1. Bleacher Report's 2012 "Best of NASCAR" Awards

    The 2012 NASCAR Sprint Cup season has ended. Brad Keselowski and his No. 2 Miller Lite Dodge team took home the NASCAR Sprint Cup title this year, ending Chevrolet's streak of Sprint Cup titles at seven...

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  2. Jeff Gordon Hit with Weak Penalty After Run-in with Clint Bowyer at Phoenix

    Jeff Gordon was ordered to stand before the NASCAR sanctioning body on Monday, was told to extend his right arm and promptly got slapped on the wrist for his actions in Sunday's AdvoCare 500 at Phoenix...

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  3. Jeff Gordon vs. Clint Bowyer: What to Make of Sunday's Fight at Phoenix

    Watch the video . If you don't yet know exactly what went down between four-time NASCAR Sprint Cup champion Jeff Gordon and 2012 NASCAR Sprint Cup title contender Clint ...

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  4. Kyle Larson: Young Star on Pace to Take the NASCAR World by Storm

    I'll forgive you if you don't know who Kyle Larson is. Chances are, whether you're a casual NASCAR fan who just tunes in on Sundays or a diehard who watches every lap with ...

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  5. Brad Keselowski Staying Positive Amid Sprint Cup Championship Run

    There's a mantra in sports that has served teams of all leagues very, very well over the years. Don't quit...

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  6. NASCAR Sprint Cup: Drivers Happy with Current Safety Rules Regarding Concussions

    Two events have taken the NASCAR world by storm over the last five days. On Thursday afternoon, four days after getting caught up in a grizzly 20-car pileup on the final lap of ...

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  7. Kasey Kahne's Title Hopes Remain, but Has He Used His Mulligan?

    A 15th-place finish is hardly a disaster. In today's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, the competition is so tight that one small miscue often results in a finish outside the top 20...

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  8. Denny Hamlin: Sprint Cup Chase Not a "Two-Horse Race"

    This feels awfully familiar, doesn't it? With five-time NASCAR Sprint Cup champ Jimmie Johnson atop the standings two races into the Chase and Denny Hamlin fresh off a dominating ...

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  9. Dale Earnhardt Jr: Why the Sprint Cup Title Could Be "at His Fingertips"

    Junior Nation remembers the hard days all too well. You know, that period of time from 2007 to 2010 when their driver won just one race and made just one appearance in the Chase ...

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  10. Greg Biffle Optimistic About Chase Hopes Despite Rough Start at Chicagoland

    Greg Biffle was on top of the NASCAR world after race No. 26 at Richmond International Speedway. Similar to a good portion of the 2012 Sprint Cup regular season, the Vancouver, Wash...

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  11. NASCAR Sprint Cup: Defining Races of the Regular Season for the 12 Chasers

    We've finally made it. The 2012 Chase for the Sprint Cup is finally upon us. Twelve of NASCAR's brightest stars are prepared to compete over the next 10 races for the crown jewel of stock car racing, the NASCAR Sprint Cup Championship...

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  12. Johanna Long Hopes to Keep Improving After Impressive Nationwide Run at Richmond

    It didn't end as she had hoped. But for a brief time during Friday night's NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Richmond, Johanna Long showed everybody why she deserves her share of the racing spotlight...

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  13. NASCAR Sprint Cup: Is the Chase Wild Card Really a Two-Man Race?

    It all comes down to this. On Saturday night, 400 laps around the three-quarter-mile Richmond International Raceway will determine the final driver who will compete in the 10-race ...

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  14. Matt Kenseth or Joey Logano: Which Driver Benefits Most from Ride Change?

    Well, folks, it's official. It was announced on Tuesday that Matt Kenseth , NASCAR's most sought-after free agent on the Sprint Cup circuit, has a new home for the 2013 season in the form of Joe Gibbs Racing...

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  15. NASCAR Power Rankings: Top 20 Drivers Coming out of Bristol

    The boys of NASCAR took to the high banks of the northern-Tennessee bullring this week for the annual Summer Classic, the Irwin Tools Night Race at Bristol...

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  16. NASCAR Power Rankings: Top 20 Drivers Coming out of Michigan

    The boys of NASCAR traveled to the Irish Hills of Michigan this weekend for the Pure Michigan 400 at the Michigan International Speedway...

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  17. NASCAR Power Rankings: Top 20 Drivers Coming out of Watkins Glen

    The boys of NASCAR took a right turn and ended up at Watkins Glen International in the beautiful rolling hills of upstate New York. The trip to the 2...

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  18. Marcos Ambrose Wins, Kyle Busch Disappointed in Instant Classic at Watkins Glen

    Marcos Ambrose pulled off the unthinkable in Sunday's Finger Lakes 355 at Watkins Glen International. Ambrose claimed victory at the 2...

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  19. Jeff Gordon: Pressure Rising as No. 24 Team Looks Forward to the Chase

    Eight weeks ago, it seemed unthinkable that four-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Jeff Gordon could even challenge for a spot in the 2012 Chase for the championship. NASCAR's top circuit had just left the 2...

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  20. NASCAR Sprint Cup: 5 Good, 5 Bad at Pocono

    The boys of NASCAR took to the tricky triangle in the Pocono mountains this weekend for the Pennsylvania 500 at Pocono Raceway...

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  21. Roger Penske Makes Tough but Fair Call in Releasing A.J. Allmendinger

    Roger Penske was forced to make a call every NASCAR team owner dreads having to make. Following the indefinite suspension of Penske Racing driver A.J...

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  22. NASCAR Sprint Cup: 5 Good, 5 Bad at the Brickyard

    The boys of NASCAR took to the famed Indianapolis Motor Speedway this weekend for the annual Brickyard 400. One driver further cemented his name as one of the greatest ever to race at the 2...

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  23. A.J. Allmendinger: Why Judgement on Suspended NASCAR Driver Should Be Withheld

    We know that NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver A.J. Allmendinger failed a random drug test and was suspended just prior to the Coke Zero 400 at Daytona International Speedway on July 7...

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  24. NASCAR Sprint Cup: 5 Good, 5 Bad at New Hampshire

    The boys of NASCAR took to the "Magic Mile" in Loudon, New Hampshire for Sunday's Lenox Industrial Tools 301 at the New Hampshire Motor Speedway...

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  25. NASCAR Sprint Cup: Biggest Storylines of the 2012 Season at the Halfway Point

    Technically, the official halfway point in the 2012 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season occurred last Saturday night at Daytona, where the sport's top division capped off the 18th of 36 Sprint Cup Series races...

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