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By Mark Davis
The nation founders, the Lone Star State thrives
Topic - Nascar
There is no clearer example of the disconnect between NASCAR and its teams then the fight earlier this year over the procedures to cool cars down during qualifying.
It would have been comedic if it wasn't such a disastrous day for one of the biggest events on the NASCAR schedule. So pulling the plug seemed like such a logical decision when the track was soaked through shortly before 3 p.m.
The Coke Zero 400 was originally scheduled to go off Saturday night, but steady rain forced it to be postponed a day. When it did finally get started Sunday, it was interrupted several more times.
Jimmie Johnson thought little of the broken slab of concrete he saw on the Dover track during driver introductions.
Jimmie Johnson handled the pothole at Dover the same way he disposed of a rough patch to start the season.
Kyle Busch heard the critics who said he was too good, too dominant, too loaded with the best equipment to keep dropping down levels and routinely romping his way toward victories.
Kurt Busch on Friday credited IndyCar's promotion of the Indianapolis 500 for a bump in the television ratings.
After his whirlwind month, Kurt Busch earned a one-day trip to Virginia International Raceway for a day of road course testing with Stewart-Haas Racing.
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It turns out Dale Earnhardt Jr. has a pastime that thrills him nearly as much as winning a checkered flag.
While Kurt Busch's bid to complete "The Double" may have failed, it won't stop the former Sprint Cup champion from making another run at history.
Apparently, Jimmie Johnson isn't done in NASCAR after all.
Jimmie Johnson's run at another Sprint Cup title is on and could bring him a piece of NASCAR history.
Kurt Busch's moonlighting gig at Indy was a smashing success. His day job in NASCAR was a bust courtesy of a blown engine, sending his bid to complete "The Double" up in smoke.
Dale Earnhardt Jr. is going to watch. So will Jimmie Johnson, Jeff Gordon, Tony Stewart and Clint Bowyer. NASCAR's biggest names all plan to tune in to the Indianapolis 500 to watch Kurt Busch run the first leg in his attempt to complete The Double.