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Jimmie Johnson’s Chase Hopes Decrease Early in Dover

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Even a 10-time winner can’t survive the Monster Mile of Dover International Speedway. On Lap 105 of Sunday’s AAA 400, the last race of the Challenger Round,  Jimmie Johnson suffered a broken rear axle seal, sending the No. 48 car to the garage. The team worked diligently to put a …

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Did You Notice? … Franchising, Justin Allgaier’s Awkward Moment & … Paul Menard?

(Photo: Mike Neff)

Did You Notice? … Owners are desperate to inject some long-term financial stability into their teams? NASCAR met with the Race Team Alliance Tuesday and is working on a proposal that would introduce a type of “franchising” system assuring Sprint Cup teams both leverage and automatic qualification for the 2016 …

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NASCAR Mailbox: Why No New Rule Package for Chase Races in 2015?

The NASCAR Sprint Cup field races during the 2015 Bojangles' Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway

What a weekend we had at Darlington, huh? The racing was a drastic improvement from what we’ve seen in 2015 and the throwback weekend was a lot of fun. My highlight of the weekend was watching Ken Squier, my idol as a child, calling a race again with Ned and …

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Dale Earnhardt, Jr. Survives Spin at Pocono to Finish in the Top 5

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It was a wild day at Pocono Raceway. With fuel strategy, eight cautions and even a red flag, it wasn’t your average race at the “tricky triangle.” Unlike 2014, the brooms didn’t come out this year. Dale Earnhardt, Jr., who swept the events last season, came close to earning his …

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Two-Time Pocono Winner Kasey Kahne Wrecks Out of Windows 10 400

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It’s been a rough weekend for drivers coming out of turn 3 at Pocono Raceway. The pit wall, which is made of steel, has been slammed into three times at the 2.5-mile triangular-shaped speedway. Kasey Kahne, a two-time winner at Pocono, pancaked the wall near the pit road entrance on …

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