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    Probably for the best. Not sure that the current...

    Probably for the best. Not sure that the current France Family members are really into the racing as much as Bill Sr. and Bill Jr. were.
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    Do you really not understand?

    Do you really not understand?
  3. Well, I'm back from Ireland and Scotland, and in...

    Well, I'm back from Ireland and Scotland, and in spite of what sounds like a spectacular event at Charlotte and a good event in Talladega, with the truly surprising fact that 3 of the 4 Hendrick were...
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    Dover observations

    Dover is one of my "home tracks", one that is an easy driver for me. I've been there numerous times. I didn't go today, even though I wanted to. Had an 87th birthday outing for a dear friend, and...
  5. The next four to fall in The Contender round

    The 12 contenders:
    Brad Keselowski
    Jeff Gordon
    Dale Earnhardt, Jr.
    Jimmie Johnson
    Joey Logano
    Kevin Harvick
    Carl Edwards
    Kyle Busch
    Denny Hamlin
  6. Well, it turned out to be Allmendinger, Kurt...

    Well, it turned out to be Allmendinger, Kurt Busch, Biffle, and Almirola.

    Not surprised at Allmendinger and Almirola; they and their teams were punching above their weight to begin with. Biffle...
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    To advance to the Contender Round

    Where drivers need to finish to advance to next round of Chase: #2-Brad Keselowski and #22-Joey Logano have each locked themselves into the Contender Round with victories in the first two Chase...
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    Rule Changes for 2015

    2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Race Package includes:
    -- Reduction of horsepower to 725 via tapered spacer - Not a big fan of horsepower reduction, but with a lower spoiler and reduced weight, it...
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    What is it with the Rousch cars?

    The Penske Fords, using Rousch/Yates engines, are on par with the Hendrick's organization cars. Why do the Rousch team cars, using the same engines, not do very well at all?

    My thoughts: Rousch...
  10. My four choices: Almirola, Allmendinger, Biffle,...

    My four choices: Almirola, Allmendinger, Biffle, and Newman are currently occupying the bottom of The Chase standings. But, Almirola's position was caused by an engine failure. He was running...
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    Thanks. If it pleases you. I don't see...

    Thanks.



    If it pleases you. I don't see The Chase system as Overly Manufactured, but I said above, "others feel differently".



    I don't know the definitive answer as to what is causing...
  12. First four to fall in Challenger Round of The Chase

    Alright, here's your chance to predict who the first four drivers to fall in The Challenger Round of The Chase.

    My choices to fall:
    AJ Allmendinger (doesn't stand a chance)
    Aric Almirola (see...
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    What is a "Bri Bri"? 1992 was...

    What is a "Bri Bri"?



    1992 was "manufactured". All NASCAR (and other racing) championship systems are made by human beings, none of them are phenomenona of nature, such as gravity, or...
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    Chase Tweak That I Would Like

    This year's rules for The Chase have really enhanced it quite a bit. I like the idea of "winning" being emphasized, but on the other hand, I would like that emphasis to be strengthened.

    What I...
  15. Turned out to be Newman and Biffle. Pretty...

    Turned out to be Newman and Biffle. Pretty anti-climactic. Newman did what he had to do, and Biffle stroked his way in. Bowyer really got up on the wheel and wrung out that Toyota for all it was...
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    it was a shame that ABC didn't mention this car...

    it was a shame that ABC didn't mention this car (and Junie) and at least show it for a moment. I only caught a couple of momentary glimpses of the car.
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    Tonight at Richmond

    I just heard on the Sirius/XM NASCAR channel that the track named the garages at Richmond for the recently deceased, Richmond native and NASCAR legend, Junie Donlavey. But even cooler than that,...
  18. The brilliance of this new chase format. ...

    The brilliance of this new chase format. Tomorrow night in Richmond, there will be several drivers with nothing to lose. 2nd place will not be enough, only a win. I wish I were going.
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    Xfinity Series

    A new 10 year title sponsor for the current Nationwide Series. Great news.
  20. Who will be the last two to clinch a Chase spot in Richmond

    Going into Richmond, 14 drivers have clinched a spot in this years Chase. Who do you think will clinch the last two spots. There have been 13 winners and Matt Kenseth is far enough ahead in points...
  21. Thread: Ryan Blaney

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    Ryan Blaney

    WOW!!!!! Did you see the finish of the Truck race from Canada??? Blaney is truly a future star.
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    One of the main reasons that Cup left Rockingham...

    One of the main reasons that Cup left Rockingham is that some of the smallest stands on the series looked only half full. Same with the Southern 500 at Darlington on Labor Day weekend.



    Poor...
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    Tony Stewart Eligible For The Chase

    Today (Friday, August 29th) with the Atlanta and Richmond races left, Mike Helton said that NASCAR considered Tony Stewart eligible for earning a spot in the chase. Even though Stewart won't fulfill...
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    2015 Schedule - A few random thoughts

    By now I would think that everyone has seen the 2015 schedule. Just a few thoughts I had:

    Atlanta - First race after Daytona. Will it benefit from being the first race after the biggest race of...
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    So did the former. To see how badly Rousch...

    So did the former.

    To see how badly Rousch runs his team, look how well Penske is doing with Rousch engines, but his own cars.
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