Ralph Earnhardt: The Original Racer’s Racer

  Legends often have a way of taking on a life of their own. If the story is not carefully recorded, a Mickey Rooney can become a Paul Bunyan. The way the Dale Earnhardt story is told, one could sometimes get the impression that The Intimidator was somehow discovered out of nowhere and struggled his way to the top to become racing royalty. While his beginnings were humble, while he earned his place in the hallowed halls of NASCAR, the Earnhardt name was not unfamiliar to racing enthu ...

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What Carl Edwards’ Win Means For Team, JGR

  Did you hear that? That's a collective sigh of relief for Carl Edwards, the 19 team and Joe Gibbs Racing. It's one victory in the scheme of things, but as Edwards himself said, this one is not like the others. The victory accomplishes a great deal. The move to JGR from Roush Fenway Racing didn't necessarily yield instant gratification for the 2008 and 2011 runner-up like it did for Kevin Harvick, when he moved from Richard Childress to Stewart-Haas, or like it did for Matt Kense ...

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NASCAR Odds: Coca-Cola 600

  NASCAR'S longest race will offer some awfully longs odds this weekend. Here's why Sunday's Coca-Cola 600 has a short list of contenders Sunday night. (more...) ...

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5 Top NASCAR Hall of Fame Snubs

  Two-time champion Terry Labonte, modified super stud Jerry Cook, NASCAR emperasario Bruton Smith, the "Babe Ruth of NASCAR" Curtis Turner and 1970 champion Bobby Isaac were named as the latest inductees in the NASCAR Hall of Fame. Taking nothing from these men are just as notable individuals still waiting their turn. In fact, you talk to some fans, and they are shaking their heads that they continue to wait. Fan favorite Benny Parsons remains on the waiting list for the NASCAR H ...

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Deflategate Has Nothing On NASCAR’s Cunning Car Men

  So the NFL has their boxers in a twist over air in footballs? Isn't that cute. In NASCAR, creativity with the rule book has been a part of the game since it's inception. In NASCAR's first sanction event, race winner Glenn Dunaway had his victory taken away for illegal springs to improve handling. The truth is, if someone like clever car man Smokey Yunick were employed by the New England Patriots, they wouldn't have played with air in footballs; heck, he probably would have taken me ...

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