Winning Changes Everything

Isn't it funny- the ironic kind of funny? Think of how winning changes everything, including the narrative of a number of prominent drivers. Just a year ago, the talking heads were talking about the "R" word (retirement) in relationship to Jeff Gordon. Now with three 2014 wins and a points lead, Big Daddy is suddenly rejuvinated, his back feels great, and they're talking about the "Drive For Five." Just a few seasons ago, hater sites were having a field day with Dale Earnhardt Jr., chr ...

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Nascar Odds: Pure Michigan 400

I get it. With everything going on related to last Saturday's deadly accident involving Tony Stewart, there are far more important things happening in the world of racing. Stewart isn't racing. Forty-three others are. Here's a breakdown of how the odds might impact what Sprint Cup fans see Sunday. (more...) ...

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Nascar Odds: Cheeze-It at the Glen 355

If the 2014 Sprint Cup season is going off its rocker, this is the week. Watkins Glen is the second road course race of the year. Based on past performance, there's a real chance Chase contenders will have to readjust their strategy for the final races leading into the Chase. Here's why: (more...) ...

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Nascar Win, Lose, or Draw: GoBowling.com 400

[caption id="attachment_684672" align="aligncenter" width="520"] Courtesy: Pocono Raceway[/caption] Who knew GoBowling.com could make Nascar so interesting? While the party may still be on across Junior Nation, it's time to look back at winners and losers from a wild weekend at Pocono. (more...) ...

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Nascar Odds: GoBowling.com 400

Sometimes change is necessary. Sometimes change makes no sense. The odds for Sunday's GoBowling.com 400 race at Pocono are out. There's a change at the top, though I'm not sure if it makes any sense when you look at the data. (more...) ...

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Nascar Bye Week: Win, Lose or Draw

While most people spend their week away looking for a location like this, some of racing's biggest names were quite busy over their respective bye weeks. Here's a breakdown of the winners and losers, Bert Convy style. (more...) ...

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The Comeback Kids

For this fan, Brad Keselowski and Dale Earnhardt Jr. will be forever linked. After all, it was Earnhardt who gave Keselowski his big break in the Nationwide Series. He had his rough edges, but that ride led a short-term Cup opportunity at Hendrick Motorsports, a win at Talladega for James Finch, and then that championship ride for Roger Penske. Both have racing in their blood as sons of racers, both are a little rough around the edges; occasionally saying things that make suits squirm. Both ...

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Nascar Win, Lose or Draw: Camping World RV Sales 301

It seems everyone wants to go streaking these days. First it was Hendrick Motorsports. Now it's Ford. After Brad Keselwoski won at Loudon, Ford has won four straight races. It's the longest streak for the brand in more than a decade. The real question is how many people noticed. It's part of a breakdown of winners and losers from New Hampshire Motor Speedway. (more...) ...

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Quaker State 400: Nascar Win, Lose or Draw

[caption id="attachment_684561" align="aligncenter" width="520"] Courtesy: Kentucky Speedway[/caption] The streak is over. For the first time in more than a month, a Hendrick Motorsports car didn't win a race. While it wasn't Brock Lesnar beating the Undertaker at Wrestlemania, is is enough to break down Saturday night in Kentucky. (more...) ...

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Pocono 400: Win, Lose or Draw

The triangle tricked some of Nascar's biggest names Sunday, with the sport's favorite driver and his legion of fans leaving Pocono thrilled. On a day filled with action on and off the track, here's a Bert Convy inspired breakdown of the other winners and losers. (more...) ...

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