1. NASCAR: Tony Stewart & Dale Earnhardt Jr. and the Top 10 Driver Partnerships

    Although NASCAR may seem like an every-man-for-himself type of sport, it is in fact a team sport. The most successful drivers all work for multi-car organizations, and crew chiefs ...

    Brian Polking Written by Brian Polking about over 3 years ago 1,325 reads 1 comments

  2. From Dale Earnhardt to Kyle Busch: The Top 25 Bump-and-Runs of All-Time

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  3. Fairer Sex Crying Foul: Bristol Issues for Danica Patrick, Jennifer Jo Cobb

    It was a rough afternoon for female drivers Danica Patrick and Jennifer Jo Cobb at Bristol Motor Speedway Saturday to say the least...

    Brian Polking Written by Brian Polking about over 3 years ago 3,899 reads 25 comments

  4. NASCAR: Ricky Stenhouse Jr. Finding Success Through Past Failures

    Things were so bad for Ricky Stenhouse Jr. in 2010 that he was actually benched by team owner Jack Roush for a pair of Nationwide races...

    Brian Polking Written by Brian Polking about over 3 years ago 241 reads 1 comments

  5. Volkswagen Ponders Move To NASCAR: Another Foreign Company Joining the Sport?

    With sales in the U.S. market lagging well behind Japanese and Korean car makers, there has been a lot of speculation recently that Volkswagen is considering starting factory teams in both NASCAR and Formula One...

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  6. Driver Wanted: Mark Martin Among Candidates to Join Red Bull Racing in 2012

    Driver turnover has become the norm for Red Bull Racing in recent years. A.J. Allmendinger was replaced by Scott Speed, and Speed was replaced by Kasey Kahne ...

    Brian Polking Written by Brian Polking about over 3 years ago 1,674 reads 3 comments

  7. NASCAR's Bristol Busters: The Favorites To Win the Jeff Byrd 500

    After an early season off-week, the Cup Series returns to action this weekend at Bristol Motor Speedway. The half-mile short track is famous for its high banks and physical action both on and off the track...

    Brian Polking Written by Brian Polking about over 3 years ago 1,234 reads 0 comments

  8. NASCAR: Drivers Challenge Bristol's Nickname of 'The World's Fastest Half-Mile'

    Bristol Motor Speedway has been called Thunder Valley, The Bullring, and The World’s Fastest Half-Mile. Following this Saturday’s Nationwide Series race at the track, a group of drivers will challenge that last nickname...

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  9. Panic Button: Greg Biffle Among Drivers in Early Season Hole

    There are still 23 races left in the 2011 Sprint Cup regular season, but thanks to NASCAR’s new point system, a few big names already find themselves in big holes after just three races...

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  10. Road to Recovery: Shane Hmiel Adjusting to Life in a Wheelchair

    At age 21, Shane Hmiel was on the fast track to NASCAR stardom. At age 30, he is a wheelchair-bound quadriplegic. Hmiel’s rise and subsequent fall can be either depressing or uplifting, depending on how you look at it...

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  11. Bigger Is Better: Danica Patrick Part of Richard Petty Motorsports' Future?

    After nearly closing shop at the end of the 2010 season, Richard Petty Motorsports is now planning to expand in 2012. Led by a group of financial investors, Richard Petty seized control of the organization prior to the start of the 2011 season...

    Brian Polking Written by Brian Polking about over 3 years ago 1,067 reads 4 comments

  12. Rubbin's Racin': NASCAR's Top Short Track Drivers

    From the high banks of Bristol Motor Speedway to the paperclip-shaped turns at Martinsville Raceway, short track racing provides its own breed of excitement in the Sprint Cup Series...

    Brian Polking Written by Brian Polking about over 3 years ago 1,570 reads 3 comments

  13. NASCAR Countdown: Drivers Most Likely to Win Their First Cup Race in 2011

    For some drivers, winning their first race comes easy. Just ask Trevor Bayne, who won the 2011 Daytona 500 in just his second career Cup Series start. Then you have drivers like Michael Waltrip, who needed 463 races to secure a Cup Series win...

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  14. NASCAR Power Rankings: Carl Edwards Keeps Winning Races

    The 2011 Sprint Cup season is only three races old, but the teams have already had the chance to visit a superspeedway, a flat track and a 1.5-mile track...

    Brian Polking Written by Brian Polking about over 3 years ago 429 reads 2 comments