1. NASCAR Says No Buschwhackers Allowed: The 10 Biggest Reasons for New Rule

    The Nationwide Series is about to return to the youth movement. A check box on the NASCAR hard card form for 2011 requires competitors to declare which championship they intend to compete for this season...

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  2. NASCAR Reportedly on the Verge of Moving To a New Points System for 2011

    NASCAR officials are reportedly entertaining an overhaul to the points system that would abandon the traditional system used to track driver performance over the Sprint Cup Season...

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  3. Daytona 500 Testing: Whoa, Boys! NASCAR Shrinks Restrictor Plates

    In the constant struggle to regulate speeds at Daytona, NASCAR announced on Wednesday that it will decrease the size of the restrictor plates for the upcoming test at Daytona International Speedway...

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  4. NASCAR 2011: 20 Reasons to Be Amped Up for the Season

    Next week, NASCAR Sprint Cup teams get back to work on the track in preparation for the 53rd running of the Daytona 500. Every season brings a new set of questions, a new set of controversies and changes that alter the sport in some way...

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  5. NASCAR Nationwide Series: Brad Keselowski May Have Spilled Beans On Changes

    2010 NASCAR Nationwide Series Champion Brad Keselowski may have let a seemingly innocuous tweet unmask NASCAR's plans for the Nationwide Series Friday night...

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  6. Jeff Gordon or Tony Stewart: Who Has a Shot at a Return to NASCAR Glory in 2011?

    Jeff Gordon is a four-time NASCAR Sprint Cup champion. Tony Stewart is a two-time champion. They both have a place among the greats in the sport's history and both undoubtedly will find their way into the NASCAR Hall of Fame...

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  7. Defining the NASCAR Decade: Dale Earnhardt and 9/11 Continue to Impact

    NASCAR is just like any other endeavor. It has moments that in hindsight become the forks in the road that send the individual, group, government, or in this case, sanctioning body, down a given path...

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  8. New Year's Resolutions: What Each NASCAR Chase Contender is Promising for 2011

    With New Year's Day soon upon us, teams in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series are already thinking ahead to next season...

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  9. NASCAR Sprint Cup: Some Wishes for the New Year

    In a little more than three weeks, the NASCAR Sprint Cup season gets underway. It’s not a race, but the preseason testing at Daytona on the new surface gets cranked up...

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  10. NASCAR Sprint Cup: The 10 Biggest Technological Innovations of the Last 10 Years

    The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series falls victim to a common misconception when the uninitiated take a look at it...

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  11. NASCAR Sprint Cup: From Dale Earnhardt to Jimmie Johnson, What a Decade

    Next week, a handful of Sprint Cup drivers will take to the track at Daytona International Speedway. It will be the first test on the newly paved surface in preparation for next ...

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  12. NASCAR Sprint Cup: 10 Changes That Would Improve the Chase

    The NASCAR Sprint Cup Chase for the Championship is one of the most controversial issues facing the sport today...

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  13. Dale Earnhardt Jr. Reportedly Working on Extension at Hendrick Motorsports

    Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Rick Hendrick are negotiating an extension to their five-year agreement, according to ESPN.com. Dale Earnhardt Jr. just completed the third year of his current contract, which extends through 2012...

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  14. NASCAR Sprint Cup: 10 Drivers On the Way Up in 2011

    Dale Earnhardt Jr. has already gotten big news that could change his fortunes in for the 2011 NASCAR Sprint Cup season. He's among a group of drivers for whom 2011 will bring hopes that 2010 will look like a nightmare and not a fond memory...

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  15. Dale Earnhardt Jr.: Nothing but the Seat Shuffle Last Bullet at Hendrick

    For Dale Earnhardt Jr. , this may be the last bullet in the gun at Hendrick Motorsports . For Steve Letarte, it probably feels like the weight of the collective NASCAR world is on his shoulders...

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  16. NASCAR Power Rankings: Top 20 Sprint Cup Contenders For 2011

    As the curtain draws on the 2010 season and an unprecedented fifth straight Sprint Cup title for Jimmie Johnson and the No. 48 team, teams are already looking ahead to 2011...

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  17. Jimmie Johnson's Successful Drive for Five Secures His NASCAR Legacy

    On Sunday at Homestead, Jimmie Johnson became Captain Kirk again, boldly going where no man has gone before...

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  18. NASCAR Sprint Cup: Denny Hamlin, Kevin Harvick Look for Mulligans from 2010

    In the wake of one of the most hotly contested Sprint Cup Championships in history, both Denny Hamlin and Kevin Harvick already have thought about what could have been...

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  19. NASCAR Magic Bullet: How To Beat Jimmie Johnson and the 48 Team in 2011

    Jimmie Johnson is now the proud owner of five straight Sprint Cup titles. It’s “one for the thumb” in championship parlance. Here’s something you may not have thought about yet: he’s the favorite to win next year too...

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  20. NASCAR Sprint Cup Championship Scenarios for the Ford 400 at Homestead

    Denny Hamlin , Jimmie Johnson and Kevin Harvick are locked in the tightest three-way battle in Chase history headed to the season finale at the Ford 400 at Homestead, Fla...

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  21. NASCAR Sprint Cup: Denny Hamlin, Jimmie Johnson and Kevin Harvick Are the New Guard

    Denny Hamlin , Jimmie Johnson and Kevin Harvick sat on the podium at the championship contenders’ news conference on Thursday to talk about their seasons, their chances and their mindsets going into the Ford 400 at Homestead on Sunday...

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  22. NASCAR Chase Vindication: Playoff Format Brews Excitement Every Year (Almost)

    The NASCAR Chase for the Sprint Cup has made three new friends in Denny Hamlin, Jimmie Johnson and Kevin Harvick. They’re keeping it alive and proving that the idea of NASCAR’s version of the playoffs was sheer genius...

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  23. Travis Pastrana Coming To NASCAR: Will He Be Better Than Danica Patrick?

    Extreme Motorsports maven and MTV darling Travis Pastrana announced on Thursday his plans to join a growing list of drivers from other disciplines attempting to dip his toe in the NASCAR waters...

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  24. NASCAR: Jimmie Johnson Plays the Favorite and the Hunter at Phoenix

    Jimmie Johnson finds himself in unusual territory headed into Race 9 for the Chase for the Sprint Cup. He’s looking up at Denny Hamlin . Fortunately for the No...

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  25. Jeff Gordon and Jeff Burton Create Latest Case For Emotion In NASCAR

    During Sunday's AAA 500 at the Texas Motor Speedway, NASCAR fans saw something they haven't seen in a long time. Jeff Burton and Jeff Gordon proved that the era of corporate influence hasn't altered the conviction that the drivers have behind the wheel..

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