2005

Darrell Waltrip Q&A

Athlon Sports sits down with one of the sport's legends who now serves as its voice
<p> Athlon Sports sits down with one of the sport's legends who now serves as its voice</p>
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2005

In celebration of Athlon Sports' upcoming 10th annual Racing magazine, we've dug into the archives to uncover some of the most memorable features, profiles and Q&As that have graced our pages. Visit the site daily for more retrospective looks at NASCAR throughout the decade.

The following feature was originally published in the 2005 Athlon Sports Racing annual:

When the 2005 Nextel Cup season kicks off at Daytona during Speedweeks, Fox Sports will be on hand to broadcast all of the action to NASCAR fans across the country.

2005 NASCAR Driver's Forum

Jeff Gordon, Jimmie Johnson, Ryan Newman and three other drivers sit down with Athlon Sports and share what's on their minds
<p> Jeff Gordon, Jimmie Johnson, Ryan Newman and three other drivers sit down with Athlon Sports and share what's on their minds</p>
2005

In celebration of Athlon Sports' upcoming 10th annual Racing magazine, we've dug into the archives to uncover some of the most memorable features, profiles and Q&As that have graced our pages. Visit the site daily for more retrospective looks at NASCAR throughout the decade.

The following feature was originally published in the 2005 Athlon Sports Racing annual:

Top NASCAR Drivers Rooted in Dirt

Looking for the next Gordon or Stewart? Chances are you'll find him at the nearest dirt track, or in USAC's Silver Crown series
<p> Looking for the next Gordon or Stewart? Chances are you'll find him at the nearest dirt track, or in USAC's Silver Crown series</p>
2005

In celebration of Athlon Sports' upcoming 10th annual Racing magazine, we've dug into the archives to uncover some of the most memorable features, profiles and Q&As that have graced our pages. Visit the site daily for more retrospective looks at NASCAR throughout the decade.

The following feature was originally published in the 2005 Athlon Sports Racing annual:

 

Tony Stewart Q&A

Athlon Sports sits down with the 2002 Cup champion to talk about where he's been and hopes to go
<p> Athlon Sports sits down with the 2002 Cup champion to talk about where he's been and hopes to go</p>
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2005

In celebration of Athlon Sports' upcoming 10th annual Racing magazine, we've dug into the archives to uncover some of the most memorable features, profiles and Q&As that have graced our pages. Visit the site daily for more retrospective looks at NASCAR throughout the decade.

The following article was originally published in 2005 Athlon Sports Racing annual:

The NASCAR Chase: Success or Failure?

The inaugural Chase for the Championship was an unqualified success and we'll tell you why
<p> The inaugural Chase for the Championship was an unqualified success and we'll tell you why</p>
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2005

In celebration of Athlon Sports' upcoming 10th annual Racing magazine, we've dug into the archives to uncover some of the most memorable features, profiles and Q&As that have graced our pages. Visit the site daily for more retrospective looks at NASCAR throughout the decade.

The following feature was originally published in the 2005 Athlon Sports Racing annual:

NASCAR'S Changing of the Guard

A generation of good ol' boys faces retirement
<p> A generation of good ol' boys faces retirement</p>
2005

In celebration of Athlon Sports' upcoming 10th annual Racing magazine, we've dug into the archives to uncover some of the most memorable features, profiles and Q&As that have graced our pages. Visit the site daily for more retrospective looks at NASCAR throughout the decade.

The following feature was originally published in the 2005 Athlon Sports Racing annual:

2005's 13 Tough Questions and Their Politically Incorrect Answers

Athlon isn't afraid to ask the tough questions facing the sport, nor are we afraid to answer them
<p> Athlon isn't afraid to ask the tough questions facing the sport, nor are we afraid to answer them</p>
2005

Article originally published in 2005 Athlon Sports Racing annual

1. Should Junior’s expletive have cost him 25 points and had a potentially significant effect on the Championship?

Dale Earnhardt Jr. won the most popular driver award and uttered the most popular four-letter word in the process. When Junior had his slip of the tongue at Talladega, NASCAR lowered the boom. That boom was 25 points.