1. Danica Patrick: Power Ranking the Paint Jobs on Her Pro Race Cars

    Danica Patrick has been driving various Indy cars and stock cars over the past six years; some look good and some are quite forgetable...

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  2. Carl Edwards Slays All-Stars at Charlotte

    Roush -Fenway driver Carl Edwards dominated NASCAR 's Sprint Cup All-Star event at Charlotte Motor Speedway on Saturday...

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  3. NASCAR: Roush-Ka-Teers Kenseth and Edwards Tame the Monster

    Racin’ with Russ - Pit strategy gave Matt Kenseth the opportunity to be in the right place at the right time to claim his second win NASCAR Sprint Cup of the season, this one at the very tough Monster Mile in Dover, DE...

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  4. NASCAR: Kyle Busch Doesn't Know How Lucky He Is to Not Be Behind Bars!

    Racin' with Russ - Last week's shenanigans between Kyle Busch and Kevin Harvick ended with a faint air punch by Harvick and a car punted into the pit lane wall...

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  5. Danica Patrick: 10 Most Telling Statistics of Her Motorsports Career

    For the past decade, Wisconsin-born Danica Patrick has competed on both sides of the pond, most notably in Indy Cars in the states and most recently the NASCAR Nationwide series...

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  6. NASCAR: Regan Smith Takes Stunner over Carl Edwards at Darlington

    Racin’ with Russ - The oddsmakers in Las Vegas probably wouldn’t have given very good odds for winless third year driver Regan Smith to win at one of the toughest tracks on the circuit...

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  7. Danica Patrick and Power Ranking the Open Wheel Drivers Who've Come to NASCAR

    This topic is very subjective to what type of open wheel background we are speaking of. What comes to my mind first when speaking of an open wheel driver background is a driver from Indy Car or Formula One disciplines...

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  8. Gibbs Drivers Busch and Hamlin Crush Competition at RIR…Again!

    Racin’ with Russ—Gibbs Racing has certainly figured out the right way to get around Virginia’s Richmond International Raceway after their drivers Kyle Busch and Denny Hamlin ...

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  9. The 12 Best Accents in the World of Motorsports

    In the world of auto racing, and it's a big world, there are numerous accents that leave an indelible mark in our psyche from the thousands of driver, crew, owner and reporter interviews...

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  10. Cupsters Busch and Edwards Dominate the Winner's Circle at Nashville

    Racin’ with Russ When the smoke cleared from the Nashville Superspeedway high speed laps, full-time Cupsters Kyle Busch and Carl Edwards topped the charts among the Nationwide and Camping World Truck winners...

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  11. Danica Patrick and the Top 12 Up-and-Coming Female Drivers in Motorsports

    Racin' with Russ Over the past five years, Danica Patrick has certainly paved the way for some up-and-coming female drivers, but they’ll have a tough road to hoe without some stats and good looks to back up their marketability...

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  12. NASCAR: Johnson/Earnhardt Jr. Nips Sprint Cup Pack at Talladega

    Racin’ with Russ—Call him good, call him lucky, but the main thing you have to do is call Jimmie Johnson the winner of Sunday’s wild-ending NASCAR Sprint Cup race ...

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  13. Pit Lane Speeding: Should NASCAR Make Changes After Jimmie Johnson's Comments?

    Racin' with Russ–This is a topic that comes up every year with no real resolution, the general public doesn't see the process in action and so on...

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  14. NASCAR: Roush-Fenway Fords of Kenseth-Edwards Sweep Texas

    Racin' with Russ - By the time NASCAR Sprint Cup teams were packing up to leave Texas Motor Speedway late Saturday night, team owner/founder Jack Roush was smacking his lips in approval after both of his cars swept the Cup and Nationwide shows...

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  15. NASCAR: Building the Perfect Driver With Parts of the Top Sprint Cup Drivers

    Racin' with Russ—Imagine in some wild dimension, you were granted the ability to create the perfect NASCAR Sprint Cup driver. Here’s a suggested guideline of who you might use to create this utilitarian Perfect Driver...

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  16. Kevin Harvick Hustles from Adversity to Win in Martinsville

    Racin’ with Russ— Among the record amount (31) of lead changes, numerous drivers such as Jeff Gordon, Jimmie Johnson, Denny Hamlin, Kyle Busch, Ryan Newman, Clint Bowyer and Dale Earnhardt Jr...

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  17. Danica Patrick: Why She's Good (or Bad) for the Future of Women in Motorsports

    Racin' with Russ - When Danica Patrick came onto the racing scene in 2005 in Indy Car competition, she had just come off a full season of Formula Atlantic racing where she claimed one pole and a handful of podium finishes...

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  18. NASCAR: Kevin Harvick Arrives Late to Win Auto Club 400

    Racin’ with Russ - Kevin Harvick managed to get to the front only once on Sunday, but it was on the most important lap of the day, the last, to take his first NASCAR Sprint Cup win of the year...

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  19. NASCAR Rule Changes: How Has the Sprint Cup Title Chase Been Affected So Far?

    Racin ’ with Russ: With so many NASCAR rules changes in place for 2011, have things changed in just the first four races? Yes, they have, and here are some examples of the current and future ramifications...

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  20. NASCAR Sprint Cup: Kyle Busch Sweeps Bristol...Again!

    Racin’ with Russ—For the second consecutive race weekend, Kyle Busch swept everything run at the track except the track blower races at Bristol Motor Speedway...

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  21. NASCAR: Does Dale Earnhardt Jr. Get Preferential Treatment from TV Networks?

    Racin' with Russ - When I first met Dale Earnhardt Jr. , he was competing in the big Taco Bell 300 Late Model weekend at Martinsville Speedway, or at least trying to; he didn't make the big show that weekend...

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  22. Kasey Kahne Tames the Lady While Drivers Brace for Bristol Stomp

    Racin’ with Russ: Just as Clint Bowyer mentioned a few years ago during one of the Toyota’s dominating performances, something to the effect of, “A monkey could drive that ...

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  23. Jeff Gordon or Jimmie Johnson: Which NASCAR Driver Will Have the Better Legacy?

    Jimmie or Jeff? Ever since Johnson nailed down his fifth title, this question keeps popping up. Let’s look at some of the similarities and differences between these two talented drivers...

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  24. Kurt or Kyle Busch: Who Has the Better Shot at Winning the 2011 Sprint Cup Title

    Racin' with Russ: The topic of which Busch brother is better at racing, or more specifically, who has a better shot at winning this year's NASCAR Sprint Cup title comes up among race fans again and again...

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  25. NASCAR: Carl Edwards' High Rolling in Las Vegas

    Racin’ with Russ — Rebounding from what could have been a win last week in Phoenix, Carl Edwards drove a smart race to win the NASCAR Sprint Cup on Sunday in Las Vegas...

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