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Scanner Static: Ragan Rage Still a Hot Topic

Q: Everybody seems to be ragging on David Ragan. NASCAR has created the situation with the driver shortage so why don’t we blame the organization? The last several races of the season have been used to break a team’s new driver in for the coming season. Ragan has been Roush’s choice of drivers for 2007. …

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Scanner Static: Cup Veterans Fed Up With Ragan-omics

Q: I may be the last Ken Schrader fan standing, and I was really hoping he would have taken that piece of bumper he was holding and knock David Ragan‘s block off Sunday. What a mess Martinsville turned out to be, thanks to that kid. Does Jack Roush not have anyone better to put in …

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Mirror Driving: Are NASCAR Rookies Out of Control?

With inexperienced rookies coming into the Cup Series next year, should there be a higher standard set by NASCAR before a driver is allowed to race in Cup?

Bowles-Eye View: NASCAR’s Future is Worrying Me

As always this time of year, NASCAR’s Chase is gobbling up most of the press, submersing some controversial subplots for 2007 into the background while predictions for the championship and the constant twists and turns of each week distract us from the big picture of the sport. I’m just as guilty as anyone else in …

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Kasey Kahne Stakes Out Top Spot in 1st 2006 Dollar General 300 Practice at Charlotte

CONCORD, N.C. – Kasey Kahne is really good on tracks configured like Lowe’s Motor Speedway, and he drove that point home by posting the fastest time in the opening Busch Series practice session to match his performance on the Cup side of the fence. Kahne set fast time with a lap of 184.055 mph in …

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Mirror Driving: Is RCR for Real? & Who Actually Deserves to Drive the No. 6?

After their performance the first two races, is RCR now the team to beat in this Chase? If that’s true, who’s got the upper hand – Jeff Burton or Kevin Harvick?

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