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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Will Duck Commander 500 Resurrect Struggling Stars?

What do Jimmie Johnson, Carl Edwards, Jeff Gordon, Matt Kenseth, Tony Stewart, Greg Biffle, and Clint Bowyer all have in common? Actually, they are similar on two fronts: 1. All the aforementioned are outside the top ten in the season standings, and 2. All are IN the top ten for driver rating at Texas Motor Speedway. Just as believers celebrated the most famous resurrection of all time last Sunday, this Saturday's Duck Commander 500 at Texas provides a possible resurrection for the 2015 f ...

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Hamlin Salutes JD Gibbs In Victory

  "Dad, I think we ought to sign this guy." These words launched a career that produced a third place finish in the driver's rookie season, top ten finishes in the season standings six more times- including a runner-up finish to Jimmie Johnson in 2010. Denny Hamlin has also earned 25 victories, none more sweet than his victory Sunday at Martinsville Speedway. The win comes on the heels of the announcement that J.D. Gibbs- the man who convinced father Joe to give the Chesterfield, Vir ...

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David Ragan: A Movie Script In The Making?

  Imagine you're the precocious son of an old school racer who got a few cups of coffee in the NASCAR Winston Cup Series. Like father, like son- you have the racing bug too. Perhaps a little prematurely, you get a shot at the big time. You show flashes of potential, but all does not always go well. A rough, but respected says you're a "dart without feathers." Over time, you improve a little, and you win the Coke Zero 400 at the birthplace of speed- Daytona International Speedway. ...

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Nascar Recap: Sprint Unlimited

[caption id="attachment_685588" align="aligncenter" width="339"] Courtesy: www.twitter.com/nascar[/caption] On the coldest week of the year, the 2015 Sprint Cup season started on fire. The 2015 Sprint Unlimited featured active passing, aggressive angst and a far more broad list of Daytona 500 contenders than when the evening started. Here's a breakdown of winners and losers from Saturday night. (more...) ...

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