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NASCAR 101: Top 5 Silly Season Moves of All Time

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Unlike in most other sports, the term “free agency market” isn’t used in NASCAR. Instead, NASCAR begins “silly season” usually around the halfway mark of the year, and there are much more lame duck drivers and teams than in “stick and ball” sports. There have still been some huge driver transactions in the near 70-year …

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Frontstretch NASCAR Power Rankings: Top 15 All-Time NASCAR Drivers

(Photo: Donald Miralle)

The Sprint Cup Series had its final off weekend before the run to Homestead. So we thought it’d be fun to stir the pot a little and ask the question, “who are the top NASCAR drivers of all time?” This question has been debated for many years and the lists are quite different depending on who …

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What’s Vexing Vito?: Danica Patrick’s Hollow Darlington Start

On Wednesday, a Forsyth County judge ordered Jeremy Mayfield to pay $1 million to a Catawba, N.C. postal worker who was attacked by his five pit bulls. To quote the admiral from Top Gun during the climatic final dogfighting (get it?!!) scene, “…There’s five?!!” First off, good luck getting that money. He’s been out of …

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Frontstretch NASCAR Power Rankings: The 2011 Potential Hall of Fame Class

The mix of names covers all aspects of NASCAR – drivers in various series, crew chiefs, car owners and promoters.

Frontstretch NASCAR Power Rankings: Which Nominees Should Make the NASCAR Hall of Fame in 2010?

With a week off from the NASCAR Cup Series schedule, the writers from Frontstretch decided to take a look at the 25 names nominated for consideration to be one of the first five selections to be enshrined into the NASCAR Hall of Fame. Since none of your Frontstretch faithful were picked to be part of …

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Matt McLaughlin Mouths Off: NASCAR Hall’In Class

I’ve gotten a lot of email from readers asking me which five people I hope, or think, will make up the first set of inductees into NASCAR’s Hall of Fame. I’ve debated the topic with more than a few fans and have to agree that narrowing the group down to just five individuals is a …

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Mirror Driving: Joey Logano a Legend Already?, Loudon’s Last Gasp & Who’s Hall of Fame Worthy

Joey Logano’s surprise win at New Hampshire Motor Speedway made him the youngest driver ever to win a Sprint Cup race.

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