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Kasey Kahne, by his own admission, is NASCAR’s version of “Mr. Clean.” What else can you say after Bristol’s big fireworks show that never exploded? He had several prized opportunities Saturday to turn Matt Kenseth’s...
Tom Bowles
11 months ago
NASCAR
1. Bristol’s middle name may well be “payback”  You’ll probably make it through at least the first 10 seconds of the ABC race broadcast Saturday night without seeing a replay of an irritated driver throwing something or...
Geoffrey Miller
12 months ago
NASCAR
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
12 months ago
NASCAR
The marketing department at Bristol Motor Speedway hails the half-mile bowl of head-numbing noise as “The Last Great Coliseum.” The structure of the track certainly invokes the spirit of ancient gladiatorial fights, but the best...
David Smith
12 months ago
NASCAR
Sheryl Crow once sang “A Change Will Do You Good.” She’s a perfect example of how it doesn’t always work out that way (see: dating Lance Armstrong). But sometimes, the sporting universe aligns itself exactly right, rotating...
Tom Bowles
1 year ago
NASCAR
Winning still not everything for nearly locked-in Chase drivers  Sunday’s green flag at Michigan International Speedway will leave just three left before NASCAR’s field for the Chase for the Sprint Cup is set. Series points leader...
Geoffrey Miller
1 year ago
NASCAR
Let’s be clear: Joey Logano making the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Chase in 2013 should be considered a coup, not an expectation.At 23 years old, Logano has underachieved in the eyes of many, but not under the watchful eye of Penske Racing, his...
David Smith
1 year ago
NASCAR
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
1 year ago
NASCAR
Second place really is the first loser. We hear that cliché overused in sports, and the last two weeks in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series have taught us the consequences of settling for runner-up. Last week there Jeff Gordon, seemingly in control of...
Tom Bowles
1 year ago
NASCAR
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
1 year ago
NASCAR
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
1 year ago
NASCAR
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
1 year ago
NASCAR
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
1 year ago
NASCAR
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
1 year ago
NASCAR
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
1 year ago
NASCAR
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
1 year ago
NASCAR
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
1 year ago
NASCAR
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
1 year ago
NASCAR
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
1 year ago
NASCAR
"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
1 year ago
NASCAR
"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
1 year ago
NASCAR
“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
1 year ago
NASCAR
“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
1 year ago
NASCAR
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
1 year ago
NASCAR
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
1 year ago

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