TONY STEWART SLUMPING RIGHT ALONG WITH OTHER HENDRICK DRIVERS

 Distractions abound as Smoke looks to regain his stride (SI.com) ...

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NEW KYLE RETURNS, REPLACES OLD KYLE WHO THREATENED TO MURDER TEAMMATE

Remember the New Kyle Busch? He was the guy who had supposedly grown past his childlike antics to become a viable championship contender? Then a few weeks ago he was replaced by the Old Kyle Busch who threatened to murder his teammate Denny Hamlin? Well, turns out the New Kyle Busch is back, emerging from the Coca-Cola 600 content not to wish death upon fellow driver Jeff Burton. All hail the return of the Old New Kyle Busch. 5 things we learned from Coca-Cola 600 (SI.com)  ...

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10 SHIRTLESS NASCAR DRIVERS

Normally our galleries feature the beautiful wives, girlfriends and drivers of NASCAR. This week's gallery is for the ladies. And for some of the dudes. Not that there's anything wrong with that. For your viewing pleasure, shirtless NASCAR drivers. Batting leadoff - who else? - Carl Edwards.Casey MearsClint BowyerJamie McMurrayJimmie JohnsonJeff GordonKasey KahneTony Stewart ... right?Dale Earnhardt Jr.Danica PatrickShaved back NASCAR fan guyRelated links:10 worst paint scheme FAILs25 WTF NAS ...

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EVERYONE HATES BRAD KESELOWSKI

Brad Keselowski admits he has been a jerk, has a conspiracy theory about the Carl Edwards wreck and compares NASCAR's current state of new driver development to the Holocaust. Angriest. Ginger. Ever. (ESPN) ...

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‘HAVE AT IT, BOYS’ PUT TO THE TEST

NASCAR vice president of competition Robin Pemberton may not have coined the saying "have at it, boys," but Sunday he was asked to explain the limitations of those words. Over 150 laps down and upset with Brad Keselowski, Carl Edwards spun the No. 12, who then lifted into the air, hitting the wall with the driver’s side window. The wreck was eerily similar to the wreck these two were involved in last April on the last lap at Talladega. Keselowski climbed from the car and NAS ...

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