All-Star Race: Oh, It Was Entertaining All Right

Saturday's All-Star Race was certainly entertaining; there were thrills and spills aplenty, and Joey Logano hunted down and passed Kyle Larson for the million dollar prize. It was also entertaining to watch the TV commentators try to make rhyme and reason out of the format. It was so convoluted, not even Bill Clinton could have spun his way out of the confusion. Perhaps the most impressive thing this fan heard was something that Darrell Waltrip said that he actually agreed with: if you wa ...

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Why Would Kevin Harvick Go Anywhere Else?

It's official: Kevin Harvick is sticking with Stewart-Haas Racing by signing a long-term contract extension. Speculation has run rampant for weeks about the 2014 Sprint Cup champion's future, but a lot of it has just been that. Harvick has insisted all along he hasn't planned on going anywhere, but well, far be it from the truth to get in the way of a good story. If you really think about it, why would Kevin Harvick go anywhere else? At this point in his career, what would he gain from making ...

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JGR Rolls With 6 Wins In Last 7 Races

Better late than never; I'm sure Matt Kenseth would concur. All four drivers for JGR have visited victory lane this season with the 2003 champion's win at Dover. The win also gives JGR (Joe Gibbs Racing) their sixth win in their last seven races. The victory ties JGR for third in all-time team Cup wins (135) with Roush Fenway. Don't look now, but Toyota currently leads in the manufacturer's points. Joe Gibbs Racing is a huge part of that, as is the solid season of Martin Truex Jr. with Fu ...

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A Moment To Remember Racing Royalty

Racing's royal family looked set for an heir apparent in 2000. Adam Petty seemed to embody all the best qualities of his forefathers. He had a bright smile like his great-grandfather Lee. Like grandfather Richard "The King" Petty, Adam appeared to have top notch racing chops. Like his father Kyle, the 19-year old was engaging and well-spoken. In an instant, a life and a career came to a tragic and abrupt end. On May 12, 2000, while practicing for the Busch (now Xfinity Series) race at New ...

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A Birth And Resurrection At Wood Bros. Racing

Something old and something new are combining at Wood Bros. Racing to offer one of the better feel good stories of 2016. Just when it seemed that NASCAR's oldest active racing was fading into history, they've begun a return to relevance. Leading the way is rookie Ryan Blaney, who showing there's more than just one outstanding newcomer this season. Hardcore NASCAR fans understand that this is a team sport. A mediocre racer can take a good car and drive it out of contention. A good driver i ...

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