A Cooler Head Prevails

Storylines in NASCAR have a way of repeating themselves. Roughly 872 times per year, every year, I’m asked to read the latest earth-shattering piece about the Daytona 500, NASCAR’s Super Bowl. Even more predictable and proportionally more annoying are the 4,322 annual stories that tell me today’s NASCAR is populated by wussies and things would be so much better if we could just get Cale and Donnie to throw down every once in a while. And while I’ve already wor ...

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Look for Bright and Sunny Skies This Weekend!

I've written a post or two about the brutal state of affairs in NASCAR these days, but this one right here? Talk about a buzz kill.And while the author tries his darndest to finish on a high note -- by citing this weekend's weather forecast for coastal Florida, of all things: apparently, it's going to be warm and sunny! -- the rest of the piece? It's forecast ain't quite so bright. I've written a post or two about the brutal state of affairs in NASCAR these days, but ...

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Six Degrees of Kyle Busch

1)     Pro football ends its season with its Super Bowl.2)     NASCAR opens its season with its super bowl, the Daytona 500.3)     Kyle Busch drives in NASCAR’s super bowl.4)     An ad for Transformers 2 was played during pro football’s Super Bowl.  1)     Pro football ends its season with its Super Bowl. 2)     NASCAR opens its season with its super bo ...

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Newman Weighs In On Drug Testing

Leave it to the guy with a degree in Vehicle Structural Engineering from Purdue to cut through the crap and point out a basic flaw in NASCAR's new drug testing policy.  Ryan Newman could've taken the easy route, the one that avoids the minefield and doesn't result in any unwanted attention from the powers that be, but, instead, he figured he might as well call out the pink elephant sitting near the ottoman in the living room.I mean, really, how effective can any drug-testing po ...

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Denny Hamlin Feels Your Pain

Who says rich people are different? Just take Denny Hamlin -- he understands your pain. Why, when young Denny went to the fillin' station the other week? Don't you just know but he had to fill his own gas tank! And you know what's worse? Ol' Denny, he didn't know how to unlatch the gas cap on his Range Rover! Now don't that just beat all?!?Now, you cup is half empty folks, you read that ESPN.com article and you're flat disgusted that Denny has little people who usually handle irkso ...

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