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Federated Auto Parts 400: Every Man for Himself

Sep 08, 2012 Comments Off on Federated Auto Parts 400: Every Man for Himself

The AdvoCare 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway (AMS) last Sunday could have been characterized as a near-snoozer, as the greater than 100-lap green flag runs nearly put me to sleep in the stands.  Then came the last 50 or so laps, where the Caution Flag reigned, and we ended up with a near Green-White-Checker finish.  But in […]

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AdvoCare500: Who’s In, Who’s Out, and Who’s Left

Sep 02, 2012 1 Comment

The Irwin Tools Night Race at Bristol Motor Speedway last Saturday night didn’t disappoint, and left many NASCAR fans heated about whether or not SMI President and CEO Bruton Smith’s attempts to reconfigure the half-mile oval were worth it.  Some said the “Old Bristol” was back; I’m a little skeptical about that.  But either way, last week’s […]

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Irwin Tools Night Race at Bristol: It’s All About the Wild Card

Aug 24, 2012 1 Comment

Only three races remain before NASCAR Sprint Cup (NSC) Race for the Championship begins.  Twenty-three races are in the books, the top ten drivers close on locking themselves in, and the Wild Card race gets hotter with every lap run.  And last week’s Pure Michigan 400 was no exception.  The phrase of the day was “blowed […]

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Pure Michigan 400: Time is Running Out

Aug 19, 2012 Comments Off on Pure Michigan 400: Time is Running Out

The heat is being turned up as we get into the “dog days” of summer, and the competition is becoming even more fierce.  With only four races left in the 2012 NASCAR Sprint Cup (NSC) “regular” season, drivers and teams alike are looking to solidify their standing and chances for the “playoffs” as the Chase for the Sprint Cup nears an end (last […]

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Finger Lakes 355: Road Rage Rampant

Aug 12, 2012 2 Comments

Quite the week.  Jeff Gordon pulls off the rain-shortened victory at Pocono, the horrific aftermath of the storm which shortened the Pocono 400, and Dodge pulls out of NASCAR completely.  As the weather moved in to Long Pond, PA last Sunday, our hero “SuperG” made some crucial decisions and worked to get themselves to the […]

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Pocono 400: Speed Limit Strictly Enforced

Aug 04, 2012 2 Comments

The hallowed ground of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway (IMS) didn’t disappoint last week in the NASCAR Sprint Cup (NSC) Crown Royal Presents the Curtis Shaver 400, the 20th race of the 2012 NSC season.  Jimmie Johnson, stalking (and perhaps struggling) through the early parts of the season, put on quite a show, taking his fourth Checkered Flag at […]

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Crown Royal Presents the Curtiss Shaver 400: From Granite Stripe to Yard of Brick

Jul 29, 2012 3 Comments

The NASCAR Sprint Cup (NSC) series drivers had last week off, the final breather of the 2012 NSC season.  Now it’s racing every week leading up to Ford Championship Weekend at Homestead Miami Speedway just before Thanksgiving.  And while some drivers enjoyed the break with their family and friends, others elected to run in the NASCAR […]

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