Knockout Qualifying At Talladega Is Something Everyone Should Watch

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For the first time ever, the new format of qualifying in all three major NASCAR series will make its network debut. It will air on FOX, and it should be very entertaining. No one knows that to expect with the […]


Joey Logano Reigns Supreme In Toyota Owners 400

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After an insane night of racing, the Toyota Owners 400 came down to a 10-lap shootout, with some of the sport’s finest drivers up near the front. Jeff Gordon and Matt Kenseth lead them into the first turn, and then […]


Kyle Larson Should Have Stayed In Nationwide Series For One More Season

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After completing his first season in the Nationwide Series by finishing 8th in points, the Earnhardt-Ganassi Racing team feels that Kyle Larson is ready to take on a full-time Sprint Cup car next season. With the departure of Juan Pablo […]


NASCAR: Why It’s Not Too Soon For Kyle Larson To Race In Cup

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In NASCAR, we always talk about promising, young drivers who were moved up to the Cup level too soon. Joey Logano is a perfect example when you want to discuss the harmful effects of moving a young gun to Cup before they’re ready. […]


NASCAR’s Top Five Most Controversial Moments of 2013

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Sam Hornish Jr. Wins the Pole for the Ford EcoBoost 300; Looks to Win the Championship Over Austin Dillon

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Sam Hornish Jr.’s championship hopes might have increased just a bit early Saturday afternoon. Hornish has won the pole for the Ford EcoBoost 300 at the Homestead-Miami Speedway, giving him his fourth pole award of the 2013 season. Hornish’s lap […]


NASCAR: Key Stats At Martinsville

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NASCAR at Martinsville is as unique as it gets. Track position means everything, even when your car is starting in the top 10. Winning at this track is just as much about skill as it is luck. So, if you […]


Kyle Busch Wins the Pole at Charlotte for NASCAR Nationwide Series

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Kyle Busch is on the pole yet again. Busch, 28, has won a career-high ninth pole in the NASCAR Nationwide Series this season. Driving the No. 54 Toyota for Joe Gibbs Racing, Busch took to the top of the charts at the […]


Ricky Craven’s Rule of 72 is Cool

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I had forgotten about Ricky Craven‘s rule of 72 from a few years back. This week he wrote about it on ESPN.com and I was reminded about it. It seems to me to be a much better way to predict […]


Kevin Harvick earns first pole in seven years at Kansas

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Kansas Speedway was repaved a year ago but the NASCAR teams are still trying to figure it out. Kevin Harvick and the No. 29 Budweiser Chevy team seems to have it figured out this weekend. It doesn’t help that Goodyear […]


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 […]


AAA 400 at Dover International Speedway NASCAR Prerace Notes

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NASCAR returns to Dover International Speedway for the third race of the Chase for the Sprint Cup, the AAA 400.  Here is some news and notes since qualifying on Friday afternoon. Dale Earnhardt Jr. yet again continued the trend of […]