Stage Set For Harvick-Logano Showdown

Harvick-Logano. It's kind of got the same ring as Hatfield-McCoy, Montague- Capulet, or more fitting- Earnhardt-Waltrip. Kevin Harvick and Joey Logano have dogging each other all year, and now, guess what? No matter whether you go by the Chase format, or even look at who is best by the "classic" points system (source: jayski.com) Logano and Harvick are 1-2. Let's take a quick trip down Memory Lane shall we? It all started when Joey Logano was a frustrated young driver seemingly on the fas ...

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Earnhardt-Johnson Bond Stronger Than You Think

Some things aren't what they seem . Remember how it was with Dale Earnhardt Sr. and Jeff Gordon. To Earnhardt fans, Gordon was a girly man; a mere boy; a driver more fit for the "hoity toidy" world of open wheel than the rough and tumble world of NASCAR. no doubt, The Intimidator's jokes that called the "Wonder Boy's" manhood into question only further fueled it. It gave off a perception that the hero of the blue collar set despised fresh faced youth with California roots. The truth is, E ...

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Fire & Ice: Harvick, Johnson’s NASCAR Rivalry

  At the head of NASCAR's class for 2015 are a pair of 39-year old Californians and Sprint Cup champions- Kevin Harvick and Jimmie Johnson. Go beyond that, you find that beyond their common successes and common backgrounds, this budding NASCAR rivalry is a study in contrast. Jimmie Johnson is California cool. While the "vanilla" label is inaccurate, the six-time champion is cut from a similar cloth as such composed types as Terry Labonte and Matt Kenseth. He rarely loses his cool, ...

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Rivalries Vs. Feuds

The one year anniversary of the infamous Denny Hamlin- Joey Logano crash in Fontana raises questions of feuds and rivalries. In the mind of this observer, there's a difference. One is good for NASCAR. The other is a public relations black eye. Great rivalries are the stuff of NASCAR legend. The King (Richard Petty) vs. The Silver Fox (David Pearson) may have been the greatest in motorsports. Bobby Allison versus Darrell Waltrip was a great rivalry. For a time, Jeff Gordon and Tony Stewart ...

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CUT KESELOWSKI SOME SLACK

It's time to lay off Brad Keselowski. For all the grief he has given other drivers, the paybacks now outweigh the original crimes. Congrats Carl Edwards and Kyle Busch, you have now made one of the Sprint Cup's most annoying personalities a sympathetic figure. Keselowski faces retaliation (SI.com) ...

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