2011 - 11:34am

From Wild to Wimpy

If you watched the wild finish to the rain-delayed race at Watkins Glen, it probably whet your appetite for more NASCAR action this weekend. Uh, might want to think again, because this week’s race is at Michigan.This is nothing against Michigan, you...

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Aug 15 2011 - 2:57pm

Time to Move to 21st Century Safety at WGI

Let me start by saying that I love racing at Watkins Glen International. It’s different, yet has managed to keep some of the old-school charm that made it such a great track in years past.That said, it’s time to yank the place into the 21st century...

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Aug 12 2011 - 5:13pm

Fingers Crossed at the Glen

The cars are on the track for Happy Hour at Watkins Glen...and there's some good news!The good news is, it isn't raining. Watkins Glen, more than some other tracks, absolutely is miserable in the rain.Martin Truex Jr. is leading the way, and the...

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Aug 10 2011 - 3:25pm


The iNSIDE SCOOP, your weekly trip to the edge of the NASCAR world, is now posted here on the web site!Simply click on the Insider Info tab, select Inside SCOOP and read on!While I've got you, weigh in below on who you think deserves the raspberry for...

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