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Frontstretch NASCAR Power Rankings: Top 15 After the 2009 AMP Energy 500 at Talladega

Our pollsters were left scratching their heads and putting the pieces together the best they could after a typical Talladega finish.

Talladega the Last Straw: The Madness Must End

Anyone who reads this site knows that I’ve always defended restrictor-plate racing as being just that, racing. Real racing. I’ve defended it as a discipline, just as road racing is a discipline, and insisted that the Chase needs Talladega just as much as it needs a road course in it. And even after Sunday’s joke …

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Frontstretch NASCAR Power Rankings: Top 15 After the 2009 TUMS Fast Relief 500 at Martinsville

Although he didn’t win on Sunday, Jimmie Johnson continued his death grip on the top spot in the Power Rankings with his second-place finish at Martinsville.

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