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Friday Faceoff: Who Has Turned a Corner in 2016?

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After strong performances to start the season, AJ Allmendinger is currently 12th in driver points, in position to make the Chase if he can maintain.  Is JTG Daugherty Racing poised to repeat the success of fellow single-car team Furniture Row Racing? Sean Fesko, Staff Writer: The team very well could …

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Comers and Goers: 2016 Rule Package a Blessing for Some, Not so Much for Others

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It’s evident every time there is a new rules package that comes into NASCAR that some teams will hit on the setup immediately and others will take longer to figure it out. Heading into the 2016 season, everyone knew that with the lower downforce package, that reality was very possible. We are …

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4 Burning Questions: With Tony Stewart Out, Who Is Daytona’s Sentimental Favorite?

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Zach Catanzareti takes a look at the four most important storylines entering Sunday’s Daytona 500: 1. WHAT TEAM WILL GEL BEST ON SUNDAY? Contrary to some popular beliefs, you must have friends to compete in plate racing. Without them – as seen in Saturday night’s Sprint Unlimited – you’ll go …

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Ty Dillon to Return to XFINITY Series, Looks to Add Full Cup Schedule

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Competing for the 2015 NASCAR XFINITY Series championship, Ty Dillon is looking for more in 2016. The grandson of team owner Richard Childress will return to the XFINITY Series next year, according to Dillon himself during a teleconference on Wednesday afternoon. Dillon, 23, competed in his second full season in …

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Eyes on XFINITY: Taking a Look at Tony Stewart’s Brief XFINITY Series Stint

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The Tony Stewart era in NASCAR is coming to a close. One of the sport’s most intimidating drivers is hanging up his helmet at the end of next season and his illustrious career is one that few can compare to. In January, I had the opportunity to meet Stewart at …

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

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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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Paul Menard, RCR Renew Contract for 2016

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On the eve of what may be their first Chase appearance with Paul Menard, Richard Childress Racing announced that they will be bringing the Wisconsin native back for a sixth season in 2016, with family sponsor Menard’s returning to sponsor the No. 27 ride. According to an article on Motorsport.com, …

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