Gibbs, Penske Challenge Hendrick Motorsports “Dominance”

  "It's Rick Hendrick's world, and we're just living in it." That's the popular perception of some NASCAR fans, that somehow Rick Hendrick has a greenback lined gentlemen's agreement to keep Hendrick Motorsports at the top of the heap. Let's do a little pop quiz, and no peeking: which team leads the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series in wins this season with eight? Hendrick Motorsports? Bzzt. Try Joe Gibbs Racing, who leads the "New York Yankees of NASCAR" by a two race margin. A less popul ...

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NASCAR Recap: Windows 10 400

  [caption id="attachment_686156" align="aligncenter" width="520"] Courtesy: https://twitter.com/JoeGibbsRacing[/caption] The fuel duel. There may not be a more polarizing term in NASCAR. Some love this style of racing. Others aren't as fond of the event. Regardless of where you sit on the fence, the Windows 10 400 featured quite the battle, with Matt Kenseth making it work at the end. Here's why the race winner wasn't the only big winner from Pocono. It's our NASCAR recap of the W ...

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NASCAR Odds: Windows 10 400

What have you done for me lately? That question clearly guides the NASCAR odds for Sunday's Windows 10 400 at Pocono, where past history clearly doesn't play much of a role in what oddsmakers think might happen at the Tricky Triangle. (more...) ...

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From Earnhardt to Petty: 5 Great NASCAR Winning Streaks

  Win a NASCAR Sprint Cup race, and you've accomplished something impressive. A driver who can win two in a row has demonstrated he has the hang of this. Win three or more, and you're making history. In eight decades of racing, only 19 Cup drivers have won three or more in a row. Today, we celebrate five of the best NASCAR winning streaks of all time. Dale Earnhardt (4), March 29- April 26, 1987- On the road to the third of his seven championships, The Intimidator set the tone for ...

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And The Wins Keep Coming

Forget about the Chase, forget about the racing (or what passes for racing) at Indianapolis, what fans are witnesses to right now is racing excellence. Kyle Busch is the first NASCAR Sprint Cup driver to win three races in a row since Jimmie Johnson did so in 2008, and he's captured his eighth career weekend sweep, tops in NASCAR. Love him or loathe him- and many still do- you can't deny the brilliance. Think about the circumstances. The season for Kyle Busch started 11 weeks late. The co ...

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