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Did You Notice? … Kyle Busch & Joey Logano’s Problem With Boys, Have At It

Did You Notice? … Kyle Busch‘s problem with NASCAR’s “Boys, have at it” rule? It’s certainly not the sport itself. Thrilled with the national publicity caused by Sunday’s scuffle, they’re leaning towards no penalty for Busch. Officials are happy that a spontaneous show of emotion overshadowed a ho-hum race and breathed life into the sport. Problem is, they …

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Greg Biffle Only Wants Strong Part-Time Cup Series Ride as He Weighs Options

(Photo: Zach Catanzareti)

Greg Biffle won’t race just anything that he is offered. The 19-time Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series winner knows what he wants, and that is a shot to win in NASCAR’s premier division. However, while Biffle is not strapped inside of a racecar, he is partaking in NASCAR’s traveling circus, attending the Daytona 500 and this …

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Did You Notice? … Whether Change Can Keep NASCAR Afloat?

(Photo: Bruce Nuttleman)

Did You Notice? … Just a NASCAR change or two has descended upon us since we last came together? Since November, the sport has taken on a new title sponsor in Monster Energy, adopted a flurry of new rules designed to spice up competition, and split with tradition by chopping even the Daytona 500 into …

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Who’s Hot and Who’s Not: Bring On NASCAR 2017

It’s true NASCAR has the shortest offseason of any major sport. But really, why does it seem like forever between the season finale at Homestead and the start of Daytona Speedweeks? It’s just 90 days, far shorter than the end of the Super Bowl and the start of NFL Training Camps midsummer. For me, the …

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Greg Biffle Will Not Race Full-Time in 2017

[Zach Catanzareti]

Greg Biffle will not compete in NASCAR in a full-time capacity in 2017. However, that doesn’t mean you won’t be seeing the former Roush Fenway Racing driver at the track this year. Biffle announced Friday (Feb. 17) on his Twitter account that he has decided, after receiving potential offers and weighing his options for the …

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2016 NASCAR Rewind: Greg Biffle

(Photo: Russell LaBounty/NKP)

All good things must come to an end. That’s the motto of Greg Biffle’s 2016 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season. Biffle ran his final season for Roush Fenway Racing in 2016 driving the No. 16 car. It’s the same number he has driven every race since February 2003. A week after the season Biffle and …

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Friday Faceoff: What’s on NASCAR’s Horizon?

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NASCAR announced Monster Energy as the new entitlement sponsor in its premier series, replacing Sprint.  Will Monster be a good fit for the series moving forward? Mark Howell, Senior Writer: Based on Monster’s (pardon the pun) track record in motorsports, the affiliation with NASCAR’s premier series will be a successful one. Based on sight of …

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Greg Biffle Leaves Roush Fenway Racing; Chris Buescher To JTG?

(Photo: Russell Labounty/NKP)

Roush Fenway Racing was the first home Greg Biffle settled on in the Cup Series. For 13 years, it’s been the only place he’s driven, collecting 19 wins, 13 poles, and a runner-up finish in points in 2005. Whether it’s the last place he’ll drive in Cup remains to be seen. Biffle left RFR Monday, ending …

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NASCAR Penalizes Nearly Two Dozen Teams in Texas

(Photo: Rick Lunkenheimer)

On Wednesday, NASCAR released the weekly penalty report stemming from Texas.  Compared to recent weeks, this one was quite the doozy. In the Sprint Cup Series, Joey Logano‘s No. 22 Ford that finished second Sunday night was found to have one loose lugnut.  As a result, the No. 22 has been hit with a P2 …

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Thinkin’ Out Loud: Jimmie Johnson Sets the Table for a Run at Title Seven with Victory at Martinsville

(Photo: Mike Neff)

Who’s in the headline – Jimmie Johnson had eight wins at Martinsville Speedway entering this weekend’s activities. While that is an impressive number, he had gone six races without a win and had not finished better than ninth in the last four. The race wasn’t a dominating effort by the No. 48 team, but they …

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