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  1. Johnson, Gordon looking for Indy history

    Matt Willis

    Dozier Mobley/Getty ImagesJeff Gordon won the inaugural Brickyard 400 in 1994, and has added three more since.This Sunday, NASCAR will go racing at one of the most historic tracks in motorsports, Indianapolis Motor Speedway. And two of NASCAR's most-...

    Blog | July 24, 2014
  2. Stories abound in 98th Indy 500

    Matt Willis

    Thirty-three drivers will take the green flag early Sunday afternoon (11 a.m. ET on ABC) for the 98th Indianapolis 500, each with their own story. But some are in position to make history. Kurt Busch's Marathon Day It's actually been a marathon ...

    Blog | May 23, 2014
  3. Hamlin, Gibbs own SpeedWeeks headlines

    Matt Willis

    Tom Pennington/Getty ImagesDenny Hamlin has already won the Sprint Unlimited and his Budweiser Duel this year.The most important part of SpeedWeeks, the three points races for the Camping World Truck, Nationwide and Sprint Cup series, are still yet t...

    Blog | February 21, 2014
  4. NASCAR - Brad Keselowski winning often now

    Matt Willis

    Since it's my blog, I'm going to imagine that you asked why I thought Brad Keselowski's win on Saturday was so impressive. Let me tell you. Keselowski has won on a short track, a restrictor-plate track and a superspeedway this season. That's just a...

    Blog | Conversation | July 03, 2012
  5. NASCAR - Clint Bowyer continues new-winner parade

    Matt Willis

    Last year was lauded for having a variety of winners and wild endings. While this year hasn't lived up to the crazy finishes (last year set a high bar), we've kept up the string of variety in Victory Lane, which shouldn't surprise anyone. Clint Bowy...

    Blog | Conversation | June 26, 2012
  6. Martin, Stewart seeking 1st Daytona win

    Matt Willis

    Jason Smith/Getty ImagesMark Martin hopes to take home his first win at the Daytona 500 Several drivers have had bad luck in the past at the Daytona 500. Here's a look at several veterans who are looking to break the curse. Mark Martin Marti...

    Blog | February 26, 2012
  7. NASCAR - Kurt Busch could keep rolling at Kansas

    Matt Willis

    What does the 2011 season have that past seasons haven't? A second race at Kansas! OK, that may not have been the most delightful riddle. Try this one on for size instead. Why did I try the fish? Just for the halibut. That's terrible ... I lo...

    Blog | Conversation | October 06, 2011
  8. NASCAR - Tony Stewart, Jeff Gordon have edge at Loudon

    Matt Willis

    Color me intrigued by the Chase so far (or for our international friends, colour me intrigued) Chicago provided a wild start, with fuel-mileage issues and penalties resulting in a shuffled Chase field in a year with a new points system in which poo...

    Blog | Conversation | September 22, 2011
  9. NASCAR - Jimmie Johnson finding his Chase groove

    Matt Willis

    Since 1980, we've run only two races on a Tuesday. In 2007, for Kurt Busch's win at Michigan, I didn't have a blog. This time, I do have a blog, and a splendid one at that. But given the short turnaround between a Tuesday race and a Saturday night ...

    Blog | Conversation | September 08, 2011
  10. Kyle Busch, Showdown favorite

    Matt Willis

    Kyle Busch is simply dominant at Bristol. And with the Sprint Summer Showdown competition winding down, he's primed to have an extra million dollars in his firesuit.

    Story | Conversation | August 25, 2011
  11. Crunching numbers: David Ragan joins the parade of first-time Spr...

    Matt Willis

    Who needed to go out to see a summer blockbuster when you have Daytona? What didn't Saturday night's race have? It was a tale of redemption, as David Ragan came back from disappointing 2009 and 2010 seasons and the heartbreak of this year's Daytona...

    Blog | Conversation | July 05, 2011
  12. Crunching Numbers: Winning a race each year for a decade puts Kur...

    Matt Willis

    Driving in to work Monday morning, I was listening to some NASCAR talk radio, and they made the thought-provoking point that road-course racing is the new Bristol. They have a point. Bristol used to be about one-lane racing, and if you were in the p...

    Blog | Conversation | June 27, 2011
  13. Crunching Numbers: Jeff Gordon back in NASCAR championship form

    Matt Willis

    In my sleep-deprived Sunday night state (never go to a late Saturday movie and then work a 12-hour day starting at 5 a.m.), I got to think about what I would've written about Jeff Gordon had I had this blog as a teenager back in the 1990s. Back in t...

    Blog | Conversation | June 14, 2011
  14. Auto Club 400: NASCAR Sprint Cup Series number crunching

    Matt Willis

    The first round of my third annual NASCAR Bracket of Massive Significance resulted in some close calls and upsets -- like any good bracket should. Among my favorites, top-two seeds Tony Stewart and Kurt Busch beat their first-round opponents (Jeff B...

    Blog | Conversation | March 24, 2011
  15. NASCAR Sprint Cup Series number crunching for Charlotte Motor Spe...

    Matt Willis

    Watching last Sunday's Cup race at California, a thought popped into my head. Is Jimmie Johnson winning the Chase, or did several other drivers just lose it? Johnson has left the door more open in the past, an opinion I shared in my last blog. If yo...

    Blog | Conversation | October 14, 2010
  16. NASCAR Sprint Cup Series number crunching for Bristol

    Matt Willis

    It occurred to me recently that these blog thingies have a word limit, and I'm regularly going over my word limit, straining the very confines of the Internet. Words I can't waste talking about such irrelevant topics as department stores where you ...

    Blog | Conversation | August 19, 2010