Martin Truex Jr.: The Stealth Contender

  Sports fans love an underdog. In this year's Chase, among a field that includes a reigning champion, former champions and perennial champions stands a Rocky Balboa. His name? Martin Truex Jr. On so many levels, his success driving for Furniture Row Racing is potentially THE feel good story for 2015- save for a possible swan song championship run by Jeff Gordon. After nearly a decade of bearing the "solid journeyman" level, how many really thought the Marietta, New Jersey native ...

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Wasn’t Winning Supposed To Matter More?

Really, winning doesn't matter all that much. If it did, Joey Logano would be leading the way; Jimmie Johnson and Matt Kenseth would be in the mix, and so would Kyle Busch. Instead, two of the top four drivers in the final four have one lone victory on the year, and then you have Kevin Harvick- who has mixed wins and consistency, and Kyle Busch- whose four victories are especially impressive, because they came with 11 fewer opportunities. As far as I'm concerned, you can this piece "Why t ...

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NASCAR Recap: AAA 500

[caption id="attachment_686513" align="aligncenter" width="520"] Courtesy: https://twitter.com/TeamHendrick[/caption] Since when did NASCAR turn into the National Hockey League? After all the slipping and sliding during Sunday's AAA 500 at Texas Motor Speedway, NASCAR finds itself in a similar position to the sport up north. Here's a breakdown of the winners and losers for Texas in this NASCAR recap. (more...) ...

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NASCAR Odds: AAA 500

We always hear how everything is bigger in Texas. After the last week in this soap opera we call a 2015 Sprint Cup season, that cliche actually rings true for Sunday's AAA 500 at Texas Motor Speedway. Here's how the NASCAR odds might impact the way you watch Sunday's race. (more...) ...

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NASCAR’s Big Mistake Came Long Before Tuesday

  No stranger to controversy, NASCAR has lit up social media with their announcement Tuesday that Matt Kenseth would be parked for two races following his actions at Martinsville last Sunday against Joey Logano. From this observer's perspective, NASCAR's big mistake was not in how it ruled against the former champion- what else could they have done? You can't have a driver- laps down- submarine a championship contender leading a race, that's not right! I know what you're thinking, ...

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