1. Daytona 500: The Ups and Downs of the Big Race

    The Daytona 500 is the first and most exciting race of the NASCAR season. NASCAR drivers are required to race with restrictor plates in their engine to keep the speeds from getting dangerously high...

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  2. 2010 NASCAR Sprint Cup Race Times Announced

    NASCAR has announced the race start times for the Sprint Cup Series in 2010. The start times are as follows (NOTE: The times are when the green flag drops, not the time that the pre-race coverage starts...

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  3. Car of Tomorrow to Make Its Debut In the Nationwide Series In July 2010

    On July 2, 2010, the Car of Tomorrow will make its debut in the NASCAR Nationwide Series. It will also be run at Michigan, Richmond, and Lowe's Motor Speedway. The new car's first full year in the Nationwide Series will be in 2011...

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  4. NASCAR Making Changes at Daytona and Talladega

    NASCAR is reducing the size of restrictor plates used at Daytona in the Sprint Cup Series, to hopefully make racing safer for the drivers...

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  5. Joey Logano Wins Nationwide Copart 300 From the Pole at California

    Despite having trouble early in the race, Joey Logano took the checkered flag in the Nationwide Series Copart 300 at California. Logano was slammed into the outside retaining wall by another driver, and fell back to 25th position...

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  6. 2010 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Schedule Released

    The 2010 schedule for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series has been released. There are a few changes in next year's schedule. Qualifying for the Daytona will be on February 6, and not on the day after the Bud Shootout...

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  7. Race to the Chase: Driver Scenarios

    Only one race remains in the race to the chase. Four spots have been claimed, leaving eight spots up for grabs with 11 drivers looking for a spot in the chase. It's like the song says, "Always gonna be an uphill battle, sometimes I'm gonna have to lose..

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  8. Edwards Makes Last Lap Pass For Victory at Montreal

    Marcos Ambrose was the driver to watch in today's Nationwide Series race at Montreal. Ambrose led the most laps, but did not win the race. Carl Edwards passed Ambrose on the final turn of the final lap to win his first race outside of the United States...

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  9. Has Kyle Busch's Whining Gone Too Far?

    Over the past few weeks, Kyle Busch has been whining because he has come so close to winning, but didn't win. Kyle Busch has finished in the second position in seven of the last nine Nationwide Series races...

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  10. The Race to the Chase: Who's In and Who's Out

    The chase to the championship is just a few races away. It is clear that the top seven drivers in points have clinched a spot in the chase. However, drivers in positions eight through twelve are still jockeying for a spot in the chase...

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  11. How Monday's Big Crash Could Have Been Prevented

    Halfway through Monday's race, Jeff Gordon and Sam Hornish, Jr. were involved in a huge crash going into turn nine. Both drivers hit the wall hard because there are no safer barriers at Watkins Glen...

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  12. Why NASCAR Shouldn't Run Special Configurations at Road Courses

    The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series has run at the 2.45-mile Watkins Glen International since 1991. However, the full track is 3.45 miles long. So why doesn't NASCAR run the full 3.45 miles? That makes no sense to me at all...

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  13. How NASCAR Can Prevent Racing On Mondays

    Much to NASCAR fans' disliking, this weekend's race was postponed due to rain. NASCAR tried their best to get the track dried so the race could be held today...

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  14. Crown Royal To Sponsor Matt Kenseth In 2010, McMurray Leaving Roush

    Lately, Jamie McMurray has been surrounded by heated controversy regarding his future at Roush Fenway Racing. Today, an announcement was made regarding McMurray's future. Next season, McMurray will drive for Robert Yates...

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  15. Late-Race Wreck Caused By Double-File Restarts? Try a Blown Tire

    Late in Saturday's LifeLock.com 400, Paul Menard blew a tire and spun, collecting Scott Speed and Jeff Burton. Jeff Burton blames the incident on double-file restarts...

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  16. How NASCAR Can Prevent the "Dump" and Run

    I'm sure we all saw Kyle Busch's wild wreck on the last lap of the Coke Zero 400. On Thursday, a news conference was held in which Kyle said that he was "dumped." He said that NASCAR should black flag drivers who "dump" other drivers...

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  17. To Be July 4 or Not to Be July 4: That Is the Question

    For the past few years, the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series has run the summer Daytona race on a Saturday regardless of what day of the week the 4th of July was on...

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  18. Running Down the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series in 2009

    I have been a fan of NASCAR for the past eight years or so. Through the years, better technology has enabled NASCAR to be a safer sport. However, just because NASCAR has been safer throughout the years, that does not mean that it is as safe as it can be..

    Ben Swarey Written by Ben Swarey about 5 years ago 64 reads 7 comments