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  1. Classic Talladega finish makes for great race

    Eddie Gossage

    A leading motorsports reporter posed the question to me Sunday after the NASCAR Sprint Cup race in Talladega: If a race was boring but the finish was a classic, was it a bad race? First, I thought Talladega was breathtakingly intriguing. A memorab...

    Blog | April 18, 2011
  2. No animals were hurt during this post

    Eddie Gossage

    There is always some monkey business at Texas Motor Speedway. This Friday, Saturday and Sunday, two trained capuchin monkeys - Miki and Rocky - will be found selling souvenir programs for the AAA Texas 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup race. We've enlisted t...

    Blog | November 03, 2010
  3. Talent shift yields early competitive balance

    Eddie Gossage

    Brad Keselowski's win at Bristol on Sunday marked the fourth different winner in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series' four races this season. He also gave Dodge its first victory of 2012, which means all four manufacturers represented in the series have alr...

    Blog | March 22, 2012
  4. Dale Earnhardt Jr. closing in on Victory Lane

    Eddie Gossage

    With Sunday's running of the Kobalt Tools 400 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, we're just three races in on the 2012 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series schedule. But I don't think it's too early to predict that Dale Earnhardt Jr. is on his way back to Victory Lane...

    Blog | March 12, 2012
  5. Stewart-Edwards was title fight for the ages

    Eddie Gossage

    Never in the history of motorsports have two titans rendered the sport simply a two-man show the way Tony Stewart and Carl Edwards have over the final three race of the 2011 NASCAR Sprint Cup season. Starting here at Texas Motor Speedway, the eigh...

    Blog | November 21, 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. Remember, Rome wasn't built in a day

    Eddie Gossage

    This past weekend I attended the inaugural NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Speedway Motorsports, Inc.'s newly-acquired track, Kentucky Speedway. I had a thought when I arrived at the track; many of you may have read it on Twitter (yes, I'm tweeting ...

    Blog | July 12, 2011
  9. Q&A: Sprint Cup driver Denny Hamlin

    Eddie Gossage

    Denny Hamlin, who swept last season's Sprint Cup races at Texas Motor Speedway, sits down with TMS president Eddie Gossage for a Q&A session....

    Blog | April 06, 2011
  10. Expect Denny Hamlin to be muted down stretch

    Eddie Gossage

    Denny Hamlin - was he trying to win the 2010 NASCAR Sprint Cup championship or defend the honor of his team with his outspoken rant aimed at the Richard Childress Racing team's apparent rules violation after driver Clint Bowyer won the opening race i...

    Blog | September 28, 2010
  11. Clint Bowyer could become blue-collar hero

    Eddie Gossage

    Clint Bowyer, winner of the first race in the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup on Sunday in New Hampshire, could be just the answer. With the 2001 death of the legendary Dale Earnhardt, fans have been looking for someone just like them to pull for ...

    Blog | September 19, 2010
  12. The pros and cons for each Chase driver

    Eddie Gossage

    The Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Championship starts this weekend at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. Here's my take on each driver and why he is "hot" and "not hot" entering the 10-race Chase: Denny Hamlin (5060 points) Hot: Since the end of...

    Blog | September 14, 2010
  13. What have you done for me lately?

    Eddie Gossage

    You think the NFL makes quick coaching changes? That's nothing compared to NASCAR Sprint Cup Racing, circa 2010. After only one race, Drew Blickensderfer -- the man who led Matt Kenseth's team to wins in the first two races of the 2009 seas...

    Blog | February 24, 2010
  14. What have you done for me lately?

    Eddie Gossage

    You think the NFL makes quick coaching changes? That's nothing compared to NASCAR Sprint Cup Racing, circa 2010. After only one race, Drew Blickensderfer -- the man who led Matt Kenseth's team to wins in the first two races of the 2009 season, ...

    Blog | Conversation | February 24, 2010
  15. Blown engines noteworthy because they're rare

    Eddie Gossage

    It was somewhat surprising to see engines blowing during Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Auto Club Speedway. It used to be a common thing to see smoke erupt from a car and have four or five cars sitting in the garage with blown engines...

    Blog | February 21, 2010
  16. Blown engines noteworthy because they're rare

    Eddie Gossage

    It was somewhat surprising to see engines blowing during Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Auto Club Speedway. It used to be a common thing to see smoke erupt from a car and have four or five cars sitting in the garage with blown engines. ...

    Blog | Conversation | February 21, 2010