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Brian Vickers to Miss Remainder of 2010 Season

While his car ran practice laps around Charlotte Motor Speedway with replacement driver Casey Mears behind the wheel, Brian Vickers did his best to clear up the situation surrounding his ongoing health issues. Sitting down with Red Bull Racing General Manager and Vice President Jay Frye and Dr. Steven A. Limentani, Vickers told the gathered …

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Full Throttle: Missing a Hero… Dale Earnhardt

Editor’s Note: Have you heard of our FREE Frontstretch Newsletter, delivering NASCAR news, commentary, trivia and more right to your inbox every morning? If not, well, it’s time to sell you on it. Today, we’re showcasing the popular weekly column Full Throttle that Senior Writer Mike Neff writes for the Wednesday edition of our newsletter. …

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Frontstretch NASCAR Power Rankings: Top 15 After the 2010 Autism Speaks 400 at Dover

The Monster Mile was more like something from Monsters, Inc. this past weekend, but the G-rated version still served up a little mixture among the Power Rankings. The biggest news of the weekend was Jimmie Johnson forgetting what the pit-road speed was long enough to be penalized, throwing away a very good chance at winning …

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Frontstretch NASCAR Power Rankings: Top 15 After the 2010 Showtime Southern 500 at Darlington

The Track too Tough to Tame lived up to its reputation Saturday night, as most every car was loaded onto the trailer with at least a Darlington stripe if not significant damage. And it was our longtime Power Rankings king who may have suffered the most; Jimmie Johnson wound up singing the blues after a …

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Full Throttle: Livin’ Large in Charlotte

The NASCAR Hall of Fame opened its doors to the public on Tuesday and race fans everywhere are now able to wrap their arms around the 60-plus year history of NASCAR in one location. The greatest drivers in the sport’s history, tons of memorabilia and interactive displays that pull fans into the garage all now …

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Frontstretch NASCAR Power Rankings: Top 15 After the 2010 Crown Royal 400 at Richmond

Jimmie Johnson appeared doomed to end the day a lapped car before a timely piece of debris saved his night at Richmond. But even with the mystery caution, a dose of good fortune could only keep the No. 48 car in contention for so long, struggling en route to a 10th-place finish that left him …

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Frontstretch NASCAR Power Rankings: Top 15 After the 2010 Aaron’s 499 at Talladega

The “lottery” that is Talladega these days usually shuffles the Power Rankings around like those ping-pong balls before they’re picked at random. For now, there’s one thing we know for sure when the drawing stopped: Kevin Harvick came out the big winner. He may have offended his current and future sponsor in victory lane during …

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