Focused On Racing, Not Chasing

Here is a truism: wherever there is more than one, there's racing. The fact there would be auto racing was an eventuality, the moment the second car was made. Competition is hard-wired into our into our guts. Whose car is faster? Which one will hold up longer? Who will contrive the plan that enables them to first finish so they can finish first? These are all things we want to and got to know; otherwise, the speculation will drive us flat nuts. While there's intrigue concerning the matter ...

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Harvick Is NASCAR’s “Mr. Clutch”

  Who is Mr. Clutch? He's that guy who can close the deal, the one who gets it done when it is all on the line. Kevin Harvick has been Mr. Clutch in 2o14. Consider the evidence: after winning at Phoenix International Raceway in March, Harvick went on a stretch that left him with a hole to dig out of. Happy was anything but after finishing 41st at Las Vegas, 39th at Bristol, and 36th at Fontana. After finishing seventh at Martinsville, disaster struck again with a 42nd place run at ...

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What Will Happen At Phoenix?

The intensity in the NASCAR garage is at an all-time high as eight contenders race to become the final four in the season finale at Homestead. Speculation runs amok as to what may occur Sunday Phoenix International Raceway as the pressure to perform has more than once led to boiled over emotions at race's end in recent weeks. Can winless drivers Matt Kenseth and Ryan Newman remove the goose eggs from their victory columns, will bad boy du jour Brad Keselowski meet up with a stray fender and ...

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Erratic Ethics Blur The Lines Of Acceptable Race Conduct

  What separates aggressive driving from dirty driving in motorsports? If I'm going for a win, is it acceptable to tap the driver in front of me? It depends on who you ask. Last week at Martinsville, NASCAR legend Jeff Gordon says things would have been interesting if he had caught race winner Dale Earnhardt Jr. "“I would have moved him, for sure. There’s no doubt in my mind. Everybody who is out there racing has to weigh risk versus reward. For me, to win this race is worth takin ...

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Who Has The Inside Track For 2014′s Final Four?

It's 32 down and four to go for the 2014 campaign. Who has the inside track for the season's final four races? The field of eight includes three former champions, three drivers who just missed winning it all in recent years, and all have what it takes to launch a final rush to win the Chase. Each one has in their one way, whether through winning, or by putting together a recent run of success. A closer look at each competitor reveals some interesting findings. One Chase favorite has a tot ...

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