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Full Throttle: Crossing the Line to Avoid Jail Time

Back on October 8th, two young gentlemen in their high-dollar toys were racing across the Seabreeze Bridge in Daytona in the early morning hours, both under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs. According to the police report, both were in possession of illicit drugs as well. Police officers noticed them exceeding the speed limit by …

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Frontstretch NASCAR Power Rankings: Top 15 After the 2010 Samsung Mobile 500 at Texas

Once again, Mother Nature wreaked havoc with the NASCAR schedule, causing the second rain-delayed race in three weeks. It was a nightmare scenario for many involved with the sport; but for Denny Hamlin, it’s like an unexpected bonus. For the third time in four races contested on Monday, Hamlin came home victorious, this time just …

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Full Throttle: It’s History No Matter How You Look at It

NASCAR has been around for 65 years and there have been quite a few things that have happened over that time that have been rather remarkable. Most every year there is somebody doing something for the first time, or somebody accomplishes something that notches their name in the recordbooks. This past weekend it happened again …

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Frontstretch NASCAR Power Rankings: Top 15 After the 2010 Subway Fresh Fit 600 at Phoenix

The duel in the desert Saturday night came packaged with a sudden late-night plot twist that led to a green-white-checkered finish for the ages. When the smoke cleared, it was a shocking winner (Ryan Newman) whose 77-race losing streak came to an end while allowing the frustration from other victory droughts (Kyle Busch, Jeff Gordon) …

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Frontstretch NASCAR Power Rankings: Top 15 Up & Coming NASCAR Stars

The second off week of the season gives us a chance to take a step back, get a little creative, and play the role of “talent scout” for the power rankings this week. This time, our experts were asked to look into their crystal ball, ranking the top-20 prospects coming up the ranks that could …

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Full Throttle: Actually About to Drop the Rag at North Wilkesboro

Fans have been clamoring for years for racing to come back to North Wilkesboro Speedway. Several times there have been announcements followed by disappointment as different people and ventures have attempted to revive the legendary track. This past November, Alton McBride Jr. and his Speedway Associates Inc. threw their hat into the ring and announced …

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Frontstretch NASCAR Power Rankings: Top 15 After the 2010 Goody’s Fast Pain Relief 500 at Martinsville

Fans had to wait an extra day for one of the most exciting finishes in awhile, but it was definitely worth it. Denny Hamlin was once again victorious in his home state, good enough to move him back into the Power Rankings just before he goes under the knife for a torn ACL. Back in …

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Full Throttle: Watching Living History is Truly Special

Saturday evening, after the Nationwide race at Bristol, the fans were treated to an extra special event for the second year in a row. The Scott’s EZ Seed Showdown pitted 12 former NASCAR drivers in a 35-lap race, driving equally prepared race cars painted to match historical paint schemes from the drivers’ pasts. The cars …

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