Dover: Win Lose or Draw

The Monster Mile is in the rearview mirror. So too are the Chase chances of 75% of the Chase field. While that number looks large (actually it is large) this is progress worthy of a breakdown, Bert Convy style. (more...) ...

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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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ALLMENDINGER FLASHES PETTY COLORS

Watching Dover’s NASCAR Sprint Cup race brought back a pleasant sight. The usual sights were in order naturally. Kyle Busch claiming another win, a strong performance by Jimmie Johnson, and Kevin Harvick finishing well for Richard Childress Racing. The image I ended the day with was a competitive run by A.J. Allmendinger sporting a Richard Petty throwback paint scheme. I grew up as a Petty fan. When I was first exposed to motorsports as a young boy in the 1970s, my driver to root for w ...

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BUSCH, GIBBS WIN THE WEEKEND

Taking the white flag for Sunday’s Autism Speaks 400 at Dover International Speedway, race leader Kyle Busch radioed his crew saying, “I’ve never seen a flag look so pretty.” Next time by Busch took the checkered flag for the second time of the 2010 season. Leading 131 of the 400 laps, Busch cruised to a 7.551 second victory over Jeff Burton, Matt Kenseth, Denny Hamlin and David Reutimann. This weekend, Busch nearly won the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series event, took ho ...

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