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Bowles-Eye View: At Lowe’s Motor Speedway, NASCAR Simply Not Doing Enough

Two years. One “levigation” project. One nightmare. That just about sums up the type of racing we’ve seen at Lowe’s Motor Speedway. Once known as one of the sport’s best tracks, recent results have been nothing short of disastrous. Now six Cup races into a new racing surface, no fuel cells, tire combinations or public …

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Bowles-Eye View: Pessimistic Mark Martin Still Hanging Around

With Jeff Burton finally ending a 175-race winless streak at Dover last weekend, he became the ninth of 10 Chase drivers fighting for this year’s title to visit victory lane this season. The victory left only one man with a goose egg in the win column beside his name entering Kansas. Is it a surprise to anyone that man was Mark Martin?

Bowles-Eye View: NASCAR Still Has the Power to Leave You in a State of Shock

It may not be the case all the time; OK, maybe less than half the time. Believe it or not, though, NASCAR does have certain rules that are black and white, and the rules surrounding the Chase for the Championship are one such set. 10 drivers and everyone within 400 points of the leader make …

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