Tag: Brad Keselowski

Sorting Through NASCAR Chase for the Sprint Cup Possibilities

by Ryan Isley The more things change, the more they stay the same. NASCAR’s new eligibility rules for the Chase for the Sprint Cup are in their second season. And while people have gotten a little more comfortable with how a driver becomes Chase eligible, there still seems to be a little bit of confusion.

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Why NASCAR Needs To Ban The Confederate Flag

by Ryan Isley Perception often is reality in the eyes of most people. And it’s perception that has NASCAR in a unique position when it comes to the Confederate flag. To some, the perception of NASCAR is still a good ol’ boys club in the south. One where fans (and drivers) are just a bunch

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Ten Predictions for the 2015 NASCAR Season

by Ryan Isley It seems like Kevin Harvick was just hoisting the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Championship trophy over his head and yet here we are at the beginning of another NASCAR season. While there were plenty of stories in the NASCAR offseason that occurred off the track, it is time to finally focus

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After Career Year, Joey Logano Looks Poised to be a Serious Contender

by Ryan Isley Joey Logano will find himself in unfamiliar territory when the 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season begins. Instead of being just another possible contender, Logano will have to be looked at as a possible favorite to win the championship. The now 24-year-old driver had shown glimpses of the talent that made him

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Brad Keselowski Not Making Many Friends During NASCAR's Chase

by Ryan Isley Brad Keselowski was once known as the young up-and-coming, fun-loving, beer-guzzling NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion. Now, he is simply known as a “dipshit,” to quote Jeff Gordon. Once again this past Sunday, it was Keselowski who found himself in the middle of controversy and flying fists, as it was his move

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NASCAR'S Contender Round Produces Some Surprising Eliminations

by Ryan Isley Sometimes, things shake out exactly how you expect them to – even if they don’t shake out exactly how you expect them to. That was the case this past Sunday in the Geico 500 at Talladega Superspeedway. Confused? Let me explain… When the new format for the Chase for the Sprint Cup

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Media Focus on Tony Stewart Once Again Misguided

by Ryan Isley You can’t fix stupid. This could not be any truer than in the case of some people in the national media trying to cover and report on stories that happen in NASCAR. Last Saturday night in the Bank of America 500 at Charlotte Motor Speedway, there were plenty of stories to be

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Dover Dominance Could Be Key For Jimmie Johnson In The Chase

Been there, done that. Those four words pretty much sum up Jimmie Johnson when it comes not only to the Chase for the Sprint Cup, but also to racing at Dover International Speedway. It has been 13 races since Jimmie Johnson has been to victory lane in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, but this just

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Kevin Harvick (and Crew) Looking for Freaky Fast Start to the Chase

by Ryan Isley In this weekend’s MyAFibStory.com 400 at Chicagoland Speedway, Kevin Harvick will have sponsor Jimmy John’s – whose motto is “freaky fast” – on his No.4 Chevrolet. He has to hoping his new pit crew is freaky fast, unlike the crew he has used all season. Harvick will start the “Challenger” round of

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New or Old, NASCAR Chase Format Provides Drama

by Ryan Isley Sometimes change is good. And sometimes it isn’t. Then again, there are times when it can be both. The 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup season has been an example of the latter. Prior to the season, NASCAR officials announced that there would be some changes made regarding driver eligibility for the Chase and

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