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NASCAR 2014 Season Preview: The Rookie of the Year Battle

NASCAR 2014 Season Preview: The Rookie of the Year Battle

New playoff system. New qualifying procedure. New attitude. As NASCAR heads towards Daytona in 2014, all around the sport are ... Read More »

One For the Ages: Looking Back At Darlington’s Most Epic Battle

One For the Ages: Looking Back At Darlington’s Most Epic Battle

Were you watching on that March Sunday as racing history was made? Were you on the edge of your seat? Did you think one or both of the drivers wouldn't make it to the finish as neither one backed down an inch? Who were you rooting for to pull out the win: the brash youngster who already had the reputation of being hotheaded and aggressive but could drive a car almost beyond the ragged edge, or the beleaguered veteran who never quite seemed to live up to his potential? Were you holding your breath as they made the final lap? Read More »

The Big Six: Questions Answered After The Aaron’s 499

The Big Six: Questions Answered After The Aaron’s 499

_Looking for the Who, What, When, Where, Why and How behind Sunday's race? Amy Henderson has you covered with each week with the answers to six race day questions, covering all five W’s and even the H…the Big Six_ *Who…gets my shoutout of the race?* Plate racing may be a crapshoot, but sometimes it still comes up sevens. For NASCAR's *small teams,* Talladega is circled in red ink because its one of the few tracks where they're on equal ground. These teams have to do more with less every single week, and they all put in the same amount of work as the biggest of the big teams—with less money and fewer people to do it with. Read More »

Want A Real Rivalry? It’ll Come From Respect

Want A Real Rivalry? It’ll Come From Respect

After a pair of incidents that ended with torn-up race cars and hurt feelings (not to mention Denny Hamlin's hurt back) it seems as though the Hamlin-Joey Logano spat is the latest in a line of mini-rivalries to crop up when two drivers just can't seem to stay away from each other on the racetrack. Before that, there was Jeff Gordon and Clint Bowyer, culminating in an ugly ending at Phoenix. It seems as though every time two drivers are angry with each other after a race, people want to make the incident into a brewing, long-term rivalry for the ages. The only problem is… they aren't. NASCAR needs a rivalry, and it's certainly easy to see two drivers feuding and to cultivate that into something it's simply never going to be. Read More »