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Mirror Driving: Playoff Pictures, Indy’s Impact, and Eldora Endures

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What is the most memorable Brickyard 400 moment of all time? Photo Credit: Rusty Jarrett/Getty Images for NASCAR

Welcome to Mirror Driving. Every week, your favorite columnists sit down and give their opinion about the latest NASCAR news, rumors and controversy. Love us or hate us, make a comment below and tell us how you feel about what we’ve said! This Week’s Participants: Amy Henderson (Mondays / The Big Six & Wednesdays / …

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Mirror Driving: Dominance, Age Limits, and This Is Only a Test?

Pack racing at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.

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Welcome to Mirror Driving. Every week, your favorite columnists sit down and give their opinion about the latest NASCAR news, rumors and controversy. Love us or hate us, make a comment below and tell us how you feel about what we’ve said! This Week’s Participants: Amy Henderson (Mondays / The Big Six & Wednesdays / …

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Mirror Driving: Rain, Teams Teaming Up, and Who Got Pushed?

2014 Daytona Ii Cup Kyle Busch Kurt Busch Racing Cia

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Welcome to Mirror Driving. Every week, your favorite columnists sit down and give their opinion about the latest NASCAR news, rumors and controversy. Love us or hate us, make a comment below and tell us how you feel about what we’ve said! This Week’s Participants: Amy Henderson (Mondays / The Big Six & Wednesdays / …

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Professor of Speed: Where Have All the NASCAR Legends Gone?

So I’m in the checkout line at my local grocery store. It’s the day before a major national holiday and the place is teeming with rushed shoppers. I looked over the pile of goods on the conveyor belt and matched it against my list when I noticed a smiling Dale Earnhardt Jr. near the end …

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Mirror Driving: Repaving Kentucky, Shopping Center, and Bubba Moving Up?

2014 Kentucky Cwts Green Flag Empty Stands Cia

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Welcome to Mirror Driving. Every week, your favorite columnists sit down and give their opinion about the latest NASCAR news, rumors and controversy. Love us or hate us, make a comment below and tell us how you feel about what we’ve said! This Week’s Participants: Amy Henderson (Mondays / The Big Six & Wednesdays / …

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Bluegrass Beatdown: Brad Keselowski Wins at Kentucky

Brad Keselowski made a statement early on Friday by capturing the pole for Saturday night’s Quaker State 400 at Kentucky Speedway and put an exclamation point on the weekend by dominating the field on Saturday to earn his second victory of the 2014 season. Keselowski, the 2012 winner at Kentucky, led a race record 199 of …

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Open Wheel Wednesday: Crickets, Ed Carpenter and Double Headers

2014 Indycar Texas Racing Action

Welcome to the IndyCar Round Table! Several times throughout the season, your favorite writers will get together to discuss the latest IndyCar news, rumors and so much more! This Week’s Participants: Toni Montgomery (Frontstretch IndyCar Editor/NHRA Pace Laps) Matt Stallknecht (Frontstretch IndyCar Writer / NASCAR’s Four Burning Questions) Huston Ladner (Frontstretch IndyCar Writer / Happiness …

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Professor of Speed: The Twists & Turns of Brain Trauma – Why NASCAR Should Pay Attention

Once again, the National Football League is taking competitor safety to a new level of national attention, and it seems like a suitable issue for NASCAR to consider, as well. Safety is a serious matter, and ignoring it possesses far greater – and more negative – connotations. The issue involves new research into more easily …

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Mirror Driving: NASCAR At A Crossroads With Debris, Alliances

2014 Pocono I Cup Brad Keselowski Debris On Grille Cia

Foiled by a hot dog wrapper? Brad Keselowski had the win in the bag back in June, but a move to remove the trash handed the win to the No. 88 with one lap to go.

Amy Henderson (Mondays / The Big Six & Wednesdays / The Frontstretch Five & Fridays / Holding A Pretty Wheel & Frontstretch Managing Editor) Tom Bowles (Monday / Bowles-Eye View & Wednesdays / Did You Notice? & Frontstretch Editor-In-Chief) Phil Allaway (Tuesdays / Couch Potato Tuesday & Frontstretch Newsletter Editor) Summer Bedgood (Wednesdays / NASCAR …

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Top 15 Power Rankings After Michigan

2014 Michigan I Cup Jimmie Johnson Woohoo Cia

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Remember when all anyone could talk about was the fact Jimmie Johnson hadn’t won a race yet in 2014, and he kept saying over and over again not to worry? Looks like he was right. Johnson played the late-race pit strategy perfectly en route to his first career win at Michigan and third overall in …

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