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Matt Taliaferro
3 years ago
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Matt Taliaferro
3 years ago
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2011 Driver CountdownNo. 6 UPS FordTeam: Roush Fenway RacingOwner: Jack Roush/John HenryCrew Chief: Drew BlickensderferYears with current team: 6Under contract through: 2011Best points finish: 13th (2008)Hometown: Unadilla, Ga.Born: December 24,...
Matt Taliaferro
3 years ago
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Matt Taliaferro
3 years ago
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As the 2011 NASCAR season approaches, Athlon Sports examines 10 controversial issues alive within the sport in the annual five-part, 10 Tough Questions feature, running throughout the week.by Matt Taliaferro9. What could NASCAR possibly have to...
Matt Taliaferro
3 years ago
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As the 2011 NASCAR season approaches, Athlon Sports examines 10 controversial issues alive within the sport in the annual five-part, 10 Tough Questions feature, running throughout the week.by Matt Taliaferro and Tom Bowles7. Does NASCAR need to...
Matt Taliaferro
3 years ago
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As the 2011 NASCAR season approaches, Athlon Sports examines 10 controversial issues alive within the sport in the annual five-part, 10 Tough Questions feature, running throughout the week.by Matt Taliaferro and Tom Bowles5. Are tweaks to the Chase...
Matt Taliaferro
3 years ago
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As the 2011 NASCAR season approaches, Athlon Sports examines 10 controversial issues alive within the sport in the annual five-part, 10 Tough Questions feature, running throughout the week. 3. If Dale Earnhardt Jr. struggles again this season, will...
Matt Taliaferro
3 years ago
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As the 2011 NASCAR season approaches, Athlon Sports examines 10 controversial issues alive within the sport in the annual five-part, 10 Tough Questions feature, running throughout the week. 1. What’s to blame for NASCAR’s sagging...
Matt Taliaferro
3 years ago
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NASCAR fans are less than two months away from 40,000 horsepower rolling past the start-finish line at Daytona International Speedway, when the 53rd edition of the Daytona 500 will celebrate the start of the 2011 Sprint Cup season. But the ever-...
Braden Gall
3 years ago
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by Tom Bowles So Jimmie Johnson won his fifth straight championship. What? You don’t want to hear about it? Fine. Enough about him. But you can’t ignore the record, love or hate, so in honor of it we’ll do a season review...
Matt Taliaferro
3 years ago
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By Matt Taliaferro As Jimmie Johnson and Chad Knaus made the media rounds following their fifth championship victory on Sunday, Hendrick Motorsports is getting back to work. In a statement released late Tuesday afternoon, Hendrick Motorsports...
Matt Taliaferro
3 years ago
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by Matt Taliaferro Jimmie Johnson and the No. 48 Lowe’s team continue to build on the most dominating streak in NASCAR history. Johnson’s second-place finish, combined with Kevin Harvick’s third and Denny Hamlin’s 14th,...
Matt Taliaferro
3 years ago
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by Mike Neff Auto racing is a marathon, not a sprint, and for the majority of the tracks, the series and their seasons throughout the world, the champion is crowned before the final checkered flag falls. However, there are occasional points...
Matt Taliaferro
3 years ago
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Location: Homestead, Fla. Distance: 1.5-mile tri-oval Banking/Turns: variable (18-20 degrees); Banking/Straightaways: 4 degrees Race Date: November 21 From the Spotter’s Stand The real winner in Miami isn’t the driver who takes the...
Matt Taliaferro
3 years ago
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by Matt Taliaferro 1. Denny Hamlin  Held onto that top spot in the standings despite a move that burned him at Phoenix. This title is truly his to lose now. 2. Jimmie Johnson  Of course, Jimmie is still keeping pace, 15 points...
Matt Taliaferro
3 years ago
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by Matt Taliaferro Denny Hamlin said the strategy was to keep the points leader in his sights through the first half of the Chase and then turn it on in the second — and he’s done just that, having won two of the previous three heading...
Matt Taliaferro
3 years ago
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by Vito Pugliese The 2010 Chase for the Sprint Cup has been under fire this season — perhaps more than any other — for drawing more of a casual fan demographic (and the NFL audience) with its playoff-themed format, resulting in...
Matt Taliaferro
3 years ago
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It seems each season there is one Chase event that throws us numerous curveballs, whether it’s points implications, controversial finishes, paybacks or penalties (Talladega and Kansas come to mind). Needless to say, Sunday’s Texas event...
Matt Taliaferro
3 years ago
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Location: Avondale, Ariz. Distance: 1-mile oval Banking/Turns: 9 and 11 degrees; Banking/Frontstretch: 3 degrees; Banking/Backstretch: 9 degrees Race Dates: April 10 (Ryan Newman) and November 14 From the Spotter’s Stand Phoenix was but a...
Matt Taliaferro
3 years ago
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by Matt Taliaferro 1. Denny Hamlin The new points leader is looking pretty stout with eight finishes of ninth or better (three wins) in the last nine races. There’s also that shakeup in the 48 team, too. 2. Jimmie Johnson Speaking...
Matt Taliaferro
3 years ago
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by Matt Taliaferro There were monkeys selling programs, an unsportsmanlike conduct penalty, a fistfight, a virtual firing of an entire team and, at the end of the day, a new No. 1. It may sound like a mid-1980s version of Saturday Night Roller...
Matt Taliaferro
3 years ago
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by Tom Bowles The life and times of Jim Hunter were celebrated wonderfully this week with a visitation followed by a wonderful service Wednesday at Darlington Presbyterian Church. NASCAR’s former Vice President of Communications, who passed...
Matt Taliaferro
3 years ago
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by Matt Taliaferro 1. Jimmie Johnson  He’s won the Chase every way imaginable, so why doubt he can outduel Hamlin and Harvick in a dogfight down the stretch? 2. Kevin Harvick  How do you differentiate between Hamlin and...
Matt Taliaferro
3 years ago
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Location: Ft. Worth, Tex. Distance: 1.5-mile quad-oval (334 laps/501 miles) Banking/Turns: 24 degrees; Banking/Quad-Oval: 18 degrees; Banking/Straightaways: 5 degrees Race Dates: April 18 (Denny Hamlin) and November 7 From the Spotter’s...
Matt Taliaferro
3 years ago

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