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  • NASCAR's Danica Patrick and the mediocrity of her rookie Cup season

    NASCAR's Danica Patrick and the mediocrity of her rookie Cup season
    Danica Patrick was heard swearing in frustration at one point during Sunday's NASCAR race in Dover, Del., and who can blame her? The mediocrity that is Patrick's rookie season in the Sprint Cup Series rolls on, the popular driver struggling to place her...
  • The Backstretch Blog: Is it over if you lose at Dover?

    The Backstretch Blog: Is it over if you lose at Dover?
    After the race last week in New Hampshire, it really looks like the Chase for the Championship is a three team race, with everyone trying to catch Matt Kenseth. So I'll the question, for everyone other than Kenseth, Kyle Busch and Jimmie Johnson...Is it...
  • The Backstretch Blog: In the heat of the chase

    The Backstretch Blog: In the heat of the chase
    Three down, seven to go and this Chase for the NASCAR Championship is intense. Just think about this, Kyle Busch has finished second, second and fifth in the three chase races. He is third in the points. "It's frustrating to be fifth," said Busch....
  • Opinions differ on new Goodyear tire for Kansas

    Opinions differ on new Goodyear tire for Kansas
    Chase leader Matt Kenseth would have been perfectly happy if Goodyear brought its old tires to Kansas Speedway this weekend.     Instead, the two-time and defending winner at Kansas was among 38 cars on the track Thursday who were testing the new "multi-...
  • Harvick qualifies on pole for Cup race at Kansas; Bowyer will start 22nd

    Harvick qualifies on pole for Cup race at Kansas; Bowyer will start 22nd
    Kevin Harvick turned the fastest lap in qualifying for Sunday's race at Kansas Speedway, and will sit on the pole for the first time since the 2006 season.     Harvick, who is tied for fourth in points, negotiated brutal crosswinds entering Turn 3 that...
  • Kenseth wins Nationwide race at Kansas Speedway

    Kenseth wins Nationwide race at Kansas Speedway
    Matt Kenseth is proving to be unbeatable at Kansas Speedway.     The winner of the last two Sprint Cup races at the track, Kenseth hopped into his Nationwide car and drove it to victory Saturday, taking advantage of a late-race wreck involving Brad...
  • The Backstretch Blog: The Wizards of Oz

    The Backstretch Blog: The Wizards of Oz
    When it comes to Kansas Speedway there seems to two types of drivers, the ones that are good there and everyone else. It's always the same cast of characters in the front of the pack. Jimmie Johnson has two wins, as does Matt Kenseth, Jeff Gordon and Greg...
  • Kevin Harvick wins at Kansas to put a dent in Matt Kenseth's Chase lead

    Kevin Harvick wins at Kansas to put a dent in Matt Kenseth's Chase lead
    Kevin Harvick crashed the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup party. Kyle Busch simply crashed-at a track that continues to bedevil him. And with a bizarre power failure in the last two laps, Johnson failed to cash in decisively on Matt Kenseth's...
  • Home track win still eludes Kansas native Bowyer

    Home track win still eludes Kansas native Bowyer
    Before the race you could see the optimism on Clint Bowyer's face, but as he let out a big sigh, you could also see the pressure. That's the juxtaposition of being one of NASCAR's top drivers and coming back home to the track, just 100 miles from the...
  • The Backstretch Blog: Bowyer on the Backstretch

    The Backstretch Blog: Bowyer on the Backstretch
    The trip home to Kansas didn't go quite as well as Clint Bowyer had hoped. His 14th place finish in his words was... "Miserable. Our whole weekend was miserable," Bowyer said. "We tried and tried and tried. We fought. It's just we missed the set up. It'...
  • Gordon takes pole at Charlotte Motor Speedway; Bowyer will start 14th

    Gordon takes pole at Charlotte Motor Speedway; Bowyer will start 14th
    Jeff Gordon won the pole Thursday night for the NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Charlotte Motor Speedway.     Gordon turned a lap at 194.308 mph to edge Kevin Harvick for his ninth pole at Charlotte, the second most in track history.     Greg Biffle qualified...
  • Late pass gives Kyle Busch NASCAR Nationwide Series victory from the pole at Charlotte

    Late pass gives Kyle Busch NASCAR Nationwide Series victory from the pole at Charlotte
    Status quo. Kyle Busch won from the Coors Light pole—as he almost always does—and the race for the NASCAR Nationwide Series championship remained excruciating tight. Busch held off charging series leader Austin Dillon in Friday night&...