Erratic Ethics Blur The Lines Of Acceptable Race Conduct

  What separates aggressive driving from dirty driving in motorsports? If I'm going for a win, is it acceptable to tap the driver in front of me? It depends on who you ask. Last week at Martinsville, NASCAR legend Jeff Gordon says things would have been interesting if he had caught race winner Dale Earnhardt Jr. "“I would have moved him, for sure. There’s no doubt in my mind. Everybody who is out there racing has to weigh risk versus reward. For me, to win this race is worth takin ...

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Who Has The Inside Track For 2014′s Final Four?

It's 32 down and four to go for the 2014 campaign. Who has the inside track for the season's final four races? The field of eight includes three former champions, three drivers who just missed winning it all in recent years, and all have what it takes to launch a final rush to win the Chase. Each one has in their one way, whether through winning, or by putting together a recent run of success. A closer look at each competitor reveals some interesting findings. One Chase favorite has a tot ...

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Nascar Recap: Geico 500

[caption id="attachment_685132" align="aligncenter" width="520"] Courtesy: https://twitter.com/talladegasupers[/caption] Nascar got what it wanted. Big names. A big wreck. Big drama at the finish. The path Nascar took to get to this point was a little off kilter; so, here is a breakdown of winners and losers from Talladega in this Nascar recap of the Geico 500. (more...) ...

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Mild Or Wild, There’s Nothing In Between At Talladega

Are you like me? Sometimes watching a race at Talladega Superspeedway has been as frustrating as can be. For this fan, racing at Talladega has been a lot like fighting a war: hours of sheer boredom, following by seconds of sheer terror. Races where drivers wouldn't pass each other, two car tangoes, and pile-ups that fouled the fortunes of my favorite contenders are too vivid in my head. Like you- I keep watching, because you just never know what a day in Alabama may bring. Talladega has s ...

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Saturday Night At The Fights

"Any publicity is good publicity" the adage goes. It's not every day NASCAR finds itself talked about on Good Morning America. One question though: NASCAR is a RACING series right? If it is, then what happened Saturday night at the Bank of America 500 may not be the kind of attention the series needs. Do you remember what one of the criticisms of NASCAR is by the non-fan? That it is low brow entertainment preferred by those that somehow find enjoyment in watching cars go around in circle ...

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