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NASCAR Barometer: Collecting Darlington Stripes
NASCAR Barometer: Collecting Darlington Stripes
Kevin Harvick avoided stripes and collected only a win at Darlington on Saturday.
Bojangles’ Southern 500 Preview: The Darlington Stripe
Bojangles’ Southern 500 Preview: The Darlington Stripe
No driver in the series is hotter on the larger ovals than Brad Keselowski, who could have a career night at the Lady in Black.
NASCAR Barometer: Even the Rain is Bigger in Texas
NASCAR Barometer: Even the Rain is Bigger in Texas
Rain forced a Monday running of the Duck Commander 500, and Joey Logano took the Sprint Cup race by the scruff of the neck.
Duck Commander 500 Preview: Fast 'n Furious in Fort Worth
Duck Commander 500 Preview: Fast 'n Furious in Fort Worth
Matt Kenseth's success at Fort Worth has been nothing short of amazing, and it's surprising he's only captured two wins at the intermediate oval.
NASCAR Barometer: Another One Slips Away
NASCAR Barometer: Another One Slips Away
Jimmie Johnson had the car to beat at Martinsville, and after coming agonizingly close to victory the last two weeks, he could finally find the winner's circle in Texas.
STP 500 Preview: Short Track Survival
STP 500 Preview: Short Track Survival
After a shocking upset at Fontana it will be good for six-time champion Jimmie Johnson to get back to action on a short track this week.
NASCAR Barometer: Survival of the Fittest
NASCAR Barometer: Survival of the Fittest
When the competition started falling one by one, Kyle Busch used a gutsy pit call and a solid restart to take advantage at the Auto Club 400.
Auto Club 400 Preview: Trends Begin to Form
Auto Club 400 Preview: Trends Begin to Form
Jimmie Johnson will try to extend his recent success at Fontana with another strong outing this Sunday afternoon.
NASCAR Barometer: Edwards Survives Bristol
NASCAR Barometer: Edwards Survives Bristol
Carl Edwards and crew finally gave Roush Fenway Racing something to cheer Sunday in Bristol.
Food City 500 Preview: Short Track, Short Tempers in Bristol
Food City 500 Preview: Short Track, Short Tempers in Bristol
Five-time Bristol winner Kyle Busch is coming off a strong week of racing rolls into this week's race as the man to beat.
NASCAR Barometer: Keselowski Wins Vegas Gamble
NASCAR Barometer: Keselowski Wins Vegas Gamble
Brad Keselowski's contrarian strategy came up aces Sunday when Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s luck, and fuel, ran out.
Weekly Preview: Racing the Vegas Oval
Weekly Preview: Racing the Vegas Oval
The track in Las Vegas has produced a lot of repeat winners, but a first-time winner could be waiting in the wings in Kevin Harvick.
NASCAR Barometer: A Weekend of Domination
NASCAR Barometer: A Weekend of Domination
Kevin Harvick simply dominated Sunday's race at Phoenix and heads into this week's race at Las Vegas with momentum.
The Profit on CNBC 500 Preview: Celebrating 50 Years of PIR
The Profit on CNBC 500 Preview: Celebrating 50 Years of PIR
A four-time winner at the track, Phoenix International Raceway is one of Kevin Harvick's top statistical ovals.
NASCAR Barometer: A Wet and Wild Start
NASCAR Barometer: A Wet and Wild Start
After a six-hour rain delay, the NASCAR season finally launched Sunday at Daytona with Dale Earnhardt Jr. capturing his second career Daytona 500.
NASCAR Barometer: Racing Revs Up with Daytona
NASCAR Barometer: Racing Revs Up with Daytona
Denny Hamlin hopes to ride last year's late-season momentum into Victory Lane at the Daytona 500.
Daytona 500 Preview: The Great American Race
Daytona 500 Preview: The Great American Race
Matt Kenseth dominated superspeedways last season and returns to Daytona Beach looking to claim his third career Daytona 500 victory.
 2014 Sprint Cup Rankings UPDATE: Still King of the Hill
2014 Sprint Cup Rankings UPDATE: Still King of the Hill
Jimmie Johnson is the king of the hill until someone knocks him off, but other drivers have move up - and down - in our latest Sprint Cup rankings.
