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The Yellow Stripe: 5 NASCAR Men Who Have 3 Races to Prove Themselves

Three, as any true fan of driving fast and turning left a lot, is an auspicious number in the great sport of NASCAR. Made famous by the inimitable, irascible, hardscrabble wheelman, Dale Earnhardt, the black No. 3 Goodwrench Chevy is an iconic car that arguably almost transcends the sport. It is then entirely appropriate that …

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Marcos Ambrose Driver Diary: Belief in the Future & Looking Forward to Snow

We’ve visited California, Charlotte and Martinsville over the last few weeks. It’s been pretty thin on the results side, but we’ve run well and we led a lot of laps at Martinsville which was great. I’m not sure what happened there halfway through the race, it just didn’t go our way. That was a strong …

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Did You Notice? Jeff Gordon Going Softie, Fans Faking Martinsville Love & Innocent Victims

Did You Notice? How much Jeff Gordon gets pushed around by Jimmie Johnson? Sunday was the latest chapter in a book of on-track incidents, Johnson clearly cutting off the No. 24 car on several occasions to the point Gordon radioed in to ask if J.J. “had a spotter.” Yet once again, even though it’s the …

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Who’s Hot/Who’s Not in NASCAR: 2010 Richmond-New Hampshire Edition

In the words of Jim Mora: “Playoffs! You want to talk about playoffs? You kidding me?” That’s the reaction of the majority of the NASCAR fanbase nowadays, but like it or not, the seventh edition of the postseason format is finally upon us. Has it really been that long since Matt Kenseth lulled us to …

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Grading the 2010 NASCAR Pack, Part II: Drivers A-Kenseth

With the NASCAR season two-thirds of the way gone and the final off week now out of our way, we’re taking a brief moment of respite, grading all the drivers and teams once again on their performance so far in 2010.

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