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The Underdog House: Tracking NASCAR’s Small Teams from Daytona to Kentucky

What makes a small team? I’m frequently asked how to categorize NASCAR’s teams. I look at a couple of things when I make the list each spring: budget and performance.  Small teams simply don’t have the budgets of the larger ones, even middle-tier organizations.  They may have alliances with bigger teams, …

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The Frontstretch 5: Winless Drivers Who Could Surprise at Daytona

For the second week in a row, the Sprint Cup Series is visiting a track where the usual suspects aren’t the only options as the equality of the cars puts a large percentage of the race in the drivers’ hands. There’s a good chance the series could see its 11th different winner …

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Friday Faceoff: Who’s the Best Driver Without a Ride?

NASCAR said after the races at Iowa this weekend that it’s “happy with the status of Iowa” Speedway as a standalone XFINITY and Camping World Truck Series date. But does the track need a Sprint Cup date, and at what track’s expense? Jeff Wolfe, Senior Writer: I don’t know if Iowa necessarily …

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The Frontstretch 5: Must-Follow Racing Twitter Accounts

Social media has rapidly become a go-to for all things, racing included.  Fans can interact with their favorite drivers and broadcasters and often see a different side of people that doesn’t come across on television.  Here are just a few of the fabulous racing-related Twitter feeds fans can follow to …

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Friday Faceoff: What’s the Year’s Most Memorable Storyline So Far?

Fifteen races into the 2016 Sprint Cup season, what’s the most memorable storyline?  The biggest surprise? Vito Pugliese, Senior Writer: The most memorable story line thus far should have been Chase Elliott winning back-to-back races at Pocono Raceway and Michigan International Speedway, but rookie inexperience cost him two weeks in …

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