Sprint Unlimited Preview: NASCAR’s Kickoff to 2014
Sprint Unlimited Preview: NASCAR’s Kickoff to 2014
Kevin Harvick has won three of the last five Unlimited races, and that's not by accident.
2014 Camping World Truck Series: Driver Rankings
2014 Camping World Truck Series: Driver Rankings
Kyle Busch raced a half-season schedule with his No. 51 truck last year and is back for more this season in the truck series.
Sprint Cup Loop Stats: Final 2013 Results
Sprint Cup Loop Stats: Final 2013 Results
Jimmie Johnson won last year's Sprint Cup title with a consistent run through the loops stats.
2014 Nationwide Series: Driver Rankings
2014 Nationwide Series: Driver Rankings
Kyle Busch and his comrades absolutely dominated Nationwide Series in 2013 with the powerful No. 54 Toyota team.
2014 Sleepers & Busts: Undervalued and Overvalued
2014 Sleepers & Busts: Undervalued and Overvalued
Brad Keselowski is far from an unknown, but his struggles last season should lead to good draft value this season.
2014 Top Rookies: Newcomers to Watch
2014 Top Rookies: Newcomers to Watch
Austin Dillon, the 2011 Camping World Truck Series and 2013 Nationwide Series champion, makes his move into full-time Sprint Cup Series racing this season.
2014 Track Specialists: Drivers Who Dominate
2014 Track Specialists: Drivers Who Dominate
Kyle Bush will look to bounce back on small ovals this seaon after struggling on the circuit's short tracks last year.
2014 Sprint Cup Cheatsheet : Driver Projections
2014 Sprint Cup Cheatsheet : Driver Projections
Matt Kenseth had a great year of racing last season but fell just short of the championship to Jimmie Johnson. Can Kenseth overcome JJ this season?
 2014 Sprint Cup Driver Rankings: The Circuit's Top Drivers
2014 Sprint Cup Driver Rankings: The Circuit's Top Drivers
Arguably the best driver of the modern era, Jimmie Johnson heads into 2014 with stats that rival any driver in the last generation of the sport.
2014 NASCAR Preview: What's New for this Season
2014 NASCAR Preview: What's New for this Season
Among the various changes coming to NASCAR in 2014, Kevin Harvick is jumping to Stewart-Haas Racing.
NASCAR Barometer: Looking Back, Looking  Ahead
NASCAR Barometer: Looking Back, Looking Ahead
Jimmie Johnson wrapped up the 2013 season Sunday with his sixth Sprint Cup championship.
Ford EcoBoost 400 Preview: Crowning the Champion
Ford EcoBoost 400 Preview: Crowning the Champion
Will Jimmie Johnson make his usual
NASCAR Barometer: It's JJ's World
NASCAR Barometer: It's JJ's World
Jimmie Johnson may not have the greatest record at Homestead, but this is a man on the verge of collecting his sixth Sprint Cup title.
AdvoCare 500 Preview: Duel in the Desert
AdvoCare 500 Preview: Duel in the Desert
Thanks to his dominant victory at Texas, Jimmie Johnson heads to Phoenix this weekend with a seven-point lead in the championship chase ahead of Matt Kenseth.
NASCAR Barometer: In the Driver's Seat
NASCAR Barometer: In the Driver's Seat
After Sunday's performance it is hard to see anyone other than Jimmie Johnson taking this year's championship.
AAA Texas 500 Preview: Homestretch to the Championship
AAA Texas 500 Preview: Homestretch to the Championship
Matt Kenseth has his best opportunity in years to win the Sprint Cup Series championship, three races away from realizing that dream.
NASCAR Barometer: Timely Driving
NASCAR Barometer: Timely Driving
Jeff Gordon wasn't the most dominant car Sunday in Martinsville, but he made his move at just the righ time to capture the victory.
Goody’s Headache 500 Preview: Bullring Battle
Goody’s Headache 500 Preview: Bullring Battle
Our five-time Sprint Cup Series champion is an eight-time winner at Martinsville, making Jimmie Johnson the obvious man to beat this week in the Chase.
NASCAR Barometer: The Chase Heads to Martinsville
NASCAR Barometer: The Chase Heads to Martinsville
Martinsville and Jimmie Johnson are becoming synonymous with one another. The championship contender won two of the last five races at the paperclip track.
