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Fantasy Picks ‘N’ Pans: 2008 Food City 500 at Bristol

After four weeks of high-speed racing, beating and banging will be the name of the game this week as the Sprint Cup Series heads to Bristol for the Food City 500. At a track where people are often taken out through no fault of their own, this is definitely a wild-card weekend for fantasy owners. …

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Mirror Driving: Toyota Triumphs, Penalties Confuse & Hendrick Heartache?

Toyota broke through with their first Sprint Cup win as a manufacturer on Sunday. What else can we expect from them throughout 2008?

The Yellow Stripe: Like it or Not… Toyota’s Here to Stay

After what can most politely be termed as a learning experience for Toyota in year one, there was little doubt in the media, in the garage, or amongst the fans that 2008 would be a completely different story. After Joe Gibbs Racing was safely ensconced in the fold, along with the expertise of renowned engine …

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Bowles-Eye View: Toyota & Kyle Busch the Unconventional Match Made in Heaven

Kyle Busch needed a home. Toyota needed a future. Together, they’ve morphed into an unstoppable force to be reckoned with. Just moments after Busch scored the first victory for the manufacturer in Sprint Cup history – putting them over the hump in just their 40th start – even those closest to him were still digesting …

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Tracking the Trucks: 2008 American Commercial Lines 200 at Atlanta

In a Nutshell: Kyle Busch took the checkered flag 1.116 seconds ahead of Ron Hornaday Jr. Friday night in Atlanta to win the American Commercial Lines 200. Busch restarted in the lead with just four laps remaining after a short rain delay and promptly ran away from the field, scoring his second consecutive win in …

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