Hamlin Salutes JD Gibbs In Victory

  "Dad, I think we ought to sign this guy." These words launched a career that produced a third place finish in the driver's rookie season, top ten finishes in the season standings six more times- including a runner-up finish to Jimmie Johnson in 2010. Denny Hamlin has also earned 25 victories, none more sweet than his victory Sunday at Martinsville Speedway. The win comes on the heels of the announcement that J.D. Gibbs- the man who convinced father Joe to give the Chesterfield, Vir ...

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NASCAR Recap: AAA 500

[caption id="attachment_685748" align="aligncenter" width="520"] Courtesy: https://twitter.com/JoeGibbsRacing/[/caption] One great streak is over. One terrible streak went away as well. So Sprint Cup fans might be surprised to see who the winners and losers were from Sunday's AAA 500 at Martinsville. (more...) ...

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NASCAR Odds: STP 500

All good things must come to an end. For Kevin Harvick, Martinsville might be the week his streak of eight consecutive first or second place finishes comes to a halt. The NASCAR odds are out for Sunday's STP 400, and they don't look good for Harvick. Here's why. (more...) ...

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Coming This Sunday, Martinsville Madness!

  If not for NASCAR, most of us couldn't find Martinsville, Virginia on a map. This quiet little town (population 13,821- 2010 census) once famous for making plug chewing tobacco cranks up the volume for full contact racing this Sunday. If they were racing at night, "Heartache Tonight" by the Eagles would be a perfect theme song. "Somebody's gonna hurt someone, before the night is through. Somebody's gonna come undone, there's nothing we can do." This is where it all started for N ...

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Caution (ary) Tales From The Auto Club 400

  NASCAR conspiracy theorists are having a field day in the wake of Sunday's Auto Club 400. Convinced that NASCAR couldn't stomach a victory by "Outlaw" Kurt Busch, a caution flag  is thrown in the name of mysterious debris to produce another re-start and open the the door for Brad Keselowski to "steal" the win. If it seems a bit far-fetched, check out some of the comments being made in social media. More than a few truly believe it! Do I believe that? No. To pull that off, you ne ...

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