Camping World 500 Preview: Talladega - Super Speedway Luck
Camping World 500 Preview: Talladega - Super Speedway Luck
Two-time Talladega winner Brad Keselowski comes to Central Alabama this weekend looking for more checkered flags and visits to victory lane.
NASCAR Barometer: Still the Leader
NASCAR Barometer: Still the Leader
A late caution helped Matt Kenseth extend his lead in the Chase on Saturday, and now he heads to Talladega, which has been good to him lately.
Bank of America 500 Preview: Halfway to the Championship
Bank of America 500 Preview: Halfway to the Championship
Despite his stumble at Kansas Speedway, Matt Kenseth still leads the Chase championship standings coming to this week's race at Charlotte.
NASCAR Barometer: The Chase Revs Up
NASCAR Barometer: The Chase Revs Up
Kevin Harvick scored his third win of the season Sunday at Kansas Speedway, notching his second top-10 finish in a row in the process.
Hollywood Casino 400 Preview: Showdown in the Heartland
Hollywood Casino 400 Preview: Showdown in the Heartland
Matt Kenseth has owned the intermediate ovals this season and Kansas has been no exception as the Chase continues.
NASCAR Barometer: Now it's a Race
NASCAR Barometer: Now it's a Race
The Chase just got a little tighter as Jimmie Johnson asserted his dominance in Dover and looks to do the same this week in Kansas.
AAA 400 Preview: Taming the Monster
AAA 400 Preview: Taming the Monster
Jimmie Johnson is looking to make up ground in the Chase for the Cup standings as we roll into Dover this weekend.
NASCAR Barometer: Kenseth Keeps Rolling
NASCAR Barometer: Kenseth Keeps Rolling
Matt Kenseth has had an amazing first season with Joe Gibbs Racing so far, and may just bring the Sprint Cup back to that team in his first try.
Sylvania 300 Preview: The Quest for the Championship
Sylvania 300 Preview: The Quest for the Championship
Kyle Busch may be in the best position of his career to challenge for the Sprint Cup Series championship.
NASCAR Barometer: Kenseth Looking Strong
NASCAR Barometer: Kenseth Looking Strong
The Chase started with controversy but Matt Kenseth emerged as the early leader Sunday, giving fantasy owners plenty of confidence.
Geico 400 Preview: Chase Race No. 1 on Tap
Geico 400 Preview: Chase Race No. 1 on Tap
With victories this season at Las Vegas, Kansas and Kentucky, Matt Kenseth has to be seen as the favorite this weekend at Chicagoland as the Chase revs up.
NASCAR Barometer: Let the Chase Begin
NASCAR Barometer: Let the Chase Begin
Jimmie Johnson's recent troubles make him a big wild car entering NASCAR's Chase for the Championship. Should fantasy owners back the No. 48 or stay away?
Federated Auto Parts 400 Preview: Do or Die Time
Federated Auto Parts 400 Preview: Do or Die Time
Kyle Busch clearly knows how to run up front at Richmond, and a win this week would put him into the driver's seat heading into the Chase.
NASCAR Barometer: Busch Secures Chase Bid
NASCAR Barometer: Busch Secures Chase Bid
Kyle Busch's win Sunday night clinched a spot in the Chase, and now he can aim squarely on victory in Atlanta.
AdvoCare 500 Preview: Countdown to the Chase
AdvoCare 500 Preview: Countdown to the Chase
As we head into the Chase, Atlanta Motor Speedway presents a great opportunity for Jimmie Johnson, who already has four wins this season.
NASCAR Barometer: Kenseth Eyes the Chase
NASCAR Barometer: Kenseth Eyes the Chase
Matt Kenseth's win last Saturday landed him a spot in this year's Chase, but first is a stop in Atlanta where he has a strong resume.
Irwin Tools Night Race Preview: World’s Fastest Half-Mile
Irwin Tools Night Race Preview: World’s Fastest Half-Mile
Brad Keselowski returns to Bristol this week looking to complete the unfinished business he started in March.
NASCAR Barometer: The K-Man Does It
NASCAR Barometer: The K-Man Does It
Brad Keselowski scored three top-10s in the four races leading to Michigan last week and has a wonderful record at Bristol, the site of this week's race.
Pure Michigan 400 Preview: Biffle Three-Peat?
Pure Michigan 400 Preview: Biffle Three-Peat?
