1. NASCAR Power Rankings: Junior Johnson and the Top 10 Drivers Ever at Bristol

    As a driver, Junior Johnson was only able to visit Victory Lane at Bristol one time. His success as an owner is another story altogether. His cars were first to the checkered flag on the high-banked, half-mile track 21 times...

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  2. NASCAR: The 15 Best Nicknames in Sprint Cup History

    NASCAR drivers are colorful if anything, and the nicknames that have graced some of the sport's drivers have been colorful as well. Did you know Dale Earnhardt Sr...

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  3. NASCAR: How to Give Stock-Car Racing's Declining Popularity a Kick in the Butt

    Two races into the 2011 NASCAR Sprint Cup Season, it appears that there has been a spike in interest in the sport. Television ratings for both the Daytona 500 and this past weekend's Subway Fresh Fit 500 in Phoenix were up over last year...

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  4. Daytona 500: NASCAR's 10 Non-Chase Drivers From 2010 Who Could Make it In 2011

    All things considered, Trevor Bayne is probably making the right choice to run for the Nationwide Championship instead of switching to the Sprint Cup pursuit...

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  5. NASCAR Gatorade Duels Results: Long Shots and Sure Bets

    With a fifth-place finish in the second Gatorade Duel, Brian Keselowski is probably the biggest surprise to make the field for the 53rd running of the Daytona 500...

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  6. Daytona 500 2011: 10 Reasons Tony Stewart Is the Driver to Beat

    2011 marks the third year Tony Stewart will start the Daytona 500 as owner/driver of the No. 14 Office Depot/Mobil 1 Chevrolet Impala...

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  7. NASCAR Sprint Cup: Mark Martin and 10 Drivers We're Rooting for in 2011

    It has been said that Mark Martin is possibly the best NASCAR driver to never win a championship. 2011 marks the final year of Martin's contract with Hendrick Motor Sports and could ...

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  8. NASCAR Budweiser Shootout: Seven Bold Predictions for the Weekend at Daytona

    NASCAR kicks off the 2011 Sprint Cup season with the Budweiser Shootout this Saturday, February 12th at Daytona...

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  9. NASCAR Sprint Cup: Why Denny Hamlin is Now in the Championship Driver's Seat

    For the first time since the Chase for the Sprint Cup was instituted, playing it safe is not an option. Just ask Denny Hamlin. At least that's his view of things...

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  10. Talladega and the Rest: 10 Reasons It's the Best Track in NASCAR

    After six races, the Chase for the Sprint cup has been boiled down to essentially three drivers, Jimmie Johnson, Denny Hamlin, and Kevin Harvick...

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  11. NASCAR Chase For The Sprint Cup: Martinsville Tightens The Competition

    Denny Hamlin was almost gleeful, following his win at Martinsville, as he reminded the media that he had told them it wasn't over yet. He had gone into the race on Sunday brimming with confidence...

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  12. NASCAR Sprint Cups Series: Outside The Chase And Spoiling For a Victory

    The NASCAR Chase for the Sprint Cup is made up of 12 drivers looking to be crowned the series champion after the final race at Homestead in November...

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  13. 2011 NASCAR Race For The Chase: How Does Dale Earnhardt Jr Get Into Contention?

    There has been a lot written about Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s woes and much speculation about who is at fault. There is probably a little bit of truth in everything that has been written...

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  14. NASCAR Power Rankings: Ranking the Crew Chiefs in the Chase for the Sprint Cup

    Much is written about the drivers competing for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Championship and where they rank from week to week in the power rankings...

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  15. NASCAR Chase for the Sprint Cup: Time to Change the Chase Format?

    In July, NASCAR CEO, Brian France, hinted that changes to the Chase for the Sprint Cup Championship could be in the offing. Since then, speculation, suggestions and complaints have been plentiful wherever NASCAR is discussed...

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  16. NASCAR Live Blog: AAA 400, Dover International Speedway

    Lee Scoggins, NASCAR Featured Columnist here, live blogging the AAA 400 from Dover International Speedway. Join me as we see whether the confrontation between Kevin Harvick and Denny ...

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  17. NASCAR's Favorite Driver: The Top Five Doesn't Inlcude Dale Earnhardt Jr.

    NASCAR has announced current standings in the voting for the fan's favorite driver, and Dale Earnhardt Jr., appears nowhere in the top five. At least not in the voting for the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series, and the NASCAR Nationwide Series...

    Lee Scoggins Written by Lee Scoggins about almost 4 years ago 4,166 reads 6 comments

  18. Go or Go Home: Why NASCAR Needs to Change Its Point System

    It’s time to change the rules for qualifying for NASCAR Sprint Cup races. Locking in the top 35 in points just doesn’t make a lot of sense, especially given the economic climate that currently exists...

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  19. NASCAR Justice: The Edwards Penalty

    The incident between Carl Edwards and Brad Keselowski has been a major focus of fans and national media attention for the past two days. With much anticipation, everyone was waiting to see what the reaction would be from NASCAR...

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  20. Finding The Groove – Ryan Newman Interview

    Image by Bristol Motor Speedway & Dragway via Flickr This weekend, at Atlanta, Ryan Newman is reasonably sure of achieving one milestone in his career, and maybe two. On Sunday, Newman will start his 300th NASCAR Sprint Cup Race...

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