1. FYI WIRZ: NASCAR Big 3 Power Pack of Weekly Topics

    Every week is different in the sporting world, but any typical racing week often garners at least three or four episodes that deserve focus. Still, some weeks have more impactful moments than others...

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  2. FYI WIRZ: NASCAR's Top 5 Talk Race 15 at the US Home for Autos in Michigan

    Michigan International Speedway, the two-mile tri-oval track with 18 degree banking, hosts the National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) Heluva Good! Sour Cream Dips 400 this Sunday at 1 p...

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  3. FYI WIRZ: NASCAR's Top 5 Talk Race 14 at Tricky Pocono and More

    The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) transports its convoy of haulers to Pocono Raceway in Long Pond, Pennsylvania for the 5-hour Energy 500. The race should require 200 laps on the 2...

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  4. FYI WIRZ: NASCAR Big 4 Power Pack of Weekly Topics

    It’s rudimentary to say not every week is the same in the sporting world, but any typical racing week should garner at least three or four episodes that deserve focus. Still, some weeks have more impact moments than others...

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  5. FYI WIRZ: NASCAR's Top 3 at Kansas Talk Before and After Flags

    Fuel strategy in a wreck-free race enabled NASCAR driver Brad Keselowski to nab the checkered flag for Penske Racing in the No. 2 Dodge during the STP 400 at Kansas Speedway in Kansas City, Kansas on Sunday...

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  6. FYI WIRZ: NASCAR's Top 5 Talk Race 13 at Kansas

    Drivers for the National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) took to the air this week after a two week stint in NASCAR’s hometown of Charlotte, N.C. to familiarize themselves again with the 1...

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  7. FYI WIRZ: CNN's Gupta Might Not Prescribe Skydiving for NASCAR's Vickers

    In February, Dr. Sanjay Gupta, chief medical correspondent for CNN, interviewed NASCAR driver Brian Vickers just before his return to the track. His first race: the Daytona 500 ...

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  8. FYI WIRZ: NASCAR's Tony Stewart Hosts Big John's Speedway Grill for Team

    Some NASCAR teams get lunch by stacking bologna and sandwich cheese between two pieces of bread and adding a squirt of mustard. Some teams utilize the down time of their hauler driver and give him the role of barbecue tender...

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  9. FYI WIRZ: NASCAR's Top 3 at the Coca-Cola 600 Talk Marathon Surprise

    Memorial Day is by definition a great tribute to all of our military who have served and sacrificed. The weekend is also about picnics and racing—the Indianapolis 500 in Indianapolis, Ind...

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  10. FYI WIRZ: IZOD IndyCar's Top 3 at Indy 500 Talk Before and After Epic Finish

    This Memorial Day weekend, the IZOD IndyCar Series presented the 100th anniversary of the Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis, Ind., known as “The greatest Spectacle in Racing”...

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  11. FYI WIRZ: NASCAR's Top 5 Talk Long Race 12 at Charlotte

    The Charlotte area is home to most National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) teams, most of whom received a two-week travel break during the All-Star race and Coca-Cola 600 events...

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  12. FYI WIRZ: NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Is Still an Old Jump for Young Drivers

    Twenty years ago the National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) was not the corporate and marketing giant it is now. Popularity began surging about 15 years ago when TV coverage expanded and fans multiplied across the U...

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  13. FYI WIRZ: NASCAR's Kyle Busch Needs To Apply the B.R.A.K.E.S. and Fast

    Kyle Busch knows how to use mechanical brakes better than almost all; indeed, his many wins prove he is perhaps more skilled on how to not use brakes—but that’s on a racetrack...

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  14. FYI WIRZ: NASCAR's Top 3 All-Stars Talk Charlotte's Dash for Big Cash

    The 2011 National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) Sprint All-Star race continued to be a fan-favorite even with its complicated eligibility and race format this weekend...

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  15. FYI WIRZ: NASCAR's Top Point Aces Talk All-Star Race in Charlotte

    The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) Sprint All-Star Race is a bit complicated in eligibility and race format, but the race has been a fan favorite since 1985, when it was called “The Winston,” and continues to entertain...

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  16. FYI WIRZ: NASCAR's Top 3 at Dover Surprise but Talk Before and After Flags

    Sprint Cup teams used simple math near the final laps in Dover while trying to add a top finish to their points quest for the 2011 NASCAR season...

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  17. FYI WIRZ: NASCAR's Top 5 Talk Dover, 2 Quietly on Probation

    For point leaders Carl Edwards , Jimmie Johnson and Dale Earnhardt Jr. , the one-mile concrete track at Dover, Delaware with 24-degree banking will be business as usual...

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  18. FYI WIRZ: NASCAR's Bad Girl Is Not a Lady but a Track in Darlington

    Darlington Raceway is nicknamed the “Lady in Black” and is also known as the track “Too Tough to Tame” for good reason—walls often win and cars lose...

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  19. NFL Draft: Tampa Bay Buccaneers Show Draft Prowess for Third Consecutive Year

    The best way to judge a team’s performance in the National Football League draft is to examine player excellence at least a year after each decision day. Simply put, no NFL team should get a grade of "A" yet for 2011 choices...

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  20. FYI WIRZ: NHRA Full Throttle Hot Leaders Talk Race 5 at Houston

    NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series presents the O’Reilly Auto Parts Spring Nationals at Royal Purple Raceway in Baytown (Houston), Texas. Eliminations are Sunday, May 1 at 7:00 p...

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  21. FYI WIRZ: NASCAR's Top Point Aces Talk Race 9 at Richmond

    Busy drivers in the National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) compete in 36 scheduled Sprint Cup Series races that count for points during a long season...

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  22. FYI WIRZ: NASCAR's Kyle Petty and Motorcycle Riders Hogan & Spiderman Talk Speed

    One body, steering two wheels, powered by one engine shouldn’t really be able to go 255 miles an hour without consequences...

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  23. FYI WIRZ: NFL Referees Are Keen, but It's Time to Kick Up the Zebra Standards

    Fans might not always agree that NFL referees, known as zebras for their distinctive uniforms, do a great job on a busy playing field, especially when their team suffers a bad call...

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  24. FYI WIRZ: NASCAR's Fastest at Talladega Talk after the Jam at the Flag

    NASCAR drivers have learned to pick up speed during plate races at Daytona and Talladega by racing in tandem...

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  25. NFL Lockout: FYI WIRZ- It's Decision Hour for Owners and Players

    Owners, players and fans want a season. Federal mediator Judge Arthur Boylan and U.S. District Judge Susan Nelson, would prefer to see negotiations solve the present labor/management impasse and get on with the NFL season...

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