Dale Earnhardt Jr.- Greg Ives Pairing Coming Together

  Like Lennon and McCartney or Martin and Lewis, NASCAR has had its share of successful pairings; specifically the driver and crew chief. There was Richard Petty and Dale Inman, Jeff Gordon and Ryan Evernham, Tony Stewart and Greg Zipadelli and perhaps no pairing has had more impact than Jimmie Johnson and Chad Knaus. There's little doubt no crew chief had a more positive impact on a driver than did the recently retired Steve Letarte with Dale Earnhardt Jr. Looking back, many woul ...

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NASCAR Recap: Budweiser Duels

The Daytona 500 field is set, along with a dozen different story lines for Sunday's Great American Race. Here's a quick recap of winners and losers from a surreal night in Daytona. (more...) ...

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Nascar Overtime

So much for vacation. For many, this felt like one of the longer weeks of the year as many try to recover from the holiday blitz. A million emails, status calls and other mundane activities leave many pondering multiple deadlines and making plans to work through the weekend in a feverish attempt to catch up. For Sprint Cup teams, this week marks the six week countdown to Daytona. Racing actually takes place Valentine's Day. With deadlines approaching, here are three teams likely to be ...

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Team 88: Something Proven

To be numbered among the best, the critics said they had a lot to prove. The driver, the progeny of a seven-time champion, was derided as one born on third base, but cheered as though he had hit a triple. He's been called a choker, gun shy, lazy and all manner of things in an effort to explain why he had not achieved his father's proficiency. The crew chief once took the reins from the master pit boss for a four-time champion. In a play off of his name, he was called "Pop Tart." Memes gra ...

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For The 24, 42 Is The New 25

Jimmie Johnson may have the golden horseshoe, but Jeff Gordon has found the golden goblet and he has dipped it deeply in the fountain of youth. The result of that magic elixir is a revitalized four-time champion at 42 years young. "I just feel so competitive out there, and that makes me feel young again" says Gordon. "I just see how hard these guys are working. It's making me work harder. I've been really working harder on my fitness, which I think is helping me mentally and physically ...

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