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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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Richmond Redemption for Ryan Newman?

Often lost in the recollections of the debacle that emerged from last season's Federated Auto Parts 400 at the Richmond Interntional Raceway is the...

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Nationwide Expands Hendrick Motorspor...

CONCORD, N.C.(Sept. 5, 2014) – Nationwide has expanded its three-year relationship with Hendrick Motorsports to become the majority sponsor o...

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Ovation, support for Tony Stewart tel...

It has been three days since Tony Stewart walked across the driver introduction stage at Atlanta Motor Speedway to the most thunderous roar any dri...

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A day I'll never forget: My experienc...

Wow.That is really about all I can say about my experience Sunday at the Atlanta Motor Speedway. Just, wow.As I told y'all last week, NASCAR Lugnut...

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New NASCAR schedules bring mixed emot...

When Jim Noble first broke the story about Atlanta Motor Speedway's Sprint Cup date moving to the second weekend of the year, it was hard to rememb...

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Waiting, wondering, never knowing: Th...

Tom Petty famously said "The waiting is the hardest part." With apologies to Mr. Petty and the rest of the Heartbreakers, I have to disagree. Waiti...

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Pass the crow, please: Joey Logano wi...

Well, this is good a date as any to own up and eat a little crow.On August 25, 2008, Joey Logano became a Sprint Cup driver - unofficially. That wa...

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NASCAR Lugnuts teams with Can-Am Spyd...

Most of the time, we here at NASCAR Lugnuts find the term "three-wheeled vehicle" to be quite unfortunate. It usually means there is a fourth wheel...

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Penske Envy: Logano leads 1-2 finish ...

Three times this week, a national NASCAR division took to the Bristol Motor Speedway. And all three times, a driver on Roger Penske's payroll wound...

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Denny Hamlin looking for win #2 at Br...

With his Chase spot clinched after his seventh place finish at Michigan International Speedway and Gordon’s win, Denny Hamlin is looking to a...

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Winning and looking great doing it: t...

One of my favorite parts of NASCAR racing is taking in the aesthetics of the cars themselves, going back to the simple-but-sweet looks of the early...

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It's (finally!) official: Carl Edward...

Somewhere, our dear old friend Gomer Pyle is regaling all who'll listen with his catchphrase: Surprise, surprise, surprise!One of the worst-kept se...

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