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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...
Matt Taliaferro
2 years ago
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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...
Matt Taliaferro
2 years ago
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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...
Matt Taliaferro
2 years ago
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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...
Matt Taliaferro
2 years ago
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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...
Matt Taliaferro
2 years ago
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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...
Matt Taliaferro
2 years ago
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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...
Matt Taliaferro
2 years ago
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by Matt Taliaferro A broken ankle, a one hour and 40 minute rain delay and a gamble that laid not only his race, but his season, on the line. Brad Keselowski faced all three in Sunday’s Good Sam RV Insurance 500 at Pocono Raceway and bested...
Matt Taliaferro
2 years ago
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by Matt Taliaferro A broken ankle, a one hour and 40 minute rain delay and a gamble that laid not only his race, but his season, on the line. Brad Keselowski faced all three in Sunday’s Good Sam RV Insurance 500 at Pocono Raceway and bested...
Matt Taliaferro
2 years ago
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by Vito Pugliese Washington and Wall Street were in Mylanta mode on Thursday, as the stock market imploded, losing 512 points. Larger-than-expected gains by General Motors could not buoy the economic realities of being sunk financially, out of...
Matt Taliaferro
2 years ago
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by Matt Taliaferro There are 16 races left in the 2011 NASCAR Sprint Cup season, and already it is being remembered as the “Year of the Upset.” And Paul Menard solidified that designation in the Brickyard 400 at the iconic Indianapolis Motor...
Matt Taliaferro
2 years ago
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by Matt Taliaferro There are 16 races left in the 2011 NASCAR Sprint Cup season, and already it is being remembered as the “Year of the Upset.” And Paul Menard solidified that designation in the Brickyard 400 at the iconic Indianapolis Motor...
Matt Taliaferro
2 years ago
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by Mike Neff During his off-week, Kasey Kahne pole vaulted out of Williams Grove Speedway in Pennsylvania after crashing a World of Outlaws sprint car. While Kahne was unhurt, the wreck brought attention to the fact that race drivers like to...
Matt Taliaferro
2 years ago
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by Mike Neff During his off-week, Kasey Kahne pole vaulted out of Williams Grove Speedway in Pennsylvania after crashing a World of Outlaws sprint car. While Kahne was unhurt, the wreck brought attention to the fact that race drivers like to...
Matt Taliaferro
2 years ago
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by Matt Taliaferro The announcement in 1993 set the world of motorsports on its ear. And the inaugural race in 1994 captured the attention of millions. The fendered stock cars of NASCAR — at the time the “next big thing” on the North American...
Matt Taliaferro
2 years ago
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by Matt Taliaferro The announcement in 1993 set the world of motorsports on its ear. And the inaugural race in 1994 captured the attention of millions. The fendered stock cars of NASCAR — at the time the “next big thing” on the North American...
Matt Taliaferro
2 years ago
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What sports fan is not enthralled by March Madness, fantasy sports and loud, mean, aggressive horsepower? Well, take that bracket-style format, roll it into a fantasy game that pits NASCAR’s greatest 32 drivers against one another and you have...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
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by Tom Bowles If you were a NASCAR crew chief on the hot seat, chances are this summer was brought to you by the color pink — as in pink slip. The roster of head wrenches this week underwent a major shift, with two additional replacements...
Matt Taliaferro
2 years ago
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by Matt Taliaferro 1. Carl Edwards  Edwards has been first or second in the point standings after 17 of the 19 races this year. It may be tight at the top, but as others come and go, Carl remains. 2. Kyle Busch  Kyle claims the flat...
Matt Taliaferro
2 years ago
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by Matt Taliaferro A typical fuel-mileage race on the NASCAR Sprint Cup circuit finds a surprise winner in Victory Lane — a driver and team running mid-pack that have nothing to lose by rolling the proverbial dice and stretching a tank of gas...
Matt Taliaferro
2 years ago
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by Matt Taliaferro A typical fuel-mileage race on the NASCAR Sprint Cup circuit finds a surprise winner in Victory Lane — a driver and team running mid-pack that have nothing to lose by rolling the proverbial dice and stretching a tank of gas...
Matt Taliaferro
2 years ago
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Golden Tate runs a 4.42 in the 40-yard dash; but even he can’t keep up with the nearly-900 horsepower of a NASCAR Sprint Cup stock car. The second-year Seahawks receiver inadvertently threw down the green flag on a head-to-head Twitter war...
Nathan Rush
2 years ago
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by Matt Taliaferro and Nathan Rush Race: Lenox Industrial Tools 301 Location: Loudon, N.H. Specs: 1.058-mile oval; Banking/Turns: 12°; Banking/Straightaways: 2° Race Length: 317.4 miles/300 laps TV: TNT (1:00 p.m. EST) 2010 Winners:...
Matt Taliaferro
2 years ago
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by Matt Taliaferro and Nathan Rush Race: Lenox Industrial Tools 301 Location: Loudon, N.H. Specs: 1.058-mile oval; Banking/Turns: 12°; Banking/Straightaways: 2° Race Length: 317.4 miles/300 laps TV: TNT (1:00 p.m. EST) 2010 Winners:...
Matt Taliaferro
2 years ago
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by Vito Pugliese NASCAR’s running of the inaugural Sprint Cup Series race at Kentucky Speedway last weekend should have been the culmination of all things grand — one that left an indelible image on the core of race fans everywhere. Suffice to...
Matt Taliaferro
2 years ago

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