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Past articles, ordered by most recent date
CUP - Kevin Harvick is a Planet (Premium, 12/23)
CUP - Keselowski's Chicagoland Pass is 2014's Best Move (Complimentary, 12/17)
CUP - 20 Interesting Race-Long Restart Performances (Premium, 12/16)
CUP - A Madcap Recap of Cup Series Restarts (Premium, 12/14)
CUP - Logano Keeps Getting Better (Premium, 12/9)
CUP/XFINITY/TRUCKS - Diamonds in the Rough (Premium, 12/3)
CUP - The Arrival of Luke Lambert (Premium, 12/1)
CUP - The Man Who Made Stewart-Haas a Destination (Complimentary, 11/21)
CUP - Homestead PREP: Win Probability & Odds (11/15, Complimentary)
CUP - The Men Who Could Be King (11/14, Premium)
CUP - Statistical Preview: Homestead (11/13, NASCAR.com)
CUP - Athlon Rookie Report: Celebrating Kyle Larson (11/12, Athlon Sports)
TRUCKS - Erik Jones, the Next Statistically Imperfect Champ? (11/10, Premium)
CUP - Phoenix PREP: Win Probability & Odds (11/08, Complimentary)
CUP - The Quad-Oval Kings (11/07, Premium)
CUP - Statistical Preview: Phoenix (11/06, NASCAR.com)
CUP - Athlon Rookie Report: The Final Rankings (11/05, Athlon Sports)
CUP - Texas PREP: Win Probability & Odds (11/01, Complimentary)
CUP - Jumping to Chase Race Conclusions (10/31, Premium)
CUP - Statistical Preview: Texas (10/30, NASCAR.com)
PROSPECTS - A Fan's Guide to NASCAR's Future Stars (10/29, Athlon Sports)
TRUCKS - Passing Prolificacy of Truck Series Title Contenders (10/27, Premium)
CUP - Martinsville PREP: Win Probability & Odds (10/26, Complimentary)
CUP - The Chase's Reliable Restarters (10/24, Premium)
CUP - Statistical Preview: Martinsville (10/23, NASCAR.com)
CUP - Athlon Rookie Report: Pre-Martinsville Rankings (10/23, Athlon Sports)
CUP - Transaction Analysis: Penske Extends Logano (10/20, Premium)
CUP - Talladega PREP: Win Probability & Odds (10/19, Complimentary)
CUP - Martin Truex's Dramatic In-Season Improvement (10/17, Premium)
CUP - Statistical Preview: Talladega (10/16, NASCAR.com)
CUP - Athlon Rookie Report: A Dillon Win Looming? (10/15, Athlon Sports)
NATIONWIDE - A Nationwide Series Passing Deep Dive (10/13, Premium)
CUP - Charlotte PREP: Win Probability & Odds (10/11, Complimentary)
CUP - Transaction Analysis: Hornish to RPM (10/09, Premium)
CUP - Statistical Preview: Charlotte (10/09, NASCAR.com)
CUP - Athlon Rookie Report: Pre-Charlotte Rankings (10/07, Athlon Sports)
PROSPECTS - The Best Driver You've Never Heard Of? (10/06, Premium)
NATIONWIDE - Kevin Kidd's Late-Race Collapse (10/06, Premium)
CUP - Kansas PREP: Win Probability & Odds (10/05, Complimentary)
CUP - Statistical Preview: Kansas (10/02, NASCAR.com)
CUP - Transaction Analysis: Biffle Re-signs with Roush (10/02, Complimentary)
CUP - Athlon Rookie Report: Collisions on Careers (09/30, Athlon Sports)
PROSPECTS - Rhodes in Rarified Air in K&N East (09/29, Premium)
PROSPECTS - Hill Proves 2013 Was No Fluke (09/29, Premium)
CUP - Dover PREP: Win Probability & Odds (09/28, Complimentary)
CUP - Does Lack of Comfort Mean Lots of Crashing? (09/26, Premium)
