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Who’s Hot and Who’s Not in NASCAR: Dover Edition

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NASCAR’s annual Mother’s Day Eve race gave us a mixed bag Saturday night. The low downforce package seemed to help the overall action at Kansas but as Kyle Busch and Martin Truex, Jr. proved throughout the night at this 1.5-mile oval the leader was hard to catch and even more difficult to pass. …

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Tech Talk: Trent Owens On Martinsville Handling, Truck Arms & Tire Wear

Credit : Mike Neff

The No. 43 and Martinsville Speedway are synonymous with each other. Richard Petty took the car to victory lane 15 times in his career. North Wilkesboro was the only other track where The King took as many checkered flags first. Prior to Aric Almirola’s win at Daytona in 2014 the …

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Up To Speed: Despite Long Green-Flag Runs, Lower Downforce Still Largely Positive

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Though only the second race of the season, Atlanta Motor Speedway was thought to be the initial race where we would see what the new (or at least new for 2016) low-downforce package would mean for the racing this season. After rave reviews from competitors and fans alike at Kentucky …

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Tech Talk: Trent Owens on Dealing with Low Downforce, Tires & Traction

Credit : Mike Neff

One of the new additions to the Tech Talk lineup for 2016 is Trent Owens, the crew chief for Aric Almirola. This is Owens’ third year on the box for Almirola. Owens adds a special perspective on the sport. He is the nephew of Richard Petty and his father, Randy …

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