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Friday Faceoff: On the Right Track for 2017?

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NASCAR released it 2017 Sprint Cup rules package late last week.  What are your initial thoughts on the changes, which include a smaller spoiler and different rear-end rules as well as safety and testing policies? Mark Howell, Senior Writer: I think the 2017 Cup rules will only make what’s going …

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2016 Frontstretch Podcast- Episode 22: Why We Need Talladega

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In this week’s edition of the Fronstretch Podcast, Matt Stallknecht is joined by Tom Bowles for a discussion about NASCAR’s biggest, baddest race track: Talladega Superspeedway. The duo discusses Chase implications heading into this weekend, debates whether or not Talladega should be in the Chase, and explains why Talladega is such an …

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Eyes on XFINITY: Chasing Out the Sprint Cup Drivers?

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Earlier this week, NASCAR’s executive vice president and chief racing development officer Steve O’Donnell made a comment about Sprint Cup drivers racing in the XFINITY and Camping World Truck series.  O’Donnell hinted that the sanctioning body could make an announcement soon regarding a plan to limit participation by Sprint Cup …

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NASCAR Mailbox: Tommy Baldwin Racing Rumors Surface

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The charter system in NASCAR’s premier division is forcing owners to examine the way they operate. With the charters in place, several owners are re-evaluating their programs for 2017. Obviously owners take a long look at their teams at this point every year, but charters have changed the significance. Given only …

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