Thoughts After Daytona’s Coke Zero 400

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Jimmie Johnson picked up a Daytona sweep in front of a wreck that erupted on the final lap of the Coke Zero 400. The No. 48 Lowe’s Chevrolet also won the season opening Daytona 500, Johnson’s fourth win of the […]

Martin Truex Jr. Hitting Two Birds With One Stone At Daytona

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  NAPA Racing’s Martin Truex Jr. is on a roll as the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series returns to Daytona during the July 4 weekend for its Coke Zero 400-mile race Saturday evening; however, victory is only one thing on his agenda. The 33-year-old driver […]

NASCAR Sprint Cup Season Set For Jimmie Johnson vs. Matt Kenseth Championship Battle?

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The summer stretch of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season continued this weekend in the Quicken Loans 400 at Michigan International Speedway. It is often in this summer stretch where the most effective championship contenders rise (most notably Tony Stewart, […]

The NASCAR Summer Stretch Heating Up for Tony Stewart

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This race weekend at Michigan International Speedway NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, 2011 Champion Tony Stewart continued his sizzling summer of NASCAR finishes. His top-five finish of fifth in the Quicken Loans 400 propelled Stewart into the top 10 of the […]

Denny Hamlin Knocks Himself Out of Contention for the NASCAR Chase for the Sprint Cup

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Denny Hamlin has been in the NASCAR Chase for the Sprint Cup every year since he entered the sport on a full-time basis back in 2006. This year, after missing four races and barely running another one until Brian Vickers […]

Denny Hamlin Has Rough NASCAR Weekend at Michigan International Speedway

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This weekend was another one filled with frustration for NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Denny Hamlin at Michigan International Speedway. This weekend, Hamlin needed another solid effort or a win here at a track where he has found success before. […]

NASCAR’s Joey Logano Still Chasing a Chase Berth

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The newest member of Penske Racing in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series young driver Joey Logano is still chasing down a Chase for the Sprint Cup spot for NASCAR’s postseason in 2013. Logano came over to Penske Racing this offseason […]

Who will be Jimmie Johnson’s Biggest Challenge in NASCAR Sprint Cup Championship?

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This weekend’s race at Pocono Raceway, the Party in the Poconos 400, settled one thing for most NASCAR Sprint Cup Series fans. Five-time championship winner Jimmie Johnson will be the dominant driver heading into the Chase for the Sprint Cup this […]

NASCAR: Early Season Stunners Aric Almirola And Paul Menard Stumble In Summer

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Perhaps the biggest surprise in the early goings of this NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season was the quiet success of two drivers not known to be in contention on the racetrack and more importantly, in the points standings. These two […]

NASCAR’s Toyota Racing Development Achieves Goal at Pocono Raceway

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This weekend, the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series tackled the challenge of the “Tricky Triangle”, Pocono Raceway, for the Party in the Poconos 400. For points lead and five-time champion Jimmie Johnson the Triangle was not a challenge whatsoever and he […]

Penske Racing In Need of A Good NASCAR Weekend at Pocono Raceway

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While last week should have been great for NASCAR‘s Penske Racing, it instead turned into a mediocre weekend edging toward the bad after the penalties from the Fed-Ex 400 post-race inspection to reigning champion Brad Keselowski’s car were announced by […]

5 Drivers to Pay Attention to in the NASCAR FedEx 400

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