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Frontstretch NASCAR Power Rankings: Top 15 After the 2009 Dickies 500 at Texas

Not only did Jimmie Johnson maintain his first-place position in unanimous fashion, he maintains a rather healthy points lead in our Power Rankings after Texas.

Frontstretch NASCAR Power Rankings: Top 15 After the 2009 AMP Energy 500 at Talladega

Our pollsters were left scratching their heads and putting the pieces together the best they could after a typical Talladega finish.

Talladega the Last Straw: The Madness Must End

Anyone who reads this site knows that I’ve always defended restrictor-plate racing as being just that, racing. Real racing. I’ve defended it as a discipline, just as road racing is a discipline, and insisted that the Chase needs Talladega just as much as it needs a road course in it. And even after Sunday’s joke …

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