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Frontstretch NASCAR Power Rankings: Top 15 After the 2010 Sunoco Red Cross Pennsylvania 500 at Pocono

The 24 Hours… err, 500 miles of Pocono not only tested the mettle of all 43 teams Sunday, but it tested the metal of the Car of Tomorrow when Elliott Sadler pounded the inside wall, leaving his engine laying in the middle of the track and his life hanging in the balance. Luckily, the likable …

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Full Throttle: NASCAR Has a Chance to Get it Right with the 2011 Nationwide & Truck Schedules

News came out this week that Gateway International Raceway is not going to seek to host its two Nationwide and one Truck Series races next year. NASCAR now has three races on its plate that can be reassigned to other racetracks without increasing the length of the schedule in either series. The possibilities are numerous …

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Frontstretch NASCAR Power Rankings: Top 15 After the 2010 Brickyard 400

The Brickyard 400 started out like a historic nightmare on repeat, on the verge of a second debacle in three years – only this time, the culprit was going to be poorly manicured grass. But Earnhardt-Ganassi Racing had no such issues, avoiding overheating from the “lawn” as the race settled in while Juan Pablo Montoya …

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Jamie McMurray Takes 2010 Brickyard 400 Victory

After Juan Pablo Montoya dominated practice and qualifying at Indianapolis, taking the pole for Sunday’s Brickyard 400, owner Chip Ganassi knew he’d have a strong shot at kissing the bricks. But no one ever expected him to be pulling that makeout session with somebody else. Montoya’s teammate Jamie McMurray, this year’s Daytona 500 champion, surged …

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Full Throttle: Carl Edwards Just Doesn’t Get It

Carl Edwards just doesn’t get it. We’ve heard all about last Saturday night’s dustup between Edwards and Brad Keselowski and read all of the stories, so we won’t rehash it at this point in time. Now that the drivers are back at the track and in front of the media, though, we’re getting to hear …

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Kyle Busch Victorious in 2010 Kroger 200 at ORP

The Nationwide Series ran at O’Reilly Raceway Park for the 29th time on Friday night in a race that has had the same sponsor every year, making it the longest continuously-running race sponsorship in NASCAR. Trevor Bayne took advantage of his pole position by starting on the outside and grabbed the lead at the drop …

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