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Could Johnson be an F1 star?

Opinion by Gordon Kirby, June 28th 2010

Jimmie Johnson is chasing an unprecedented fifth straight NASCAR Sprint Cup...

Villeneuve’s star turn in NASCAR

Opinion by Gordon Kirby, June 21st 2010

You have to give it to Jacques Villeneuve. At 39, a dozen years after winning...

Harvick wins Talledega fight

Opinion by Gordon Kirby, April 26th 2010

Kevin Harvick scored a textbook win in Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup race on the...

Johnson works his magic

Opinion by Gordon Kirby, March 24th 2010

Jimmie Johnson is beginning to emerge not only as NASCAR’s best driver of the...

First NASCAR, now the world!

Opinion by Gordon Kirby, March 1st 2010

Jeff Gordon has announced that he will keep racing for an undetermined period...

Johnson back on winning form

Race Report by Gordon Kirby, February 22nd 2010

Order was restored in NASCAR as defending Sprint Cup champion Jimmie Johnson...

Martin makes his mark at Daytona

Opinion by Gordon Kirby, February 8th 2010

NASCAR’s season kicked off on Saturday with qualifying for this Sunday’s...

Andretti: why I didn’t like Indy

Opinion by Gordon Kirby, January 11th 2010

I had a long conversation recently with Michael Andretti for the book I’m...

Petty’s team sitting pretty

Opinion by Gordon Kirby, December 21st 2009

Richard Petty has been in NASCAR for 50 years as a driver and team owner. His...

The King’s praise for Johnson

History by Gordon Kirby, December 14th 2009

Richard Petty is known as the King of NASCAR, and rightfully so. Over 25 years...

Johnson sets new NASCAR record

Opinion by Gordon Kirby, November 24th 2009

Johnson sets new NASCAR record Jimmie Johnson won an unprecedented fourth...

Salo and Trulli’s taste of NASCAR

Opinion by Gordon Kirby, November 19th 2009

Mika Salo and Jarno Trulli each spent a day this week behind the wheel of one...

Jimmie Johnson does it right

Opinion by Gordon Kirby, November 16th 2009

You have to give it to Jimmie Johnson. The guy is going after an unprecedented...

Johnson stumbles, Kurt Busch wins

Opinion by Gordon Kirby, November 9th 2009

Over the last few weeks Jimmie Johnson has won three of the last seven Sprint...

Johnson sprinting into history

Opinion by Gordon Kirby, October 21st 2009

Defending NASCAR Sprint Cup champion Jimmie Johnson scored his sixth win of the...

Stewart back in the fight

Opinion by Gordon Kirby, October 5th 2009

Tony Stewart reminded NASCAR fans that he’s a serious contender for this year’s...

NASCAR’s men in the Chase

Opinion by Gordon Kirby, September 14th 2009

NASCAR’s ‘Chase for the Cup’ begins on Sunday at the New Hampshire Motor...

The growing threat to Chevrolet’s NASCAR rule

Opinion by Gordon Kirby, June 23rd 2009

When Toyota arrived three years ago in NASCAR’s Sprint Cup series it signalled...

The first ‘Strictly Stock’ race

Opinion by Gordon Kirby, June 18th 2009

Sixty years ago on June 19, 1949, the National Association for Stock Car...

Dale Jr’s toughest NASCAR test

Opinion by Gordon Kirby, May 12th 2009

NASCAR’s most popular driver is having a tough year. When Dale Earnhardt Jr is...

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