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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NASCAR Recap: Toyota/Save Mart 350

[caption id="attachment_686027" align="aligncenter" width="520"] Courtesy: https://twitter.com/ToyotaRacing[/caption] Being wrong is so much fun. Kyle Busch's thrilling win at the Toyota/Save Mart 350 at Sonoma brought up all sorts of new Chase scenarios. Here's a look at winners and losers from wine country. (more...) ...

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One Fans’ View On NASCAR & The Confederate Battle Flag

This observer could be described as a son of the south. My ancestors settled in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina in the 1700s. By the 1850s, my great-great grandfather set out for Texas and settled on land near Marshall that is still in the family today. Eli McCoy took up arms under the banner of the Confederacy, marching with the 19th Texas Infantry. Like so many soldiers fighting that war, he died from illness in 1863. Letters he sent my great-great grandmother have been passed through t ...

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NASCAR Prop Bets

[caption id="attachment_684672" align="aligncenter" width="520"] Courtesy: Pocono Raceway[/caption] It's that time of year. Vacation season around the office. Worker productivity plummets, reasons for an iced coffee run skyrocket, and people look for an excuse to get away. Sprint Cup teams have the weekend to themselves with no race on tap. That still doesn't prevent some NASCAR prop best to consider while relaxing under the hot summer sun. (more...) ...

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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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