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Sirius Taps David Poole and Marty Snider To Host Daily All-NASCAR Morning Show

NEW YORK – December 12, 2006 – SIRIUS Satellite Radio (NASDAQ: SIRI), the Official Satellite Radio Partner of NASCAR starting in 2007, announced today that renowned NASCAR beat reporter and columnist David Poole and veteran broadcaster Marty Snider will host a daily talk show, SIRIUS NASCAR Radio’s The Morning Drive, …

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2006 Driver Review: Jeff Gordon

After ending a one-year drought by securing a spot in this season's Chase for the Championship, Jeff Gordon appeared poised to make a move on the competition. Two consecutive thirds at Loudon and Dover to start off his playoff run left him just six points out of the lead, looking capable of putting together a late season charge towards the title trophy.

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2006 Driver Review: Robby Gordon

It's hard to believe that finishing 26th could lead to a high point, but that's exactly what the "other" Gordon on the Nextel Cup tour experienced at Bristol. Robby's finish wasn't great, but with two top-15 finishes in the first five races of the season to fall back on, the run was good enough to lock the team inside the Top 35 in the owner points.

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Best Of Mirror Driving: Lions, Tigers, And Tony Stewart

With the offseason in full swing, Mirror Driving is off this week. Look for a brand new edition to come out next week before the holidays! In its place, we bring you this classic Mirror Driving column from July... a solid reminder of how some problems remain unsolved long after the season fades away.

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Another Season In the Books: Part II

in light of a debate I've seen in a couple of other venues, I decided to compare Jimmie Johnson's stellar 2006 championship campaign with some of the greatest championship seasons of all-time to see where it stacks up.

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2006 Driver Review: Bill Elliott

25 years ago, Bill Elliott and the Melling family became one of the most dominating duos in NASCAR history. Reuniting this season at Kansas Speedway in a sponsorship deal with R&J Racing, Elliott had a great run in the retro-looking Melling Auto Parts Dodge, finishing 16th after starting 39th.

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2006 Driver Review: David Gilliland

David Gilliland's high point actually wasn't Nextel Cup related; it occurred in June at the Busch Series race at Kentucky Speedway, when the part-time participant became the first of only two non-Nextel Cup regulars to win a Busch race in 2006. The unlikely victory by Gilliland suddenly put him on the fast track to future success, as numerous Nextel Cup owners began courting him to drive their cars.

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2006 Driver Review: Dale Earnhardt Jr.

Dale Earnhardt Jr. was able to extend his streak of winning at least one race per season to seven years by taking the checkered flag at the Richmond race in May. That accomplishment shared the spotlight, though, with Junior's ability to bounce back from a subpar 2005 by qualifying for the Chase for the Championship at the fall Richmond race in September.

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2006 Driver Review: Carl Edwards

Even though a season-long struggle left Carl Edwards one of the odd men out in the Chase, he still turned on the afterburners during the playoffs nevertheless. Highlighted by a runner-up finish at Dover (inheriting second when Matt Kenseth ran out of fuel), Cousin Carl had nine consecutive top-15 finishes to wrap up the year, scoring more points during that span than any driver except Jimmie Johnson and Tony Stewart.

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