1. NASCAR Power Rankings: Top 20 Sprint Cup Drivers After Loudon

    Stewart-Haas Racing couldn't have asked for a better weekend at Loudon, with Ryan Newman winning the Lenox 301 from the pole as teammate/owner Tony Stewart finished second...

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  2. NASCAR Power Rankings: Top 20 Sprint Cup Drivers After Kentucky

    When the dust settled, Kyle Busch came out of the Kentucky Speedway traffic jam victorious, scoring his 99th career NASCAR win in the inaugural Quaker State 400...

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  3. NASCAR Power Rankings: Top 20 Sprint Cup Drivers After Infineon

    Sorry about the week off last week, folks. Seems the power rankings have been slipping in readership since I landed a full-time job that takes up most of my Monday mornings...

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  4. NASCAR at Infineon: Meet Your Road Course Ringers

    Right turns are only relevant in NASCAR's premier Sprint Cup Series six days a year—two sets of race weekends in the summer months that take place at California's Infineon Raceway and New York's Watkins Glen International...

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  5. NASCAR Power Rankings: Top 20 Sprint Cup Drivers Coming out of Pocono

    Jeff Gordon hasn’t been the most consistent driver in NASCAR this season, but he sure has figured out how to find the winner’s circle when he needs to...

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  6. NASCAR Power Rankings: Top 20 Sprint Cup Drivers Coming out of Kansas

    On Sunday, an old, familiar car managed to score a win in a race backed by an old, familiar sponsor. The famed No...

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  7. NASCAR Power Rankings: Top 20 Sprint Cup Drivers Coming Out of Charlotte

    What a terrible day Sunday was to be driving a car sponsored by the National Guard. J.R. Hildebrand (in IndyCar) and Dale Earnhardt Jr...

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  8. NASCAR Power Rankings: Top 21 Sprint Cup Drivers Coming out of the All-Star Race

    The true star of this year's NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race wasn't a driver, or an owner, or even a crew chief. It was an engine builder...

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  9. NASCAR Power Rankings: Top 20 Sprint Cup Drivers Coming out of Dover

    Quick, name the three drivers to win multiple points-paying Sprint Cup races this season. The quarreling Kyle Busch and Kevin Harvick? Okay, that's two. Jimmie Johnson? Nope, just one...

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  10. NASCAR Power Rankings: Top 20 Sprint Cup Drivers Coming Out of Darlington

    Well that was fun, wasn't it? The Showtime Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway was a throwback to everything that made NASCAR exciting in the 1980s...

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  11. Dale Earnhardt Jr.: 10 Goals That Will Make This Season a Success

    Dale Earnhardt Jr. is in the midst of a modest career renaissance. Through the first quarter or so of the 2011 Sprint Cup Series season, Junior has gone from an uber-popular mid-pack ...

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  12. NASCAR Power Rankings: Top 20 Sprint Cup Drivers Coming Out of Talladega

    What a finish, huh? A strong push from Dale Earnhardt Jr. put Jimmie Johnson in position to win yesterday's Aaron's 499 at Talladega. Johnson, Clint Bowyer and Jeff Gordon made it three wide at the finish line, with Johnson taking the victory by ...

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  13. NASCAR Power Rankings: Top 20 Sprint Cup Drivers Coming out of Texas

    All season, I've been criticizing Matt Kenseth for being too quiet. Leading a total of five laps. Running reasonably up front, but not challenging for victories. Doing too much of what he did in 2003 without getting into the points lead first...

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  14. NASCAR Power Rankings: Top 20 Sprint Cup Drivers Coming out of Martinsville

    Happy Harvick's fans have to be pretty happy themselves, as their driver became the first multiple-race winner in Sprint Cup this season with a late-race pass of Dale Earnhardt Jr...

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  15. NASCAR Power Rankings: Top 20 Sprint Cup Drivers Coming Out of California

    I've never been a fan of NASCAR racing at the Auto Club Speedway. The 500-mile races are too long and the weather is, for some reason, always terrible. That may work for some racing series, but it sure doesn't for Sprint Cup...

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  16. NASCAR Power Rankings: Top 20 Sprint Cup Drivers Coming Out of Bristol

    Rowdy Busch. Rowdy Busch. Rowdy Busch. All he wants is for us to be friends! With yesterday's Bristol win, Busch extended his personal winning streak at the track (across all three of NASCAR's national touring series) to five races...

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  17. NASCAR at Bristol: Jeff Gordon and Five Drivers to Watch Tomorrow

    Ah, Bristol. One of the most exciting racetracks on the Sprint Cup Series schedule has also been one of the most difficult thus far, as extreme right side tire wear forced Goodyear to throw teams a curveball with new tires...

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  18. NASCAR Power Rankings: Top 20 Sprint Cup Drivers Coming Out of Las Vegas

    Luck was on Carl Edwards' side yesterday, as the backflipping Roush Fenway Racing star scored his third win in five races in yesterday's Kobalt Tools 500...

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  19. NASCAR Power Rankings: Top 20 Sprint Cup Drivers Coming out of Phoenix

    And we're back! After not ranking anybody post-Daytona (I mean, it's a restrictor-plate race, after all), we return to our usual post-race power-ranking snark this week...

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  20. Daytona 500 2011: 10 Lessons We Learned in the Great American Race

    What a finish, huh? Trevor Bayne became the surprise winner of yesterday's Daytona 500, adding to a proud tradition of part-time drivers to win the Great American Race...

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  21. Daytona 500: 10 Bold Predictions for the Gatorade Duels

    The Gatorade Duels mark the first semi-meaningful races of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season, as they are used to determine the starting lineup for the Daytona 500...

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  22. NASCAR: The 25 Worst Styles in the History of the Sport

    Come with us now on a journey through time and space...and mullets. It's no secret that NASCAR often lends itself to some pretty egregious sins of fashion and artwork now and again...

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  23. Rolex 24 at Daytona: The 2011 Racing Season Kicks Off

    The Rolex 24 marks the traditional beginning of the racing season. Each year, the Rolex Sports Car Series goes around the clock twice on the famed Daytona International Speedway road course...

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  24. NASCAR's 2011 Rule Changes a Mixed Bag for Drivers and Fans

    Everybody's a critic, or so the old adage goes. Maybe it's because part of the human condition is to complain about trite inconveniences...

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  25. NASCAR: 10 Rule Changes They Need To Make to Help the Sport

    Let's face facts, folks. As positive as Brian France and the current NASCAR braintrust want to be, the sport's in trouble...

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