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Fantasy Picks ‘N’ Pans: 2006 Checker Auto Parts 500 at Phoenix Edition

While no one is technically eliminated from the Nextel Cup title chase, there are realistically only five drivers with a shot to take home the hardware in Homestead. This week, they come to Phoenix for the Checker Auto Parts 500.

Fantasy Picks ‘N’ Pans: 2006 Dickies 500 at Texas Edition

The Chase is winding down with only three weeks left until the end of the NASCAR Nextel Cup season now that Atlanta is behind us. The series now heads to Texas Motor Speedway, and of course, everything is bigger in Texas, or so they say, and events at TMS are no exception. Eddie Gossage was …

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That’s History: Never Prewrite NASCAR’s History

I was looking for some notes in the abyss that is my hard drive when I came across a historical document of great significance. Well, not really… but it’s funny nonetheless. What’s the document of which I speak, you ask? Why, none other than my preseason picks for the 2006 NASCAR Chase for the Nextel Cup.

Fantasy Picks ‘N’ Pans: 2006 Subway 500 at Martinsville Edition

This weekend’s race at Martinsville kicks off the second half of NASCAR’s playoffs, the Chase for the Championship. The first five races have been kind to some of us (Mike), while others are struggling to make up lost ground from early miscues (Cami). On the track, Jeff Burton has made the biggest gain, moving from …

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Doin’ Donuts: Fuel Tank Read Empty for Jeff Gordon, But Racing at Kansas was Full Steam Ahead

In the high-pressure world of the Chase, one can understand an engine failure like Kevin Harvick’s last week, where a team is pushing its equipment to the cutting edge to gain any advantage they can. But for a fuel pump to fail on Jeff Gordon’s car… how is that possible?

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