1. Jimmie Johnson and Dale Earnhardt Jr. Highlight 5 Good, 5 Bad at Darlington

    The boys of NASCAR were in South Carolina this weekend for the annual Southern 500 at the famed Darlington Raceway. Jimmie Johnson took home the victory Saturday night, claiming the 200th NASCAR Sprint Cup Series victory for team owner, Rick Hendrick...

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  2. Are Danica Patrick and Tony Stewart Getting Special Treatment from NASCAR?

    Since the introduction of "Boys, have at it" racing back in 2010, NASCAR has made it very clear that two things will not be tolerated: Blatant retaliatory actions and comments that could be detrimental to the sport...

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  3. Ricky Bobby, Jeff Gordon Highlight 5 Good, 5 Bad at Talladega

    The boys of NASCAR were at the world's fastest race track this weekend for the Aaron's 499 at Talladega ...

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  4. Dale Earnhardt Jr. or Jeff Gordon: Who Should Get Hendrick's 200th Win at 'Dega?

    We all know the stories by heart at this point in the 2012 NASCAR Sprint Cup season. Hendrick Motorsports is one Sprint Cup victory away from its historic 200th win as an organization...

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  5. Carl Edwards' Richmond Penalty Was Right Despite NASCAR's Vague Explanation

    Carl Edwards had a potential win stripped away due to a penalty Saturday night at Richmond. That may be about all we ever know...

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  6. Dale Earnhardt Jr., Greg Biffle Highlight 5 Good, 5 Bad at Richmond

    The boys of NASCAR were in Virginia's capital city for the aptly-named Capital City 400 Saturday night at Richmond...

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  7. Kyle Busch Eyes Sprint Cup Turnaround at Richmond After Slow Start to 2012

    Kyle Busch is not off to the start he may have hoped for in 2012. Since going to victory lane in the season-opening exhibition event, the Budweiser Shootout, Busch has gone winless ...

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  8. James Buescher: Why the NASCAR Young Gun Deserves Sprint Cup Ride in 2013

    It's easy enough to be a forgotten man at NASCAR's highest levels. With so many talented young drivers competing for so few prestigious NASCAR Sprint Cup Series opportunities, it's easy to get lost among the promise that is Ricky Stenhouse Jr...

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  9. Kasey Kahne, Jeff Gordon Highlight 5 Good, 5 Bad at Kansas

    The boys of NASCAR hit the plains this weekend for their semi-annual trip to the great state of Kansas. Sunday's STP 400 marked another terrific day for the Roush Fenway Racing and ...

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  10. STP 400: Denny Hamlin Steals Win from Martin Truex Jr. at Kansas

    Martin Truex Jr. was the dominant driver in the STP 400 at Kansas, but it was Denny Hamlin 's day as he took his No. 11 car to Victory Lane for the second time in 2012 on Sunday...

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  11. Why Kyle Busch, Denny Hamlin and Joey Logano Must Get Back on Track at Kansas

    The first seven races of the 2012 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season have been great for several teams. Roush Fenway Racing drivers Greg Biffle and Matt Kenseth have each won a race ...

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  12. Martin Truex Jr., Clint Bowyer Highlight '5 Good, 5 Bad' at Texas

    The boys of NASCAR did a two-step this weekend and ended up in Texas for the Samsung Mobile 500. As they say, everything is indeed bigger in Texas, including the momentum teams such ...

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  13. Trevor Bayne: Would the 2011 Daytona 500 Winner Be Better off with Another Team?

    He sits fourth in the NASCAR Nationwide Series standings. He has more top-10s than any other driver not named Ricky Stenhouse Jr., Elliott Sadler or Austin Dillon through five races...

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  14. NASCAR Sprint Cup: 10 Biggest Underachievers of the Season at the Break

    One day ago, we took a look back at the 2012 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season in an effort to find the 10 biggest overachievers of the year to date. Today, we do the opposite...

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  15. NASCAR Sprint Cup: 10 Biggest Overachievers of the Season at the Break

    Our first break of the 2012 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season is now behind us. And as we get ready for the circuit to head to Texas, it's time for us to take inventory of the season's first six races...

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  16. 10 NASCAR Drivers Jeff Gordon's Bad Luck Really Hurts

    Jeff Gordon has had a rotten start to the 2012 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season. Through six races, Gordon has mustered only one Top 10 finish and has compiled three finishes outside the Top 25...

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  17. Dale Earnhardt Jr: Is NASCAR's Most Popular Driver for Real in 2012?

    Dale Earnhardt Jr. has taken a lot of flak over the past four years. With a winless streak that has now spanned 135 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series points paying races and only one Chase ...

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  18. Dale Earnhardt Jr., Kevin Harvick Highlight 5 Good, 5 Bad at Martinsville

    The boys of NASCAR took to the half-mile paperclip that is Martinsville Speedway this weekend with a result that resembled an April Fools joke more than an actual Sprint Cup race...

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  19. NASCAR at Martinsville: David Reutimann Did the Wrong Thing for the Right Reason

    I'm a writer. It's just what I do. When I write, I am expected to be perfect. I am expected to say all the right things, put my words in an order that makes them flow, avoid grammatical errors and always, always, always tell a good story...

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  20. Ryan Newman Wins Wacky NASCAR Sprint Cup Race at Martinsville

    The day was dominated by Hendrick Motorsports , but after 505 laps around the half-mile paperclip, that is Martinsville Speedway, Ryan Newman came out the winner...

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  21. Jeff Gordon or AJ Allmendinger: Who Needs a Better Run at Martinsville?

    There may not be any two NASCAR Sprint Cup Series drivers more different than Jeff Gordon and AJ Allmendinger. Gordon is a wily old veteran with 85 career Cup victories while Allmendinger is an up-and-coming kid still looking for his first...

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  22. Auto Club 400: Tony Stewart, Jeff Gordon Highlight 5 Good, 5 Bad

    The boys of NASCAR were California dreamin' this weekend as the circuit made its way to Fontana for Sunday's Auto Club 400...

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  23. Martin Truex Jr. vs. Joey Logano: Which Sprint Cup Surprise Is for Real in 2012?

    Every NASCAR season has its surprises and its disappointments. The 2012 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season is no different. The disappointments have been well-documented...

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  24. Jimmie Johnson and Chad Knaus' Penalty Gets Overturned

    In a shocking development, the penalties handed down to Jimmie Johnson , Chad Knaus and the No. 48 team have been overturned ...

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  25. 9 NASCAR Drivers Who've Shown There's Still Hope for Kahne, Allmendinger

    It's four races in to the 2012 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season, and already it seems as though your driver has no shot at making the Chase for the Sprint Cup. All that anticipation, all that waiting, all for naught...

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