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Did You Notice? … Steering NASCAR’s Safety Discussion Post-Talladega

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Did You Notice? … Jim Utter’s comments on SIRIUS XM Tuesday morning expressing confusion about how more wasn’t made of steering wheels coming off race cars after Talladega? One of Motorsport.com‘s main editors made reference to the fact there was an uproar about restrictor plate racing safety, an issue that’s been front and …

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Did You Notice? … NASCAR Homogeny & Early Racing Death

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Did You Notice? … Only four different engine combinations are currently in position to make NASCAR’s Chase? A quick look at the top 16 gives us the following breakdown…. Hendrick Motorsports: 7 Joe Gibbs Racing (via TRD): 5 Team Penske (via Roush Yates motors): 2 Richard Childress Racing (Earnhardt Childress motors): 2 In a modern racing world …

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Did You Notice?… The Wood Brothers’ Sudden Resurgence?

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Did You Notice?… Kyle Busch‘s NASCAR XFINITY Series dominance? Well, sure, you probably have, even if you haven’t actually watched any of the races, since it’s been quite the topic across social media, NASCAR forums and elsewhere. In three 2016 starts, all coming in the last three races, Busch is batting …

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Did You Notice? … The Band’s Back Together

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Did You Notice? … That the old band’s back together again? That’s the hidden story surrounding Cole Pearn’s suspension this weekend at Phoenix International Raceway. Pearn, crew chief for Martin Truex, Jr.’s No. 78 Toyota for Furniture Row Racing, was issued the suspension after the team was given notice pre-race …

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Did You Notice? … Ford’s Future Prospects, Experience Helps & NASCAR Quick Hits

Did You Notice? … Ford’s future prospects were hanging on 70-something-aged owners? That’s the backbone to me of Thursday’s surprise announcement Stewart-Haas Racing would be switching to Ford in 2017. The four-car team will finally break away from its partnership with Hendrick Motorsports, shifting over to the Blue Oval camp while receiving …

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