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Who’s Hot/Who’s Not in Sprint Cup: Post-Pocono Feud Edition

Much has been written about Denny Hamlin’s late-race charge to the front, but Pocono’s action-packed ending only had room for so many to make a comeback. For every Hamlin and Kyle Busch, there were two Kasey Kahnes who saw a top-five finish blow up in the form of wrong cautions at the wrong time, not …

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The Cool-Down Lap: Young Joey Logano Sends Loud Statement to Points Leader Kevin Harvick

For the second straight week, a normally calm driver in the NASCAR garage lost his cool after the race. But this time, a hot temper didn’t stop at just finger-pointing. Jeff Burton’s heated berating of Kyle Busch – after the No. 18’s contact caused a flat tire on the No. 31 late in last Sunday’s …

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Running Their Mouth: 2010 Gillette Fusion ProGlide 500 at Pocono

Welcome to Running Their Mouth! Each week, we’ll go through media reports, interviews, PR and all of our own stuff to find the best quotes from the Sprint Cup race, capturing the story of how the weekend unfolded. It’s the most original commentary you’ll ever find: the truth, coming straight out of the mouths of the drivers, crew members and car owners themselves. This week, here’s a sneak peek at what they all were thinking following the Gillette Fusion ProGlide 500 at Pocono Raceway.

The Big 6: Questions Answered After the 2010 Gillette Fusion ProGlide 500 at Pocono

With so much taking place on the final lap and after the conclusion of the race, it was easy to forget that Denny Hamlin just scored his fourth win of the year and fourth at Pocono Raceway. Leading five times for a total of 88 laps, Hamlin appeared as if he was going to drive to victory under regulation, that is until Kevin Harvick and Joey Logano got together to bring out the caution and set up a green-white-checkered finish.

Bettin’ the Horsepower: 2010 Coca-Cola 600

With Memorial Day approaching and week 2 of the Sprint Cup Series at Charlotte upon us, the sport’s most grueling event lies right around the corner Sunday evening. While fans were treated with the annual Sprint Showdown and All-Star event last week, the amount of information that can be taken from that event and used …

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Frontstretch NASCAR Power Rankings: Top 15 After the 2010 All-Star Race

The All-Star Race saw Kurt Busch go from zero to hero, charging by feuding JGR teammates Kyle Busch and Denny Hamlin in the final laps to score his first career victory in NASCAR’s $1 million exhibition. Behind him, chaos reigned, as everyone from his brother to Jimmie Johnson to Carl Edwards shot themselves in the foot …

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Running Their Mouth: 2010 Sprint All-Star Race at Charlotte

Welcome to Running Their Mouth! Each week, we’ll go through media reports, interviews, PR and all of our own stuff to find the best quotes from the Sprint Cup race, capturing the story of how the weekend unfolded. It’s the most original commentary you’ll ever find: the truth, coming straight out of the mouths of the drivers, crew members and car owners themselves. This week, here’s a sneak peek at what they all were thinking following the Sprint All-Star Race at Charlotte Motor Speedway.

The Big 6: Questions Answered After the 2010 NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race at Charlotte

Remind me again why we need the first 90 laps of the All-Star Race? The 50-lap segment followed by two 20-lappers was an exercise in parade laps, while the final 10 was a barnburner. Here’s an idea-why not eliminate the last three cars in each segment? At least they’d have to race for something. Give a bonus to the driver who passes the most cars in each segment, so something. Otherwise, why race those segments at all? Bracket the field and run 10-lap heat races until you have a winner.

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