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Mike Neff

Mike Neff
What is it that Mike Neff doesn’t do? The writer, radio contributor and racetrack announcer coordinates the site’s local short track coverage, hitting up Saturday Night Specials across the country while tracking the sport’s future racing stars. The writer for our signature Sprint Cup post-race column, Thinkin’ Out Loud (Mondays) also sits down with Cup crew chiefs to talk shop every Thursday with Tech Talk. Mike works as track announcer for Millbridge Speedway and East Lincoln Speedway, local bullrings based outside of Charlotte, and pops up everywhere from Athlon Sports to SIRIUS XM Radio.

Grant Enfinger Goes Back-to-Back at Daytona

Grant Enfinger Takes Lead 2015 Daytona Lucas Oil 200 2015 Mike Neff

Grant Enfinger has long been known as a short track ace in the racing world. Last year he broke into the win category on dirt and restrictor plate tracks with a victory in the season opening race at Daytona International Speedway. That win propelled Enfinger to a blazing start to …

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2015 Daytona 500 Pre-Qualifying Practice

Credit Mike Neff Frontstretch.com

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Qualifying Pre-qualifying practice for the Daytona 500 is in the books. Two sessions took place at Daytona International Speedway Saturday on Saturday with 48 of the 49 cars entered for the 500 taking times in the first session. 42 cars were on track later in the …

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2014 NASCAR Driver Review: Dale Earnhardt Jr.

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Ride: No. 88 Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet Crew chief: Steve Letarte Points finish: Eighth Stats: 36 starts, four wins, 12 top 5s, 20 top 10s, zero poles, 383 laps led, two DNFs, 16.1 average start, 12.2 average finish Best finish: First (four times) – Daytona (February), Pocono (June & August), Martinsville (October) …

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2014 Driver Review: Ty Dillon

Ty Dillon celebrates victory at Indianapolis Motor Speedway 2014 Nationwide Mike Neff

Ride: No. 3 Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet Crew chief: Danny Stockman Jr. Points finish: Fifth Stats: 33 starts, one win, seven top 5s, 24 top 10s, 3 poles, 205 laps led, one DNF, 9.5 average start, 9.5 average finish. Best finish: First (Indianapolis) High Point: They don’t get much easier …

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Tech Talk with “Bono” Manion – NASCAR Offseason Prep Begins

(Credit: Mike Neff)

2015 is going to be a very intensive year for crews, crew chiefs and especially engineers with the implementation of tapered spacers and reduced downforce in the Cup series. For a smaller team like Tommy Baldwin Racing, the challenge is even greater as areas for experimentation and research have to …

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Racing Schedule for the Week of November 14th through November 20th


Friday 11/14/14 Canyon Speedway Park Peoria AZ Challenge Cup Sprint Cars Friday 11/14/14 Canyon Speedway Park Peoria AZ Mini Sprints Friday 11/14/14 Canyon Speedway Park Peoria AZ USAC/CRA Sprints Friday 11/14/14 Cocopah Speedway Somerton AZ ASCS Southwest 305 Sprint Cars Friday 11/14/14 Cocopah Speedway Somerton AZ ASCS Touring Winged Sprint …

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