1. NASCAR's Busch Brothers Form a Monster of a Team That May Be Bad News

    The Busch Brothers of NASCAR have teamed together at Kyle Busch Motorsports , with Kurt Busch assuming driving duties for his younger brother in the NASCAR Nationwide Series with a sponsor well-suited for the two...

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  2. Daytona 500 2012: 12 Drivers with an Actual Shot at Victory Lane

    Predicting who will hoist the Harley J. Earl Trophy at the conclusion of the Daytona 500 is a somewhat futile guessing game because of the inevitable unpredictability that comes into play most every year...

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  3. Dale Earnhardt Jr.: Thoughts About the 2012 Daytona 500 and More

    Dale Earnhardt Jr. was upbeat and relaxed at the Daytona three-day test session and as always, he did not hesitate to express his thoughts in a direct manner, but the driver of the No...

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  4. Is Kurt Busch and His Old-School Team the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Wild Card?

    Kurt Busch may now be the proverbial wolf in sheep's clothing who will rally his team. He may also outperform the likes of his replacement at Penske Racing, A.J. Allmendinger, and the latest acquisition at Richard Petty Motorsports , Aric Almirola...

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  5. Kasey Kahne Is Ready for His Greatest Adventure at Hendrick Motorsports

    Kasey Kahne has begun a four-year stint with Hendrick Motorsports , which is certainly his biggest NASCAR adventure yet and the highlight of his Sprint Cup career, with opportunity unlike any he has ever known...

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  6. Daytona NASCAR Testing: It's About to Get Wild with the Sprint Cup Drivers

    The first day of NASCAR testing for Cup cars at Daytona is more shakedown than anything, but one thing for sure is that tandem racing is alive and well despite the rule changes, and the cars are definitely faster...

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  7. Dateline Daytona: Let the Games Begin with NASCAR Testing

    In an effort to derail the two-car tandem drafting that has evolved on the super speedways, NASCAR may bring back pack racing. That may result in some really big wrecks like we have seen in the past...

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  8. Danica Patrick: 6 Toughest Rivalries in Her First Full-Time NASCAR Season

    For Danica Patrick , NASCAR becomes a full-time gig where she intends to step up her game, contend for wins and silence naysayers. Odds are she will do just that...

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  9. NASCAR's Juan Pablo Montoya Gets a Lifeline, but Will It Save Him in 2012?

    Juan Pablo Montoya is a fiery Colombian who has failed to ignite his NASCAR career in five full seasons after finding success as a driver in Formula One. Now he gets a lifeline that may turn his career around as a driver for Earnhardt Ganassi Racing...

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  10. NASCAR: 15 Coolest Traditions in Motorsports

    NASCAR is steeped in history, tradition and ceremony, most of which grew with the sport. Some traditions were born in other series of motorsports or may be unique to them, but all ...

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  11. Aric Almirola Becomes One More Cup Series Experiment as Driver of the No. 43

    Richard Petty Motorsports announced today that Nationwide regular Aric Almirola will drive the legendary No. 43 made famous by "King" Richard Petty, but you have to wonder if he is really the best choice...

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  12. NASCAR's Media Darlings for 2012

    Each season, the two top national series of NASCAR racing brings storylines that revolve around certain drivers whose performance is scrutinized by media and fans alike because of expectations or lack thereof...

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  13. NASCAR Sprint Cup's Stunning Flashbacks of 2011 Season

    The 2011 NASCAR Sprint Cup season had many memorable moments, both good and bad, and as the year enters the final days, some of them were stunning and deserve a flashback. Records continued to be set which is a natural part of any sport...

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  14. NASCAR: Why A.J. Allmendinger Will Never Live Up to the Legacy of Kurt Busch

    The overall caliber of drivers at Penske Racing recently took a hit with the loss of Kurt Busch, 2004 NASCAR Cup champion, and the replacement driver has yet to win a race in the elite series of NASCAR...

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  15. Holiday Wishes to NASCAR Fans and Cheers to an Exciting 2012 Season

    The racing season has ended and the holidays are here, so now is a time to reflect on all the emotions we have felt, thanks to the sport of NASCAR, the drivers, owners, teams and sponsors...

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  16. NASCAR Sprint Cup: 12 Tracks That Would Be Better for the Chase's Final Race

    The Chase currently is chock full of comfortable 1.5-mile tracks, including the finale at Homestead, but NASCAR could really shake up the game plan for the Chase by changing the location of that all-important last race of the season...

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  17. Richard Petty Motorsports: Who Will Save the No. 43 as Best Buy Bails?

    Best Buy dumped their sponsorship of the iconic No. 43 driven by A.J. Allmendinger at Richard Petty Motorsports to jump on board with Roush Fenway Racing. Best Buy will now be the primary sponsor of the No...

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  18. Danica Patrick's Cup Crew Chief Will Be Greg Zipadelli at Stewart-Haas Racing

    Stewart-Haas Racing has announced that Greg Zipadelli is the new competition director for them, and for the time being he will be the crew chief for Danica Patrick and the No. 10 Cup car...

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  19. IndyCar: Dan Wheldon's Cause of Death Revealed, 2012 Schedule Delayed

    The preliminary results into the cause of death of IndyCar star Dan Wheldon, during a crash at Las Vegas Motor Speedway in October, have been revealed...

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  20. NASCAR Sprint Cup: The Most Old-School Drivers Currently on the Circuit

    There is a select group of drivers who wheel a race car in a manner reminiscent of the drivers of another era, who literally man-handled their machines around a track in a no-holds-barred manner to fend off competitors...

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  21. Kurt Busch May Surprise You with His New NASCAR Sprint Cup Ride

    When it appeared Kurt Busch would have to accept a ride with a lower-tier team in NASCAR's elite series, his credentials as a driver just might land him yet another quality ride...

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  22. Tony Stewart's Low Expectations Result in Winning NASCAR Sprint Cup Title

    Tony Stewart said the team had nothing to lose and everything to gain heading to the Chase finale. His thoughts early in the Chase may surprise you, and be the key to why his team did so well...

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  23. Denny Hamlin: Will New Crew Chief Darian Grubb Get Him a NASCAR Cup Title?

    Denny Hamlin faced some struggles this season after his runner-up finish to Cup champion Jimmie Johnson in 2010, but now he has a fresh leader who is hot off winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup championship...

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  24. Kurt Busch's NASCAR 'Divorce' May Straighten Up His Driving

    The departure of Kurt Busch from Penske Racing has been characterized as a "firing" when, according to both sides of the story, it was more like a divorce with irreconcilable differences...

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  25. NASCAR: Why Tony Stewart's Sprint Cup Win Is Good for the Sport

    This season of NASCAR Sprint Cup racing culminated in a finale that could not have been scripted and the champion that was crowned is reminiscent of the drivers in other eras. A driver with no quit in him...

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