NASCAR Conspiracies: No Season Is Complete Without One

NASCAR fans love a conspiracy. Regardless of who the driver is, if he or she dominates, it can't be because they are good; they're good because they cheated. Granted, it isn't without good reason that fans would raise their eyebrows. NASCAR's first Strictly Stock winner- Glenn Dunaway- had his victory taken away because of an illegal, unapproved spring. Legendary mechanic and car owner Smoke Yunick was the original "Slick Willie," finding every loophole in the rule book to gain an edge. C ...

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What Went Unnoticed At The AAA 400

Do you know what went unnoticed at the AAA 400 Sunday? Let ask it another way: what do Aric Almirola, Kasey Kahne, Ricky Stenhouse Jr., and Kyle Larson have in common? ALL four scored top tens in Sunday's race. Heck- Almirola scored his second top five in four races, and his third top ten in four races! If you noticed that, congratulations, you are one alert fan. If you don't, no worries- NBC Sports didn't notice either. THIS is what this fan hates about the Chase. The problem with a "playoff ...

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JOHNSON’S DOVER WIN DOESN’T END CHASE

The sense of panic is already apparent. “They may as well just start engraving Jimmie Johnson’s trophy now,” some may say. The fear is understandable. By winning at Dover, Jimmie Johnson seems to be playing out a re-run NASCAR fans know only too well.“Back away from the panic button,” I say. Keep your hands away from the sharp objects. Before we write this season off as another episode of the “Jimmie Johnson Victory Tour brought to you by Lowe’s,&rd ...

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JOHNSON WINS, OTHER CHASERS FALTER

After a disappointing 25th place finish in last weekend’s Chase opener in New Hampshire, Jimmie Johnson showed up in Dover in championship form. A five-time winner at the Monster Mile, Johnson sat the No. 48 Chevrolet on the pole Friday afternoon and put it in Victory Lane for win number six at the end of the day. Leading five times for a total of 191 laps, Johnson also locked up 10 bonus points for leading the most laps, moving him to second in the standings only 35 points behind Denny Ha ...

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JOHNSON WINS AAA 400

Jimmie Johnson's march to an unprecedented fourth straight Sprint Cup title continued on Sunday in Dover with his win over teammate Mark Martin in the second race of the Chase. With the exception of the horrific Joey Logano crash, the almost four-hour long AAA 400 lacked for serious drama as Johnson blew the field away. Johnson is now within 10 points of Chase leader Martin. Click here for the updated standings.Johnson wins Chase race at Dover (AP) ...

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