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Friday Faceoff: Did NASCAR Add Too Many Gimmicks?

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NASCAR announced several changes last week, including a caution clock in the Truck Series. Is this going to change anything in terms of what fans see on track and/or for race teams? Clayton Caldwell, Contributor: The caution clock was a gut shot to me when I first heard it. I …

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GT-Le Mans Teams Dominate Short 2nd Practice

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After the relatively dry first practice session at Daytona International Speedway, the light rain and mist returned to the World Center of Racing just in time for the 30-minute second practice session.  The result was another session of mixed strategies. Two red flags cut the actual on-track time down significantly.  …

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Ozz Negri Tops Opening Daytona WeatherTech Practice

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Teams in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship were greeted with dreary skies and some fog on Thursday morning as the first timed session of the season kicked into action.  Despite the wet track, there was no precipitation that fell during the session.  The result was rather mixed. Michael Shank Racing …

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IMSA Holds Annual Roar Before the 24 Open Test

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On Sunday, IMSA wrapped up the Roar Before the 24, a three-day open test at Daytona International Speedway for teams in both the WeatherTech SportsCar Championship and the Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge.  While 54 cars were officially entered in the session, Risi Competizione chose not to compete due to their …

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Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates Announces Two DP’s for Daytona

Credit: IMSA via TUDOR Championship Twitter page

On Tuesday morning, Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates announced that they will field two Ford EcoBoost-powered Riley DPG3’s in the Prototype January’s Rolex 24 at Daytona.  The Ganassi organization is running the factory Ford GT program that will also field two-cars in the GT-Le Mans class.  As a result, the …

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Sunday Showdown: Who Will the Title Sponsor Be?

Several teams have announced new drivers across NASCAR’s national divisions this month. Among them are Brian Scott in the No. 9 Richard Petty Motorsports Cup ride, Chris Buescher in a Cup ride with Front Row Motorsports and Ben Rhodes moving to Thorsport in the Camping World Truck Series.  Which driver …

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