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  1. Brad Keselowski takes jab at Hendrick Motorsports

    Eddie Gossage

    Did we just see a rivalry develop right before our eyes in Sunday's NASCAR race at Michigan? I don't mean between Jeff Gordon and Dale Earnhardt Jr. Certainly Gordon had said some harsh words over his radio during the race about Dale Jr., and afte...

    Blog | August 20, 2012
  2. How severe should Chad Knaus' penalty be?

    Eddie Gossage

    Chad Knaus, crew chief for five-time NASCAR Sprint Cup champion Jimmie Johnson, faces penalties after the team's car failed the initial inspection for next Sunday's Daytona 500. The C-post, which is the sheet metal work that separates the car's re...

    Blog | February 18, 2012
  3. NASCAR having its best season ever

    Eddie Gossage

    Epic. The best ever. The greatest of all time. Thirty-five races down and one to go. We've made it to the final race at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Carl Edwards leads the standings by just three points over Tony Stewart and the two have 267 laps...

    Blog | November 16, 2011
  4. Pressure is on as Chase heats up

    Eddie Gossage

    The intensity in the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup grew even higher Sunday at Kansas as Jimmie Johnson earned his second win of the season and Carl Edwards took the series lead by one point over Kevin Harvick. But it seems like there's only one thi...

    Blog | October 11, 2011
  5. You can't ever write off Jimmie Johnson

    Eddie Gossage

    So I hear Jimmie Johnson is back. Wait ... When was he gone? Did I miss something? Prior to Johnson's second-place finish at Dover on Sunday, he was 10th with one top-10 finish so far in the Chase. Sure he was down in points, but that didn't make ...

    Blog | October 05, 2011
  6. Start those engines and let the Chase begin

    Eddie Gossage

    Like all playoffs, the eventual champion of the 2011 NACAR Sprint Cup season may not be the driver with the best performance all season. It may well be the driver that gets on a hot streak and performs at an unconscious level throughout the 10-race C...

    Blog | September 14, 2011
  7. Analyzing the Chase field: Watch the top 6

    Eddie Gossage

    After Saturday's race at Richmond, the 2011 Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup field has been set. So who's going to be crowned champion this season? Even though 12 drivers compete in the Chase, you have to look hard at the top six. 1. Kyle Busch - T...

    Blog | September 12, 2011
  8. NASCAR's all-time greats on the track right now

    Eddie Gossage

    Every sport has a golden age but people seldom realize it at the time. Boxing had the ages of Joe Louis and Muhammad Ali. Golf had the age of Jack Nicklaus and Arnold Palmer. Later came the age of Tiger. Basketball had the age of Bill Russell...

    Blog | September 06, 2011
  9. Kyle Busch puts Toyota in Victory Lane at Michigan

    Eddie Gossage

    For Kyle Busch, winning the Pure Michigan 400 Sunday was monumental in more ways than one. Yes, he earned his first win at Michigan. Yes, he clinched his berth in the 2011 Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup. Yes, he became the first four-time Cup win...

    Blog | August 23, 2011
  10. What makes Johnson 'most influential athlete'

    Eddie Gossage

    Hey, Jimmie Johnson fans -- it looks like the majority of sports fans share your opinion about Mr. Five-time. Forbes magazine recently released its "most influential athletes" of 2011, and Double J is at the top! In addition, two other NASCAR Spr...

    Blog | May 11, 2011
  11. Sprint Cup season already at fever pitch

    Eddie Gossage

    We're three months into the NASCAR Sprint Cup season and certain things remain the same and certain things are, well, shocking. Unprecedented. And interesting. Which is exactly what NASCAR wanted when they jacked around with the point system back ...

    Blog | May 03, 2011
  12. Jennifer Jo Cobb already wins racer of year

    Eddie Gossage

    We're just one month into the season and, for me, the racer of the year award is already a dead solid lock. It's J.J. No, not Jimmie Johnson, who's going for an unprecedented sixth straight NASCAR Sprint Cup championship. Certainly, he's a top ...

    Blog | March 22, 2011
  13. Win shows Jeff Gordon is still relevant

    Eddie Gossage

    Prior to last week's Daytona 500, four-time NASCAR champ Jeff Gordon was reduced to defending his "relevance." That kind of thing can happen when you are in the midst of the longest losing streak of your career while a teammate - Jimmie Johnson - ...

    Blog | February 27, 2011
  14. Christmas wish list for auto racing

    Eddie Gossage

    All I want for Christmas is ... More "Have at it, boys!" Good call, NASCAR! A better economy so fans can attend more races and companies can sponsor more cars, races, etc. Peace on earth at Richard Petty Motorsports. The team with A.J. Allm...

    Blog | December 23, 2010
  15. Jimmie Johnson wins best Chase ever

    Eddie Gossage

    For every championship won there is a championship lost. Jimmie Johnson won an unprecedented fifth NASCAR Sprint Cup championship? Only the Celtics, Yankees and Canadiens have won five straight championships in a major professional sport. Johnson...

    Blog | November 21, 2010
  16. Win or lose, Jimmie Johnson adds drama

    Eddie Gossage

    A month or two ago, I made national news when I said it would not be good for NASCAR if Jimmie Johnson won an unprecedented fifth straight championship. Even Johnson asked me about my thoughts after reading the media reports. I couldn't tell if he...

    Blog | November 18, 2010