NASCAR Articles

Tony Stewart
1. Tony Stewart’s injury hands Max Papis his best NASCAR opportunityStop for a minute and think what you were doing on Feb. 14, 1999. Every single day since then, Tony Stewart has been an active NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver. He's...
Geoffrey Miller
3 years ago
So this is it. It has to be.  Marcos Ambrose is having a horrible NASCAR Sprint Cup season by his standards. His replacement-level Production in Equal Equipment Rating (PEER) of 0.738 is the third-worst of his career, on track to be his first...
David Smith
3 years ago
To help guide you through the 2013 Fantasy NASCAR season, Athlon Sports contributor Geoffrey Miller will be offering his best predictions for each race. And because Yahoo's Fantasy Auto Racing game is arguably the most popular, he’ll...
Geoffrey Miller
3 years ago
Jimmie Johnson isn’t the only driver this season that’s made a specialty of serving up wins for someone else. For Kasey Kahne, this year has been a long line of should-have-beens, as top 5s were the result in a car capable of outright...
Tom Bowles
3 years ago
1. Pocono re-pave hasn’t taken kindly to Denny Hamlin  The lore of Denny Hamlin’s exploits grew quickly at Pocono Raceway. That’ll happen when you win the first two races of your career at the tough-to-master speedway. Sprint...
Geoffrey Miller
3 years ago
To help guide you through the 2013 Fantasy NASCAR season, Athlon Sports contributor Geoffrey Miller will be offering his best predictions for each race. And because Yahoo's Fantasy Auto Racing game is arguably the most popular, he’ll...
Geoffrey Miller
3 years ago
Are you prepared for Indianapolis, Part 2?A long-standing belief across NASCAR shops is that what works at big, flat Indianapolis Motor Speedway also works at big, flat Pocono Raceway. Statistically, it’s true. A study on MotorsportsAnalytics...
David Smith
3 years ago
Sunday wasn’t the only time Ryan Newman has stolen a win from under Jimmie Johnson’s nose. The Brickyard 400 pole sitter, who capitalized on “Five-Time’s” late-race slow pit stop to take Indianapolis, edged out his...
Tom Bowles
3 years ago
1. Expect Brickyard speeds to be up considerablyNASCAR’s new car and the ever-looming fear of a repeat of 2008’s tire issues at Indianapolis sent several teams to the 2.5-mile speedway over the spring and summer for testing sessions....
Geoffrey Miller
3 years ago
1. Expect Brickyard speeds to be up considerablyNASCAR’s new car and the ever-looming fear of a repeat of 2008’s tire issues at Indianapolis sent several teams to the 2.5-mile speedway over the spring and summer for testing sessions....
Geoffrey Miller
3 years ago
"Do we have to go back?!"That was the question asked by Clint Bowyer, referring to returning to the Sprint Cup Series, following Wednesday's Mudsummer Classic at Eldora Speedway. And he didn't even race.NASCAR’s Camping...
Matt Taliaferro
3 years ago
"Do we have to go back?!"That was the question asked by Clint Bowyer, referring to returning to the Sprint Cup Series, following Wednesday's Mudsummer Classic at Eldora Speedway. And he didn't even race.NASCAR’s Camping...
Matt Taliaferro
3 years ago
“I think it was a success. It was such a great show. This is real racing right here, and that’s all I’ve got to say.”  With those words from race-winner Austin Dillon, NASCAR’s inaugural trip to the famed Eldora...
Matt Taliaferro
3 years ago
“I think it was a success. It was such a great show. This is real racing right here, and that’s all I’ve got to say.”  With those words from race-winner Austin Dillon, NASCAR’s inaugural trip to the famed Eldora...
Matt Taliaferro
3 years ago
To help guide you through the 2013 Fantasy NASCAR season, Athlon Sports contributor Geoffrey Miller will be offering his best predictions for each race. And because Yahoo's Fantasy Auto Racing game is arguably the most popular, he’ll...
Geoffrey Miller
3 years ago
For the 20th time, the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series will descend upon Indianapolis Motor Speedway this weekend, but the track isn’t the primary topic.Maintaining and improving is the focus de jour for drivers and teams in the midst of one of the...
David Smith
3 years ago
The off week prior to the race at Indianapolis serves as a welcome respite to everyone in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series except crew chiefs who might be on the hot seat. One casualty of “chopping block week” occurred Tuesday morning when...
David Smith
3 years ago
The off week prior to the race at Indianapolis serves as a welcome respite to everyone in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series except crew chiefs who might be on the hot seat. One casualty of “chopping block week” occurred Tuesday morning when...
David Smith
3 years ago
There was a time Brian Vickers was left for dead. I’m not just talking NASCAR here, I’m talking life.  It was the summer of 2010, and a healthy 26-year-old male had gone from a ride he handpicked at Team Red Bull to a hospital in...
Tom Bowles
3 years ago
There was a time Brian Vickers was left for dead. I’m not just talking NASCAR here, I’m talking life.  It was the summer of 2010, and a healthy 26-year-old male had gone from a ride he handpicked at Team Red Bull to a hospital in...
Tom Bowles
3 years ago
1. Keselowski concerned, not panicked about Chase chances  Amidst the revelry and celebration of his Sprint Cup series title last fall, Brad Keselowski was picking up various awards, honors and mentions in a manner that could quickly fill a...
Geoffrey Miller
3 years ago
1. Keselowski concerned, not panicked about Chase chances  Amidst the revelry and celebration of his Sprint Cup series title last fall, Brad Keselowski was picking up various awards, honors and mentions in a manner that could quickly fill a...
Geoffrey Miller
3 years ago
To help guide you through the 2013 Fantasy NASCAR season, Athlon Sports contributor Geoffrey Miller will be offering his best predictions for each race. And because Yahoo's Fantasy Auto Racing game is arguably the most popular, he’ll...
Geoffrey Miller
3 years ago
How good is this No. 20 Joe Gibbs Racing team, really?  Do not misconstrue that question. I didn’t ask, ‘How good is Matt Kenseth?’ (Spoiler alert: pretty damn). I asked ‘How good is that team?’How strong are...
David Smith
3 years ago
In golf, there’s a nickname for Saturday competition: Moving Day. It’s a point at which either people put themselves in position to win, shoot an ugly round that takes them off the leaderboard or top the charts to start the final 18...
Athlon Sports
3 years ago

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