Joey Logano Relaxed, Ready for Second Chance At Cup Title

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During Thursday’s Championship 4 Media Day in Miami, Florida, Joey Logano was all smiles. The 26-year-old has spent the weekend relaxed and ready, entering Homestead-Miami Speedway title-eligible for the second time the format’s three years. “It’s definitely different,” Logano said. “You know, you think about everything that’s kind of come about the last couple years, and as …

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Timothy Peters: ‘We Just Missed it Tonight’

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Friday evening’s NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race did not go the way Timothy Peters envisioned it would. As he stepped out of his Toyota Tundra, he took a deep breath. The smile on his face said it all, showing a positive aspect in the midst of what could very well be a negative atmosphere …

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Dakoda Armstrong to Return to JGL Racing in 2017

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Dakoda Armstrong will be back with JGL Racing in 2017, the third-year driver confirmed Friday afternoon to Frontstretch. The 25-year-old Indiana native moved to JGL Racing this season after competing with Richard Petty Motorsports for two years. But when RPM opted to sign Jeb Burton, Armstrong was left without a ride. “The plan is to …

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Tyler Reddick Joining Chip Ganassi Racing in 2017

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Tyler Reddick will have a new home in 2017. The three-time NASCAR Camping World Truck Series winner will make the jump to the XFINITY Series next year, joining Chip Ganassi Racing. Reddick is set to join Sprint Cup Series regular Kyle Larson as the co-pilot of the No. 42 car for 18-22 races. Additional sponsorship …

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Elliott Sadler Relieved as Personal Issues Subside in Time for Championship 4

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“Stay focused.” That pair of words means the world to JR Motorsports’ Elliott Sadler. The last time he was in a Chase, it was a dozen years ago, when he was competing for Robert Yates Racing in NASCAR’s first year of having a playoff format. The odds were against him then, and he will never …

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Christopher Bell: Everybody Considers Me the Underdog

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Christopher Bell considers himself as a title favorite. Everyone else? They consider himself the underdog. “I never would have dreamed of being in position to race for a NASCAR championship,” Bell said during the Championship 4 Media Day. But now, Bell, 21, is in Miami. He’s 15 years younger than the next youngest Championship 4 contender …

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NASCAR Mailbox: The Importance of Matt DiBenedetto Missing Texas

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A false diagnosis in any health situation is eerie. The seriousness of a patient being given a false diagnosis could be a life or death situation, forcing a person to undergo medical treatments that aren’t necessary. When this occurs in the sports realm, it sparks major debates. This time, it is BK Racing’s Matt DiBenedetto, who …

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Ross Chastain Amazed at Growth with JD Motorsports

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Strategy has its ways in NASCAR’s top divisions. With the sport’s playoff system favoring triumphs, small teams have to make gutsy calls. Ross Chastain knows this struggle all too well. Chastain competes for JD Motorsports, a three-car team based in Gaffney, South Carolina, approximately one hour away from NASCAR’s focal area in Charlotte. The small …

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NASCAR Mailbox: Making NASCAR Great Again

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The 2016 presidential election season has been quite different from the past. Candidates always bash each other, but this year, the vulgar language and criticism both major party candidates have delivered is making headlines world-wide. However, come Nov. 8, 2016, America will vote in a new president. NASCAR drivers and executives have been voicing who they want …

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NASCAR Mailbox: The Impact of Limiting Cup Drivers in Lower Series

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After years of receiving criticism about NASCAR Sprint Cup Series drivers dominating races in the XFINITY Series and Camping World Truck Series, the sanctioning body finally listened to people. On Wednesday morning, NASCAR announced it would limit the participation of Sprint Cup drivers in the lower two divisions, with a maximum of 10 races allowed …

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NASCAR Mailbox: Tommy Baldwin Racing Rumors Surface

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The charter system in NASCAR’s premier division is forcing owners to examine the way they operate. With the charters in place, several owners are re-evaluating their programs for 2017. Obviously owners take a long look at their teams at this point every year, but charters have changed the significance. Given only 36 teams can have a …

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