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Mark Martin: Time To Change The Legacy

Dubbed the "greatest driver who never won a title," Mark Martin has once again qualified for a spot in NASCAR's Nextel Cup Chase to the Championship by virtue of his fifth place finish at Richmond last Saturday night. The Arkansas native, along with Roush Racing teammate Matt Kenseth and Hendrick driver Jimmie Johnson, is one of only three men to have earned the right to compete for a championship all three years the Chase format has been adopted.

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Jimmie Johnson’s Gift

The Jimmie Johnson Foundation, founded by Jimmie Johnson and his wife Chandra earlier this year, was about doing what Johnson, the person, felt was right and just. With a mission statement dedicated to assisting children, families and communities in need throughout the United States, the foundation strives to help everyone, particularly children, pursue their dreams.

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2006 Chevy Rock & Roll 400: A Rambunctious Night In Richmond

On Friday night for the Busch race, we got a classy rendition of the National Anthem by a military band. Saturday night, we got an out of tune rock band just there to promote their album. Classy addition, though, to include the Pledge of Allegiance in the pre-race festivities, way to go, Richmond!

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Bowles-Eye View: NASCAR Still Has The Power To Leave You In A State Of Shock

NASCAR does have certain rules that are black and white, and the rules surrounding the Chase for the Championship are one such set. 10 drivers and everyone within 400 points of the leader make the Chase, no more, no less, unless there's a tie for 10th place. So, with nine drivers fighting for eight Chase spots Saturday night, it was nothing but pure common sense to conclude that someone was going to be left out.

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Frontstretch Breakdown: 2006 Chevy Rock ‘N’ Roll 400 at Richmond

On a rock 'n' roll extravaganza of a night at Richmond where the Barenaked Ladies took center stage, Tony Stewart exited stage right, and Matt Kenseth staged his claim as the lead singer of the upcoming Chase for the Championship tour, it was Kevin Harvick who ended up stealing the show before the curtain closed on NASCAR's "regular season."

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Busch Series Breakdown: 2006 Emerson Radio 250 at Richmond

It was another chapter of the same story Friday night, as Kevin Harvick chalked up his sixth Busch Series win of the year at Richmond International Raceway. Harvick was once again the class of the field and clearly dominated all night, leading 154 laps en route to the victory. Greg Biffle finished a distant second followed by Matt Kenseth, Paul Menard, and Reed Sorenson rounding out the top five.

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Frontstretch Breakdown: 2006 Sony HD 500 at Fontana

His back against the wall and his hopes for the Chase on life support, Kasey Kahne was faced with two options entering Sunday night's race. He could play it safe, finishing as high as he could while hoping someone else in front of him would make a mistake; or, he could be super aggressive, go out there hard and try to win the race.

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