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Fact or Fiction: A Look at the Chase, Team Red Bull & Brad Keselowski’s Popularity

Speaking of Team Red Bull, Vickers’s return, Scott Speed and the addition of Kasey Kahne in 2011 has left three drivers under contract for next season. The team has two options: run two cars or put Kahne in the No. 82 and let Speed out of his contract.

Fact or Fiction: Has Earnhardt Ganassi Racing Entered the Ranks of NASCAR’s Elite?

Following a breakthrough campaign that early in the Chase pitted Juan Pablo Montoya against title favorite Jimmie Johnson for the championship, the No. 42 Earnhardt Ganassi Racing team was expected to repeat as title contenders in 2010. But as the DNFs have piled up, they’ve been unable to replicate the consistency that led to 18 top 10s and an eventual eighth-place finish in points.

Fact or Fiction: Finding Answers for Roush Fenway Racing Going Forward

Greg Biffle has been with Roush Fenway Racing for over a decade now, and if there were ever a time for Ford to pick up its first win this season, and ever a driver to win a race in honor of the injured car owner, Biffle and this weekend proved to be the perfect scenario.

Fact or Fiction: Was Carl Edwards in the Wrong on Saturday Night?

I, like every single person tuned into Saturday night’s Nationwide Series event, had a relatively wide range of emotions as Carl Edwards battled Brad Keselowski before taking the checkered flag at the same time Keselowski was bouncing around like a pinball, driver after driver t-boning him alongside the inside wall.

Fact or Fiction: Why Hendrick is More Dominant Than LeBron’s New Home

The dream of aspiring racers all over the country is to one day win at the sport’s highest level, which for many is the pinnacle of stock car racing – the Sprint Cup Series. One year ago, David Reutimann finally realized that dream with a victory at one of the series’ crown jewel events, the Coca-Cola 600, but the win came with an asterisk of sorts. Sure, it would be documented for history in the NASCAR record books, but by capturing the longest race on the schedule in a rain-shortened 227 laps, fans and perhaps even Reutimann himself discounted it as simply good fortune.

Fact or Fiction: Johnson vs. Hamlin, ‘Dinger’s Future & Return of the Pothole?

As the Cup Series returns to Florida this weekend, fans will undoubtedly be constantly reminded of the tragic and embarrassing pothole that forced multiple red flags in this year’s Daytona 500. But could the past become the present this weekend – especially after a week where rains are expected throughout much of central Florida?

Bettin’ the Horsepower: 2010 Lenox Industrial Tools 301 at Loudon

All odds are taken from as of Wednesday evening. Favorites Jimmie Johnson (4/1): JJ is one of the more dominant drivers at New Hampshire and is carrying the momentum off of a first career road-course victory. With just one non-top 10 finish in his last nine starts at Loudon he’s a perennial threat for …

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