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4 Burning Questions: Should We Expect the Unexpected at Chicagoland?

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Should We Expect the Unexpected at Chicagoland Speedway? Wow, here we go again. The week-to-week dance called the regular season is finished, and now we’ll take a couple jives into the Chase for the Sprint Cup Series championship. With 16 drivers, 10 races and one champion, Sunday at Chicagoland Speedway …

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Pace Laps: Chris Buescher Gaining Momentum, Elliott Sadler’s Big Win and Camping World Chaos in Canada

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Sprint Cup: And Then There was One – Chris Buescher can officially prepare himself for one of the most stressful nights of his racing career, as he’ll attempt to race his way into the 2016 Sprint Cup Series Chase for the Championship next weekend. Stealing the victory last month at Pocono …

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Slipstream Saturday: Arrivederci, Massa; the Italian Grand Prix

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This week Felipe Massa announced that this year would be his last in Formula 1.  In some ways, this proclamation comes as no surprise.  The 35 year old Brazilian driver has put together a rather solid, yet hard to say it, unspectacular career.  Let’s look at the numbers first. In …

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Pace Laps: Sieg Looking for Chase Spot, Moffitt’s Big Win and Pagenaud’s Title Hopes

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Sprint Cup Series: Youth Makes A Comeback – Much of the NASCAR season has been focused on when there will be a “changing of the guard.” 45-year-old Tony Stewart is retiring, 45-year-old Jeff Gordon has already done so but is filling in for fellow 40-something Dale Earnhardt, Jr. during his concussion recovery. …

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Slipstream Saturday: Break’s Over & The Belgian Grand Prix

Lewis Hamilton on track at Monaco 2016 (credit: Getty Images)

Three weeks have slipped past since Formula 1 last took to the track.  The summer break always seems to be an interesting thing as teams are forced to shut down for a few weeks and gain some valuable rest.  One question would be whether or not such a long break …

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Slipstream Saturday: Radio Rules, Track Limits and More at the Hungarian Grand Prix

Nico Rosberg during practice for the Formula One Grand Prix of Belgium at Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps on August 21, 2015 in Spa, Belgium. (Credit: Getty Images)

As Formula 1 is set to have back-to-back race weekends before the summer break, here’s a look at what’s happening at this week’s Hungarian Grand Prix.   – Mercedes and Nico Rosberg tested the limits of the radio rules governing F1 this year at Silverstone, giving with the team giving him …

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4 Burning Questions: Will Team Penske Finally Win the Brickyard?

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Will Team Penske’s Brickyard 400 winless drought continue? Hard to believe a team with 16 wins and 17 poles in the Indianapolis 500 has failed to achieve neither in the Brickyard 400 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. But for Team Penske, it’s been one of those races that has not played …

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5 Points to Ponder: Tony Stewart’s Milestone and Chase Favorites

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ONE: 600 up for Tony Stewart It was a good evening this past Saturday night at Kentucky Speedway for Tony Stewart who finished fifth in what was a landmark 600th Cup start for the 18-year veteran. The top-5 effort was enough to move him safely into the top 30 in …

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