NASCAR’s March Madness: Reality & Fantasy

    Tony Stewart in 35th? Kevin Harvick is spanking the field? Martin Truex is in third? Jeff Gordon is 25th in his farewell tour? Welcome to "March Madness" NASCAR style. The 2015 season has been downright "cray cray." Amidst the insanity, let's take s step back to consider what is reality and what is fantasy. First of all, let's remember that in today's world of "win and you're in," you can stink up the track for the better part of the spring and summer, and as long as y ...

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Stewart-Haas Racing Performance A Study In Extremes

  It's the best of times and the worst of times at Stewart-Haas Racing. One organization, four drivers- with two each on opposite end sides of the wheel of fortune. The 4 team of Kevin Harvick is on a collision course with history. Not since Richard Petty in 1974 has a driver opened the season by finishing first or second in the first four races of the season. There's always been the argument that Jimmie's Johnson's success in the Chase comes as the result of his wheelhouse tracks ...

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NASCAR Recap: Campingworld500.com

[caption id="attachment_685698" align="aligncenter" width="520"] Courtesy: https://twitter.com/MissSprintCup[/caption] So Kevin Harvick at 3/1 really was that simple. Harvick's fourth straight win at Phoenix, second straight win overall and seventh finish of second or better is the story coming out of Phoenix. Still, there are other winners and losers from Sunday's Campingworld.com500 at Phoenix International Raceway. (more...) ...

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NASCAR Odds: Campingworld.com 500

Kevin Harvick at 3/1. It's likely this is all a Sprint Cup fan needs to know heading into Phoenix International Raceway, here Harvick has won four of five racings and is trying to finish second or better for the seventh straight race. While this is the lowest number I've ever seen writing this column, the idea of Harvick rolling isn't a lock. Here's why. (more...) ...

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What’s Next For Kurt Busch?

  The tribe has spoken. NASCAR has lifted its suspension of Kurt Busch, days after the state of Delaware announced it would not pursue charges against the 2004 champion, who stood accused committing acts of domestic violence against ex-girlfriend Patricia Driscoll. Though NASCAR, Busch and the racing community are happy to see him emerge from this latest drama, it is not over. It's far from over. Makes me think of the old Rodney Crowell album title "Life Is Messy." There's no r ...

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