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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What Will Happen At Phoenix?

The intensity in the NASCAR garage is at an all-time high as eight contenders race to become the final four in the season finale at Homestead. Speculation runs amok as to what may occur Sunday Phoenix International Raceway as the pressure to perform has more than once led to boiled over emotions at race's end in recent weeks. Can winless drivers Matt Kenseth and Ryan Newman remove the goose eggs from their victory columns, will bad boy du jour Brad Keselowski meet up with a stray fender and ...

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