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Throwback Thursday Theater: Earnhardt, Elliott and the “Pass in the Grass”

5 days ago   |   By Yardbarker

By David Morgan, NASCAR Editor When the Cup Series made it to Charlotte for the 1987 all-star race, Dale Earnhardt had absolutely dominated the season up to that point, winning six of the nine races that had taken place thus far in the season. His rival, Bill Elliott, had won the season opening Daytona 500. With the two going at it week in and week out, it would all come to a head in The Winston. Earnhardt, the hard-charging North Carolina native versus Elliott, the mild-mannered Georgia boy. Elliott had absolutely dominated the race until the final 10-lap shootout, when...
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TBT: Jimmie Johnson Wins Record Fourth All-Star Race

5 days ago   |   By Yardbarker

The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series All-Star race will take place on Saturday, and for this week's Throwback Thursday we will relive MENCS driver Jimmie Johnson's record fourth All-Star race win.
Jimmie Johnson has been breaking records for years, therefore it wasn't very surprising when in 2013 he went on to win a record fourth Monster Energy NASCAR All-Star Race at Charlotte Motor Speedway.
After a mandatory four-tire pit stop, Johnson's teammate Kasey Kahne beat him off pit road, but Johnson would only need two laps to catch Kahne and put distance between him and the rest of the...
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