Letarte shares secret to Dale Jr.’s success


No. 88 crew chief looks back before his final race on the pit box “I’ve said this before and no one believes me, but the truth be known, I really don’t think I’ve done much in the last four years,” Letarte said. “I think Dale has […]

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Which is More Important – Winning or Respect?


The new playoff style Chase format was designed to put the emphasis on winning. Win and you’re in. Depending upon who you ask, it has brought out the best or the worst in the drivers. Brad Keselowski has been center stage in this debate. During the […]

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Joey Logano, 24, proving to be ‘real deal’


Martin called Logano, who was 15 at the time, “the real deal” and predicted that Logano would win the title one day. Cruelly, Mark Martin never won a NASCAR Sprint Cup championship. He has finished runner-up five times. But years ago, he penciled in Joey Logano, […]

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Kevin Harvick roars into Homestead


People have been saying all season that NASCAR’s revised Chase for the Sprint Cup format favors a driver who specializes at Homestead-Miami Speedway, site of next week’s Championship Round. Kevin Harvick knows that mastering Phoenix International Raceway is pretty darn important, too. Harvick won both Sprint […]

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Stop Sissifying My Sport!


For the second week in a row, NASCAR Nation has been overrun by sissies. In the aftermath of Ryan Newman’s full-contact pass of rookie Kyle Larson within sight of the checkered flag at Phoenix International Raceway Sunday, internet chat boards and sports talk radio have been […]

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Larson Comments on Newman’s Move


Newman said after the race: “I wasn’t proud of what I had to do, but I did it the best way that I possibly could.’’ Kyle Larson called Ryan Newman’s last-lap actions Sunday “a little upsetting” but said he understood Newman’s desperation and “can’t fault him […]

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