1. Dustin Off The Next Race: Lenox Industrial Tools 301 at New Hampshire

    It's time for NASCAR to work a little magic. This Sunday, New Hampshire's "Magic Mile" will welcome the Sprint Cup Series for the first of their two races for the season...

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  2. Almost Doesn't Count When It Comes To Marcos Ambrose

    Seven laps. It all happened with seven laps to go. Marcos Ambrose could see the checkered flag of Sunday's Toyota/Save Mart 350 in his sights. His No. 47 Clorox Toyota at the head of the field...

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  3. Parks Race Reactions: Toyota/Save Mart 350 at Infineon Raceway

    I've always said when it comes to NASCAR, anything can happen. We had a pothole at Daytona, Brad Keselowski going flying in Atlanta, and record leaders and lead changes at Talladega...

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  4. Dustin Off the Next Race: Toyota/Save Mart 350 at Infineon Raceway

    Left...left...left, RIGHT, left. A phrase usually reserved for the military is the theme of racing this weekend for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. It's not just turning left for these drivers this time...

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  5. 150 Articles, 150 Viewpoints: Looking Back at a NASCAR Columnist

    Last May, I was on a search for a chance to express my opinions and views in writing. I already had my own column for a different company, but just writing one article a week was boring...

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  6. Parks Race Reactions: Heluva Good! Sour Cream Dips 400 at Michigan

    A favorite of many NASCAR competitors, the Michigan International Speedway always provides great racing and a lot of strategy. Sunday was no exception...

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  7. Dustin Off The Next Race: Heluva Good! Sour Cream Dips 400 at Michigan

    If there's one track that can provide fast action, great passing, and come down to who is best off the throttle, it's Michigan. A wide surface, plenty of racing room and high speeds make this a very popular stop for NASCAR...

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  8. Jimmie Johnson and Team Levine Win the 2010 Prelude to the Dream

    It's often described as the mecca of all dirt tracks, and some even describe it as dirt track racing's version of Daytona. Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio, played host to the sixth annual "Prelude to the Dream...

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  9. Parks Race Reactions: Gillette Fusion ProGlide 500 at Pocono Raceway

    For a race that started out rather gloomy, boring and lack-luster, there was no shortage of stories when the checkered flag waved...

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  10. Dustin Off the Next Race: Gillette Fusion ProGlide 500 at Pocono

    How can one describe the track at Long Pond, Pennsylvania? Some call it a speedway with corners like a road course. Some say it's similar to Indy with just three corners...

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  11. The 2010 'Prelude To The Dream' at Eldora Speedway Is All About the Kids

    In one week, many stars that fans get to see race on Sunday will trade their stock cars for late models. They'll take off the Goodyear Racing Eagles and put on Hoosier grooved tires...

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  12. Parks' Race Reactions: Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway

    When it comes to the Coca-Cola 600, under normal circumstances it's the last 100 miles that will determine the winner. That last adjustment when the lights come on will put the one driver out front for the long haul...

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  13. Dustin Off the Next Race: Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway

    Last Saturday, 21 drivers ran 100 laps in the Sprint All-Star Race. We saw intense action, a bit of frustration, and one happy driver at the end of the night. However, that race is only 25 percent of what Sunday's action will be...

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  14. The Coca-Cola 600 Weekend: A Humbling Experience for NASCAR Fans

    There are just some races every NASCAR fan wants to attend. The Daytona 500, the Brickyard, and the night race at Bristol are the most popular. There's races like the July 4 weekend in Daytona, any race at Talladega, and the All-Star weekend in Charlotte.

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  15. Parks Race Reactions: NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race at Charlotte

    On a night where the best in NASCAR went toe-to-toe for a huge paycheck, the Sprint All-Star Race was what every fan expected. There was intense action, exciting passes, and when it came down to the time to go, everyone went for it...

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  16. Dustin Off the NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race at Charlotte Motor Speedway

    This race is truly the wild card race on the entire Sprint Cup schedule. No points are on the line, the rules are different, and the perspective is only about victory...

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  17. The Sprint All-Star Race: Moments that Made NASCAR

    It's a race that's not about points, not about finishes, and not about positioning. There's one state of mind when NASCAR comes to Charlotte in mid-May. It's a race that has always been unique, different, and exciting for everyone involved...

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  18. Parks Race Reactions: Autism Speaks 400 From Dover

    The old saying goes, "It ain't over til it's over." That certainly was the case on Sunday. It was a race that was all about one driver, and his dominating performance. It was about putting the critics to rest, and silencing the doubters...

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  19. Dustin Off the Next Race: Autism Speaks 400 from Dover

    Try to take a bite out of this track, and it will bite back. This weekend, it's the "Monster Mile" at Dover, DE. One mile in length, 24 degrees of banking, and a narrow racing lane will make this race a tough one for every driver in the field...

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  20. Jimmie Johnson: Running Out of Luck or Psyching Out His Competition?

    The last four years, Jimmie Johnson, Chad Knaus, and the entire No. 48 team have been the team to beat. In that span, Johnson has won 29 races and captured four consecutive championships...

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  21. Parks' Race Reactions: Showtime Southern 500 at Darlington

    If I've said it once, I've said it a thousand times, Darlington is my favorite race track that NASCAR runs at. There is no other track like it. Many have narrow, one-lane grooves, but none have that grooves right against the outside wall...

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  22. Dustin Off the Next Race: SHOWTIME Southern 500 at Darlington

    For old-school NASCAR fans, the Southern 500 means tradition. For the drivers, it represents a legacy. But for everyone involved, it means that it is time to race at the "Lady in Black...

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  23. The Darlington Stripe: Damage That Is Well Earned and Well Respected

    How often will a driver say they enjoy getting into the wall? It's not exactly a phrase that rolls off the tongue. More often, a driver will end up apologizing for getting into the wall, or curse the other competitor that forced him/her up there...

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  24. Parks Race Reactions: Heath Calhoun 400 at Richmond

    Richmond is often considered to be the perfect track. Drivers love it, fans flock to it, and commentators praise it. Saturday night was no exception...

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  25. Dustin Off the Next Race: Heath Calhoun 400 at Richmond

    Now that the scars and bruises have healed from Talladega, the focus now shifts to the exact opposite kind of racing. Forget the restrictor plates, forget the drafting...

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