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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Nascar New Year’s Resolutions

Sick of turkey, ugly sweaters, strange relatives and waiting in line to see return gifts from those relatives? It's time for Sprint Cup fans to turn the page on one holiday season and think about the final days of 2014. That means resolutions for Sprint Cup fans and teams to start 2015 on the right foot: (more...) ...

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The Future Is Now For Carl Edwards

Now that champion's week is over and the tux is back in the closet, for all intents and purposes, 2015 has already begun for Carl Edwards. After a decade with Roush Fenway Racing, the Flipmeister turned his first laps for Joe Gibbs Racing in a tire test at Charlotte Motor Speedway. While most of us are mailing out Christmas cards and finishing up our holiday shopping, the future is now for the 33-year old- a two-time runner-up in the Chase. In certain fan circles the switch from Ford to T ...

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Who Will Become The Elite Eight Of The Chase?

The Contender round of the 2014 Chase is ready to roll. 12 drivers, some of the best racers in the business, vie for eight spots to become NASCAR's Elite Eight. There's some fast company in this group, and when you throw a wild card track like Talladega into the mix, any number of scenarios can play out, including the elimination of a favorite or two. While handicapping auto racing is a fool's errand, it's always interesting to ponder who the top Chase contenders are, and seeing how reali ...

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Who Has The Most To Prove In The Chase?

  For some just getting into the dance is enough. Resetting the standings may offer an opportunity for outsiders AJ Allmendinger and Aric Almirola a chance to bust loose in the middle of the floor, but for these teams, just getting there is a big deal. Other drivers like Greg Biffle, Kasey Kahne, and Carl Edwards are the NASCAR equivalent of the Houston Rockets: good enough to get in,  just not enough to mount a serious challenge.  Among the field are drivers in their first year with ...

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