Kyle Busch, Chase Waivers & The Spirit Of The Law

  The letter of the law says for a driver to be eligible the Chase For the Championship in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series they must: 1. Participate in all championship events, 2. A driver must have at least one win and be in the top 30 in points, and 3. Should there be any remaining spots open for the 16 driver field, they will be granted based on a driver's ranking in the points. It all makes sense. The spirit of the law regarding Chase qualification is this: you get drivers going ...

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What Carl Edwards’ Win Means For Team, JGR

  Did you hear that? That's a collective sigh of relief for Carl Edwards, the 19 team and Joe Gibbs Racing. It's one victory in the scheme of things, but as Edwards himself said, this one is not like the others. The victory accomplishes a great deal. The move to JGR from Roush Fenway Racing didn't necessarily yield instant gratification for the 2008 and 2011 runner-up like it did for Kevin Harvick, when he moved from Richard Childress to Stewart-Haas, or like it did for Matt Kense ...

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Consistency, Not Conspiracy Is NASCAR’s Problem

  It seems like we've seen this movie before. A Joe Gibbs Racing driver wrecks and another JGR driver is unhappy with how the caution flag was (or wasn't) handled. Regardless of whether or not you like Denny Hamlin, Carl Edwards, JGR or Toyota, you have to admit the drivers of the 11 and the 19 have a point; in fact its one of the real issues that surrounds NASCAR. Consistency, not conspiracy is NASCAR's problem. On this page, yours truly poked a little bit of fun at NASCAR conspi ...

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Hamlin Salutes JD Gibbs In Victory

  "Dad, I think we ought to sign this guy." These words launched a career that produced a third place finish in the driver's rookie season, top ten finishes in the season standings six more times- including a runner-up finish to Jimmie Johnson in 2010. Denny Hamlin has also earned 25 victories, none more sweet than his victory Sunday at Martinsville Speedway. The win comes on the heels of the announcement that J.D. Gibbs- the man who convinced father Joe to give the Chesterfield, Vir ...

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NASCAR Recap: AAA 500

[caption id="attachment_685748" align="aligncenter" width="520"] Courtesy: https://twitter.com/JoeGibbsRacing/[/caption] One great streak is over. One terrible streak went away as well. So Sprint Cup fans might be surprised to see who the winners and losers were from Sunday's AAA 500 at Martinsville. (more...) ...

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