1. Creature vs. Creature Results (Daytona 500)

    One week is behind us and our seven NASCAR writers already have large gaps between them. Early in the race it appeared at least one of our Creatures would be celebrating in Victory Lane with their pick on Sunday, but in the end they all fell short...

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  2. Super Bowl vs. Daytona 500: No Comparison

    Ahh the Daytona 500. The Grand Daddy of 'em all...The Great American Race...The inaugural event that pits 43 cars on the 2.5-mile high banked infamous oval known as Daytona International Speedway...

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  3. Dale Earnhardt Jr.: Fan Favorite or NASCAR Favorite?

    As I sit here and watch the 51st running of the Daytona 500, I am perplexed. It's no breaking news that Dale Earnhardt Jr. is the sport's most popular driver throughout the garage, but it appears he is also the untouchable son of NASCAR as well...

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  4. Daytona 500: Gentlemen Start Your Engines

    "It's the most wonderful time of the year..." OK, so that's a Christmas song, but today is the day NASCAR fans hear the four most famous words in motorsports:—Gentlemen...start...your....

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  5. What We Learned: Camping World 300 at Daytona

    OK, so one race is in the books and we've already learned a lot about the upcoming Nationwide Series. As the 2009 season kicks off, one thing seems clear: a Cup regular will win the championship...

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  6. NASCAR Fantasy: Who's Hot and Who's Not (Daytona)

    Fantasy leagues are all but filling up these days. With less than two days to go until the NASCAR season kicks off (at least with its points paying events), it's time to join a league and begin Fantasizing...

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  7. NASCAR Funny Moments: Helmet Throws, Shoving, and Cussing

    It's difficult to find funny moments from NASCAR, but looking back through some videos and such since the early 2000s, I came across five situations that I remember clearly as being hilarious...

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  8. Creature Vs. Creature: NASCAR Picks (Daytona 500)

    Each week, seven our our beloved B/R NASCAR writers discuss their picks for the upcoming race. Each week, the writer receives the total number of points their selected driver gets...

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  9. Hey Rookie: Where's Your Stripe?

    We often forget that at every race track on any given Sunday there are more than just rookies on the track—there are rookies in the crowd as well...

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  10. Nationwide Series Could Be Renamed Dual Champions Series

    In college football, it is possible to have two national champions—one who wins the BCS Championship Game and the other who is voted on by the Associated Press. NASCAR, like collegiate football also shares the possibility of having two champions...

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  11. Racing Roulette: Atlanta to Set Ticket Prices by Winning Car Number at Daytona

    Dale Earnhardt Jr. fans listen up—if you are planning on attending the Kobalt 500 on March 8 at Atlanta Motor Speedway, you may want to cheer for a driver with a lower number in the Daytona 500 on Sunday...

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  12. What To Watch For | Gatorade Duels and Daytona 500

    Our second appetizer of the 2009 season kicks off Thursday afternoon when the fields split for two 150-mile qualifying races on the high banks of Daytona International Speedway...

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  13. Born Before the Daytona 500 Began

    Five drivers who were born before—or shortly there after—the first Daytona 500 was ever run are attempting to make the 51st running of NASCAR's biggest race this Thursday in the Gatorade ...

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  14. Kevin Harvick Fans Should Be Happy To Visit Martinsville Speedway

    It seems that most every article we write on here (this is my 100th by the way!) is somehow related to the tough economic waves our beloved sport is trying to float through...

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  15. Budweiser Shootout: Surprising | Not Surprising

    Yours truly will take a look after each race weekend and recap things that were surprising from the even and compare it to some things that were not surprising. Today we take a look at last night's Budweiser Shootout...

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  16. Your Official Program for the Budweiser Shootout

    The 2008 Silly Season was full of changes. In fact, 13 of tonight's starting teams hit the track with some major difference from last season...

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  17. Can You Hear Me Now? Verizon Sponsors Penske Dodge Without Logos

    Do you ever wonder who the guy in the Verizon commercial is talking to when he asks: Can you hear me now? Well, now it appears he may have been on the phone with Chad from the Alltel commercials, ...

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  18. Daytona Cuts Ticket Prices (Offers All You Can Eat)

    With just over a week left until the green flag waves on the 51st annual Daytona 500, track promoters are scurrying to sell tickets. According to TCPalm.com, tickets have been reduced to as little as $50 for the sport's biggest event of the season...

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  19. Creature Vs. Creature: NASCAR Picks (Shootout and Chase)

    Each week, six of our beloved B/R NASCAR writers discuss their picks for the upcoming race. Each week, the writer receives the total number of points their selected driver gets...

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  20. Countdown to Daytona: Owner Point Style No. 1 (Jimmie Johnson)

    The final day is upon us. It’s Day 35 of my 35-part series featuring all those drivers guaranteed a spot in the Daytona 500 next Sunday. It’s been a long journey, but one that’s been well worth it everyday...

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  21. Marcos Ambrose and Clint Bowyer In the Top-35 | Brad Keselowski Not

    Marcos Ambrose told reporters during Media Day at Daytona that he will be guaranteed a spot in the Daytona 500—as well as the next four races. After months of jostling for points, NASCAR has set the top-35 and Ambrose (driving the No...

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  22. What Will $150 Get You Today? A Face-to-Face Meeting With Dale Earnhardt Jr.

    Dale Earnhardt Jr. is by far the most popular driver in the Sprint Cup garage on any given weekend. His merchandise sales far surpass those of any other driver (with the exception maybe of Jeff ...

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  23. Countdown to Daytona: Owner Point Style No. 2 (Carl Edwards)

    Can you smell the fumes from 28 cars yet? That’s right, NASCAR fans, we are two days away from watching our favorite drivers take to the high banks of Daytona for the Budweiser Shootout...

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  24. Dale Earnhardt Jr. Ready to Defend Shootout Win

    The green flag will wave on the 2009 NASCAR season with the Bud Shootout set for 8:10 p.m. Saturday night, and defending race winner Dale Earnhardt Jr. is ready to defend his title...

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  25. Countdown to Daytona: Owner Point Style No. 3 (Greg Biffle)

    Only three days left in my 35-Day venture around the world of NASCAR’s top-35 teams. Today, we take a look at a driver who appeared ready to de-throne Jimmie Johnson from his pedestal, opening the 2008 Chase with two straight wins...

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