The Road to Miami: Every Point Matters

DIS_100415_03The Chase is on.

Following the Challenger Round, the excitement that made last year’s edition of the playoffs a spectacle has already emerged in the opening three races.

From the title favorite facing adversity, to some of the biggest names in the sport flirting with elimination – it was a wild start to the most thrilling portion of the schedule. Continue reading “The Road to Miami: Every Point Matters”

Electrifying Eliminations Ahead in Dover

By Jason Schultz / @NASCARJason The opening round of the Chase for the Sprint Cup has not disappointed.

It has produced drama fans only saw in the second half of the final ten races last fall. This attests to the intensity associated with the new system.

In each elimination race last season, the drama mounted as drivers fought to keep their title hopes alive. This created thrilling racing every time the field was cut. Continue reading “Electrifying Eliminations Ahead in Dover”

Trackside Duo: Three Storylines from Charlotte and Iowa

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From Charlotte to Iowa and everywhere in between, racing action was fierce and it didn’t disappoint last weekend. Fans were treated to many exciting events which translated into storylines galore over the past week.

After seeing everything unfold, the Trackside Duo has plenty to share on how they thought the entire weekend went down. Continue reading “Trackside Duo: Three Storylines from Charlotte and Iowa”

McMurray Fights Off Edwards in Final Segment for All-Star Race Victory

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In a race that featured non-stop action, it was appropriate that the battle for the win involved fenders rubbing. As Jamie McMurray and Carl Edwards battled door-to-door, each looked for the glimpse of clear track ahead that likely meant victory. McMurray was quickest to find that space and he ended the night in victory lane. Continue reading “McMurray Fights Off Edwards in Final Segment for All-Star Race Victory”

Chip Ganassi Racing Regrouped and Ready to Roll in 2014

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Chip Ganassi Racing has been waiting a long time for 2014. The team will be introducing their young-superstar in Kyle Larson to the Sprint Cup Series. Larson is a very talented driver which is why CGR has put so much emphasis on this California kid. His rookie season is going to say a lot about this team since they may have picked up the next NASCAR great. Could Daytona be the start of a return to glory for CGR? The possibility is definitely there. Continue reading “Chip Ganassi Racing Regrouped and Ready to Roll in 2014”

McMurray Hangs on for Talladega Victory

 

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For the second straight week, a non-Chaser emerged victorious. It was restrictor-plate master, Jamie McMurray, grabbing the Talladega victory on Sunday. McMurray showed his car at the front in the late going and he hung on for his first victory since 2010. Continue reading “McMurray Hangs on for Talladega Victory”

Trackside Duo: October 19, 2013

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Talladega has arrived. This is the race everyone anticipated, as it will most likely have a significant impact on the Chase standings. One mistake could take a driver out of the running for the Sprint Cup, and that same mistake may put another driver in. Anything can and will happen in this race; seeing which drivers survive and which ones fall will be most intriguing to watch on Sunday. Continue reading “Trackside Duo: October 19, 2013”