Thrilling Or Not, Talladega Does NOT Belong In The Chase

OK, it's Uncle Jimmy's story time, otherwise known as confessions of a fan who has a convoluted view of Talladega. If I may let the fan in my out, I was rooting big time for Mark Martin in 2009. He had taken a big swig from the Fountain Of Youth, and the (at that time) five-time championship runner-up was making a spirited run at Jimmie Johnson's "four-peat." It was a feel good story in the making. This was during that era when Johnson was darn near indestructible. You had to have your "A ...

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5 Top NASCAR Hall of Fame Snubs

  Two-time champion Terry Labonte, modified super stud Jerry Cook, NASCAR emperasario Bruton Smith, the "Babe Ruth of NASCAR" Curtis Turner and 1970 champion Bobby Isaac were named as the latest inductees in the NASCAR Hall of Fame. Taking nothing from these men are just as notable individuals still waiting their turn. In fact, you talk to some fans, and they are shaking their heads that they continue to wait. Fan favorite Benny Parsons remains on the waiting list for the NASCAR H ...

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Who Should Enter The NASCAR Hall Of Fame in 2016?

  The first few ballots for the NASCAR Hall of Fame were no brainers. You had to know the wait to get Richard Petty, Dale Earnhardt, David Pearson, Big Bill France and others like them were just a matter of time. The voting is open for fans to weigh in on the NASCAR HOF Class of 2016. A look at the list reveals a number of worthy candidates, and yet it’s not necessarily easy to say “(This Guy) has to get in now!” Many on this list will be enshrined eventually, but it does become a ...

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The 10 Greatest Drivers Of The Last 25 Years

  2015 appears to be shaping up as one of those crossroads season, with some great careers coming to a close, and some potentially great careers getting started. Jeff Gordon's retirement announcement got this fan in a reflective mood. When the Rainbow Warrior happened on the NASCAR scene in the early 90s, the sport was in a golden era, and at the time, there was an exchange of great careers getting started, and some great careers winding down. In this humble opinion, these are the ...

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AdvoCare 500: Win Lose or Draw

  Photo Courtesy: Jennifer Stewart-US PRESSWIRE[/caption] So the race for the 2013 Sprint Cup is essentially over. So while we know who the biggest two winners of the weekend were, there are several others who left Phoenix impacted significantly by Sunday's events. Here's a quick breakdown, Bert Convy style... Win: Mark Martin Chances are Martin has just one race left in his hall of fame worthy Sprint Cup career. Martin never won a title, finished second in the points five time ...

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