Martin Truex Jr.: A Tale Of Persistence

  It's been a wild ride, and not in the best sense of the term for Martin Truex Jr. His career sure looked promising after back-to-back titles in what is now the Xfinity Series. While he earned a 2007 win at Dover for DEI, Truex had the misfortune of joining the team while it was on a downhill slide. The New Jersey native came on board at Michael Waltrip Racing, as a big part of their upswing, picked up a big win at Sonoma, and just when it all appeared to be coming together, "Spinga ...

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NASCAR Recap: Kobalt 400

[caption id="attachment_685674" align="aligncenter" width="520"] Courtesy: https://twitter.com/KevinHarvick[/caption] Nothing about Las Vegas is supposed to be predictable, other than the house eventually winning. Sunday's Kobalt 400 proved to go against the trend, with the race favorite, Kevin Harvick, dominating the race and cruising to a win. Here's a NASCAR recap of the other winners and losers from Vegas. (more...) ...

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NASCAR Odds: Kobalt 400

Chaos. I can't think of a better word to explain the 2015 Sprint Cup season. Stolen cars, bad accidents, controversy on and off the track, and don't get me started on qualifying. The chaos surrounding the race has started to manifest itself on the track; this week's Kobalt 400 show some surprising trends. (more...) ...

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Why No Outrage With Kurt Busch? Why?

  The question has been posed by ESPN sports personality Stephen A. Smith, why no outrage over Kurt Busch? Smith has his own answer, and he seems to be blind to what just about any other person this side of Mr. Magoo can see. Why should there be outrage over Kurt Busch's encounter with ex-girlfriend Patricia Driscoll last summer in Dover? Nothing's been proven! At this moment, months removed from the meeting in question, all we really know is two versions of what happened- a case ...

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Death, Taxes & Jimmie Johnson Wins

  If Benjamin Franklin lived today, he would have put it this way: ".... in this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death, taxes, and Jimmie Johnson wins." Regardless of how one may perceive 48 team co-owners Rick Hendrick and Jeff Gordon, no matter what one may think of the wizardry crew chief Chad Knaus, there's no denying this: they just win races. Lots of them. The facts are this: Jimmie Kenneth Johnson, the 39-year old former truck racer from El Cajon, California ...

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