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10 Tough Questions: Part 1

What was the reason for the rash of 2011 postseason crew chief changes on championship-caliber teams? A perfect storm of circumstances and a desire to stay ahead of the competition at all costs. Steve Addington had been berated enough, thank you, and saw greener pastures with one of th...

NASCAR Horsepower Rankings

by Matt Taliaferro 1. Tony Stewart  It’s tough to rank Stewart ahead of Carl Edwards or vise versa, but Smoke gets the edge here because he’s throwing wins on the board — and that’s fun to watch. 2. Carl Edwards  His consistency — highlighted by consecutive runner-up showings...

Kansas Speedway

by Matt Taliaferro and Nathan Rush Race: Hollywood Casino 400 Location: Kansas City, Kan. TV: ESPN (2:00 p.m. EST) June Winner: Brad Keselowski Specs: 1.5-mile tri-oval; Banking/Turns: 15°; Banking/Tri-Oval: 10.4°; Banking/Turns: 15° Race Length: 400.5 miles/267 laps Track Q...

Do Not Doubt Jimmie Johson

by Mike Neff For the last four years on the NASCAR Sprint Cup circuit, the mantra has been the same at the start of the Chase: Jimmie Johnson doesn’t have another title in him this season. Or crew chief Chad Knaus is behind the times. Or this will be the closest Chase ever. Or, quite simpl...

Two'fer Tony Stewart

by Matt Taliaferro Most had written off Tony Stewart as a legitimate 2011 championship contender — including himself, if you believed his words in the midst of a 27th-, ninth- and 28th-place string just six weeks ago. After all, his No. 14 team was winless through NASCAR’s 26-race regular ...

Horsepower Rankings

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  Entertained us all by engaging in a “I...

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