NASCAR

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NASCAR Horsepower Rankings

by Matt Taliaferro 1. Kyle Busch  “The Surgeon” begins to pull away … kind of like he’s going 128 mph and the rest of the field is doing the 45 mph speed limit. 2. Jimmie Johnson  To those harping about how Johnson is ripe for the taking, take notice that he has only six fini...

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Kyle Busch Wins in Michigan

by Matt Taliaferro There was no fuel mileage or weather-related strategy involved in the Pure Michigan 400 at Michigan International Speedway — only pure, unadulterated horsepower. And Kyle Busch had the most of it, pulling away from Jimmie Johnson on a green-white-checker restart to win h...

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A Return to the Rock?

by Mike Neff Word this past week that Rockingham Speedway is taking a step toward increased driver safety has sparked interest that the historic track could be moving a little closer to having NASCAR national touring series races return. The management of the facility has announced that SA...

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NASCAR Horsepower Rankings

by Matt Taliaferro 1. Kyle Busch  Leads the series in top 5s (12) and is tied for the lead in wins (3) and top 10s (14). He also leads all drivers in best looking wife/girlfriend (and there’s some stiff competition there). 2. Jimmie Johnson  Kurt Busch never got close enough ...

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Another First-Timer!

by Matt Taliaferro A green-white-checker finish, savagely wrecked racecars, a fight in the garage and a first-time winner in the Sprint Cup Series. No, this wasn’t Bristol, it was Watkins Glen — one of two road courses, which have become NASCAR’s new destination for can’t-miss exciteme...

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Watkins Glen

by Matt Taliaferro and Nathan Rush Race: Heluva Good! Sour Cream Dips at the Glen Location: Watkins Glen, N.Y. When: Sunday, Aug. 14 TV: ESPN (1:00 p.m. EST) 2010 Winner: Juan Pablo Montoya Specs: 11-turn, 2.45-mile road course Race Length: 200.9 miles/82 laps Track Quali...

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What the Point(s)?

by Tom Bowles It happens in every sport, every year: the end-of-season playoff push causes fans to lose focus on what’s really important. With so many teams battling simply to make it into the postseason, others that have dominated for months get ignored faster than anything Bruce Pearl ev...

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Horsepower Rankings

by Matt Taliaferro 1. Kyle Busch  For the second race in a row, Busch overcame issues that hindered his early-race gains to post a top-10 finish. The runner-up at Pocono finds him just 11 points out of the points lead. 2. Jimmie Johnson  Entertained us all by engaging in a “I...

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