Shining A Little Light Clears Up The Case Of Hamlin’s Blurry Vision

A sinus infection causing a blurry vision? What the heck? That must be the mother of all sinus infections! Judging from comments around NASCAR Nation, yours truly wasn't the only one saying "Huh?" when he got the news about Denny Hamlin's absence from Sunday's race at Fontana. It turns out- according to a press release from Joe Gibbs Racing- that a small metal sliver got into Hambone's eye, and THAT was causing the blurry vision problems. Like me, I'm sure you're thinking "Now THAT makes ...

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IS ALLMENDINGER FINISHED? MAYBE NOT

If you ask most fans talking heads, A.J. Allmendinger is toast at Penske Racing, and has probably kissed good-bye his one shot at a quality Sprint Cup ride. Drugs in NASCAR? Until now, at least as drivers go, it’s pretty sure ticket to obscurity. Is it this time? Admittedly, it won’t be any fun to be A.J. Allmendinger having a “Come to Jesus” talk with The Captain. Roger Penske commands respect, and if his track record with former drivers- Kurt Busch comes to mind- i ...

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DRUGS IN NASCAR

Carl Edwards and Brad Keselowski dominated the NASCAR headlines last week. Kurt Busch got a few mentions for winning at Atlanta, even though he deserved more. And nestled in the news, on the same day as Edwards’ probation announcement, was the suspension of a pair of NASCAR touring series’ team members.Exactly who they and the teams are is irrelevant. The point is two more names have been caught and find themselves on the outside of the sport looking in. These announcements have been ...

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TOP STORY NO. 2: JEREMY MAYFIELD’S METHY SITUATION

Some really smart person once said, “The key to good writing is brevity.” This person never had to write about NASCAR and Jeremy Mayfield, our No. 2 story of 2009. What happened?Where in the blue hell do I begin? Mayfield started his own team and actually qualified for the Daytona 500. In early May, NASCAR officials claimed Mayfield tested positive for a banned substance and suspended him indefinitely.At first, NASCAR wouldn’t say what the banned substance was. Eventually, t ...

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BRIAN FRANCE CLAIMS FLORIDA RESIDENCE

Our long, national nightmare continues. Re: Jeremy Mayfield case. Scene Daily reports that NASCAR chairman Brian France has submitted documents to U.S. District Court that his lawyers say will prove that France's primary residence is in the state of Florida. Earlier this year in North Carolina state court, in another case (how many cases does he have going?), France claimed he was both a resident of Florida and North Carolina. That case involved former in-laws living in a house France owned in N ...

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