Race Weekend Central

Running Their Mouth: 2009 NASCAR Banking 500 at Charlotte

This week, here’s a sneak peek at what they all were thinking following the NASCAR Banking 500 at Lowe’s Motor Speedway.

Mirror Driving: How to Beat Hendrick, Parking Double Duty & Dreamin’ of a Better California

Jimmie Johnson’s win at Auto Club moved him into the points lead. With Hendrick-supported cars 1-2-4-5 in the standings, is this Hendrick’s Chase to lose?

Did You Notice? The Power of Motivation, Danica Drama & How to Shoot Yourself in the Foot

Did You Notice? How the simple threat of future job security in NASCAR can motivate drivers sitting in mid-pack? Every year about this time, there can be so many that enter an ugly routine of just going through the motions. They’re not bad enough to have to fight to stay within the Top 35, but …

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Who’s Hot/Who’s Not in Sprint Cup: 2009 Pep Boys Auto 500 at Atlanta Edition

The buzz generated by Sunday’s exciting night race at Atlanta Motor Speedway will likely reverberate through the NASCAR masses for a long time. The Pep Boys Auto 500 saw exciting racing for much of the event and saw someone not driving a non-Hendrick-affiliated car go to victory lane (though many were picking Jimmie Johnson to …

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