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Frontstretch NASCAR Power Rankings: Top 15 After the 2010 Gillette Fusion ProGlide 500 at Pocono

They call it the Tricky Triangle for a reason, and a serious last-lap melee involving eight cars was the latest Pocono pitfall that knocked out a number of top contenders late. Among those taking hits on the track and in the Power Rankings included Jeff Gordon, Mark Martin, Kasey Kahne and Martin Truex Jr., creating a …

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5 Points to Ponder: All About Logano, Delana & Jessica Simpson, & Bigger is Better

If the weekend’s race at Kentucky plays out anywhere remotely close to the one on Saturday night did, it will be all Keselowski, Edwards and Logano at the front. Joe Gibbs Racing’s crew chiefs will get their standing 10-minute appointment on screen, but don’t forget those drivers, too! The commentators will gush praise on how hard it is for these guys to jump on corporate jets, land on private airstrips and be escorted over to the racetrack, where they get to race a car that another driver put the time in to practice and set up. What a hard-knock life they’re leading.

Who’s Hot/Who’s Not in Sprint Cup: Post-Pocono Feud Edition

Much has been written about Denny Hamlin’s late-race charge to the front, but Pocono’s action-packed ending only had room for so many to make a comeback. For every Hamlin and Kyle Busch, there were two Kasey Kahnes who saw a top-five finish blow up in the form of wrong cautions at the wrong time, not …

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The Cool-Down Lap: Young Joey Logano Sends Loud Statement to Points Leader Kevin Harvick

For the second straight week, a normally calm driver in the NASCAR garage lost his cool after the race. But this time, a hot temper didn’t stop at just finger-pointing. Jeff Burton’s heated berating of Kyle Busch – after the No. 18’s contact caused a flat tire on the No. 31 late in last Sunday’s …

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Running Their Mouth: 2010 Gillette Fusion ProGlide 500 at Pocono

Welcome to Running Their Mouth! Each week, we’ll go through media reports, interviews, PR and all of our own stuff to find the best quotes from the Sprint 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 car owners themselves. This week, here’s a sneak peek at what they all were thinking following the Gillette Fusion ProGlide 500 at Pocono Raceway.

The Big 6: Questions Answered After the 2010 Gillette Fusion ProGlide 500 at Pocono

With so much taking place on the final lap and after the conclusion of the race, it was easy to forget that Denny Hamlin just scored his fourth win of the year and fourth at Pocono Raceway. Leading five times for a total of 88 laps, Hamlin appeared as if he was going to drive to victory under regulation, that is until Kevin Harvick and Joey Logano got together to bring out the caution and set up a green-white-checkered finish.

Bettin’ the Horsepower: 2010 Coca-Cola 600

With Memorial Day approaching and week 2 of the Sprint Cup Series at Charlotte upon us, the sport’s most grueling event lies right around the corner Sunday evening. While fans were treated with the annual Sprint Showdown and All-Star event last week, the amount of information that can be taken from that event and used …

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