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48 wins, 48 memories: Tony Stewart's ...

The end of Tony Stewart's streak of consecutive seasons with a victory, while not totally unexpected with all that 2014 brought, has obviously let ...

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The Good, The Bad, and Rusty Wallace:...

As ESPN begins its final race weekend as a NASCAR broadcast, now is a good time to sit back and reflect on what the self-declared "Worldwide Leader...

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Jimmie Johnson and the American Dream

Jimmie Johnson checked off another milestone in his iconic NASCAR Sprint Cup Series career when he won Sunday's AAA Texas 500. In claiming the even...

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Brad Keselowski reaps what he has sown

In the instant that Brad Keselowski and Jeff Gordon's racecars collided on the opening lap of the first Green-White-Checkered attempt Sunday night ...

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2014 Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup:...

Following a wild opening affair at the Martinsville Speedway, the Eliminator round of NASCAR's Chase for the Sprint Cup moves on to the Lone Star S...

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NASCAR: Texas could be hit or miss fo...

Texas Motor Speedway and Jeff Gordon have a “love-hate” relationship. It is a track that we have seen Gordon at his very best and at hi...

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NASCAR: Martinsville leads to surpris...

The focus has been on the Chasers since Chicagoland but unlike the biggest wildcard at Talladega, Martinsville proved to deliver some surprise fini...

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Memories of one of NASCAR's darkest d...

A decade ago this afternoon, I did what all race fans were doing that Sunday afternoon: I tuned into the 500-lapper at Martinsville. It was the six...

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2014 Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup:...

Fresh off what can only be described as an epic Contender round, the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup moves onto its three-race Eliminator round thi...

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2014 Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup:...

Just as NASCAR promised, the 2014 Chase for the Sprint Cup championship has been full of unpredictability. Now, the fight shifts to unpredictabilit...

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Time to own up, Brad

Allow me to preface this story by saying that, regardless of my sentiment towards Brad Keselowski, I do appreciate his efforts in support of our ve...

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Remaining NASCAR Chase for the Sprint...

"I coulda been a contender...instead of a bum, which is what I am. Let's face it." - Marlon Brando in On the Waterfront.An educated race fan would ...

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Monstrous task ahead at the Monster M...

With just 400 (scheduled) laps of racing left in the Chase for the Sprint Cup Championship's opening "Challenger" round, the eight underdogs in the...

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Concrete Contenders: Chase favorites ...

Fresh off a topsy-turvy race in New Hampshire, the Chase for the Sprint Cup makes its way to the Monster Mile, Dover International Speedway, for th...

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No winners, only lessons in resolutio...

Perhaps the most poignant comment to come out of Wednesday's news that Tony Stewart will not face charges in the death of Kevin Ward Jr. was the op...

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"The Rest" of the Sprint Cup Chasers ...

If the battle for the victory in last Sunday's Chase-opener at the Chicagoland Speedway is the lasting memory of the MyAfibStory.com 400, then the ...

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Wicked Good: New Hampshire has been k...

For two of the organizations considered the favorites for this year's Sprint Cup Seires championship, last Sunday's Chase for the Sprint Cup opener...

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Marcos Ambrose's departure will leave...

Marcos Ambrose and Team Penske made it official over the weekend, confirming that the Tasmanian will return to his native Australia to compete in t...

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Chase for the Sprint Cup Chicagoland ...

Among the organizations who make up the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship, there are three that stand alone as the favorites to bring home the ...

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Chase for the Sprint Cup Chicagoland ...

With the Chase for the 2014 Sprint Cup championship opening this weekend at the Chicagoland Speedway, it's time to take a look at which drivers and...

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