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New Year’s Resolutions: The Top Improvements Needed for 2016

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After what could be best described as an eventful 2015, a new year is finally upon us. Gone are season reviews and days spent dwelling on the previous season. It’s time to move on, put in the work and prepare for the events to come in 2016. According to The Huffington Post, 45% of Americans …

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2015 NASCAR Rewind: Paul Menard

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Typically, in motorsports, successful seasons come as a product of improvement in on-track results. However, occasionally drivers benefit not from their own gains, but from the misfortune of others. Such was the case for Paul Menard in 2015. Competing in his ninth full-time season in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, Menard surprised many by making …

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2015 NASCAR Rewind: AJ Allmendinger

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2014 was a magical year for AJ Allmendinger and JTG Daugherty Racing. The pair scored their first NASCAR Sprint Cup Series victory at Watkins Glen, and, by virtue of the remodeled Chase for the Sprint Cup format, made their first appearance in NASCAR’s postseason as a result. Unfortunately for the single-car team, lightning didn’t strike …

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Entry List: 2015 Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead

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The field for the final round of the 2015 Chase for the Sprint Cup has been revealed. NASCAR released the preliminary entry list for the No. 200 Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway. The list includes 45 entrants, meaning two teams will fail to make Sunday’s race. Should qualifying be rained out, Ryan Blaney (No. …

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Entry List: 2015 Ford EcoBoost 300 at Homestead

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Chris Buescher’s hopeful NASCAR Xfinity Series championship is set for it’s final chapter at Homestead-Miami Speedway. NASCAR released the preliminary entry list for the Nov. 21 Ford EcoBoost 300. The list includes 41 entrants, meaning one team will fail to make Saturday’s race. Five NASCAR Sprint Cup Series veterans will run the final NXS race …

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Entry List: 2015 Ford EcoBoost 200 at Homestead

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After a controversial ending in Phoenix, the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series rolls into Miami for the final race of 2015. NASCAR released the preliminary entry list for the Nov. 20 Ford EcoBoost 200 at Homestead-Miami Speedway. The list includes 32 entrants, meaning each team will make Friday’s race. With his dad returning to the …

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Entry List: 2015 Lucas Oil 150 at Phoenix

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With the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series championship battle heating up, the field for the series’ penultimate 2015 event has been announced. NASCAR released the preliminary entry list for the Nov. 13 Lucas Oil 150 at Phoenix International Raceway. The list includes 34 teams, meaning two will fail to make Friday’s race. Dirt racing shoe …

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Entry List: 2015 DAV 200 at Phoenix

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With the 2015 season nearly complete, the NASCAR Xfinity Series is set to add another chapter in Arizona. NASCAR released the preliminary entry list for the Nov. 14 DAV 200 Honoring America’s Veterans at Phoenix International Raceway. The list includes 41 entrants, meaning one team will fail to make Saturday’s event. While his father is …

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Entry List: 2015 Quicken Loans Race for Heroes 500 at Phoenix

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With only two races remaining, the Chase for the Sprint Cup makes its way to Phoenix International Raceway. NASCAR released the preliminary entry list for the Nov. 15 Quicken Loans Race for Heroes 500(k) at PIR. The list includes 43 entrants, meaning every team will make Sunday’s race. Ryan Ellis will look to make his …

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2-Headed Monster: Should NASCAR Dock Points For On-Track Contact?

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For any that have been living under a rock (and avoiding other articles on this site) significant penalties were handed out following the Goody’s Headache Relief Shot 500 at Martinsville Speedway. Among them were monetary fines, placement on NASCAR probation and the loss of points by both Matt Kenseth and Danica Patrick following intentional wrecks …

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Entry List: 2015 WinStar World Casino 350k at Texas

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Following Matt Crafton‘s resurgent victory at Martinsville Speedway a tight NASCAR Camping World Truck Series points battle makes its way to Texas Motor Speedway. NASCAR released the preliminary entry list for the Nov. 6 WinStar World Casino 350k. There’s a total of 30 entrants, two short of making a full field. However, the two MAKE …

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Entry List: 2015 O’Reilly Auto Parts Challenge at Texas

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After their final off-week of the 2015 season the NASCAR Xfinity Series returns to action this weekend at Texas Motor Speedway. NASCAR released the preliminary entry list for the Nov. 7 O’Reilly Auto Parts Challenge. There’s a total of 40 entrants, meaning every team will make Saturday’s race. Six NASCAR Sprint Cup Series drivers will …

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