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World’s Oldest Living NASCAR Driver Shares Memories with Delightful Wit and Down-Home Wisdom

Western New York state resident Lloyd Moore is the last of the '49ers. Not the gold-rush '49ers - at age 95, Moore is about a hundred years too young for that. Nevertheless, Moore is a pioneer of sorts. He raced cars in the Strictly Stock series - predecessor of modern-day NASCAR - in its very first year of competitive racing.

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Fanning the Flames: New Schedule, Same Ol’ NASCAR

You'd think NASCAR would have learned by the near-miss rainout of the Michigan event just over one month ago to change some of its dates around. That race in August did not get completed until the Tuesday after its scheduled Sunday start. Talk was such at the time that if, indeed, the event was a total washout not shoe-horned in before the circuit hit Bristol on Thursday, the sanctioning body would be forced to make Michigan the final date on the schedule. As a result, NASCAR would essentially bump all the other events, both regular season and playoff, up one week from their regularly scheduled dates.

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Fantasy Picks ‘N’ Pans: 2007 Lifelock 400 at Kansas Edition

Week three of the Chase finds the traveling road show in the Heartland of America at Kansas Speedway, the newest of the "cookie-cutter" tracks that have come to dominate the schedule in recent years. When it comes to intermediates, there's one other thing to be aware of; they're usually the type of racetrack where history repeats itself. Because of that, we've gone back through the history books, ready to drop some knowledge from the past to help your future for this week's edition of Fantasy Picks 'N' Pans.

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The Key (or lack thereof) To Winning The Chase: “Big Picture” This!

I have always been an unabashed advocate of the Chase to the Nextel Cup Championship format since it began back in 2004. There's a number of reasons for that. I believed at the time - as I do now - that when the pros and cons are objectively considered, tracking the 10-race playoff is considerably more entertaining (yes, auto racing is entertainment) than watching Jeff Gordon go through the motions for the last 15 races of the season, waiting to pick up his Nextel Cup Championship hardware already engraved.

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Mirror Driving: A Hamlin-Petty Brawl, Are Dover Pits Too Small? And Team Orders Leave Us Appalled

Kyle Petty and Denny Hamlin got into it at Dover recently, after Petty confronted Hamlin in his car following a nasty incident that sent both drivers to the garage for repairs. Who should be apologizing to who - if anyone - and should NASCAR take action for this incident?

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Running Their Mouth: 2007 Dodge Dealers 400 at Dover

Each week, we'll go through all the media reports, interviews, PR, and all our own stuff to find the best quotes from the Nextel Cup race, capturing the story of how the weekend unfolded. It's the most original commentary you'll ever find: the truth, coming straight out of the mouths of the drivers, crew members, and the car owners themselves. This week, here's a sneak peek at what a select few were thinking following the Dodge Dealers 400 at Dover Downs.

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