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Bowles Thinks Out Loud For Matt: 2011 Advocare 500 at Atlanta

With two laps left, a slip-sliding, hard-charging Jimmie Johnson misjudged turn 4 just enough to break loose. He kept the car in one piece, but Jeff Gordon scooted away to score his 85th career NASCAR victory – good enough for third all-time behind Richard Petty and David Pearson.

Who’s Hot/Not in NASCAR: 2011 New Hampshire-Off Week Edition

Once again the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race came down to fuel mileage, Kyle Busch won the Nationwide race and the Truck race was the best.

Yep. Seems like just another day at the office for NASCAR Nation.

However, Busch would be too obvious of a choice for a “hot” driver, as would his fellow NASCAR winners this weekend, Ryan Newman and Matt Crafton. Congratulations to all three of them, but we’re going to take a look at some of the less obvious choices in this edition of Who’s Hot/Who’s Not.

Bubble Breakdown: Feast or Famine for Last Year’s Bubble Drivers at Daytona

While this year’s owner points won’t be used until after the first five races of the season, teams on the bubble gave it their best effort in the Daytona 500.

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