2004

NASCAR Tube Talk

With a new TV contract on the horizon, NASCAR must sift through the positives and negatives of its landmark deal of 2001
<p> With a new TV contract on the horizon, NASCAR must sift through the positives and negatives of its landmark deal of 2001</p>
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2004

In celebration of Athlon Sports' upcoming 10th annual Racing magazine, we've dug into the archives to uncover some of the most memorable features, profiles and Q&As that have graced our pages. Visit the site daily for more retrospective looks at NASCAR throughout the decade.

The following feature was originally published in the 2004 Athlon Sports Racing annual:

With a new TV contract on the horizon, NASCAR must sift through the positives and negatives of its landmark deal of 2001.

2004's 13 Tough Questions and Their Politically Incorrect Answers

Athlon asks the questions that are on everyone's mind, even if they may not like the answers
<p> Athlon asks the questions that are on everyone's mind, even if they may not like the answers</p>
2004

In celebration of Athlon Sports' upcoming 10th annual Racing magazine, we've dug into the archives to uncover some of the most memorable features, profiles and Q&As that have graced our pages. Visit the site daily for more retrospective looks at NASCAR throughout the decade.

The following "13 Tough Questions" feature was originally published in the 2004 Athlon Sports Racing annual:

1. Can the ALLTEL car win the Nextel Cup?

NASCAR'S Younger Guns

A look at some of NASCAR's up-and-coming drivers
<p> A look at some of NASCAR's up-and-coming drivers</p>
2004

In celebration of Athlon Sports' upcoming 10th annual Racing magazine, we've dug into the archives to uncover some of the most memorable features, profiles and Q&As that have graced our pages. Visit the site daily for more retrospective looks at NASCAR throughout the decade.

The following feature was originally published in the 2004 Athlon Sports Racing annual:

For years, almost all of the fish swam into NASCAR’s biggest pond through one main channel. These days, that entryway seems more like a river delta.

Why Won’t NASCAR Crack Down on Traction Control?

In 2004 Athlon asked why NASCAR wasn't enforcing its own rules regarding traction control devices
<p> In 2004 Athlon asked why NASCAR wasn't enforcing its own rules regarding traction control devices</p>
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2004

In celebration of Athlon Sports' upcoming 10th annual Racing magazine, we've dug into the archives to uncover some of the most memorable features, profiles and Q&As that have graced our pages. Visit the site daily for more retrospective looks at NASCAR throughout the decade.

The following feature was originally published in the 2004 Athlon Sports Racing annual:

NASCAR’s Iron Fist

Drivers behaving badly or borderline censorship? Athlon takes a look at some punishments NASCAR has handed down and the reasons behind them
<p> Drivers behaving badly or borderline censorship? Athlon takes a look at some punishments NASCAR has handed down and the reasons behind them</p>
2004

In celebration of Athlon Sports' upcoming 10th annual Racing magazine, we've dug into the archives to uncover some of the most memorable features, profiles and Q&As that have graced our pages. Visit the site daily for more retrospective looks at NASCAR throughout the decade.

The following feature was originally published in the 2004 Athlon Sports Racing annual:

Hunting with Richard Childress

NASCAR owner Richard Childress talks about his second-favorite sport, hunting
<p> NASCAR owner Richard Childress talks about his second-favorite sport, hunting</p>
2004

In celebration of Athlon Sports' upcoming 10th annual Racing magazine, we've dug into the archives to uncover some of the most memorable features, profiles and Q&As that have graced our pages. Visit the site daily for more retrospective looks at NASCAR throughout the decade.

The following feature was originally published in the 2004 Athlon Sports Racing annual:

Fans who visit the museum at the complex housing his racing operations don’t need to be told how important the outdoors are to Richard Childress.

2004 NASCAR Drivers Forum

Jimmie Johnson, Sterling Martin, Ricky Rudd, Elliot Sadler and others weigh in on the state of NASCAR
<p> Jimmie Johnson, Sterling Martin, Ricky Rudd, Elliot Sadler and others weigh in on the state of NASCAR</p>
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2004

Article originally published in 2004 Athlon Sports Racing annual

Opinions are like … well, you know the rest of that saying. Opinions are a little more valuable, though, when they belong to seven of Nextel Cup racing’s top guns. We think you’ll enjoy what they have to say on everything from rules changes to Cup contenders to the best toys — all of it refreshingly candid and unsanitized.

Would you change the point system? Does the winner deserve more points? Do pole winners deserve points?