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Podcast: Jeremy Mayfield on Rekindling Relationships, SRX Interest & NASCAR Losing Its Way

Jeremy Mayfield Podcast Solo

For the first time in years, Jeremy Mayfield is speaking publicly and joins the podcast this week. Davey Segal and Michael Massie find out how Mayfield has been the last few years, what he’s been up to and why this past weekend at the SRX finale in Nashville was the best weekend he’s had in …

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Does Everyone Owe Jeremy Mayfield An Apology? He Says….

Jeremy Mayfield Credit LAT PHOTOGRAPHIC

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It’s been over nine years since Jeremy Mayfield was banned from NASCAR after testing positive for meth. The controversy ruined his career in the sport; despite Mayfield’s repeated denials, some were left thinking the driver was an addict. But now, recent events have those people starting to believe his side of the story. Once news …

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Did You Notice? Jeremy Mayfield’s Next Move?, Silliness Surrounding Sacks & Quick Hits

Did You Notice? Jeremy Mayfield’s lawsuit was dismissed on a number of technicalities his own lawyers failed to prove? That’s important to note as his case burns to the ground outside Federal court. In his decision to dismiss the case, Graham Mullen focused not on the actual defamation claims themselves but on a waiver form …

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Mirror Driving: Empty Seats, Empty Punishments & Learning From Jeremy Mayfield

Welcome to Mirror Driving. Every week, your favorite columnists sit down and give their opinion about the latest NASCAR news, rumors, and controversy. Love us or hate us, make a comment below and tell us how you feel about what we’ve said!

The Yellow Stripe: 10 Wishes for 2010, Some of Which May Actually Come True

It’s amazing how the shortest offseason in professional sports can feel so long – it seems like an age ago since we were watching Jimmie Johnson race to a fourth straight title in Miami. I, for one, was even more geeked for the Budweiser Shootout than I was for the season-premiere of ABC’s Lost! (In …

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2009: The Year That Wuz, Part I

The ponderous, clanking, larger than life beast that was the 2009 NASCAR season finally stumbled across the finish line at Homestead, completing its nine month marathon. By that point, it was smoking badly, listing to port and shedding parts like a leper on a trampoline; but somehow it did complete the marathon. Some folks tuned …

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Full Throttle: Double standard for NASCAR When It Comes to Their Drug Policy PR

One of the biggest stories of the season has been the suspension of NASCAR driver Jeremy Mayfield. Before the Darlington race in May, Mayfield was suspended for violating NASCAR’s substance abuse policy for testing positive for methamphetamines. Mayfield has denied the allegation and maintains that the test was a false positive due to a combination …

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The No. 08 team: More to Overcoming the Odds Than You Might Think

Take a quick stroll through the Sprint Cup Series garage and you’ll see lines of haulers and the full garage stalls of NASCAR’s biggest teams. As you cross through the gates of what should be the exit of the garage area, you see several groups of men huddled around less-colorful racecars, turning wrenches either out …

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Who’s Hot/Who’s Not in Sprint Cup: 2009 Price Chopper 400 at Kansas Edition

There have been far more defining races at Kansas Speedway, as far as points are concerned, than Sunday’s Price Chopper 400 – where everyone left with virtually the status quo. However, Mark Martin and Jimmie Johnson, one and two in the Chase both going into and leaving the race, let the standings behind them compress, …

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