Race Weekend Central

Mirror Driving: Jeff Gordon No Longer Number 1? Is Parity in NASCAR Done? & Truck Series Fun

Should Jimmie Johnson continue on and win his second straight title, is it fair to say the No. 1 driver in the Hendrick stable is now him – not Jeff Gordon?

Did You Notice? Where are NASCAR Sponsors? 2007 Subway 500 at Martinsville Madness & Beyond

Did You Notice? That even with all the driver changes in motion for next year, there has been just one primary sponsor announced for 2008 that’s new to NASCAR racing? Sure, a few old faithfuls are moving on up from the Busch Series; 3M is increasing its involvement to sponsor the No. 16 Cup car …

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Fantasy Picks ‘N’ Pans: 2007 Subway 500 at Martinsville Edition

With the Chase halfway complete, it’s time for the playoff teams to enter the home stretch, as 12 special teams join your fantasy juggernaut in battling for a year-ending trophy. Too bad the hardware they’re chasing is probably a little nicer than the one you might win in your local league; but hey, a guy …

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I’m Just Sayin’… Ricky Rudd Needs to Run Martinsville Once More

I still remember the scene. There Ricky Rudd was, so exhausted he could barely stand following an unforgiving Sunday afternoon. 500 laps at Martinsville had brought one of NASCAR’s legends to his knees. Good thing he won. The day was Sept. 27, 1998, and Rudd had just put a silver lining on a dismal season …

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