NASCAR’s Best Road Course Racer Ever

Who is NASCAR's best road course racer ever? Marcos Ambrose? He is one of them, but his body of work is too short. Boris Said? If we're talking about perhaps the best road course driving COACH ever, the curly-headed road master gets the nod. Juan Pablo Montoya? He's worthy of consideration, but the criteria applied to Ambrose also applies to JPM. For all their victories, Richard Petty and David Pearson trail the best road course racer NASCAR has ever seen: Jeff Gordon. With nine victories ...

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From Earnhardt to Petty: 5 Great NASCAR Winning Streaks

  Win a NASCAR Sprint Cup race, and you've accomplished something impressive. A driver who can win two in a row has demonstrated he has the hang of this. Win three or more, and you're making history. In eight decades of racing, only 19 Cup drivers have won three or more in a row. Today, we celebrate five of the best NASCAR winning streaks of all time. Dale Earnhardt (4), March 29- April 26, 1987- On the road to the third of his seven championships, The Intimidator set the tone for ...

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Gordon’s 1994 Brickyard 400 Win Still Brings Memories

Could a Hollywood script have been written any better? In the first running of a NASCAR (then) Winston Cup Series race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, a kid from nearby Pittsboro, Indiana (by way of Vallejo, California)- Jeff Gordon- wins the race. Talk about the stars aligning for NASCAR, somebody was smiling on the series that day. It may have been Gordon's second career victory- the first came in the Coca- Cola 600 back in May- but it was his victory at the 1994 Brickyard 400 was a sem ...

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NASCAR Odds: New Hampshire 301

The second half of the 2015 Sprint Cup season is here, and the New Hampshire 301 could go a long way in determining what Sprint Cup fans see over the next 18 races. Here's a look at the NASCAR odds for Sunday's New Hampshire 301. (more...) ...

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Earnhardt-Johnson Bond Stronger Than You Think

Some things aren't what they seem . Remember how it was with Dale Earnhardt Sr. and Jeff Gordon. To Earnhardt fans, Gordon was a girly man; a mere boy; a driver more fit for the "hoity toidy" world of open wheel than the rough and tumble world of NASCAR. no doubt, The Intimidator's jokes that called the "Wonder Boy's" manhood into question only further fueled it. It gave off a perception that the hero of the blue collar set despised fresh faced youth with California roots. The truth is, E ...

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