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Fact or Fiction: Did New Asphalt, Earnhardt Come Through in the Clutch?

One of Steve Letarte’s goals coming into his first season as crew chief for Dale Earnhardt Jr. was to improve Earnhardt’s language and attitude in attempts to get the driver back on track. And while Earnhardt crashed in the second segment on Saturday during the Budweiser Shootout, his demeanor on the radio has changed.

Fact or Fiction: Can Denny Hamlin Recover? & is Kevin Harvick Still in It?

Denny Hamlin is the early favorite going into Homestead FICTION It’ll be talked about over and over again to the point you’re sick of hearing it before next Sunday’s season finale in Homestead, but the No. 11 team’s late-race fuel miscalculation will be under a microscope if for whatever reason he doesn’t leave Miami with …

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Fact or Fiction: Should Talladega Be in the Chase? & Who’s the New Title Favorite?

With so many unknowns coming into Talladega, it was difficult to predict what the Chase was going to look like over the final three races. Well, with Denny Hamlin, Jimmie Johnson and Kevin Harvick all finishing in the top 10, the Sprint Cup Series is now set up for one of the tightest points battles ever.

Fact or Fiction: Which Chasers Have a REAL Shot at Winning the 2010 NASCAR Cup Title?

Does your favorite driver have a shot to win the 2010 NASCAR Cup championship? In this week’s edition of Fact or Fiction, we analyze which drivers will really compete for the hardware in Miami and why. Denny Hamlin FICTION OK, OK. I know he’s leading the series in wins. I know I said last week …

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