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What’s The Call? Time To Expand The Chase?

This Week's Question: Given the closeness and almost weekly change in Nextel Cup standings compared to the lack of drama in the Busch and Truck championship races, is it time to take the Chase system and implement it in other series?

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Fantasy Picks ‘N’ Pans: 2006 Checker Auto Parts 500 at Phoenix Edition

While no one is technically eliminated from the Nextel Cup title chase, there are realistically only five drivers with a shot to take home the hardware in Homestead. This week, they come to Phoenix. Are you ready to step up to the challenge, defeating the short list of competitors still eligible for a title in your own league? Read on to get solid advice on how to clinch your fantasy championship a week ahead of schedule.

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Mirror Driving: Toyota Already Underachieving?

Kevin Harvick and Craig Curione, a member of Scott Riggs' crew, were involved in a postrace incident that left DeLana Harvick on the ground, a NASCAR official hurt, and everyone and their mother called to the NASCAR hauler. What's your reaction, and should there have been any penalties?

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Becca’s Big 6: 2006 Dickies 500 at Texas Edition

According to Tony Stewart, his Texas win was particularly sweet because, "I finally won at a track that Jeff Gordon hasn't won at." He was quick to point out, however, that it's a particularly challenging feat because Gordon has won at so many tracks. In fact, there are only three tracks currently on the circuit at which Gordon hasn't won - Texas, Phoenix, and Homestead.

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The Chase: No Changes Needed

I have my own recommendation to give to Brian France; leave the Chase alone! Despite thoughts to the contrary, the way NASCAR has chosen to decide the championship is a system that simply isn't broken.

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Who’s Hot/Who’s Not in Nextel Cup: 2006 Dickies 500 at Texas Edition

Sunday's Dickies 500 blew through the 2006 Chase standings like a Texas tornado; when the dust settled, no position in the top 10 went unchanged. Who saw their title bid blown off course, and who was left standing after weathering the storm? Read this week's Who's Hot/Who's Not in the Chase to find out.

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That’s History: Time In a Bottle

Time flies inexplicably past us. We can't stop it... just simply go along for the ride. I wrote this article in July 2004, when it appeared that Terry Labonte was eyeing retirement. Texas Terry ended up choosing to be kind to his fans, giving us two years of limited racing to get used to the idea he would no longer be around... but when that final race came Sunday at Texas, it was still too soon.

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