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The Green-White-Checkered: Quickest Way to Revive a NASCAR Career in Peril

The Green-White-Checkered finish has been in place throughout the Sprint Cup Series since July 2004. Some fans and drivers have been vocal critics of the addition, lamenting it as devaluing NASCAR’s highest form of competition by instituting a gimmicky do-over procedure so that something exciting happens with hopes of making SportsCenter on ESPN, which will …

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Kevin Harvick Dominates, Ty Dillon Impresses in 2012 Kroger 250 at Martinsville

Rookie Ty Dillon and NASCAR Camping World Truck Series championship hopeful James Buescher tried to mount a charge on a late restart, but it was Kevin Harvick who went to victory lane on Saturday at Martinsville Speedway in the Kroger 250 with a dominating performance at the .526-mile short track. Harvick led all but two …

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Tracking the Chasers: Matt Kenseth Takes Checkers at Charlotte to Jump Into Thick of Title Chase

There are those days when you bust your hump all day and feel like you didn’t accomplish anything. Well, Carl Edwards started the Bank of America in third position, raced all 500 miles and drove under the checkered flag in third place. He certainly did quite a bit of work during the 334 laps it …

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The Big 6: Questions Answered After the AAA 400 at Dover

They don’t call Dover the Monster Mile for nothing. Even though most of the drivers were kind to each other on Sunday, the track wasn’t so gracious, and its walls took a bite off several cars, including those of Greg Biffle, JJ Yeley and Mike Bliss (twice). The track also had the last laugh in the race outcome, changing just enough late to keep the best team of the day out of Victory Lane. The same could be said for its impact on the Chase, relegating several contenders to mid-pack when they just couldn’t get a handle on the concrete surface. This monster is a mean one.

Fan’s View: Everybody Loves a Mystery – Who is Going to Win NASCAR’s Sprint Cup in 2011?

This is gonna be fun. For the first time since the inception of the Chase format, I am actually looking forward to the final 10 races of the season. Why, you ask? Well, can you tell me who is gonna win the whole shebang? No? Neither can I, and that is a beautiful thing. Despite …

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