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BSNews! NASCAR Snippets From the Cutting Room Floor

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – In what can only be described as a shocking admission, Brian France revealed today that he has, in fact, used Coke on a daily basis for a few years now… even on days that he was scheduled to make important decisions regarding how NASCAR is run. Fans may remember that a few …

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Frontstretch NASCAR Power Rankings: Top 15 After the 2008 Subway Fresh Fit 500 at Phoenix

Phoenix International Raceway lived up to its billing as the track of compromise. Drivers were able to make it through one end better than the other all race long, while the tricky corners bit some of the biggest names in the sport. Some drivers moved up and some drivers moved down this week in the …

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Fan’s View: Striving for Mediocrity the NASCAR Way to Victory Lane

“Slow down! Slow way down! You’ll never make it unless you slow down!” I really thought I had entered the twilight zone. What NASCAR crew chief in his right mind would possibly be telling his driver that he’d better pull back or he’d never win? “You’ve got 20 seconds on the No. 07. You’ve got …

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10 Points to Ponder… After the 2008 Subway Fresh Fit 500 at Phoenix

8. What, No Boogity, Boogity? – FOX broke away from their Subway Fresh Fit 500 pre-race programming to cover the rain-delayed end of the Major League Baseball game between historic rivals the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox.

Matt McLaughlin Mouths Off: Debunking NASCAR’s Theory of Green-Flag Passes for the Lead

NASCAR is doing a full-court press right now trying to convince fans and even us cynical media types that the racing with the new car is as good, if not better than, ever. I’ll admit that some of the numbers I’ve seen thrown around about the number of passes for the lead in races that …

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