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A Season Of Inconsistency and Frustration

Though I continue to keep an open mind concerning NASCAR's decision to develop and introduce the Car of Tomorrow (CoT) into weekly competition, the schedule for 2007 seems certain to create an inconsistent and disjointed season for fans. Instead of the sixteen scheduled CoT races slated for 2007, the sanctioning body would have been better served to postpone the debut of the car until 2009, when the CoT will supposedly be prepped to handle all racetracks.

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2007 Season Preview: What Happens To The Busch Series?

Today's Season Preview Topic: The Busch Series has been ravaged by Buschwhackers taking all the money and the TV time, causing longtime teams to close up shop and leaving several Busch-only drivers scrambling for any ride they can get. With the Cup onslaught continuing in the series for 2007, is there any chance for someone other than a Cup driver to salvage the series by taking the title? Will NASCAR fix the Busch Series rules for '08 and beyond, and how?

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No Matter How Much We Complain, NASCAR Is Clearly Number One

No question about it... this offseason has been filled with more gripes about the state of stock car racing than you could fit into a complaint box a mile wide. I'll even admit to being one of the primary culprits; through all sorts of media, I've been squawking about how this sport is in a make-or-break year, the type of iceberg that'll prove just how strong the NASCAR cruise ship really is.

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2007 Season Preview: Juan Pablo Montoya vs. All Other Rookies

Today's Season Preview Topic: Juan Pablo Montoya may be the most hyped-up rookie in Nextel Cup history. Still, his limited stock car experience makes him somewhat of an unknown; is he capable of winning Rookie of the Year, and better yet, can he actually win a Cup race in his first season?

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Best of Voices: NASCAR Will Never Beat The NFL

Ever since Brian France assumed the helm of NASCAR, it seems that his main goal has been focused not on the race amongst cars every Sunday, but rather on a popularity race against another professional Sunday sport; the NFL. In fact, Brian has concentrated on this issue so much that in its current state, the whole complexion of NASCAR is changing.

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NASCAR Announces Chase Changes While Fan Opinions Fall On Deaf Ears

Monday, NASCAR Chairman Brian France announced the long awaited changes to the point system as it pertains to points awarded drivers for winning a Nextel Cup race. Additionally, France informed the assembled news media that the Chase format would be augmented to include 12 drivers from the present 10. Sounds like something I'd be in full support of, right? Well, you're wrong.

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2007 Season Preview: Which Teams Are In Danger Of Closing Up?

Today's Season Preview Topic: Several new teams will debut this season, tightening Nextel Cup fields and causing fully sponsored teams to go home. Which longtime single or multi-car team will find themselves in the most trouble of "disappearing" from the Nextel Cup radar screen with the new competition?

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