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NASCAR Preview: Don’t Give Jimmie Johnson The Title Just Yet

Before anyone engraves Johnson’s name on the Sprint Cup, a little history lesson is needed. While it has been proven that Johnson can win titles, he has also shown that he can lose them.

11/15/2013

Matt Kenseth, driver of the #20 Dollar General Toyota (Photo by Jennifer Stewart/Getty Images)

Bad Day At Worst Time Ruins Kenseth’s Season

Matt Kenseth did his best to put on a brave face following his worst performance of the season, which just happened to come at the worst possible time in his championship battle with Jimmie Johnson.

11/11/2013

Jeff Gordon, driver of the #24 Drive to End Hunger Chevrolet, signs autographs during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway on November 1, 2013 in Fort Worth, Texas.  (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Jeff Gordon Making Most Of Unprecedented Chase Chance

The four-time Cup champion is just happy to be in the conversation with three races left in the season. And it’s better than the questions he was getting earlier this season about retiring or what changes were needed for his team.

11/01/2013

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Rantin’ & Racin’: Top 10 Biggest NASCAR Moments In TMS History

As the AAA Texas 500 weekend approaches, now is a good time to sit back and think about this track’s history. Even at 17 years old this track is still a baby compared to the long history and tradition of other tracks on the tour.

10/31/2013

Talladega Superspeedway  (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Rantin’ & Racin’: It Ain’t Over Till The Fat Lady…

Sunday will be the most chaotic race of the chase. Some drivers need to make bold moves and make up points, some need to impress and put their name front and center so they can find a 2014 ride, and some need to end their winless streaks.

10/18/2013

Elliott Sadler, driver of the #11 OneMain Financial Toyota, looks on in the garage area during practice for the NASCAR Nationwide Series 5-Hour Energy 200 Benefiting Living Beyond Breast Cancer at Dover International Speedway on September 27, 2013 in Dover, Delaware.  (Photo by Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images)

Elliott Sadler Replacing Brian Vickers For Final 4 NASCAR Races

Vickers is sidelined for the remainder of the year with a blood clot in his right leg. He cannot race because of blood thinner medication he’s taking to treat the clot.

10/17/2013

Kevin Harvick, driver of the #29 Budweiser Chevrolet, and Brad Keselowski, driver of the #2 Miller Lite Ford, lead the field of cars during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series 13th Annual Hollywood Casino 400 at Kansas Speedway on October 6, 2013 in Kansas City, Kansas.  (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Harvick, Gordon Making Moves Into Chase Fray

Considering where Jeff Gordon was after Richmond, left out of the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship in part due to some late-race shenanigans, he couldn’t have been happier on Sunday.

10/07/2013

NASCAR Wreck

NASCAR Has Been Turned Upside Down In 2 Months

These are strange times in NASCAR, where everything has turned upside down in the blink of an eye.

09/23/2013

NRA 500

Rantin’ & Racin’: A Storm Is Brewing In NASCAR

It took a little arm-twisting from the men in suits, but we arguably have the deepest and most talented group of playoff drivers in the history of NASCAR’s Chase format.

09/20/2013

Michael Waltrip, driver of the #55 Aaron's Dream Machine Toyota  (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

NAPA Dropping Waltrip After Richmond Scandal

NAPA Auto Parts said Thursday it is dropping Michael Waltrip Racing at the end of the year in the fallout of the team’s attempt to manipulate a race to get Martin Truex Jr. into NASCAR’s version of the playoffs.

09/19/2013

NASCAR Sprint All-Star

In The Pits: NASCAR SpinGate Spun Out Of Control

That spin started as the well-intentioned desire to help a teammate earn a valuable spot in NASCAR’s version of the playoffs, and with a little honesty, a few deep breaths and some clear thinking, it might have ended there.

09/16/2013

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NASCAR Adds Gordon To Chase Field Amid Controversy

NASCAR added Jeff Gordon to the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship field Friday, a stunning and unprecedented step in the fallout from at least two attempts to manipulate the results at the season-ending race at Richmond last weekend.

09/13/2013

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