1. Dale Earnhardt Jr: Why He Will Continue To Be NASCAR's Most Popular Driver

    Most Popular Driver. Three words in NASCAR that have been associated with one man for the last eight years. One man has the honor of being voted by the fans as "their driver." There's even a name for his fan following...

    Dustin Parks Written by Dustin Parks about almost 4 years ago 1,615 reads 8 comments

  2. Jeff Gordon's 2011 Season a Make-or-Break Year, Professionally and Personally

    The determining factor of how a NASCAR driver's season is how well he finishes both in the races and in the points. So, how exactly do we determine how Jeff Gordon fared this last year...

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  3. Dale Earnhardt Jr. Needs to Back Up His NASCAR Most Popular Driver Award In 2011

    Let's be honest, no matter what happens in NASCAR these days, there is only one guarantee: when the driver introductions take place, one man gets the loudest cheer of anyone in the entire starting field...

    Dustin Parks Written by Dustin Parks about almost 4 years ago 952 reads 6 comments

  4. NASCAR's Popularity Race: The 50 All-Time Most Popular Drivers

    It is no secret what is the heart and soul of NASCAR. It's not the money that Sprint, Nationwide or Camping World puts out to be the champion...

    Dustin Parks Written by Dustin Parks about almost 4 years ago 11,861 reads 3 comments

  5. Jimmie Johnson Wins Fifth Title the Way the Fans Wanted...the Hard Way

    When the checkered flag fell at Homestead, emotions could be seen the length of pit road. There were tears of joy for some, and heartache for others...

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  6. Creature Vs. Creature Writers Pool: Results Following the Ford 400 at Homestead

    What was expected to be a battle for the 2010 Sprint Cup Championship lived up to every aspect of the hype. In some aspects, it went beyond. Every lap, every corner, and every mistake meant something would change...

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  7. NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Live Race Blog: Ford 400 from Homestead

    The anticipation for this weekend's events began once the checkered flag fell at Phoenix. What began as an opportunity to seal the championship has become a sprint to the finish...

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  8. Creature vs. Creature Writers Pool: Picks For The Ford 400 at Homestead

    It has come down to one race, one final opportunity, and one last checkered flag to decide a champion. This Sunday is the final race of the 2010 NASCAR Sprint Cup season...

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  9. Travis Pastrana and Danica Patrick in NASCAR Could Be a Promoting Nightmare

    When Danica Patrick announced she was going NASCAR racing in 2010, two things came of it. One was high expectations, the other was a great promoting opportunity...

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  10. Creature Vs. Creature Writers Pool: Results Following the Kobalt Tools 500

    As if the championship battle heading into Phoenix wasn't tight enough, after the checkered flag fell the battle only got better. This was a race that was all about being in the right position at the right time, and it came down to fuel mileage...

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  11. Creature vs. Creature Writers Pool: Picks for the Kobalt Tools 500 at Phoenix

    As if the Chase wasn't exciting enough, Texas gave every NASCAR fan, media outlet and employee within the sport something to talk about...

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  12. Jeff Gordon and Jeff Burton Put NASCAR Back in Spotlight in an Unexpected Way

    The only thing missing from Sunday's race at Texas was Ken Squier on the microphone. Ever since NASCAR decided to go back to the "boys, have at it" philosophy, many incidents have illustrated the expectations that come with that philosophy...

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  13. Creature Vs. Creature Writers Pool: Results Following the AAA Texas 500

    If you want drama, the AAA Texas 500 certainly had it. In a season where NASCAR decided to take off the reins, who would have predicted what would happen in just 500 miles. So many different things happened in this race, it's hard to sum it up...

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  14. Creature vs. Creature Writers Pool: Picks for the AAA Texas 500

    What was thought to be the race to really shake up the standings did not exactly turn out as planned. Talladega did tighten up the point standings, but not as expected...

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  15. Jeff Gordon At Texas: Could He Be the Ultimate Sleeper Pick To Win Sunday?

    Without question, Jeff Gordon has not had the best luck at Texas Motor Speedway. In fact, he never had a top-five finish until 2001. It's the site of his only 43rd place finish in his career...

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  16. Creature vs. Creature Writers Pool: Results Following the Amp Energy Juice 500

    Halloween brought out a lot of the crazies to the Talladega Superspeedway, as many fans decided to dress up and bring out their ghoulish garb for the first of four consecutive months with national holidays...

    Dustin Parks Written by Dustin Parks about almost 4 years ago 116 reads 0 comments

  17. NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Live Blog: Amp Energy Juice 500 From Talladega

    This Halloween, it's not about how scary the costumes are, or how ghoulish the pranks turn out. It's not about the amount of candy in a bag or how many times one hears the phrase "Trick or Treat"...

    Dustin Parks Written by Dustin Parks about almost 4 years ago 648 reads 15 comments

  18. Creature vs. Creature Writers Pool: Picks for the Amp Energy Juice 500

    Usually the idea of gambling is saved for the casinos in either Atlantic City or Las Vegas. One enters with the intention of winning a lot of money but unfortunately also knows they could lose what they came in with...

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  19. Kasey Kahne's Roller Coaster Week Ends With a Top-15 Finish at Martinsville

    To say the week for Kasey Kahne has been chaos would be an understatement. At Charlotte, he wrecks out and refuses to get back in the car, citing illness as his reason...

    Dustin Parks Written by Dustin Parks about almost 4 years ago 1,062 reads 2 comments

  20. Creature vs. Creature Writers Pool: Results Following the Tums Fast Relief 500

    What is expected at a short track? Usually a lot of bumping, some tore up body panels, and some tempers that are either angry or frustrated. Sunday at Martinsville, that certainly was the case...

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  21. Creature vs. Creature Writers Pool: Picks For the Tums Fast Relief 500

    Another historical race track awaits the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series this weekend. But, high speeds and sweeping corners will not. Instead, it's all about close quarters, a little bit of banging, and at the end of the day a lot of bent sheet metal...

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  22. Sprint Cup at Martinsville: Who Has the Best Chance To Win at the Paperclip?

    It's a track where close racing is required and banging fenders is part of the deal. No car leaves the track without a donut on the side or sheet metal not damaged...

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  23. Creature vs. Creature Writers Pool: Results Following the Bank of America 500

    Usually, the wackiness of the Chase is reserved for Talladega. But as has been the case for the entire 2010 season, we have learned to expect the unexpected. We all knew going into this race that the team that would be tough would be the No...

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  24. Creature vs. Creature Writers Pool: Picks for the Bank of America 500

    There is nothing like coming home for NASCAR. The big week for the Sprint Cup Series continues as on the schedule this week is the Charlotte Motor Speedway...

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  25. 2011 NASCAR Hall Of Fame Class Represents The Heyday Of the Sport

    When the first class of NASCAR Hall of Fame inductees were announced, they represented the beginning of a sport and the individuals that made it a phenomenon. At the same time, the debate almost immediately began as to who should have been included...

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