Kyle Busch Wins 50th Annual Snowball Derby

After starting 15th and running third for the majority of the second half of the 50th Annual Snowball Derby, Kyle Busch dug deep in the late stages and was able to bring home his second Tom Dawson Memorial Trophy. After restarting third with 66 laps remaining in the 300-lap event, Busch was able to work his way around Bubba Pollard for second place with 22 laps remaining and then maneuvered past Jeff Choquette for the race lead with 16 laps to go. Once out front, the Las Vegas native cruised to the…

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Kevin Harvick; The Happy Closer Wins at Kansas

Kevin Harvick joined Jimmie Johnson as the two drivers locked into the next round with his win at Kansas. Harvick was at the bottom of the Chase totem pole after last week but The Closer did what he always does – he advanced when it mattered most.

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Martin Truex, Jr. and “Encumbered Finishes”

Well if the 2016 Chase gives us anything new, it will be a new lexicon for future Chase events. And by that I mean the new nascar encumbered finish. OK, this has been in the oft-unseen rulebook but we haven’t heard the term applied before. Webmaster note:  My apologies for the delay in publishing Chuck Abrams’ column.  Those of you who have been around a while know about my semi-frequent bouts of unemployment and the job search.  Ah, the life of an IT consultant!!!

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Hamlin Wins, Newman “Stews”, Chase Field is Set

Denny Hamlin had one of the best cars all night as he won from the pole. There were no pit road mishaps and Hamlin, for a change, was not one of the many penalized for speeding this week.

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Welcome to the 2016 Chase, Kyle Larson!

What a weekend of racing. All three NASCAR races saw first-time winners. In the Cup race at Michigan, Kyle Larson finally caught all the breaks and got his first win. Michigan is not known as a kind track for first-time drivers. In fact, Dale Jarrett was the only other first-time winner and that was back in 1991. So yeah, it was kind of a big deal.

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