CUP - Statistical Preview: Dover (09/25, NASCAR.com)
CUP - Athlon Rookie Report: Pre-Dover Rankings (09/23, Athlon Sports)
TRUCKS - The Joe Shear Show (09/22, Premium)
CUP - New Hampshire PREP: Win Probability & Odds (09/21, Complimentary)
CUP - Statistical Preview: New Hampshire (09/19, NASCAR.com)
CUP - A Reminder That Crashing Trends Are Futile (09/18, Premium)
CUP - Athlon Rookie Report: A Passing Grade (09/16, Athlon Sports)
TRUCKS - Despite Stat Line, Jeb Burton is Better in 2014 (09/15, Premium)
NATIONWIDE - Average Finish Doesn't Do Kwasniewski Justice (09/14, Premium)
CUP - Chicagoland PREP: Win Probability & Odds (09/13, Complimentary)
CUP - Short-Pitting Effectiveness of Chase Crew Chiefs (09/11, Premium)
CUP - RIP, The Mike Wheeler Era (09/11, Premium)
CUP - Athlon Rookie Report: Pre-Chicago Rankings (09/09, Athlon Sports)
NATIONWIDE - Is Busch the Best in Nationwide? (09/08, Premium)
NATIONWIDE - DiBenedetto Proving Able on Saturdays (09/07, Premium)
CUP - Richmond PREP: Win Probability & Odds (09/05, Complimentary)
CUP - Ford's Not-So-Down Season (09/04, Premium)
CUP - Athlon Rookie Report: Consistency Confusion (09/02, Athlon Sports)
CUP - Atlanta PREP: Win Probability & Odds (08/30, Complimentary)
CUP - Athlon Rookie Report: Pre-Atlanta Rankings (08/26, Athlon Sports)
NATIONWIDE/TRUCKS - Blaney's History-Based Increase (08/25, Premium)
CUP - Bristol PREP: Win Probability & Odds (08/22, Complimentary)
CUP - Transaction Analysis: Blaney to Wood Brothers (08/20, Athlon Sports)
CUP - Analyzing Potential Chase-Makers (08/21, Premium)
NATIONWIDE/TRUCKS - Monday Notes: Sauter Presses On Amid Change (08/18, Premium)
CUP - Michigan PREP: Win Probability & Odds (08/16, Complimentary)
CUP - Gap Between Two Teams is a Statistical Mystery (08/14, Premium)
CUP - Athlon Rookie Report: Pre-Michigan Rankings (08/12, Athlon Sports)
PROSPECTS - The Coach Martin Experiment (08/11, Premium)
CUP - Watkins Glen PREP: Win Probability & Odds (08/09, Complimentary)
CUP - Stewart's Struggles Are Team-Oriented (08/07, Premium)
CUP - Athlon Rookie Report: Cole Whitt Q&A (08/05, Athlon Sports)
CUP - Pocono PREP: Win Probability & Odds (08/02, Complimentary)
CUP - Signs of Trouble for Joey Logano and Todd Gordon? (07/31, Premium)
CUP - Athlon Rookie Report: Preparing for Second Visits (07/29, Athlon Sports)
NATIONWIDE/TRUCKS - Monday Notes: Ty Dillon Earning His Keep (07/28, Premium)
CUP - Indianapolis PREP: Win Probability & Odds (07/26, Complimentary)
F1 - Are the Lean-Passing 2000's Playing Role in '14? (07/24, Premium)
CUP - Athlon Rookie Report: Analzying Growth Patterns (07/22, Athlon Sports)
CUP - Track Position is No Trouble for Keselowski (07/17, Premium)
CUP - Athlon Rookie Report: Remedying Weaknesses (07/15, Athlon Sports)
NATIONWIDE/TRUCKS - Inspired Driving by the Nemecheks (07/14, Premium)
CUP - New Hampshire PREP: Win Probability & Odds (07/12, Complimentary)
CUP - Aric Almirola: Tactically Good, Lacks Chase Speed (07/10, Premium)
CUP - Athlon Rookie Report: Analyzing Passing Splits (07/08, Athlon Sports)
