NASCAR Recap: Auto Club 400

[caption id="attachment_685723" align="aligncenter" width="438"] Courtesy: https://twitter.com/MissSprintCup[/caption] The madness wasn't only on a basketball floor this past weekend. The normally reserved Auto Club Speedway was chaotic, with late cautions, bold passes and tough strategy playing its way to an exciting Auto Club 400. Here's a breakdown of winners and losers in this NASCAR recap. (more...) ...

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Martin Truex Jr.: A Tale Of Persistence

  It's been a wild ride, and not in the best sense of the term for Martin Truex Jr. His career sure looked promising after back-to-back titles in what is now the Xfinity Series. While he earned a 2007 win at Dover for DEI, Truex had the misfortune of joining the team while it was on a downhill slide. The New Jersey native came on board at Michael Waltrip Racing, as a big part of their upswing, picked up a big win at Sonoma, and just when it all appeared to be coming together, "Spinga ...

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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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