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Full Throttle: Bye-Bye, Busch Series – Paying Tribute to 1 of NASCAR’s Loyal Sponsors

As the curtain closes on the 2007 NASCAR season, there’s many drivers and teams that will say goodbye to the glare of the public spotlight – and hello to the greener pastures of other dreams, retirement beckoning them elsewhere. But in particular, there’s one sponsor whose departure may affect the future of the sport for …

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Full Throttle: Penske Preparing for Past Champion’s Provisional Sham with Sam Hornish Jr., Kurt Busch

Kurt Busch has proved his stock car talent, winning the 2004 Nextel Cup championship. On the flip side, teammate Sam Hornish Jr. has yet to prove he can make a race as a Nextel Cup rookie. But both may have the same comfy exemption to make starting fields for 2008; and that has left many …

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Busch Series Breakdown: 2007 Sam’s Town 250 at Memphis

In a Nutshell – The Busch Series race at Memphis was more like a Friday night Demolition Derby than an event that originated from the number two stock car series in America. On a day when almost half of the race was run under the yellow flag, a total of 25 caution flags for 117 …

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Full Throttle: Jeremy Mayfield’s Final Shot Could Be Jeff Green’s Last Hurrah

One week ago, it looked like Jeremy Mayfield‘s Nextel Cup career was nearing a difficult, painful ending. But just when you thought the two-time Chaser was down and out for good… he’s been given one final chance. It was announced on Monday that Mayfield is going to drive the No. 66 car for Haas CNC …

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