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Odds and Ends Around the Track: Texas Spring

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Is Jimmie Johnson concerned yet? (credit: NKP)

Odds and Ends Around the Track: Texas Spring If you have been listening to my NASCAR segment on 105.7.FM The Fan in Milwaukee, on the Final Inspection Radio show with Steve Zautke, you might recall that I told you two things: big changes were coming to the NASCAR schedule, sponsorship and rule package very soon …

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Odds and Ends Around the Track: Martinsville

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Odds and Ends Around the Track: Martinsville NASCAR fans and media FINALLY get a week off from talking about which aero package is the best for giving us better racing. This week, we get back to good old time hockey, err, I mean racing at Martinsville Speedway. If you would build a modern short track …

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Odds and Ends Around the Track: Auto Club Speedway

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Odds and Ends Around the Track — Auto Club Speedway This weekend at the Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, Calif., we might see history. If it doesn’t happen this weekend, it won’t take long. Kyle Busch will hit the 200 career wins mark – a total of his combined wins in the three major NASCAR …

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Odds & Ends: TicketGuardian 500

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The biggest debate among NASCAR fans and media was typical: Was Las Vegas a good race? Over the years, one thing is for sure, whenever that question arises, we are not likely to see the race we just saw featured on a NASCAR Classics presentation down the road. The Pennzoil 400 wasn’t a horrible race …

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Odds & Ends: Las Vegas

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Jon Bon Jovi and Jennifer Nettles were wrong — sometimes you can come home! Mister Peabody and his boy Sherman will take you on a magical journey in their way-back machine to the year 2000, when NASCAR wise guy writers Butch Bellah, Ren Jonsin and Dennis Michelsen launched Frontstretch. The site has grown a lot …

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Frontstretch NASCAR Power Rankings: Top 15 After the 2012 Quicken Loans 400 at Michigan

Was our staff impressed by Dale Earnhardt Jr.? Or, like Tony Stewart, are they not buying into the hype? Continue reading to find out.

Frontstretch NASCAR Power Rankings: Top 15 After the 2012 FedEx 400 at Dover

Did wins or consistency determine the top spot in our Power Rankings? Keep reading to find out.

Frontstretch NASCAR Power Rankings: Top 15 After the 2012 Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte

Was Kasey Kahne’s midseason rebound enough to propel him to the top of our Power Rankings?

Frontstretch NASCAR Power Rankings: Top 15 After the 2012 Sprint All-Star Race

Did Jimmie Johnson’s strong week propel him to the top of our Power Rankings? Did Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s strong run impress our writers? Keep reading to find out.

Frontstretch NASCAR Power Rankings: Top 15 After the 2012 Capital City 400 at Richmond

Simply put, Richmond shook up the Sprint Cup Series standings and the same can be said for this week’s Power Rankings

Frontstretch NASCAR Power Rankings: Top 15 After the 2012 Auto Club 400 at Fontana

Was Smoke’s continued strong start, the best of his 14-year Cup career enough to propel him to the top of our rankings?