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Frontstretch NASCAR Power Rankings: After the 2008 Bud Shootout at Daytona

Editor’s Note: In our ongoing quest to make our site bigger and better, Frontstretch is proud to expand our power rankings to a full website feature. We do our rankings similar to the Associated Press for basketball and football… each staff member that votes ranks the drivers on a 20-19-18-17-16-15-14… 3-2-1 basis, with the first-place …

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Frontstretch NASCAR Power Rankings: 2008 Preseason Top 15

Editor’s Note: In our ongoing quest to make our site bigger and better, Frontstretch is proud to expand our power rankings to a full website feature. We do our rankings similar to the Associated Press for basketball and football… each staff member that votes ranks the drivers on a 20-19-18-17-16-15-14… 3-2-1 basis, with the first-place …

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Full Throttle: NASCAR’s Connection to Barrett-Jackson, an Amazing Event in the Desert

Every January, as the New Year dawns there is a pilgrimage to the desert Southwest by car enthusiasts from around the globe. In a display of decadence by a very large group of people who have more money than people should rightly have, people purchase cars that were originally priced at a few thousand dollars …

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Full Throttle: News & Notes as NASCAR’s Winter Doldrums Reach an End

Last week, it hit 17 degrees here in beautiful Kannapolis, N.C. It’s obvious that winter is in full swing, putting racing as far from our minds as possible. But fortunately, that was an aberration; the start of the new week brought not only warmer weather, but the renewed excitement of the 2008 racing season – …

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Full Throttle: Things That Make You Say Thanks – Taking Stock of NASCAR at the End of ’07

The 2007 NASCAR season has come and gone. At this time of year when people reflect back on the blessings that have been bestowed on them over the year, that makes it a good time to take a long look back, realizing there is much that is good about NASCAR and that we should count …

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Full Throttle: Bye-Bye, Busch Series – Paying Tribute to 1 of NASCAR’s Loyal Sponsors

As the curtain closes on the 2007 NASCAR season, there’s many drivers and teams that will say goodbye to the glare of the public spotlight – and hello to the greener pastures of other dreams, retirement beckoning them elsewhere. But in particular, there’s one sponsor whose departure may affect the future of the sport for …

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