Three-peat watch falls on Greg Biffle this weekend as he looks to take his second victory of the season and third in a row at Michigan.
NASCAR Barometer: Busch Burns Bright
NASCAR Barometer: Busch Burns Bright
Kyle Busch claimed another Sprint Cup road course win in an impressive display through the final laps Sunday, and his prospects look even brighter this week at Michigan.
Cheez-It 355k Preview: Bruising Battle at the Glen
Cheez-It 355k Preview: Bruising Battle at the Glen
Kyle Busch has been dealing with a range of inconsistencies this season, but his Glen resume makes him a contender this weekend.
NASCAR Barometer: Kahne Breaks Through
NASCAR Barometer: Kahne Breaks Through
Kasey Kahne has been knocking on victory's door much of the season and finally broke through Sunday. Now he hopes to keep it going at Watkins Glen.
GoBowling.com 400 Preview: Pocono Reloaded
GoBowling.com 400 Preview: Pocono Reloaded
Jimmie Johnson snapped a long drought at Pocono with his dominant victory here in June. So once again all eyes will be on the No. 48 Chevrolet this weekend.
NASCAR Barometer: Knockin' on Victory's Door
NASCAR Barometer: Knockin' on Victory's Door
After Ryan Newman's performance in Indianapolis last week, Pocono could present further opportunity for fantasy owners to capitalize this week.
Samuel Deeds 400 Preview: Motor Racing's Field of Dreams
Samuel Deeds 400 Preview: Motor Racing's Field of Dreams
Tony Stewart's two wins and six Top-5s at Indy make him the class of the field this weekend at the iconic Brickyard.
NASCAR Barometer: Midseason Review
NASCAR Barometer: Midseason Review
As the Sprint Cup series heads into its second half, Matt Kenseth and his new team are partnering as if they'd been together his entire career.
NASCAR Barometer: King of Indy
NASCAR Barometer: King of Indy
The winner of three of the last five races at the Brickyard, Jimmie Johnson is NASCAR's king of Indianapolis.
Camping World  301 Preview: Race the Track Not the Competition
Camping World 301 Preview: Race the Track Not the Competition
A three-time winner at New Hampshire, Tony Stewart comes to New England this weekend in search of his second win of the season.
NASCAR Barometer: Johnson and Johnson
NASCAR Barometer: Johnson and Johnson
Jimmie Johnson swept Daytona and is heating up just in time for a run at a strong Chase position.
Coke Zero 400 Preview: Fourth of July Fireworks
Coke Zero 400 Preview: Fourth of July Fireworks
A two-time Daytona 500 winner, Matt Kenseth finds himself solidly atop the contenders list this week as the series heads back to Daytona for the Fourth of July.
NASCAR Barometer: Back to Daytona
NASCAR Barometer: Back to Daytona
A win and three top-5s in the last five Daytona races, coupled with last week's win at Kentucky, prove that Matt Kenseth should be a strong competitor this week.
Quaker State 400 Preview: Showdown in the Heartland
Quaker State 400 Preview: Showdown in the Heartland
With victories already this season at the Las Vegas and Kansas ovals, Matt Kenseth and the No. 20 Toyota team look to take a third oval this weekend at Kentucky.
NASCAR Barometer: Next Stop, Kentucky
NASCAR Barometer: Next Stop, Kentucky
A top-5 finish at Sonoma propels Jeff Gordon into Kentucky where the veteran driver has also had success.
Toyota/Save Mart 350 Preview: The Road Course Wild Card
Toyota/Save Mart 350 Preview: The Road Course Wild Card
Jimmie Johnson has a four-race Top-10 streak in tow at Sonoma, including a fifth-place finish in this race one year ago.
NASCAR Barometer: Racing in Wine Country
NASCAR Barometer: Racing in Wine Country
Tony Stewart is one of NASCAR's best road-course drivers and heads to Sonoma this week looking to dominate.
Quicken Loans 400 Preview: NASCAR's Fastest Track?
Quicken Loans 400 Preview: NASCAR's Fastest Track?
Greg Biffle should lead laps, race with the lead pack and contend for the win this weekend at the fast two-mile Michigan oval.
NASCAR Barometer: Riding the Hot Car
NASCAR Barometer: Riding the Hot Car
It is hard to look away from Jimmie Johnson this week after he dominates a race like he dominated the 400 miles at Pocono Raceway on Sunday.
