1. NASCAR Sprint Cup Drivers Facing a Make-or-Break 2014 Season

    Every driver in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series faces some kind of expectations each season. The expectations come from all different angles...

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  2. Is It Fair for Sprint Cup Drivers to Race in the Nationwide Series?

    There was a time, not so long ago, when the Nationwide Series featured young drivers that were mastering their craft for a year or two before making the jump to the next level. Those days seem like a distant memory...

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  3. The Biggest Concern for Each NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Team in 2014

    As the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season continues to draw ever closer, teams are already fully engulfed in preseason preparations. At this point, the goal for every driver and team is the same...

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  4. Will Kurt Busch Contend for a Sprint Cup Title in 2014 NASCAR Season?

    Kurt Busch did not win the championship last season. He also did not win a single race. While statistically, 2013 was by no means the best or most memorable year of his career, it was easily the most significant...

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  5. Power Ranking the Last 10 Daytona 500 Races

    Each season, the crown jewel on the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series schedule is the season-opening event, the Daytona 500 . This is the sport's biggest race and the one that all of the competitors want to win the most...

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  6. Comparing Jimmie Johnson and Jeff Gordon at Their Peaks

    The 1992 Sprint Cup Series season finale featured the debut race for a young rookie named Jeff Gordon . After one full-time season in 1993, the then 22-year-old phenom put the sport on notice starting with the 1994 season...

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  7. The Greatest NASCAR Driver from Each Decade

    Since the birth of NASCAR in 1949, the sport has seen a large number of stars grace its race tracks. In the early days, drivers like Herb Thomas and Lee Petty dominated the sport, while today, Jimmie Johnson and Tony Stewart are the top-tier drivers...

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  8. Bold Predictions for NASCAR Star Kyle Busch in 2014

    There are some drivers in the Sprint Cup Series who are so consistent that we know exactly what we are going to get from them year in and year out...

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  9. Early NASCAR Storylines Emerging for the 2014 Daytona 500

    With the holidays coming to a close, it is now time to focus squarely on the upcoming NASCAR season. As is the case every year, the 2014 Sprint Cup Series will kick off with the Daytona 500...

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  10. The 10 Most Memorable Moments of Mark Martin's Career

    As the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup season quickly approaches, there are still questions surrounding the future of the sport's greatest driver to have never won a championship...

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  11. What the Austin Dillon-Kyle Larson Battle Will Mean for NASCAR in 2014

    The 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season will mark the full-time debuts for both Austin Dillon and Kyle Larson. Each driver enters the series with quite a bit of excitement...

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  12. Track Changes That Would Make the Sprint Cup Series More Exciting

    The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series schedule is not perfect. Like anything in life, it has its flaws, and everyone has an opinion about the best way to fix it. Today, I offer mine...

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  13. NASCAR Drivers 1 Improvement Away from Contending for a Sprint Cup Title

    Jimmie Johnson and Matt Kenseth dominated the 2013 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season. Between the two of them, they recorded 13 wins, and one or the other was the point leader following all but two races during the year...

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  14. 5 NASCAR Drivers Set to Break out in 2014 Sprint Cup Series

    Every year, there are a handful of drivers in the Sprint Cup Series who have their breakout. Whether it's a young driver having his or her best season or a veteran who's recently fallen ...

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  15. Has NASCAR's Chase for the Sprint Cup Format Been a Success?

    Ask 20 different people how they feel about the Sprint Cup Series Chase for the Championship and you may receive 20 different answers. Now 10 years old, the Chase has always had its fair share of both supporters and detractors...

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  16. Report Card for the Gen-6 Car During the 2013 NASCAR Season

    The start of the 2013 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season was rife with excitement over the debut of the new Generation-6 car. This particular car promised a sleeker design, better racing and a general overall improvement to the sport...

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  17. 10 Early Questions for the 2014 NASCAR Season

    With the 2013 NASCAR Sprint Cup season now in the books, all eyes are focused on 2014. The start of a new season always sparks a lot of questions...

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  18. What to Expect from Matt Kenseth in 2014 After Missing out on Sprint Cup Title

    The 2013 season was hugely successful for Matt Kenseth . His seven wins were both a series best as well as a new career high for one year. He set or tied personal highs in both poles and laps led, and his 12...

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  19. Ranking the 10 Biggest Surprises from the 2013 NASCAR Season

    Every NASCAR season has its obvious occurrences. Jimmie Johnson winning races and competing for the series championship is never breaking news...

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  20. Matt Kenseth Wins Homestead Pole, Keeps Championship Hopes Alive

    Qualifying for Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Homestead-Miami Speedway is over, and championship contender Matt Kenseth earned the pole position. According to the speed chart obtained by ESPN-owned Jayski...

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  21. Which NASCAR Drivers Are Building the Most Momentum for the 2014 Season?

    For three Sprint Cup Series drivers, the season finale at Homestead is one last chance to win the 2013 series championship...

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  22. Complete Preview for NASCAR Sprint Cup Series at Homestead-Miami

    After 35 races, the 2013 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series has reached its final event. The stars and cars of the sport's top series roll into Homestead-Miami Speedway for Championship Week...

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  23. Is Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s Recent Hot Streak a Sign of Things to Come in 2014?

    With just two races remaining in the 2013 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season, it is no surprise that Jimmie Johnson and Matt Kenseth, the two drivers ranked first and second in the standings, are receiving the bulk of the media attention...

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  24. Complete Preview for NASCAR Sprint Cup Series at Phoenix

    The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series has reached its penultimate race. Sunday's event takes place from Phoenix International Raceway, where the series raced in the second week of the season...

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  25. Matt Kenseth Wins Texas Happy Hour, Looks to Carry Momentum into Sunday's Race

    The drivers of NASCAR's Sprint Cup Series participated in two practice sessions on Saturday, in preparation for Sunday's AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway...

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