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The Chrome Horn Post-Vegas Debrief: Why Junior's gamble really wasn't a big one

NASCAR: Kobalt 400

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Mar 9, 2014; Las Vegas, NV, USA; NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Dale Earnhardt Jr (88) on the final lap of the Kobalt Tools 400 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. (Stephen R. Sylvanie-USA TODAY Sports)

A post-race Chrome Horn? No, you're not hallucinating.

Join yours truly and Geoffrey Miller for some post-Vegas chat. We'll explain how the fuel strategy that Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Steve Letarte played really wasn't that much of a huge risk, especially in the context of last year. Plus, we'll explain how we feel crediting the new Chase format for the outcome of Sunday's race may be a bit disingenuous.

Give it a listen, why don't you? Click here to listen in your browser, or here to download.

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Nick Bromberg is the editor of From The Marbles on Yahoo Sports. Have a tip? Email him at or follow him on Twitter!

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