Daytona 500 Victory Will Take Pressure Off Dale Earnhardt Jr.

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The old saying goes that it’s a marathon not a sprint. Last night the Daytona 500 was a marathon and then some. The rain-delayed event took over nine hours to complete. When it was all said and done Dale Earnhardt […]

2014 Will Be Career Year For Dale Earnhardt Jr.

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When the No. 3 Richard Childress Chevrolet led the field to the green flag Sunday afternoon at the Daytona 500, you could not help but feel a greater presence cross the start-finish line with the 43-car field. 13 years from the […]

Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s 2014 Daytona 500 Win Comes After Crazy, Humorous Day

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The NASCAR world had to wait quite a while for it, but it was worth it. The 2014 Daytona 500 was delayed for over six hours under the red flag and was then restarted under the caution flag and then […]

Chase Elliott Lands Full-Time NASCAR Nationwide Series Ride With JR Motorsports

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JR Motorsports announced earlier today that 18-year-old Chase Elliott will pilot the No.9 NAPA sponsored Chevrolet Camaro in 2014 for the team. The announcement is significant for a couple reasons. Chase is the son of 1988 NASCAR Sprint Cup champion […]

2014 NASCAR: 10 New Year’s Resolutions

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NASCAR: Some Early Championship Predictions For 2014

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I’ve been thinking about some possible threats for the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship lately and with all the silly season moves by big name drivers, we might see a couple surprises. Jimmie Johnson is the man to beat, […]

NASCAR: The Most Impressive Drivers Who Failed to Win in 2013

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If I could be a fly in a NASCAR Notebook

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It’s the end of the NASCAR Sprint Cup season. The new champion Jimmie Johnson has given his last press conference to the NASCAR media before the Awards banquet in Las Vegas. In the press conference Johnson was asked “You’re part […]

What Are Dale Earnhardt Jr’s Chances Of Winning Sprint Cup This Season?

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Dale Earnhardt Jr. is 52 points back of first place in the Sprint Cup standings with zero wins on the season as it looks like his championship chances are just about over. He’s not eliminated, but what has Earnhardt Jr. […]

Jamie McMurray Survives the Camping World RV Sales 500 at Talladega

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Jamie McMurray‘s turnaround season just became a ton better. With Earnhardt-Ganassi Racing in the final steps of a rebuilding process, McMurray has stuck with the team through thick and thin. McMurray locked up his seventh career NASCAR Sprint Cup Series […]

Does a Fork Earning Race put you out of the Chase?

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Last week in this column, ESPN had started putting “Fork” in drivers after only one NASCAR Chase race. It seemed premature to me. Read about it here. This week, after a third Chase race at Dover and a second round […]

Jimmie Johnson Goes Back to Victory Lane with Record 8th NASCAR Win at Dover

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Jimmie Johnson has ended a 10 race winless streak. Johnson went back to victory lane in dominating fashion on Sunday afternoon at the Dover International Speedway. Johnson won the AAA 400 at Dover, leading an astonishing 243 of the 400 […]