The Top 14 NASCAR Stories Of 2014- Part II

  Happy New Year! The fact you're here says you made it through all the craziness of  ringing in 2015. As we wave one final good-bye to 2014, here's a look at the top seven NASCAR stories of the year just concluded..... #7. NASCAR Announces Major Schedule Changes For 2015- Have you ever looked at the NASCAR schedule wondered what the schedule makers were drinking when they dreamed up all the zigging and zagging of the season schedule? Looks like someone cut geography class in scho ...

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The 2014 NASCAR Lefty Awards

  Sometimes it was good, at other times it was bad, and at others- it was just downright ugly; the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup season had its share of memorable moments. As the season that was rides off into the sunset, let us bid the campaign a fond farewell with the 2014 "Lefty" Awards...... The Ron White Award "I Had The Right To Remain Silent. I Did Not Have The Ability"- Jeff Gordon- How times have changed. Remember when Brad Keselowski made fans at Bristol a few seasons back when ...

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Nascar Recap: Thanksgiving Weekend

[caption id="attachment_685280" align="aligncenter" width="520"] Coutesy: NBC[/caption] Moderation and Thanksgiving weekend do not go well together. Food, lines and virtually every other experience you can fathom seem to be in excess. So too is news from the Sprint Cup offseason. Here's a Nascar recap of winners and losers from the holiday weekend. (more...) ...

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The Fundamental Flaw With The Chase

  Within NASCAR is a fundamental flaw with their version of a playoff system. It's a problem you don't see with a playoff system in any other American-based sport. A failure to deal with it brings to bear the Chaos theory into the world of sports. A simplified version of the Chaos theory is the "butterfly effect;" a butterfly flaps its wings in Brazil, and the result is a tornado in Texas. Sounds a little "out there," but think about it, is it not a little bit like the events at T ...

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Harvick Is Happy, Happy Happy

  He did it! Kevin "Happy" Harvick- a two-time Busch Series champion- has grabbed the brass ring at NASCAR's highest level.  In his first year of racing for Gene Haas and his good buddy Tony Stewart, the 38-year old Bakersfield, California native did what his boss did just three years ago: winning the season finale race and the NASCAR Sprint Cup championship at the same time. O happy day indeed. It seems fitting that a driver nicknamed "Happy" does so the same year a song of the same ...

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