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Dave Ongie In the Rearview: Phoenix Chase Race

Dave Ongie In the Rearview: Phoenix Chase Race

November 11th, 2013 5:48 pm by Dave Ongie

By the time the checkered flag waves in Homestead next Sunday, Matt Kenseth’s best season ever won’t be enough. Jimmie Johnson will almost certainly celebrate his sixth Cup championship.

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Dave Ongie In the Rearview: Texas Chase Race

Dave Ongie In the Rearview: Texas Chase Race

November 4th, 2013 3:55 pm by Dave Ongie

So I learned two lessons this past week. The first? Don’t write something bad about Richard Childress unless you're girded for wrath. The second? Jimmie Johnson might be the best race car driver in NASCAR history.

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Dave Ongie In the Rearview: Martinsville Chase Race

Dave Ongie In the Rearview: Martinsville Chase Race

October 28th, 2013 1:02 pm by Dave Ongie

When people talk of the elite car owners in NASCAR, the name Richard Childress is still on the list even though this will be the 19th straight season his team has failed to win a Cup championship.

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Dave Ongie In the Rearview: Talladega Chase race

Dave Ongie In the Rearview: Talladega Chase race

October 21st, 2013 12:32 pm by Dave Ongie

Most of you won’t believe this, but I have something in common with Dale Earnhardt Jr. We both hate being beaten to the punch. And yet, it happened to both of us yesterday.

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Dave Ongie In the Rearview: Kansas Chase race

Dave Ongie In the Rearview: Kansas Chase race

October 7th, 2013 12:48 pm by Dave Ongie

Some of the best drivers who have ever competed in the sport are in their prime and locked in an intriguing race for a Cup championship. The problem is they are stuck driving race cars that handle more like UPS trucks.

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Dave Ongie In the Rearview: Chicago Chase Race

Dave Ongie In the Rearview: Chicago Chase Race

September 16th, 2013 3:49 pm by Dave Ongie

In terms of reinforcing the sport’s integrity, almost every move NASCAR made last week was the wrong one. It’s almost hard to tell which decision made by Brian France and his inner circle did the most damage to the sport’s credibility.

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Dave Ongie In the Rearview: Richmond II

Dave Ongie In the Rearview: Richmond II

September 9th, 2013 12:10 pm by Dave Ongie

Shrugging and saying “That’s racing” about the Bowyer-Vickers-Logano-Truex caper pulled off at Richmond on Saturday night would be like saying the Chicago White Sox simply caught a few bad breaks in the 1919 World Series.

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Dave Ongie In the Rearview: Atlanta

Dave Ongie In the Rearview: Atlanta

September 2nd, 2013 1:23 pm by Dave Ongie

After fighting through adversity to win his fourth Sprint Cup race of the season, NASCAR’s resident Young Gun left folks who follow the sport wondering if he had finally gained the maturity necessary to win a championship.

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Dave Ongie In the Rearview: Bristol Night Race

Dave Ongie In the Rearview: Bristol Night Race

August 26th, 2013 5:07 pm by Dave Ongie

They call Bristol Motor Speedway “The Last Great Colosseum.” After what I saw this past weekend, that moniker is right on the money — but I’m not talking about the beating and banging. I’m talking about the attempt to recreate past battles.

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Dave Ongie In the Rearview: Michigan II

Dave Ongie In the Rearview: Michigan II

August 19th, 2013 2:34 pm by Dave Ongie

As the Chase approaches, the drama is building, and nearly everything that happened Sunday at Michigan International Speedway added to the tension.

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