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It Wasn't the Butler

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

This new Chase format changes everything; when it comes to trying to predict next year.

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Posted by Brett McMillan

A Million Dollar Payout

Thursday, November 20, 2014

After watching the end of the first version of the Elimination Chase play out, I was reminded of a conversation I had when the Winston Million was announced back in 1985.

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Posted by Brett McMillan

No Room for Error

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

I was wrong. From the time this new Chase format was introduced, I talked about how I didn't like the winner-take-all finale, but did like the three race segments.

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Posted by Brett McMillan

A Fifth in Sight

Friday, November 7, 2014

Jeff Gordon is frustrated and aggravated. And, it's not just because Brad Keselowski bumped him at Texas.

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Posted by Brett McMillan

Missing the Exit

Saturday, November 1, 2014

Steve Letarte has missed a great opportunity.  We know that this is his last year as Dale Earnhardt, Jr.'s crew chief before he heads to the NBC booth; so why not go ahead and leave now?

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Posted by Brett McMillan