NASCAR Odds: Spring Break Bye Week

After the winter many NASCAR fans had to endure, Spring Break and the sights and sounds that go with it have arrived at an ideal time. For Sprint Cup teams, the timing is ideal as well when you consider all of the developments on. But even though your favorite Sprint Cup driver will spend time with friends and family this weekend, there are still some thoughts to simmer over this Saturday and Sunday related the next phase of the 2015 Sprint Cup season. (more...) ...

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Who Has The Inside Track For 2014′s Final Four?

It's 32 down and four to go for the 2014 campaign. Who has the inside track for the season's final four races? The field of eight includes three former champions, three drivers who just missed winning it all in recent years, and all have what it takes to launch a final rush to win the Chase. Each one has in their one way, whether through winning, or by putting together a recent run of success. A closer look at each competitor reveals some interesting findings. One Chase favorite has a tot ...

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Nascar Recap: Federated Auto Parts 400

The Chase is here. Sixteen teams can focus on winning a Sprint Cup. Twenty-seven can focus on 2015. While it would seem obvious those 16 and 27 respective crews are the winners and losers from Richmond, there are some names and faces that might think differently. Here's a Bert Convy inspired breakdown. (more...) ...

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Flyin’ (Under The Radar) Ryan Newman

  Guess who's fifth in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Standings? No peeking! If you guessed Ryan Newman, you have been paying close attention. I even got caught off guard with that until an All Left Turns reader pointed it out to me Tuesday. No need to adjust the lighting on your monitor, in his first year at Richard Childress, "Rocketman" is fifth overall and the 13th seed in the current Chase standings. How has he done it? Newman has yet to visit victory lane in 2014, and his two top fiv ...

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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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