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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Nascar Exam

For millions of college students, this is the final day of the Fall Semester. In between coffee breaks, no sleep and panic over letters, students will take tests where simple questions will create an impact that could last for years. Here are the three questions Nascar fans should ponder while shopping for blue books. (more...) ...

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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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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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JGR Crew Good At Atlanta, And They’ll Need To Be

  The 2014 ride has been bumpy for the Joe Gibbs Racing trio. Matt Kenseth- after winning seven last season- is oh-for-2014. Denny Hamlin has a win and a wild card spot, but he's a very un-Hamlin-like 20th in the points- and a race-by-graph of his season would look like a roller coaster, with good races followed by bad ones. It's been a summer of sorrow for Kyle Busch. He holds the other wild card spot, but look at his recent finishes: 42nd, 4oth, 39th and 36th. Atlanta comes at a ...

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