1. Geoff Bodine: Hendrick Motorsports Ultimate Lifeline of Survival in NASCAR

    In NASCAR, where names like Earnhardt, Gordon, Johnson, Stewart, and Busch are the consistent frontrunners on the Sprint Cup Series circuit, longtime fans may also know of a racing star who ...

    Rob Tiongson Written by Rob Tiongson about over 6 years ago 471 reads 2 comments

  2. Dropping the Hammer: A Look Ahead to the Races in April For Sprint Cup Series

    With the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series taking a breather from the short track action of Bristol, Tennessee and Martinsville, Virginia, the racing action picks up not only in the intensity but in the speeds as well in the form of...

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  3. JJ Takes Martinsville: Win on 25th Anniversary of Hendrick's First Victory

    On the 25th anniversary of car owner Rick Hendrick's first victory in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, Jimmie Johnson, driver of the No. 48 Lowe's Chevy Impala, captured Sunday's Goody's Fast Relief 500 at Martinsville Speedway...

    Rob Tiongson Written by Rob Tiongson about over 6 years ago 136 reads 6 comments

  4. "Mark" Martin's Words? Mr. Consistency Thinking Of Another Season

    In 1989, a 30-year-old racing star earned his much anticipated and deserved first career NASCAR Sprint Cup Series victory in Rockingham, North Carolina driving the No. 6 Stroh's Light Ford Thunderbird by Jack Roush...

    Rob Tiongson Written by Rob Tiongson about over 6 years ago 250 reads 8 comments

  5. Dropping the Hammer: Goody's Fast Pain Relief 500 Preview

    This Sunday's Goody's Pain Relief 500 at Martinsville Speedway will mark the second of six short track races for the 2009 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season...

    Rob Tiongson Written by Rob Tiongson about over 6 years ago 219 reads 18 comments

  6. Too Late for Car No. 28: Another Tragic Tale of Fabled Yates Racing Ride

    If 13 is considered an unlucky number in the common world, the No. 28 seems to be NASCAR Sprint Cup Series racing's answer to a jinxed digit...

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  7. Eury Got a Hold on Me? Dale Earnhardt Jr. Looks for an Eixir to Ailing 09 Season

    Flashback to June of 2007, when Dale Earnhardt, Jr. made his blockbuster announcement of signing with Hendrick Motorsports after spending a decade with his family run team in the NASCAR Nationwide and Sprint Cup Series...

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  8. Scott to Be Real: Riggs and Tommy Baldwin Race Into Daytona 500

    No different from any other sport, NASCAR racing offers its own rendition of the "feel good story" of the week. Like many Americans, both racer and car owner looked like they would have a hard go of things as far as finding employment in 2009...

    Rob Tiongson Written by Rob Tiongson about over 6 years ago 217 reads 6 comments

  9. Joey Logano Looking to Score Big in 2009 Sprint Cup Season

    When you think of where most stock car legends are bred, New England may not be the epicenter of racing when it comes to sports fans. It is often thought of as well-versed in the stick and ball sports...

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  10. Daytona 500: From CBS To FOX, 30 Years Of Television

    While I may be too young to fully appreciate the remarkable achievement of the television industry, covering a NASCAR stock car race flag to flag is a compelling watch...

    Rob Tiongson Written by Rob Tiongson about over 6 years ago 647 reads 4 comments

  11. Bobby Labonte in 2009: Questionable Future Looms for 2000 NASCAR Champion

    Following the 2000 season, Bobby Labonte looked like the sure fire man who had put an end to the dominance of Jeff Gordon...

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  12. Aiming High In 2009: Jeff Gordon Seeks Wins and Elusive Fifth Title

    Although he's not the most popular driver on the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series circuit and gets his fair share of jeers at any track not called Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Jeff Gordon heads into ...

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  13. Factors for 51st Daytona 500

    A look at the top favorites, sentimental picks, and possible dark horses for this Sunday's 51st Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway...

    Rob Tiongson Written by Rob Tiongson about over 6 years ago 134 reads 3 comments

  14. Jeff Gordon to Go Winless in 2008?

    Flashback to 1994, a year where two Jeffs became household names. The late Jeff Buckley affirmed himself as simply the most keen and vocally serene musician in the industry with his debut album Grace...

    Rob Tiongson Written by Rob Tiongson about over 6 years ago 414 reads 12 comments

  15. Jimmie Johnson at His House: Can Team 48 Keep Momentum for a Three-Peat?

    The Rainbow Warrior tried and failed in 1999. The Intimidator wasn't even close in his try in '92. Ol' DW was close, but Bobby Allison was just a bit better in 1983...

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  16. Jeff Gordon Unveils New Paint Scheme on "Today;" Rusty Not So Rusty?

    NASCAR fans, are you sick and tired of the worst kept secrets in motorsports? Well fear no longer! Sure, you've seen all those fictional "2009" paint schemes on the net that are being made on the DuPont Chevy on NASCAR Racing 2003 simulator sites...

    Rob Tiongson Written by Rob Tiongson about almost 7 years ago 12,985 reads 9 comments

  17. Red Sox: From Beloved Losers to Unheralded Winners

    Back in Boston, Massachusetts, I bet the Beantowners are all filed up in the sports bars. They're having a great time watching this year's 2008 ALDS matchup, which pits the Los Angeles ...

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  18. Putting NASCAR on the Map: How the Sport Became a Phenomenon

    Ah, the much fretted open-ended question which has answers that can range from the specific to the general...

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  19. Allmendinger Does His "Ding," Kyle Petty Status Unknown, Silly Season Goes On

    As the 2008 NASCAR Sprint Cup season draws closer to its conclusion, the big picture of the 2009 driver and team line up seems to get more interesting...

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  20. Goodbye Kansas, Hello 'Dega: NASCAR's Chase Defines Contenders

    It's pretty safe to assume right now that the remaining one-and-a-half mile races will be the "Jimmie Johnson vs the Roush Fenway Racing" show that makes fans let bygones be bygones or resort to jinxing our "favorites...

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  21. A Father, A Son, and the No. 21 Citgo Ford: How I Became a NASCAR Fan

    Perhaps it's fitting that this next article that I'm writing about circles around the subjects of racing cars, a passion in which legendary actor Paul Newman had a true interest in, as a fan to the very racer on the track...

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  22. NASCAR's Homers Chase The Top 35: Don't You Forget About Them

    While all the NASCAR media pundits and fans are tracking this year's Chase Field as they head to Kansas Speedway, some of us fans are also keeping an eye on the drivers who I call the "Homers...

    Rob Tiongson Written by Rob Tiongson about almost 7 years ago 545 reads 4 comments

  23. A.J. Allmendinger: Thanks But No Thanks

    So, you bring your team from the basement to seeing the light in the form of the top 35 in points. You drastically improve in performance, and also give Team Red Bull another reason to be the ...

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