1. Mark Martin Is the NASCAR Illustrated Person of the Year: Who's Yours?

    Earlier today, 50-year-old Mark Martin was announced as the winner of the 2009 NASCAR Illustrated Person of the Year Presented by Old Spice. Martin was given the honor for what was said to be his “exceptional talent and extraordinary class...

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  2. Kyle Busch Has a Big and Busy Weekend Coming Up in Phoenix

    Last Sunday at the Texas Motor Speedway Kyle Busch came up one gallon short of making history. After dominating the Camping World Truck Series on Friday, then the Nationwide Series race on Saturday, ...

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  3. How Do Mark Martin and Jeff Gordon Beat Jimmie Johnson When They Help Him?

    Hendrick Motorsports owner Rick Hendrick and his drivers have always prided themselves on how well everyone works together. Teamwork and team cooperation between all four cars is a major part of working for the best team in NASCAR...

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  4. Creature vs. Creature Writers Pool: Results After The Dickies 500

    Texas Motor Speedway became the Busch brothers' playground this weekend.  Kyle Busch dominated and won both the Truck and Nationwide Series races on Friday and Saturday, but older brother Kurt stole the Sprint Cup win...

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  5. Creature vs. Creature Writers Pool: Picks for the Dickies 500

      And then there were three. When the green flag falls on the Dickies 500 Sunday at the Texas Motor Speedway, it’ll be the eighth race in the 2009 Chase for the Championship, with just three left to crown the Sprint Cup Series Champion...

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  6. Jimmie Johnson: Single-File Racing Was Not a Protest Against NASCAR

    During the AMP Energy 500 at the Talladega Superspeedway, NASCAR fans saw something they weren't accustomed to, and something they weren't happy about...

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  7. The Talladega Tumble: All the Great Ones Have Experienced It

    Twice a year the argument is always the same: get rid of or change Talladega Superspeedway. Which leaves the president of Talladega Superspeedway saying the same thing: It’s not going to happen...

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  8. Creature Vs. Creature Writers Pool: Results After the AMP Energy 500

    After a wild and intense race in Talladega, AL, Jamie McMurray picked up his third career win and Jimmie Johnson all but locked up his fourth straight championship...

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  9. For Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Fans, It All Comes Down to Talladega

    In 24 hours Dale Earnhardt Jr. and his fans will either be celebrating a good day after the AMP Energy 500 or they'll be packing it in and heading for the golf course, the NFL, and the house until next year...

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  10. Dale Earnhardt Jr. Says He's Confident With Lance McGrew on the Pit Box

    For nearly 20 minutes on Friday afternoon Dale Earnhardt Jr. and crew chief Lance McGrew sat and addressed the media. Everything from the “Ride with the 88” car this weekend, to living in a giant fishbowl (which Earnhardt Jr...

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  11. Creature vs. Creature Writers Pool: Picks for the AMP Energy 500

      The seventh race of the 2009 Chase for the Championship takes place on the weekend of Halloween and at one of NASCAR’s scariest tracks...

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  12. Ryan Newman's Accomplishments Speak For Themselves, But Say What?

    When Ryan Newman decides to hang up his helmet and call it a career he’ll face the question all drivers do: what will you be remembered for? To ask that question doesn’t imply that ...

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  13. Dave Rogers Named As Kyle Busch's Crew Chief Starting at Texas

    Joe Gibbs Racing has announced that starting at the Nov. 8 Sprint Cup Series race in Texas, Dave Rogers will replace Steve Addington as crew chief for Kyle Busch and the No.18 M&M's Toyota...

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  14. Kyle Busch Finally Gets a Treat, Thanks to Some Tricks, at Martinsville

    Kyle Busch has never hidden the fact that he hates the paper-clip half-mile of the Martinsville Speedway. Busch has never won at the track in Virginia, where’s he’s never quite ...

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  15. Creature Vs. Creature Writers Pool: Results for the Tums Fast Relief 500

    After 500 miles at the Martinsville bullring, Jimmie Johnson's dominance has come to an end at least for this week.  Johnson entered the weekend looking for his third straight win and seventh ...

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  16. Jeremy Mayfield Taking His Battle with NASCAR to the Media

    Jeremy Mayfield isn't done telling his side of the story. Mayfield will appear on ESPN's Outside the Lines on Sunday for his first live, one-on-one, television interview since he was suspended by NASCAR in May...

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  17. Creature vs. Creature Writers Pool: Picks for the Tums Fast Relief 500

      When the Sprint Cup Series rolls into the half mile of the Martinsville Speedway it’ll mark the sixth race in the 2009 Chase and the final short track race of the season...

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  18. Tony Eury Jr. Going to Work for Dale Earnhardt Jr. in Nationwide Series

    Tony Eury Jr. will be returning to the pit box in the NASCAR Nationwide Series this weekend at as a crew chief for JR Motorsports. It has been announced that when late model star Richard Boswell makes his Nationwide Series debut in the No...

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  19. Denny Hamlin Hoping Martinsville Speedway Can Take Him from Zero to Hero

    Sunday at the Martinsville Speedway Denny Hamlin will be looking to make a statement, or maybe two. Hamlin heads to the half-mile paper clip, his home track, coming off two DNF finishes which have taken him out of championship contention for this season.

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  20. Creature Vs. Creature Writers Pool: Results After Bank of America 500

      It was a Saturday night at Lowe’s Motor Speedway that many didn't find surprising. Chasers struggled and Jimmie Johnson dominated to get his Lowe’s Chevrolet in victory lane and extend his points lead over teammate Mark Martin...

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  21. Creature vs. Creature Writers Pool: Picks for the Bank of America 500

      Not only is the Sprint Cup Series back under the lights this weekend for a Saturday night fight, but a fight that will take place on home court for all the teams...

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  22. Joey Logano Looking For The Nationwide Series Hat Trick Friday at Lowe's

    The Sprint Cup and Nationwide Series head home to the Lowe’s Motor Speedway in Charlotte, North Carolina this weekend for an action packed weekend at the 1.5-mile quad-oval. While the driver of the No...

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  23. Creature vs. Creature Writers Pool: Results After the Pepsi 500

      After 500 miles at the Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, CA the results and point standings looked just as many predicted. Jimmie Johnson dominated at his home track to win for the fourth time at the speedway and earned his fifth win of the year...

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  24. Jimmie Johnson Dominates at His Home Track To Win Chase Race No.4

    The Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, California has always been on many people’s minds when it comes to where NASCAR should be racing...

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  25. Creature Vs. Creature Writers Pool: Picks for Pepsi 500 at California

      Three down, four races to go and this week the Sprint Cup Series is back under the lights at the Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, California. Matt Kenseth won at California in February, but returns not part of this years Chase field...

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