Nascar Recap: Snow Flurry Win, Lose or Draw

So far, so good. Unless you live in Western New York or Northern Michigan, the amount of snow has fallen within reason. This slow flurry of activity mirrors the slowest season of the Sprint (at least for now) Cup season. Here's a chilly breakdown of winners and losers from the last week. (more...) ...

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Silly Season Talk Is Centering Around The Roush Stable

That awkward moment when your big brother pulls the curtain open and there you stand like a deer in the headlights. Did you catch that little exchange between DW and Mikey during a FOX pre-race discussion about Greg Biffle of Roush Fenway Racing? It's not every day you see Michael Waltrip flustered as he backs away from any notion that Biffle may be headed for Michael Waltrip Racing in 2015. The next Waltrip family barbecue may find Darrell with a little mustard, make that a lot of mustard o ...

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You Race To Win: The Upshot Of NASCAR’s Rule Changes

"You play…to win….the game.” The words of former NFL coach Herman Edwards ring true. It seems like the “Well duh” rule of NASCAR, but Brian France and Mike Helton have mandated that the on-track behavior that makes NASCAR look like “racertainment” be put to an end. It’s about time. If a driver is doing anything other than trying to overtake the car in front of him, if he isn’t truly committed to getting to the checkered flag first, then he needs a remedial course in Sports 101. Sell ...

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Why NASCAR Should Help Michael Waltrip Racing

NASCAR has a bigger problem on its hands than what happened in Richmond. If it truly wants to grow as a sport, officials need to do what seems unthinkable, step up and help the team in stomped out of the Chase. That's right, NASCAR needs to bail out Michael Waltrip Racing. Here's why: MLW Bucks Trends: Many people hate MWR. Some are justified. Others might be piling on because it's the fun thing to do in this social age. But Michael Waltrip Racing did something unthinkable in the mo ...

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Long Term, It May Be Bowyer Who Loses The Most

The tribal council has spoken. Fines are levied, a suspension is handed down, and points are deducted- “Spingate” has collected more than it’s share of damage, from the willing participants to the victims of circumstance. The Chase hopes of Martin Truex Jr. are dashed, Ryan Newman gets a reprieve, and Jeff Gordon can only wonder what might have been. Michael Waltrip Racing’s Ty Norris (the orchestrator of Brian Vickers superfluous pit stop) get to sit and stew a while, and Waltrip gets a ...

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