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Frontstretch NASCAR Power Rankings: 2011 Preseason Top 15

After nearly three months of hibernation, the green flag drops on NASCAR’s 2011 points championship this week. As usual, there are several new obstacles for the teams to deal with as they get ready to compete in the Sprint Cup Series this year: A new type of racing fuel, a new fuel delivery system, one …

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5 Questions for 2011: Who Wins the Game of Hendrick Crew Chief Musical Chairs?

Hendrick Motorsports played crew chief musical chairs this offseason, giving Dale Earnhardt Jr., Jeff Gordon and Mark Martin a breath of fresh air. Will any of the three benefit from the arrangement, and if Junior struggles again, do you expect him to leave the Hendrick camp a year early?

5 Questions for 2011: Will the NASCAR Nationwide Series Survive?

Today’s Season Preview Topic: While the NASCAR Nationwide Series eliminated Cup full-timers from championship contention this year, they stopped short of keeping them from running the full schedule. Do you expect them to do so when all is said and done, and with no rookies or new teams on the horizon are these moves too late for the series to survive over the long-term?

5 Questions for 2011: Does NASCAR TV Need to Be Fixed?

Today’s Season Preview Topic: There’s been increasing criticism in recent years over NASCAR’s TV broadcasts. What do you think is the biggest hurdle these broadcasts have been facing, and what network needs to revamp its coverage the most for 2011? How?

Bubble Breakdown: As Daytona Nears, Points Shake Up Amongst the Top 35

Greetings race fans, can you believe we are less than two weeks away from the Daytona 500? The month of February is without a doubt the best part of the season; drivers, fans, and the media are refreshed after a nice three month break and all the teams get another opportunity to win the sports …

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5 Questions for 2011: Did NASCAR Do Enough This Offseason?

Today’s Season Preview Topic: NASCAR chose to address the issues of the past few years by… tweaking the Chase (slightly) and revamping the points system. Good move? Bad move? What’s the one thing they didn’t fix you wish they had?

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