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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….

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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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Vexing Vito: Much Like Jeremy Mayfield, AJ Allmendinger Test Reveals Amphetamines

With news coming this week that AJ Allmendinger’s “B” sample came up positive, who was first in line to jump on the ‘Dinger’s bandwagon? That’s right, ‘ol Meth Mouth himself, Jeremy Mayfield. “I don’t see how any man, if he’s got any (manhood) at all, can go and take what he’s fixing to have to …

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What’s Vexing Vito?: Danica Patrick’s Hollow Darlington Start

On Wednesday, a Forsyth County judge ordered Jeremy Mayfield to pay $1 million to a Catawba, N.C. postal worker who was attacked by his five pit bulls. To quote the admiral from Top Gun during the climatic final dogfighting (get it?!!) scene, “…There’s five?!!” First off, good luck getting that money. He’s been out of …

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Shakedown Session: Should Jeremy Mayfield Give Up?

Depending on one’s viewpoint, Jeremy Mayfield is either a misunderstood conspiracy victim or he’s an attention-seeking compulsive liar. There is no middle ground nowadays, with Mayfield’s seemingly endless crusade to clear his name from drug use forcing an opinion one way or the other. Nearing the two-year mark on his case, it’s had more bizarre …

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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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