Phoenix Giveth, And Phoenix Taketh Away

Fortune proved fickle at Phoenix Sunday. A championship contender thinks he's in, then suddenly he's not. In the case of Kevin Harvick, he was in, then he was out, and then he was in again. The Can-Am 500 was a war of attrition, and yet somehow, three of the four championship contedners we expected were there at the end of the day. PHOENIX GIVETH If you were like me, I expected Kevin Harvick to sail through Phoenix. He dang near owns the place, and at first, that appeared to be the cas ...

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There’s Hope For Harvick

So the number four car of Kevin Harvick failed post-race inspection, eh? Fancy that. Everyone colors outside the lines a little, Harvick and company are no worse than anybody else. They say if you ain't cheatin', you ain't tryin'. The real trick is to avoid getting caught at the wrong time. For Harvick, the timing couldn't be worse. Or is it? Perhaps for Kevin Harvick, it's really not so bad. But he lost his automatic bid for the finals, his crew chief got suspended, and he lost points. I ...

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New Pairing of Johnson & Ally Financial Signals New Opportunities

In a season of change for seven-time champion Jimmie Johnson comes a new sponsor. Ally Financial- a digital bank with a focus on auto loans- will be his new sponsor. Well now, what do we have here? A different kind of sponsor, and quite possibly, a sign of where the next wave of sponsors may come from. As time passes and things change, so does the sponsorship landscape. If you look back to the early days, it was about all things auto. Auto dealerships, auto mechanics, and auto care produc ...

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Joey Logano? Martin Truex Jr? Who’s Right?

Hours of boredom followed by minutes of sheer terror. The physical finish (see it here) at Martinsville between Joey Logano and Martin Truex Jr. is the topic of discussion in the world of NASCAR. Naturally, there are varying opinions on the use of the chrome horn by Logano. Truex made his feelings known on the cool down lap, rubbing hard on the race winner's rear end. Nothing over the top, just showing his displeasure. Even in his post-race interview, the defending series champion avoided ...

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Chase Elliott Not Surprised By Success

"Well, I felt like as a team we were capable of winning and doing it often.  I felt like I believed in my ability to do so.  I believed in my team's ability, Alan's ability, our pit crew, road crew, the whole deal.  That's never really been a question mark in my mind."- Kansas race winner Chase Elliott. With three wins on the campaign, the son of 1988 champion and winner of 44 races has starting carving out his own niche in NASCAR. Oh sure, the Elliott name opened doors for Chase, but you ...

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