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NASCAR Will Enlarge Restart Zone For Remainder of the 2015 Season

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Restarts have been in the center of controversy in recent weeks in NASCAR and on Thursday, officials reacted. The sport announced a revision to the restart zone for the remainder of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season, effective immediately. For this weekend’s AAA 400 at Dover International Speedway, the restart zone will double in size …

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Matt Kenseth Wins 2015 Sylvania 300 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway

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It was a wild and controversial Sylvania 300 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on Sunday. It came down to fuel strategy as Kevin Harvick‘s No. 4 Chevrolet was out in front of the field in the closing stages. Harvick and had a miscommunication and stayed out when the final caution fell on lap 237 after …

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Sources: Tony Stewart to Retire After 2016

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A little less than a year after one of NASCAR’s biggest drivers, Jeff Gordon, announced he was retiring, it looks like another big named driver will announcing his retirement after the 2016 season. Motorsport.com is reporting that three-time series champion Tony Stewart will end his driving career after the 2016 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season. …

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Austin Dillon Wins 2015 UNOH 175 at New Hampshire

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It was a dominant weekend for Austin Dillon. Dillon led every NASCAR Camping World Truck Series practice session, sat on the pole and won the UNOH 175 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. It’s Dillon’s seventh career NASCAR Camping World Truck Series victory and his first of the 2015 season. Dillon beat out two-time defending champion …

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Kevin Harvick Paces 2015 Sylvania 300 Happy Hour Practice Session

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After an incident that forced Kevin Harvick to finish in the 42nd position at Chicagoland Speedway last weekend, this weekend’s Sylvania 300 has become a near must-win for the No. 4 team. Harvick is on his way to the top spot on Sunday by pacing the field in Saturday’s final practice session at New Hampshire …

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Austin Dillon Wins Pole for 2015 UNOH 175 at New Hampshire

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Austin Dillon has had a lot of success in the Truck Series. He has won six races in his career and is the 2011 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series champion. This weekend, Dillon has led every practice session, and on Saturday he took the pole for the UNOH 175 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. Dillon will …

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Furniture Row Racing Re-signs Martin Truex Jr., Will Move to Toyota for 2016

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It’s been highly speculated for months that Furniture Row Racing would move to Toyota. On Saturday, Motorsport.com reported that those rumors have been confirmed and the team will announce they will indeed move to Toyota for the 2016 season. Toyota held a press conference on Sunday at New Hampshire Motor Speedway to announce a new partner. That …

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Carl Edwards Tops Saturday’s First Sylvania 300 Practice Session at New Hampshire

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So far, Carl Edwards has done what he’s needed to do in the Chase. He finished runner-up to teammate Denny Hamlin last Sunday at Chicagoland Speedway, and Friday he took the pole for the Sylvania 300 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. Edwards also topped Saturday’s first practice session at NHMS. The No. 19 topped the field …

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Austin Dillon Tops 2015 UNOH 175 Practice at New Hampshire

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A week after a NASCAR Camping World Truck Series regular won the truck race at Chicagoland Speedway, a Sprint Cup Series regular is back on top of the board in the first practice session of the UNOH 175 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. Austin Dillon led the practice in the No. 33 truck for GMS …

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Carl Edwards Tops 1st 2015 Sylvania 300 Practice at New Hampshire

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So far it’s all been coming up Joe Gibbs Racing in the Chase for the Sprint Cup. After winning last weekend’s race at Chicagoland with driver Denny Hamlin, the organization topped the speed charts in the first practice session for the Sylvania 300 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on Friday with Carl Edwards. Edwards’s fastest …

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Furniture Row Racing Adds Replacement Tire Changers

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Even though the team is in the thick of the Chase, Furniture Row Racing’s No. 78 will make pit crew changes effective this weekend at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. The team announced today it will have replacement tire changers for the race on Sunday. Josh Franko and Adam Hartman will be the new tire changers …

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Michael Waltrip Racing Files Appeal After Clint Bowyer Penalty

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Michael Waltrip Racing has made more headlines by officially appealing its P4 penalty that was handed out by NASCAR. On Tuesday NASCAR announced that the team received a P4 penalty for violations after the MyAFibRisk.com 400 at Chicagoland Speedway. NASCAR docked the No. 15 team and driver Clint Bowyer 25 driver and owner points, plus …

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