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Jimmie Johnson Steals the Show on His Way to Winning the Daytona 500

Tuesday, February 26th, 2013

All of the talk leading into Sunday's Daytona 500 -- at least before the horrific crash on Saturday -- was about Danica Patrick. She won the pole and ran a very respectable race on Sunday, but it was NASCAR's most dominant driver of the past decade that stole the show ...

Dale Earnhardt Jr. Snaps 143-Race Winless Streak at Michigan

Wednesday, June 20th, 2012

No one can blame Dale Earnhardt Jr. for some of the thoughts that went through his head during Sunday's Quicken Loans 400. The NASCAR driver admits he was looking in his rear-view mirror, assuming somebody else was going to make a run at him. But then he realized he had ...

Detroit Lions’ Ndamukong Suh Considers Himself a Leader By Example

Thursday, March 1st, 2012

Detroit Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh spent his second season once again addressing the questions of whether or not he's a dirty player. The argument ramped up following an altercation during a Thanksgiving game for which he was later suspended. Despite all of that, Suh says in the following interview ...

Matt Kenseth Survives Through Entire Wacky Daytona Experience to Win NASCAR’s Opening Race

Wednesday, February 29th, 2012

This year's Daytona 500 had a little bit of everything: a rain delay on Sunday that eventually turned into a postponement to Monday night, a major wreck on just the second lap of the race, a two-hour delay after a crash and jet dryer explosion and then a green-white-checker restart ...

Tony Stewart Brings Home his Third Cup Championship, but First as an Owner

Wednesday, November 23rd, 2011

After a full season of racing and the all-important Chase, the Sprint Cup Championship eventually came down to a tie. And because he put together one of the most remarkable late-season charges ever, winning five times, Tony Stewart emerged as the the champion for the third time as a driver, ...

Tony Stewart Looks to Break Winless Streak This Coming Weekend at Kentucky Speedway

Wednesday, July 6th, 2011

I'm not a NASCAR expert, so I won't waste your time with much 'analysis' or editorializing. But when a superstar in the sport like Tony Stewart goes on the air, SRI makes sure to listen, particularly at a time when his frustrations might be bubbling a bit as a result ...

Kurt Busch on his brother Kyle Speeding: “This one was definitely over the line”

Friday, May 27th, 2011

Kyle Busch is one of the best drivers in NASCAR and he is used to going fast on the racetrack. Well apparently he goes just as fast off the track. While this is just a onetime thing, KB was clocked going 128 miles per hour in a 45 mph zone. ...

Kurt Busch Heads Into His Favorite Track Tied for First-Place

Friday, March 18th, 2011

With three races completed, Kurt Busch finds himself atop the NASCAR Sprint Cup points standings tied for first-place with Tony Stewart.  He could not have started off the season any better with  three top-ten finishes and he heads into one of his favorite tracks, Bristol Motor Speedway, with a ton ...

Danica Patrick Hopes To Drive Full-Time in Sprint Cup Next Season

Thursday, March 3rd, 2011

The highly popular and hugely marketable Danica Patrick enters her seventh season in the IRL and second season driving part-time in NASCAR’s Nationwide Series.  So far, she is confirmed to run the first four Nationwide races before returning to the IndyCar Series kickoff in St. Petersburg, FL, the week after ...

A Star Is Born: Trevor Bayne Becomes the Youngest Driver to Win the Daytona 500

Tuesday, February 22nd, 2011

A day after his 20th birthday, Trevor Bayne won the 53rd running of the Daytona 500 in just his second career NASCAR Sprint Cup start, becoming the youngest driver to win the Great American Race.  He shattered Jeff Gordon’s record set in 1997 of 25 years old, and gave one ...