Party in the Poconos 400 Preview: Hamlin's Time to Shine
Party in the Poconos 400 Preview: Hamlin's Time to Shine
Denny Hamlin is the statistical leader in a lot of categories at Pocono Raceway and boasts the best driver rating of the field in the last 16 races at the three-turn oval.
NASCAR Barometer: Bump and Run
NASCAR Barometer: Bump and Run
Tony Stewart rekindled his championship flame with a nearly perfect 400 miles at Dover amid a lot of bumping and banging.
FedEx 400 Preview: Mastering the Monster Mile
FedEx 400 Preview: Mastering the Monster Mile
Jimmie Johnson, the winner of four of the last eight Dover races and a total of seven career victories at the Monster Mile, has to be the top contender entering this event.
NASCAR Barometer: Harvick Looks for Dover Domination
NASCAR Barometer: Harvick Looks for Dover Domination
Kevin Harvick is a top driver at Dover, the site of this week's race, and last week's win gives him plenty of momentum.
Coca-Cola 600 Preview: Longest Race of the Season
Coca-Cola 600 Preview: Longest Race of the Season
Kasey Kahne is a four-time winner at Charlotte Motor Speedway and a three-time Coca-Cola 600 winner. He heads into this week's marathon as the favorite.
NASCAR Barometer: Star of All-Stars
NASCAR Barometer: Star of All-Stars
Superlatives are the only way to describe Jimmie Johnson, and with his record-setting fourth All-Star victory under his belt, he is the favorite heading into this week's Coca-Cola 600.
Sprint Cup All-Star Challenge Preview: Racing Under the Lights
Sprint Cup All-Star Challenge Preview: Racing Under the Lights
The top contender for this season's All-Star Challenge is the surging Matt Kenseth and his hot No. 20 Joe Gibbs Racing team.
NASCAR Barometer: Hamlin Owns Charlotte
NASCAR Barometer: Hamlin Owns Charlotte
Joe Gibbs Racing is on top of the world, and Denny Hamlin will be gunning for his slice of the pie at Charlotte Motor Speedway.
Southern 500 Preview: The Darlington Stripe
Southern 500 Preview: The Darlington Stripe
Jimmie Johnson rides into this weekend's race as the standings leader by a wide margin - and with the ability to roll the dice for the win at Darlington.
NASCAR Barometer: Lady in Black
NASCAR Barometer: Lady in Black
Jimmie Johnson's numbers at Darlington are so impressive that it makes it hard for fantasy owners not to select him this week.
Aaron's 499 Preview: Surviving the Big One
Aaron's 499 Preview: Surviving the Big One
Our most recent Talladega winner, Matt Kenseth, comes into Aaron's 499 weekend looking to continue his superspeedway dominance in 2013.
NASCAR Barometer: The Right Choice
NASCAR Barometer: The Right Choice
Kevin Harvick has momentum and scored two top-5s in the last three lead-lap finishes at Talladega.
Toyota Owners 400 Preview: Racing Perfection
Toyota Owners 400 Preview: Racing Perfection
Kyle Busch is the star of Richmond International Raceway where he has dominated in recent years.
NASCAR Barometer: Crowning Kenseth
NASCAR Barometer: Crowning Kenseth
Matt Kenseth is settled into this team and appears to be one of the strongest drivers on the circuit heading into this week's race at Richmond.
Weekly Preview: Kansas Speedway -Texas Sequel?
Weekly Preview: Kansas Speedway -Texas Sequel?
Kyle Busch is on fire coming to the Kansas oval this weekend after conquering Texas in his last start.
NASCAR Barometer: Maturity Paying Off for Busch
NASCAR Barometer: Maturity Paying Off for Busch
Kyle Busch has matured as a driver in recent seasons, and this could be the year everything comes together for the super quick fighter.
NRA 500 Preview: Lone Star Battle at Night
NRA 500 Preview: Lone Star Battle at Night
Matt Kenseth's success at Fort Worth has been nothing short of amazing, and it's almost mind-boggling that he's only captured two wins at the track in the last 11 years.
NASCAR Barometer: The Champ Rides Again
NASCAR Barometer: The Champ Rides Again
The first driver to score a repeat victory in 2013, Jimmie Johnson is looking every bit as strong as he has in each of his championship seasons.