JEFF GORDON SCORES HISTORIC POCONO WIN

Sunday afternoon at Pocono Raceway, Jeff Gordon joined some very elite company in the NASCAR history books. By scoring the win in the 5-Hour Energy 500, Gordon moved into a three-way tie with Bobby Allison and Darrell Waltrip on NASCAR’s all-time win list with 84 victories. The only two drivers with more victories than the driver of the No. 24 Chevrolet are Richard Petty and David Pearson. “I really can't even express in words what it means to tie Darrell Waltrip and Bobby Allison at ...

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UNCONVENTIONAL CHANGES TNT SHOULD CONSIDER FOR ITS RACE DAY COVERAGE

The Pocono race has a special significance for NASCAR's TV coverage, it marks the handoff from Fox to TNT for the next six races. Fox saw a 9% bump in viewers this season and if TNT wants to keep the rating party going they'll need to bring it before interest in NASCAR wains. TNT can't expect to coast on creepy-looking Race Buddies and throwing to Lindsay Czarniak in the pits.TNT should consider these radical twists to get people excited about their NASCAR coverage.1. Charles Barkley Gets His Ow ...

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THE VIEW FROM KEVIN HARVICK’S PIT BOX AT POCONO, WHERE DELANA WORE HER FIRESUIT

LONG POND, Pa. _ As NASCAR has progressed over the years, so too has the technology available to crews both on and off the track. Perhaps no one thing has changed more in recent years that the information at the hands crew chiefs and engineers on race day. Pit boxes have evolved from simple carts that carried tools to the pit lane into high-tech command centers. Today’s crew chiefs have more information at their fingertips than ever before, but in the end it still comes down to common know ...

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HAMLIN WINS WILD RACE AT POCONO; HARVICK AND LOGANO FEUD

LONG POND, Pa. _ At the beginning of the 2010 season, NASCAR vowed to let the drivers police themselves and the ‘Have at it, boys’ mentality was born. Since that revelation, a feud has erupted nearly every week in the NASCAR garage and this weekend’s race at Pocono Raceway was no different. As Denny Hamlin cruised to his fourth victory of the season and fourth win at Pocono, the fireworks were heating up on pit road. Following an incident that set up a green-white-checkered fin ...

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BURTON AND BUSCH READY TO MOVE ON

LONG POND, Pa. _ Last weekend’s pit road confrontation between Kyle Busch and Jeff Burton raised many eyebrows in the NASCAR garage, not because of Busch’s actions, but because of Burton’s aggressiveness in confronting the driver of the No. 18. Typically a mild-mannered guy, Burton was on fire following the Coca-Cola 600, pointing his finger at Busch and yelling at him as wife Kim tried her best to pull him away. “He’s real aggressive, and that’s cool,” ...

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GILLETTE FUSION PROGLIDE 500 ODDS

Is there a chink in the king’s armor? I have been losing fake money on this column for several months now (Editor’s Note: He’s down $350 after picking the wrong Busch brother in Charlotte but omitted this from his column. Hmmm), but have decided to offer some educational content to go with the entertainment value I have to use as  disclaimer every time I write this.This week’s odds are showing a few trends I’ve never seen before.  And if you like Lowe&rsqu ...

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