Originally written on Tireball.com  |  Last updated 10/26/14

HOMESTEAD, FL - NOVEMBER 19: Marcos Ambrose, driver of the Clorox Toyota, stands on the grid during qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Ford 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway on November 19, 2010 in Homestead, Florida. (Photo by Todd Warshaw/Getty Images for NASCAR)
Marcos Ambrose made up significant ground in the NASCAR Sprint Cup standings in August. For a four week span he finished with top ten finishes with three of them being fifth or better including a win at Watkins Glen.It appeared Marcos Ambrose had figured out NASCAR racing and was poised to be a threat weekly on oval tracks.We jumped to conclusions. Ambrose is an amazingly talented driver. He can wheel a car at Watkins Glen and is capable of having a good run on some ovals but he is not at the point yet where we can say he is a constant threat to win.Since his win at Watkins Glen he finished fifth at Michigan ad Bristol. Since then he has struggled. Over the last seven races Ambrose has a best finish of 15th. Since Bristol he has led a total of four laps.The question now turns to whose fault is it that Ambrose has regressed. Ambrose is running his fourth full season at the Sprint Cup level. Others have had similar career stats to his and not been brought back by an organization for a...
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