Articles by Journalist in 2014


Links to much of our writer's works throughout 2014

DOMINIC ARAGON:
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2014 Season Review: No. 8 Dale Earnhardt Jr.
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2014 Season Review: No. 7 Matt Kenseth
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2014 Season Review: No. 6 Jeff Gordon
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2014 Season Review: No. 5 Brad Keselowski
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2014 Season Review: No. 4 Joey Logano
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2014 Season Review: No. 3 Denny Hamlin
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2014 Season Review: No. 2 Ryan Newman

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-2014 Season Review: No. 1 Kevin Harvick
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Josh Wise to return to Phil Parsons Racing
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End of an era for ESPN
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Championship preview: Kevin Harvick
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Gordon wins pole, set to hit milestones Sunday
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Championship preview: Denny Hamlin
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Championship preview: Joey Logano
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Championship preview: Ryan Newman
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Harvick wins, leads 2,000 laps
-Heartbreak for Jeff Gordon
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Keselowski victorious at Phoenix




-Q and A with David Starr
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Gordon leads laps, leaves Martinsville as points leader
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Stewart scores third top-five of season
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Career bests for Circle Sport Racing drivers
-Edwards talks Talladega, championship
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Paint schemes bringing awareness
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Jeff Gordon scores 20th top-ten of season, increases points cushion on Chase cutoff
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Qualifying Stats: Bank of America 500
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Kyle Busch: “It’s early, anything can happen”
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Kyle Busch victorious at Kansas
-Harvick scores eighth pole, sixth track record of 2014
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Larson posts third straight top-ten finish
-Almirola doesn’t anticipate falling “off the wagon”
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Vickers leads laps, posts top-ten
-Truex Jr. battles back for 12th place finish
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Hamlin finds himself in hole entering Dover
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Larson “proud” of team’s recent performance
-Keselowski clinches Contender Round berth with win


Chase Previews:
No. 1
Brad Keselowski
No. 2
Jeff Gordon 
No. 3
Dale Earnhardt Jr. 
No. 4
Jimmie Johnson
No. 5
Joey Logano 
No. 6
Kevin Harvick
No. 7
Carl Edwards 
No. 8
Kyle Busch
No. 9
Denny Hamlin
No. 10
Kurt Busch
No. 11
Kasey Kahne
No. 12
Aric Almirola
No. 13
A.J. Allmendinger
No. 14
Matt Kenseth
No. 15
Greg Biffle 
No. 16
Ryan Newman


-Keselowski wins, eclipses 1,000 laps led on season
-Keselowski, Team Penske dominate qualifying
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Danica Patrick looking to improve at Richmond
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Larson: Kahne’s win “ends our Chase hopes unless we win”
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Beard Motorsports to attempt Richmond
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McMurray shows muscle at Bristol
-Harvick to start on pole
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Gordon comes up short
-Almirola focused on performing in Chase
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Burton’s day plagued by electrical problems
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Gordon wins second consecutive pole position
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Casey Mears signed through 2015


BRANDON CALDWELL:
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Top-five drivers with something to prove in 2015
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Sprint Unlimited: Leave it to the fans
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Top-five most surprising drivers in 2014
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Top-five most disappointing drivers of 2014

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Fans turned off by new Chase format
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Does NASCAR need to consider a floating schedule?
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Challengers to Contenders: Who moves on to Round 2
-Kyle Busch remains “Candy Man;” resigns with Mars Inc.
-Earnhardt Jr. capitalizes at Pocono Raceway
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Is it time for NASCAR to re-evaluate double-file restarts?



DAVID CULPEPPER:
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Will Danica Continue to Improve?

BRIAN DEGRUCHY:
-Tweaking the Chase

KENNETH FERGUSON:
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How much longer will Jeff Gordon race?
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Sadler comments on Texas driver swap

-Paint schemes bringing awareness
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Can Johnson rebound from Kansas race?
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Finalists announced in fourth annual Betty Jane France Humanitarian Award
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Chase contenders sweep first round
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Consistency pays off for Kenseth, Newman, and Biffle
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Sadler focused on the bigger picture

 

JORDAN HYLAND:
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Crossroads for Ryan Blaney in 2015?
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In a season marked by tragedy, Tony Stewart is a champion
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NASCAR’s Chase format and the underdog

 

CODY JACKSON:
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Can Allmendinger, Almirola repeat in 2015?

 

JUSTIN MELILLO:
-Biffle needs results to save team, career

 

TIM SMITH:
-Perennial favorites to sub for Vickers

 

TEAM RELEASES:
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Norm Benning joins The Racing Experts