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NASCAR Tech Talk: Matt Puccia “Labors” Through Atlanta And Life On The Bubble

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It all comes down to the next two weeks for crew chief Matt Puccia, his No. 16 team and driver Greg Biffle. Their Roush Fenway Racing car is teetering on the “bubble” of making the Chase, winless but holding the last spot on points. A victory by another driver, or …

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Tech Talk: Bono Breaks Down Weather Impact On Racing, Watkins Glen

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The No. 7 team of Tommy Baldwin Racing, armed with a rookie driver and a revamped program continues to improve as the season progresses. Tech Talk has followed along as Michael Annett and the team have matured, logging laps while gaining experience. Kevin Manion, the crew chief, has given us …

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Tech Talk with Tony Gibson for Indianapolis – Tire concerns, Two Grooves and Today’s Car Compared to 1992’s

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The Cup Series is heading to Indianapolis Motor Speedway this week for the 20th Anniversary of the Brickyard 400. The race at the legendary speedway has propelled many drivers to a series title and has also made a career for some others. Tony Gibson has been there for all 20 …

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Tech Talk with Doug Randolph for Eldora: Shaker Screens, Truck Arms, Tear-Offs and Track Moisture

With the success of the Eldora Truck Series event, could a Cup race at the facility be on the horizon?

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The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series is off this weekend and, for the second year in a row, the Truck Series is headed to Eldora Speedway for the only NASCAR national touring series race on dirt. Last year there were many lessons learned and this year will certainly hold more. In …

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Tech Talk with Bono Manion: Daytona – Splitters, Tires and Engine Cooling

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The No. 7 team of Tommy Baldwin Racing is continuing to show improvement most every week. This past weekend the teamy scored an 18th-place finish at Kentucky Speedway with driver Michael Annett. It was the team’s fourth Top 20 finish of the season and their best non-restrictor plate finish of …

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Tech Talk: “Blick” Guides Us Through Kentucky Bumps ‘N’ Bruises

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Drew Blickensderfer has been on the box for Marcos Ambrose for nearly two years. He’s seen his driver come close to the elusive oval win. He’s also watched what he can do with a stock car on a road course. All the while he’s been building up his own resume …

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