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Mirror Driving: Judging History… For Hornaday?, McGrew’s McMess & Fixing Feuds

Jimmie Johnson is now on the cusp of history at Homestead, needing only to stroke it and post a 25th-place finish to clinch. Looking back over this year’s Chase, is there any type of format that would have guaranteed a closer finish during these playoffs?

Voices from the Heartland: Even the “Rosetta Stone” Couldn’t Help You Understand Brian France!

We’ve all seen the commercials: Rosetta Stone is touted as the most effective language learning method/software available. Their concept is not to teach with flash cards, dictionaries, or memorization drills, but rather, “By surrounding you with words, images, and the voices of native speakers, our method lets you progress naturally from words and phrases to …

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Mirror Driving: Too Much Teamwork?, Curbing NASCAR Criticism & A Tall Order for Townley

A lap 3 crash at Texas changed the championship picture dramatically this week, as leader Jimmie Johnson lost over 100 points of the margin he carried into the race. Did Johnson lose his edge, or did Texas simply draw out what should be a foregone conclusion?

Voices from the Heartland: 1 Day After Talladega, NASCAR Announces Awards for “Listening to the Fans”

Yes, you read the headline correctly… and no, this is NOT another edition of BSNews! Almost before NASCAR could decide the “official results” for last Sunday’s AMP Energy 500 at Talladega, the sport proudly announced in a press release that they had received not one, but actually two prestigious awards for listening to the voices …

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BSNews: NASCAR to File Suit Over “Spin ‘N’ Crash” Raceway

(Daytona Beach, Fla.) – BSNews has learned that top officials in NASCAR plan to file a lawsuit against toymaker Fisher-Price unless some fundamental changes are made to one of its products that is related to stock car racing. That product is Fisher-Price’s “Little People Spin ‘N’ Crash Raceway.” “From the first time one of these …

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Mirror Driving: Addington Angst, Rewarding Wins & Is Jeff Gordon Over the Hill?

Sunday’s race at Martinsville Speedway illustrated the frustration that many fans have with the current points system, as race winner Denny Hamlin gained two spots but made little headway against points leader Jimmie Johnson – who stretched his lead over Mark Martin by finishing second.  How should NASCAR reward winning in its top series?

Voices from the Heartland: If Only the Tony Stewart/Burger King Test Was a NASCAR Mandate

This last Tuesday, Burger King and Tony Stewart held a very special live “web event.” In case you missed it, basically what happened was Burger King strapped Tony to a chair, hooked him up to a lie detector, and asked him several questions. While the whole premise to this thing was to find out if …

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