Joe Gibbs Racing: Picking Up Where They Left Off

1993: Bill Clinton had just moved into the White House, email was technology's shiny new toy, and Jeff Gordon was a Winston Cup rookie. That same year, Dale Jarrett won the Daytona 500, driving for Joe Gibbs Racing (if you have a few minutes, here are the final laps on youtube). JGR hadn't had a Dayton 500 winning car since: not Bobby Labonte, not Tony Stewart, not Kyle Busch. Denny Hamlin changed that Sunday. Whatever the Great American Race lacked in drama up to that point was more than ...

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Can-Am Duels: Tales Of Two Races

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times. At Thursday's Can-Am Duels, it was sweet victory for NASCAR's favorite son and the defending Sprint Cup champion; it was the worst of times for two of their teammates. Fifteen years to the day after Dale Earnhardt crossed life's finish line at the 2001 running of the Daytona 500, his son Dale Earnhardt Jr. picks up an impressive win in the first of the Can-Am Duels. You can be luck and win at a resctrictor plate track. Hang around long ...

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NASCAR Recap: Daytona Weekend

[caption id="attachment_686814" align="aligncenter" width="520"] Courtesy: https://twitter.com/SRIPerformance[/caption]   So much for easing into the 2016 Sprint Cup season. Big wrecks and big surprises on the pole at Daytona made for an eventful 48 hours. Here's a look at quick winners and losers in this NASCAR recap. (more…) ...

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NASCAR Recap: NASCAR Media Tour

[caption id="attachment_686747" align="aligncenter" width="520"] Courtesy: https://twitter.com/TXMotorSpeedway[/caption] So much for going outside this weekend. A major storm made for a change of plans for many Sprint Cup fans and teams. While millions continue to dig out, here's a look at winner and losers from the NASCAR Media Tour in this NASCAR recap. (more…) ...

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Wasn’t Winning Supposed To Matter More?

Really, winning doesn't matter all that much. If it did, Joey Logano would be leading the way; Jimmie Johnson and Matt Kenseth would be in the mix, and so would Kyle Busch. Instead, two of the top four drivers in the final four have one lone victory on the year, and then you have Kevin Harvick- who has mixed wins and consistency, and Kyle Busch- whose four victories are especially impressive, because they came with 11 fewer opportunities. As far as I'm concerned, you can this piece "Why t ...

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