1. Charlie Langenstein Wins "Heisman Trophy" of Hendrick Motorsports

    This year has been filled with awards and accolades for Charlie Langenstein, mechanical director for two of the Hendrick Motorsports championship teams, the No. 24 driven by Jeff Gordon and the No...

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  2. What's New in 2009 for Juan Pablo Montoya?

    One of the most interesting drivers in NASCAR today is Juan Pablo Montoya. Although still not performing at his optimal level, the 2008 season showed moments of great promise for JPM and his Ganassi team...

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  3. Matt Kobyluck: First in Class, On and Off the Track

    Matt Kobyluck, driver of the Mohegan Sun Resort's Chevrolet No. 40 in NASCAR's Camping World East series, has experienced a series of "firsts" this past year. After many years of trying, he finally won the Camping World East series championship...

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  4. First Annual Polar Bear 150 Runs at Rockingham To Ring In New Year

    It might be NASCAR's off season, but there were racers on the track at Rockingham Speedway in Rockingham, North Carolina this New Year's Day...

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  5. NASCAR on Ice

    While most NASCAR fans are taking a "break" from the sport in this off-season, there is still racing on the track, or at least the ice, this week. The Fourth Annual Whelen Geoff Bodine Bobsled Challenge is set to kick off in the New Year, Jan...

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  6. What Does the New Year Have in Store for Jeff Gordon?

    In 2008, four-time NASCAR champion Jeff Gordon made the Chase for the Championship, but he ended the season in seventh position. Unbelievably, he also completed the season without a single race win...

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  7. Top Ten 2008 NASCAR Commercials

    NASCAR is successful because of its close ties with its sponsors. These partnerships have led to the creation of some wonderful commercials, pairing favorite drivers hawking their sponsor's products...

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  8. In NASCAR, It's Not the Size Of Your Pit Box, It's the Size of Your Heart

    Pit boxes are a staple in the NASCAR world. Every team has their own version of their "war wagon", assembled each and every race weekend...

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  9. NASCAR and the US Economy: Impending Doom or Ultimate Opportunity?

    In spite of the twinkling holiday lights and fresh scent of pine trees in the air, there is no peace on earth as the US economy continues to struggle. This economic turmoil has already deeply impacted the sport of NASCAR...

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  10. The "Mary Joey" NASCAR Championship Banquet Awards

    No doubt you have heard about the "Stewie Awards," handed out prior to NASCAR's Championship banquet by none other than Tony Stewart...

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  11. If I Were The Queen Of This Year's NASCAR Banquet

    Today, I happened to be listening to the Sirius NASCAR channel, and one of the callers said, "I would rather stick a fork in my eye than watch the NASCAR banquet this year." While that seemed a little extreme to me, I can certainly relate...

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  12. NASCAR's December to Remember...or to Forget?

    For NASCAR drivers, teams, and other folks associated with the sport, December is an interesting time. For those fortunate enough to have participated in the Chase and finished in ...

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  13. NASCAR’s 2008 Season Shows That Age Does Matter

    In NASCAR's 2008 season, the majority of the races were won by three drivers: Kyle Busch, Jimmie Johnson, and Carl Edwards. These three drivers were among the youngest in the top 12 who qualified for this year's Chase for the Championship...

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  14. Post Nascar Seasonal Depression Is Added As Newest Psychiatric Disorder

    The American Psychiatric Association (APA) today confirmed a new diagnosis which will be added to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM IV)...

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  15. NASCAR's 10 Most Truly Beautiful People

    Sporting News just released their newest edition, entitled the "60 Most Beautiful People" in NASCAR. And yes, you guessed it, Mr. Kasey Kahne was chosen as the most beautiful on the list...

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  16. Carl Edwards: "You Can't Lose if You Give it 100 Percent"

    In the final race at Homestead Miami Speedway, Carl Edwards gave it his all. He drove his car hard, knowing that he had to win the race in order to even have a breath of hope of snatching the Sprint Cup trophy from the clutches of Jimmie Johnson...

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  17. NASCAR Crowns Champion Today—Will The Banquet Be Safe at The Waldorf Astoria?

    Today, NASCAR crowned the 2008 Champion at Homestead Miami Speedway. The new champion is Jimmie Johnson, tying the three consecutive championships in a row record of legend Cale Yarborough...

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  18. Steve Wallace: The "Dennis the Menace" of NASCAR's Nationwide Series

    The NASCAR Nationwide season is now history, with Carl Edwards winning the race and Clint Bowyer claiming the championship in one of the closest points race battles ever...

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  19. Reutimann & Speed: The Odd Couple On The Front Row of NASCAR's Final Race

    Remember the movie and then TV series The Odd Couple? Felix and Oscar were the classic opposites, one fastidious and frumpy and the other wild, crazy and fun-loving...

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  20. NFL, NBA Teams Announce Breaks for Fans in Need; What About NASCAR?

    NASCAR fans are among the most loyal in all sports, and they come out en masse to see their heroes race around tracks throughout the country...

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  21. Jeff Gordon Has New Perspective on Success

    As this racing year winds down to the finale in Homestead, Fla., this weekend, it appears that Jeff Gordon will most likely be watching his protégé Jimmie Johnson take home his third Cup trophy in a row...

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  22. Scott Speed Gets Squished by David Gilliland In Phoenix Race

    Scott Speed had an eventful race weekend at Phoenix International Raceway. He raced in the Craftsman Truck series race, qualifying in the 21st starting position and finishing the race in the 14th position...

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  23. DeLana Harvick: One of NASCAR's Most Powerful Women

    DeLana Harvick is not just a pretty face in the NASCAR garage, hanging out with her husband Kevin, driver of the No. 29 Richard Childress race car...

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  24. Carl Edwards Engaged; Will He Be the Bridesmaid in Nationwide and Cup Series?

    Carl Edwards recently joined the ranks of the soon to be betrothed by proposing to Dr. Kate Downey, a young woman he has known since high school...

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  25. Happy Birthday Mrs. Jeff Gordon!

    Today is a special day in the life of Mrs. Jeff Gordon, better known as Ingrid Vandebosch. It is her 39th birthday. She was born on Nov. 8, 1969 in her native land of Limburg, Belgium...

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