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Bowles-Eye View: Revisiting Bad NASCAR Predictions for 2006

Whether it’s asking me to pick your NASCAR fantasy team for you, to deduce whether Budweiser will still be the primary sponsor for Dale Earnhardt Jr. in 2012, or to say when Kentucky Speedway will be added to the Nextel Cup schedule (all real questions I’ve gotten in my email inbox this year), you readers can be a pretty crazy bunch sometimes.

Frontstretch Thanks You!

As the Nextel Cup season draws to a close and the holidays approach, the proud editors and writers at Frontstretch would like to send a quick thanks to YOU – our readers – for all your support.

Bowles-Eye View: Jimmie Johnson Shows the Monkey 1 Giant Trophy

Already 0-for-4 with championship opportunities, there was Jimmie Johnson, one race away from his first Cup title, sitting on pit road without enough lugnuts on all four of his tires. There was the team expected to cakewalk to the title, throwing tape on the front of the car to fix a hole in the grill from a crash.

Frontstretch Breakdown: 2006 Ford 400 at Homestead

In the Nextel Cup season finale, Greg Biffle charged into the lead late and then held off Martin Truex Jr. in a green-white-checkered finish to win the Ford 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway for the third consecutive year.

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