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by Matt Taliaferro It’s been almost 19 years since a 20-year-old Jeff Gordon made his first NASCAR Sprint Cup start. The day was November 15, 1992; the race the Hooter’s 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway. And it would go down as the most notable of...
Matt Taliaferro
2 years ago
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by Matt Taliaferro It’s been almost 19 years since a 20-year-old Jeff Gordon made his first NASCAR Sprint Cup start. The day was November 15, 1992; the race the Hooter’s 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway. And it would go down as the most notable of...
Matt Taliaferro
2 years ago
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by Tom Bowles Jeff Gordon, 40-years-old now, was just a wide-eyed 20-something when his biggest challenge was to topple the man they called “The Intimidator.” Dale Earnhardt Sr. called him Wonder Boy; Gordon often simply called him on the phone...
Matt Taliaferro
2 years ago
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by Tom Bowles Jeff Gordon, 40-years-old now, was just a wide-eyed 20-something when his biggest challenge was to topple the man they called “The Intimidator.” Dale Earnhardt Sr. called him Wonder Boy; Gordon often simply called him on the phone...
Matt Taliaferro
2 years ago
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by Matt Taliaferro Brad Keselowski had sniffed the lead all night long, but it wasn’t until the final restart of the Irwin Tools Bristol Night Race that he finally grabbed it and took it as his own. Keselowski shot past Martin Truex Jr. on the...
Matt Taliaferro
2 years ago
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by Matt Taliaferro Brad Keselowski had sniffed the lead all night long, but it wasn’t until the final restart of the Irwin Tools Bristol Night Race that he finally grabbed it and took it as his own. Keselowski shot past Martin Truex Jr. on the...
Matt Taliaferro
2 years ago
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by Vito Pugliese The question that has been on everyone’s mind in NASCAR was finally answered last Thursday. No, not why Kyle Busch is suddenly sporting a demure part in his hair versus his normal spikey doo (you have to at least give the...
Matt Taliaferro
2 years ago
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by Vito Pugliese The question that has been on everyone’s mind in NASCAR was finally answered last Thursday. No, not why Kyle Busch is suddenly sporting a demure part in his hair versus his normal spikey doo (you have to at least give the...
Matt Taliaferro
2 years ago
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by Matt Taliaferro Dancia Patrick is coming to NASCAR full-time. The current IndyCar Series driver and “GoDaddy.com girl” announced on Wednesday that she will leave the open-wheel series at the conclusion of the 2011 season to drive the JR...
Matt Taliaferro
2 years ago
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by Matt Taliaferro Dancia Patrick is coming to NASCAR full-time. The current IndyCar Series driver and “GoDaddy.com girl” announced on Wednesday that she will leave the open-wheel series at the conclusion of the 2011 season to drive the JR...
Matt Taliaferro
2 years ago
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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...
Matt Taliaferro
2 years ago
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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...
Matt Taliaferro
2 years ago
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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...
Matt Taliaferro
2 years ago
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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...
Matt Taliaferro
2 years ago
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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...
Matt Taliaferro
2 years ago
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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...
Matt Taliaferro
2 years ago
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by Matt Taliaferro and Nathan Rush Race: Pure Michigan 400 Location: Brooklyn, Mich. When: Sunday, Aug. 21 TV: ESPN (1:00 p.m. EST) 2010 Winners: Denny Hamlin (June), Kevin Harvick (Aug.) June 2011 Winner: Denny Hamlin Specs: 2-mile D-...
Matt Taliaferro
2 years ago
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by Matt Taliaferro and Nathan Rush Race: Pure Michigan 400 Location: Brooklyn, Mich. When: Sunday, Aug. 21 TV: ESPN (1:00 p.m. EST) 2010 Winners: Denny Hamlin (June), Kevin Harvick (Aug.) June 2011 Winner: Denny Hamlin Specs: 2-mile D-...
Matt Taliaferro
2 years ago
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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...
Matt Taliaferro
2 years ago
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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...
Matt Taliaferro
2 years ago
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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 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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