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Reed Sorenson Needs Wins to Escape NASCAR Purgatory

Reed Sorenson is running the majority of the Nationwide Series schedule with arguably the best standalone team in the garage. It’s a situation any 24-year-old aspiring racer would dream of – an opportunity to make it to the big time. But Sorenson’s already spent four full years at stock car racing’s highest level. He’s already …

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2010 Nationwide Series Preview

The 2010 Nationwide Series season is upon us, and everyone in the media, every season preview has Carl Edwards finishing first in the points, Brad Keselowski second. Rather than wasting more ink trying to make some profound statement of how this year’s Cup showdown in the minor leagues will play out, here it is. Edwards …

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Fanning the Flames: The Lights are Off Atop the Pace Car… Let’s Go!

Didn’t we talk just, like, two Thursdays ago? Is the Christmas season really over a month gone in our rearview mirror? Has the “merging” of race teams on the NASCAR circuit finally jumped the shark with the Front Row Motorsports/Yates Racing deal? These are questions I ask you. Now, it’s time for us – this …

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Mirror Driving: Penny-Pinching Purses, Penske Power, & Pena?

NASCAR announced late last week a 10% cut in race purses, with the money instead going to the racetracks. How does this affect the sport’s outlook, given the sagging economy and increasing cost of competition?

Despite Hiatus, Alex Garcia Looking to Be a Bridge Between Latin America, NASCAR

Alex Garcia was supposed to be a full-time Nationwide Series competitor in 2008, only to find himself one of countless drivers and teams whose plans were shuttered due to reductions in sponsor dollars. And since failing to qualify for the NNS race at Watkins Glen in August of that year, he and his No. 98 …

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2010 Season Preview: How Will Danica REALLY Do?

Today’s Season Preview Topic: After a year’s worth of “will she or won’t she,” Danica Patrick is coming over to NASCAR after all. How do you think she’ll do in her limited schedule this year, and why?

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