NATIONWIDE/TRUCKS - Monday Notes: Reed, Wallace Showing Growth (07/07, Premium)
CUP - Coke Zero 400 PREP: Win Probability & Odds (07/04, Complimentary)
F1 - F1 Numbers Game: Fun with Driver Salaries (07/03, Premium)
CUP - Athlon Rookie Report: Post-Kentucky Rankings (07/1, Athlon Sports)
PROSPECTS - K&N East Qualifying Provides Winning Rhodes (06/30, Premium)
CUP - Kentucky PREP: Win Probability & Odds (06/27, Complimentary)
CUP - The Kahne Konundrum (06/26, Premium)
CUP - Athlon Rookie Report: The Future is Dad (06/24, Athlon Sports)
NATIONWIDE - Monday Notes: Signs of Life (06/23, Premium)
CUP - Sonoma PREP: Win Probability & Odds (06/21, Complimentary)
CUP - Athlon Rookie Report: Post-Michigan Rankings (06/17, Athlon Sports)
CUP - Michigan PREP: Win Probability & Odds (06/14, Complimentary)
CUP - Athlon Rookie Report: Michael Annett Q&A (06/10, Athlon Sports)
TRUCKS - Monday Notes: Surprises in the Truck Series (06/09, Premium)
CUP - Pocono PREP: Win Probability & Odds (06/07, Complimentary)
CUP - The Contrasting Styles of RCR (06/05, Premium)
CUP - Athlon Rookie Report: Post-Dover Rankings (06/03, Athlon Sports)
NATIONWIDE - Monday Notes: Baby Steps (06/02, Premium)
CUP - Dover PREP: Win Probability & Odds (05/31, Complimentary)
CUP/F1/NATIONWIDE - Dismantled Foundations (05/29, Premium)
CUP - Athlon Rookie Report: The Book on This Guy (05/28, Athlon Sports)
CUP - Transaction Analysis: Roush Goes All-In with Bayne (05/26, Premium)
CUP - Charlotte PREP: Win Probability & Odds (05/23, Complimentary)
F1 - F1 Numbers Game: A Missed Connection? (05/22, Premium)
CUP - Athlon Rookie Report: Pre-Charlotte Rankings (05/20, Athlon Sports)
TRUCKS - Monday Notes: The Competition Beyond Busch (05/19, Premium)
CUP - Study: Elite Cup Drivers Experienced NNS Struggle (05/17, Complimentary)
CUP - Carl Edwards and JGR a Natural Fit , If It Happens (05/15, Premium)
CUP - Athlon Rookie Report: Good Business Sense (05/13, Athlon Sports)
TRUCKS - The Plight of a Young, High-Frequency Crasher (05/12, Premium)
CUP - Kansas PREP: Win Probability & Odds (05/09, Complimentary)
CUP - Transaction Analysis: MWR Extends Bowyer (05/08, Premium)
CUP - Athlon Rookie Report: Kligerman a Monetary Casualty (05/06, Athlon Sports)
NATIONWIDE - Monday Notes: The Household Names Improve (05/05, Premium)
CUP - Talladega PREP: Win Probability & Odds (05/02, Complimentary)
CUP - Should We Believe the "Rejuniornation?" (05/01, Premium)
CUP - Athlon Rookie Report: Alex Bowman Q&A (04/29, Athlon Sports)
NATIONWIDE - Monday Notes: First Quarter Surgers (04/28, Premium)
CUP - Richmond PREP: Win Probability & Odds (04/25, Complimentary)
F1 - F1 Numbers Game: Qualifying the Tipping Point (04/25, Premium)
CUP - Athlon Rookie Report: Pre-Richmond Rankings (04/23, Athlon Sports)
PROSPECTS - Prospect Notebook: Suárez Best of Thin K&N East (04/21, Premium)
CUP - Fact/Fiction: Improvement and Regression (04/17, Premium)
CUP - Athlon Rookie Report: First-Year Counterparts (04/15, Athlon Sports)
NATIONWIDE - Monday Notes: Strategy Catered to the Driver (04/14, Premium)
