Race Weekend Central

Mark Martin Wins 2010 Daytona 500 Pole at Alan Gustafson’s Home Track

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Growing up just five miles from Daytona International Speedway in nearby Ormond Beach, a 6-year-old Alan Gustafson would hear engines roaring around the famed 2.5-mile speedway in the distance from his own backyard. Years later he would go to the track and watch great crew chiefs from Gary DeHart to Ray …

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Top 10 Reasons Kevin Conway Isn’t Running the Extenze Car at Daytona

10. He has yet to confirm Brian France as his friend on Facebook. 9. NASCAR’s recently announced banned substance list clearly states no “performance-enhancing drugs.” 8. Turns out the exhaust pipes on the Extenze car are way over spec. 7. NASCAR officials are still unsure what the effects of an accidental woody would be in …

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Frontstretch NASCAR Power Rankings: Top 15 After the 2009 Ford 400 at Homestead

As expected Sunday, Jimmie Johnson finished what he started and came home with his fourth consecutive championship.

Frontstretch NASCAR Power Rankings: Top 15 After the 2009 Checker Auto Parts 500 at Phoenix

As the season winds down to its final weekend, Jimmie Johnson’s firm grip atop our poll mirrors his 108-point lead in the Sprint Cup standings.

Mirror Driving: Too Much Teamwork?, Curbing NASCAR Criticism & Tall Order for Townley

NASCAR has said that it would like the television crews to refrain from talking about the quality of racing on television. Is that a legitimate request?