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Mirror Driving: Setting the Chase, Kyle Busch’s Trifecta & Cutting Nationwide Purses

Kyle Busch set a NASCAR record at Bristol, becoming the first driver to win all three national touring races in a single weekend. Where exactly does this feat fit in to NASCAR history?

Voices From the Heartland: As a Sponsor, Respect for ExtenZe Grows Bigger

I don’t “hate” a lot, mostly because it is a waste of time, but there are a few things that really get my loathing up. Among those are; stupid people, stupid products, and stupid commercials, in no particular order. Unfortunately, stupid products usually go hand in hand with even stupider commercials… leading me to wonder if the people starring in them or endorsing the product, are stupid as well. I mean, who in their right mind would want their claim to fame to be endorsing a stupid product or acting in a stupid commercial? Such has been my opinion of ExtenZe ever since I saw their very first commercial.

BSNews! NASCAR Announces Airbags Coming Soon

In light of Elliott Sadler’s “horrific, almost head-on collision,” as it is being described by NASCAR officials at Pocono last Sunday, one NASCAR insider has announced that airbags will be required in all racecars in 2011. That “NASCAR insider” has asked to remain anonymous, due to the fact that he/she doesn’t want to get fined …

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Mirror Driving: Elliott Sadler Survived… But Can Richard Petty Motorsports?

Following a nasty wreck for Elliott Sadler at Pocono, there was an outcry about the lack of a SAFER barrier at the point where Sadler hit. Is it time for NASCAR to mandate set safety standards for all its tracks, or should the tracks themselves bear full responsibility considering the cost involved?

Voices From the Heartland: Gateway Melee Overshadows Great Driving by NASCAR Up & Comer

Remember, just a couple of weeks ago, when Carl Edwards shoved Brad Keselowski out of his way to win the Missouri-Illinois Dodge Dealers 250 at Gateway International Raceway? Remember the carnage and controversy that followed? Remember the heated discussions and name-calling that took place in the “comments” section at the bottom of this very column? …

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Mirror Driving: Triple Crowns, Scheduling Snafus & Censorship Central

Jamie McMurray won his second race of 2010 Sunday, becoming only the third driver to win the Daytona 500 and Brickyard 400 in the same year. Why does McMurray run so much better for Chip Ganassi? And can he finally make the Chase?

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