CUP - Darlington PREP: Win Probability & Odds (04/11, Complimentary)
PROSPECTS - Prospect Notebook: On Driver Coaches and PASSers (04/10, Premium)
CUP - The Dave Rogers No-Huddle Offense (04/10, Premium)
CUP - Athlon Rookie Report: Post-Texas Rankings (04/08, Athlon Sports)
NATIONWIDE - Monday Notes: Redefining Replacement Level (04/07, Premium)
CUP - Texas PREP: Win Probability & Odds (04/06, Complimentary)
F1 - F1 Numbers Game: Low on Overtakes (04/04, Premium)
CUP - Athlon Rookie Report: Justin Allgaier Q&A (04/01, Athlon Sports)
TRUCKS - Monday Notes: The KBM Glass Ceiling (03/31, Premium)
CUP - Martinsville PREP: Win Probability & Odds (03/29, Complimentary)
CUP - Edwards's "Return to Form" is Incomplete (03/27, Premium)
CUP - Athlon Rookie Report: Post-Fontana Rankings (03/25, Athlon Sports)
NATIONWIDE - Monday Notes: Polar Ends of the Closing Spectrum (03/24, Premium)
CUP - Fontana PREP: Win Probability & Odds (03/22, Complimentary)
CUP - Harvick Creating His Own Luck on Restarts (03/20, Premium)
CUP - Athlon Rookie Report: A Flawed System (03/18, Athlon Sports)
NATIONWIDE - Monday Notes: The Early Surprises (03/17, Premium)
CUP - Bristol PREP: Win Probability & Odds (03/15, Complimentary)
F1 - Off-the-Radar F1 Predictions for 2014 (03/14, Premium)
CUP - Mimicking the Mimic of a Crew Chief (03/13, Premium)
CUP - Athlon Rookie Report: Post-Las Vegas Rankings (03/11, Athlon Sports)
NATIONWIDE - Monday Notes: Don't Gloss Over Larson's Saturdays (03/10, Premium)
CUP - Las Vegas PREP: Win Probability & Odds (03/07, Complimentary)
CUP - Going APE with Pass Efficiencies (03/06, Premium)
CUP - Athlon Rookie Report: Parker Kligerman Q&A (03/05, Athlon Sports)
NATIONWIDE - Monday Notes: Bullins and His Buzz (03/03, Premium)
CUP - Phoenix PREP: Win Probability & Odds (03/01, Complimentary)
CUP - The Art of Jumping (02/27, Premium)
CUP - Athlon Rookie Report: Post-Daytona Rankings (02/25, Athlon Sports)
CUP - A Misstep in the Tao of Roush (02/24, Premium)
CUP - Speedweeks Analysis: Easier Restart Survival (02/22, Premium)
CUP - Daytona 500 PREP: Win Probability & Odds (02/21, Complimentary)
CUP - Speedweeks Analysis: Short Pitting Shenanigans (02/21, Premium)
PROSPECTS - Prospect Review: New Smyrna and Daytona (02/20, NASCAR Home Tracks)
CUP - Deep Rookie Crop Looks to Make Impact in the 500 (02/19, Athlon Sports)
PROSPECTS - A Beginner's Guide to the Battle at the Beach (02/18, Complimentary)
CUP - Budweiser Duels PREP: Win Probability & Odds (02/18, Complimentary)
CUP - Speedweeks Analysis: A Passing Predicament (02/17, Premium)
CUP - Sprint Unlimited PREP: Win Probability & Odds (02/14, Complimentary)
CUP - 2014 Season Forecasts: Contenders (02/13, Premium)
CUP - 2014 Season Forecasts: Serviceable (02/12, Premium)
CUP - 2014 Season Forecasts: Below Serviceable (02/11, Premium)
CUP - 2014 Season Forecasts: The Part-Timers (02/10, Premium)
CUP - Rankings Week: Five Who Deserve a Second Chance (02/07, Premium)
CUP - Rankings Week: The Five Worst Chase-Era Rookies (02/06, Premium)
CUP - Rankings Week: The Five Best Chase-Era Rookies (02/05, Premium)
