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Jimmie Johnson Continues His NASCAR Dominance And Claims Fifth-Consecutive Title

Tuesday, November 23rd, 2010

History was made this past Sunday when Jimmie Johnson became the first driver in NASCAR’s 53-year history to have won five-consecutive Sprint Cup Series Championships.  Entering the final race at Homestead-Miami Speedway, Johnson trailed Denny Hamlin by 15 points but was able to run a mistake-free race and finish second ...

NASCAR Needs More Rowdy Drivers Like Kyle Busch

Wednesday, October 13th, 2010

Kyle Busch is one of NASCAR’s most fearless drivers, and some might even say the most controversial driver.  This past Sunday, he started the race in seventh place in the Chase, just eighty points behind leader Jimmie Johnson, and with a solid finish at Fontana, Busch had plenty of time ...

Jimmie Johnson Is On the Verge of History, Yet Again.

Thursday, October 7th, 2010

NASCAR’s Spring Cup Series rolls into Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, CA, this weekend with Jimmie Johnson leading the Chase by only a slim margin of eight points over Denny Hamlin.  Johnson’s return back home to California doesn’t bode well for the other competitors because in fifteen Spring Cup Series ...

Jeff Gordon Needs A Checkered Flag to Win the Chase

Friday, September 17th, 2010

The Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Championship is NASCAR’s answer to the excitement of the playoffs found in other sports.  For the last ten races of the season, the qualified drivers have their points set in the position they qualify and the points are still assigned the same way ...

Kurt Busch Looks To Sweep Both Atlanta Races This Season

Thursday, September 2nd, 2010

With two races to go before the Chase begins, the next stop for NASCAR is Sunday’s Emory Healthcare 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway.  There are a few drivers on the bubble that have a chance to win at AMS that could help improve their position in the points standings.  Miller ...

Pocono Might Have KO’d Dale Earnhardt Jr. Out of the Chase

Wednesday, August 4th, 2010

Four months from now when looking back on Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s season, it will be easy to point out where things went wrong for him.  Chicago, Indianapolis, and Pocono, he finished no better than twenty-third place which ended up costing him yet another season.  After Sunday’s race at Pocono it ...

Tony Stewart Is Gaining Momentum Despite The Slow Start

Wednesday, July 7th, 2010

It has taken some time for Tony Stewart to climb back from an early hole he dug himself into to get back into the Chase, but he finally has.  He can credit the turnaround to having top ten finishes in five out of the last seven races.  Even after his ...

Kevin Harvick: “Emotion is something that all of us have and the emotions were obviously pretty high this weekend and that is pretty much it.”

Thursday, June 10th, 2010

This past weekend at Pocono Speedway, racing fans got what they wanted, a competitive race from start to finish and an altercation on pit road.  This time it was Joey Logano and Kevin Harvick going at it.  With less than two laps to go, Harvick dipped to the inside of ...

Joey Logano Has Gotten Off to a Strong Start This Season

Wednesday, March 3rd, 2010

What a difference a year makes!  I know that it is early in the season, but Joey Logano looks like a brand new driver out there on the track.  Although, Logano won a rain-shortened race last season in New Hampshire, most of his rookie season was spent learning on the ...

Jeff Gordon Comes Up Short in Las Vegas

Tuesday, March 2nd, 2010

Jeff Gordon used to be NASCAR's golden boy but not anymore.  Jimmie Johnson has taken that title away and has ran with it since his arrival on the Sprint Cup Series scene back in 2001.  Johnson has forty-nine Sprint Cup victories and four consecutive championships to Gordon's thirty wins and he won his last of ...