NASCAR Knuckleheads Suspended For XL Engine

Usually when NASCAR teams cheat, it’s something subtle: shaving open the holes in the restrictor plate or making an adjustment of a centimeter or two to a rear window to get aerodynamics. But not Carl Long and his crew chief Charles Swing - they decided if they were going the cheat, why not go the […]

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Banks Bailing on Sponsorships to Avoid Backlash

NASCAR, more than any other American sport, will contort its product to meet the needs of its sponsors, especially considering how few are left. Therefore, when America rose as one and demanded banks stop spending frivolously on marketing to try to get more customers to help increase their business, banks dove as one for cover.  […]

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It’s Come to This: NASCAR’s Gone Medieval On Us

A gathering of like-minded enthusiasts coalescing from faraway lands and camping out to see gladiators duke it out on a vast battlefield where one wrong twist can send the warrior or his steed to their death: is that a NASCAR race or the Renaissance Faire?  It depends; which one charges an insane amount for tickets?

(Admit […]

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Speed Read: Celts’ Davis Makes Magic Cry Uncle

If anyone was going to step up and hit the game-winning shot in a must win game for the Boston Celtics, of course if was going to be Glen “Big Baby” Davis, right? I mean, just look at the guy’s track record. It’s…OK, basically it’s him getting screamed at by Kevin Garnett on the sidelines […]

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New Audio System To Kick NASCAR Fans’ Butts

I’m not exactly an auto racing enthusiast, but I’ve been to a few races and the one thing they all had in common was that they were unbelievably loud.

(Yeah, but will you be able to “feel” these people next to you?)
That’s one of the reasons I stopped going, but for most race fans ear-splitting […]

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Speed Read: Washing Our Hands of the Swine Flu

The discerning reader prefers the news (and most foods) wrapped in bacon and liberally salted with panic. Therefore, we provide your Thursday morning sports-centric swine flu stories to better arm you at the water cooler to pass along the latest gossip mumbled through your faux designer mask:

Texas has suspended all baseball and softball tournaments, eliminated […]

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Will NASCAR Flips Continue Until “Someone Dies”?

As we mentioned yesterday right after it happened, Carl Edwards had a horrific crash on the final lap of the Aaron’s 499 NASCAR race at Talladega, as he clipped the front of Brad Keselowski’s car while attempt to block a potentially race winning crash. The unheralded Keselowski went on to take the win, while Edwards […]

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Accidents Mar, Moisten Talladega NASCAR Race

On lap seven of the Aaron’s 499 Sprint Cup race at Talladega Superspeedway, a third of the field rubbed against each other roughly in a 13-car smashup that took nine cars into the garage and left six there for the remainder of the race. With only around seven laps left, another huge pileup took out […]

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Joe Gibbs Spends $1M A Year Lubing Up Engines

How much do you spend every year on motor oil? I’m going to go out on a limb and say that it’s probably less than $1 million, which is what NASCAR’s Joe Gibbs Racing spends every year trying to perfect the oil it puts in its cars. With the oil experimentation going on for a […]

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Busch Tired Of Signing “Suitcases” Full Of Junk

Kyle Busch is as close to Dale Earnhardt as NASCAR has today (even more so than Dale Earnhardt Jr.: you have to win occasionally to be compared to No. 3). He’s a phenomenally talented driver who would rather wreck you out (and him, if needed) than lose a race. Because of this hard-charging style and […]

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