Tag: Chase for the Sprint Cup

Will Kyle Busch Make The Chase? You Betcha!

by Ryan Isley In NASCAR, things can change in the blink of an eye…or in the time it takes to drop the checkered flag. That’s exactly what happened this past weekend when Kyle Busch crossed the finish line on the final lap in front of every other car in the field at Sonoma Raceway, signifying

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Kasey Kahne Looks to Improve His Season at the Tricky Triangle

by Ryan Isley For the second straight season, Kasey Kahne has gotten off to a rocky and inconsistent start. Luckily for the 35-year-old driver, the Tricky Triangle hasn’t been so tricky throughout his career. Pocono International Raceway is one of only three tracks where Kahne has found victory lane on multiple occasions, winning the spring

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Carl Edwards Heads To Kansas Looking To Improve His 2015 Season

This article was originally published on MTAF Wheels, which is now dark. Thank you for enjoying it here through the Live Full Throttle Archives.  Carl Edwards may not live in a pineapple under the sea, but he was born in Columbia, Missouri, which might be just as good this weekend. The 35-year-old driver heads to

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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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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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Expect Tempers To Heat Up As NASCAR Heads To Atlanta

by Ryan Isley There will be fireworks Sunday night at Atlanta Motor Speedway. They just might not be in the sky. With just two races left until the field is set for the Chase for the Sprint Cup, a number of drivers know that the only way they will have a chance to compete for

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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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Matt Kenseth Looking to Recapture the Michigan Magic

by Ryan Isley Vince Lombardi famously said that winning isn’t everything, it’s the only thing. Wisconsin native and diehard Green Bay Packers fan Matt Kenseth might not exactly agree with the legendary head coach. Kenseth won the then-NASCAR Winston Cup (now Sprint Cup) championship by winning just one race but accumulating 25 top-10 finishes in

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Kasey Kahne Looking to Love the Poconos

by Ryan Isley The Poconos in Pennsylvania uses the slogan “more to love.” That slogan would certainly be appropriate for Kasey Kahne if he makes a trip to victory lane on Sunday. If the 2014 season is going to turn around for Kahne, this weekend at Pocono Raceway just might be the perfect time for

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