NEWMAN’S THOUGHTS ON BRAD & CARL

Last weekend’s incident between Carl Edwards and Brad Keselowski in the Nationwide Series event at Gateway International caused quite the stir throughout the NASCAR nation. At a time when NASCAR could use all the attention it can get, these two certainly helped in that respect. Back on the job after a weekend away from the track, most drivers were asked their opinion on the situation, regardless of not being involved. With how tight knit the NASCAR community is and how important saf ...

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EDWARDS AND KESELOWSKI HEAT UP THE OFF WEEKEND

This weekend, while the majority of the Sprint Cup guys enjoyed some much needed time away from the race track, Brad Keselowski and Carl Edwards renewed their heated rivalry at Gateway International. The two raced each other hard for the win during Saturday night’s Nationwide Series event, and as the checkered flag was thrown in the air it was Keselowski that was wrecking wildly and Edwards that was taking home the trophy, and a firestorm of reaction throughout the sport ignited. Here& ...

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JEFF GORDON MAKING ENEMIES, WHICH IS WHAT HAPPENS WHEN YOU SPIN EVERYONE OUT

Jeff Gordon has now spun out/tangled with/pissed off Kurt Busch, Clint Bowyer, Elliott Sadler, David Ragan, and Martin Truex Jr. this season. Truex? Seriously? The guy who makes Jamie McMurray look like Kyle Busch? Either Gordon's skills are slipping, or he is seriously angry because he has not won in more than a year or he just hates everybody all the time. Also, the wrong gas was put in Gordon's car on Friday. By whom? For what purpose? Your guess is as good as ours. Jeff Gordon, your biz ...

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AMBROSE’S MISTAKE GIVES JOHNSON THE WIN

As the laps wound down on Sunday’s Toyota/Save Mart 350k at the Infineon Raceway, it appeared the battle for the lead between Marcos Ambrose and Jimmie Johnson was going to be the best we’ve seen in years. Combining to lead 90 of the 110 laps, the two were the strongest cars all afternoon and with a caution coming on Lap 104 of 110, a double-file restart was set to bunch the field up before the run to the checkers. Unexpectedly, Ambrose’s car stopped as the pace car led the fie ...

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JOHNSON-GORDON RIFT SHOWS LARGER TREND

RICHMOND, Va. _ Over the last two weeks it has been more than obvious teammates Jeff Gordon and Jimmie Johnson have been racing each other harder than ever on the race track. These buddy-buddy teammates are now drawing attention for their on the track run-ins, but does Gordon’s aggression elude to a larger trend?Any time a team becomes dominant in one sport, the competition is forced to change the way it plays the game. When the New York Yankees went on a streak in the late 1990s, other fr ...

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