CUP - Rankings Week: The Five Worst Restart Spots (02/04, Premium)
CUP - Rankings Week: The Five Best Restart Spots (02/04, Premium)
CUP - Rankings Week: The Five Worst Restarters (02/03, Premium)
CUP - Rankings Week: The Five Best Restarters (02/03, Premium)
CUP - Please Enjoy the Crapshoot (01/30, Complimentary)
NATIONWIDE - Nationwide Series Driver Snapshots, Part 2 (01/29, Premium)
NATIONWIDE - Nationwide Series Driver Snapshots, Part 1 (01/28, Premium)
CUP - The Unimportance of Qualifying (01/27, Premium)
TRUCKS - Truck Series Driver Snapshots, Part 2 (01/23, Premium)
TRUCKS - Truck Series Driver Snapshots, Part 1 (01/22, Premium)
CUP - Four Very-Much-on-the-Radar Predictions for 2014 (01/21, Premium)
CUP - Four Off-Radar Predictions for 2014 (01/20, Premium)
F1 - SWOT: Mercedes AMG Petronas (01/16, Premium)
CUP - SWOT: Germain Racing No. 13 (01/15, Premium)
CUP - SWOT: Roush Fenway Racing No. 99 (01/14, Premium)
F1 - SWOT: Infiniti Red Bull Racing (01/13, Premium)
CUP - SWOT: Roush Fenway Racing No. 16 (01/09, Premium)
CUP - SWOT: Front Row Motorsports No. 34 (01/09, Premium)
F1 - Production Cost: F1 Salary Values (01/08, Premium)
F1 - SWOT: Scuderia Ferrari (01/07, Premium)
F1 - SWOT: Lotus F1 (01/06, Premium)
CUP - SWOT: Joe Gibbs Racing No. 18 (01/03, Premium)
CUP - SWOT: Hendrick Motorsports No. 48 (01/02, Premium)
CUP - SWOT: Joe Gibbs Racing No. 20 (01/01, Premium)
CUP - SWOT: Joe Gibbs Racing No. 11 (01/01, Premium)
CUP - What Stats Taught Us About Racing in 2013 (12/31, Complimentary)
CUP - SWOT: Hendrick Motorsports No. 88 (12/30, Premium)
CUP - SWOT: Stewart-Haas Racing No. 10 (12/30, Premium)
CUP - SWOT: Hendrick Motorsports No. 24 (12/27, Premium)
F1 - Formula One's Value Closers (12/24, Premium)
CUP - SWOT: Earnhardt Ganassi Racing No. 42 (12/19, Premium)
CUP - SWOT: Earnhardt Ganassi Racing No. 1 (12/19, Premium)
CUP - SWOT: Hendrick Motorsports No. 5 (12/18, Premium)
CUP - SWOT: JTG-Daugherty Racing No. 47 (12/18, Premium)
F1 - SWOT: McLaren Mercedes (12/17, Premium)
F1 - The Bizarre Blackballing of Paul di Resta (12/16, Premium)
CUP - SWOT: Richard Childress Racing No. 29 (12/12, Premium)
CUP - SWOT: Richard Childress Racing No. 27 (12/12, Premium)
CUP - SWOT: Penske Racing No. 2 (12/11, Premium)
CUP - SWOT: Front Row Motorsports No. 38 (12/11, Premium)
CUP - SWOT: Penske Racing No. 22 (12/10, Premium)
CUP - SWOT: Roush Fenway Racing No. 17 (12/10, Premium)
CUP - Products of the System (12/09, Premium)
CUP - Off-Season Film Study, Part 1 (12/07, Complimentary)
CUP - SWOT: Richard Petty Motorsports No. 43 (12/05, Premium)
CUP - SWOT: Richard Petty Motorsports No. 9 (12/05, Premium)
CUP - SWOT: Furniture Row Racing No. 78 (12/04, Premium)
CUP - SWOT: Stewart-Haas Racing No. 14 (12/04, Premium)
CUP - SWOT: Stewart-Haas Racing No. 39 (12/03, Premium)
CUP - SWOT: Richard Childress Racing No. 31 (12/03, Premium)
CUP - SWOT: Michael Waltrip Racing No. 15 (12/02, Premium)
CUP - SWOT: Michael Waltrip Racing No. 55 (12/02, Premium)

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