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TV Listings for November 24-30, 2015

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Hello, race fans.  There will not be an edition of Couch Potato Tuesday today.  I only just arrived home from Homestead at 12:45 p.m. Monday night/early Tuesday morning.  While yes, we do get race broadcast feeds in the Media Center, it’s hard to truly critique a telecast when you have …

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Pace Laps: Kyle Busch, Chris Buescher Best & a Fitting Farewell

Sprint Cup: Kyle Busch Claims the Sprint Cup – On Sunday evening, a sellout crowd watched the final race of the Chase For The Sprint Cup, the Ford EcoBoost 400.  The thought going in was that you probably would have to win the race to take the title.  For most of …

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Ford, Chip Ganassi Announce Full-Time IMSA Factory Drivers

On Saturday morning, Ford Performance and Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates unveiled their new two-car factory Ford GT effort at Homestead-Miami Speedway that will compete full-time in IMSA’s WeatherTech SportsCar Championship’s GT-Le Mans class in 2016.  The organization had a rather difficult choice as over 40 professional sports car …

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Joey Logano Fastest in Homestead Happy Hour

(Credit: Mike Neff)

On Saturday afternoon, the Sprint Cup Series finally managed to get in a full practice session at Homestead-Miami Speedway.  After rains shortened XFINITY Series qualifying to only two rounds, track crews worked hard to get the surface back into racing shape.  By 1 p.m., the track was ready to go …

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Kyle Larson Tops Rain-Shortened Homestead Practice No. 2

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The Sprint Cup Series is two-for-two so far this weekend in Homestead.  Unfortunately, they’re two-for-two in practice sessions being shortened by rain. The session itself started about five minutes late due to track drying from overnight rains.  Because of that, the session was going to be extended to 11 a.m. …

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Kyle Larson Fastest in Homestead XFINITY Practice

(Credit: Mike Neff)

On Friday afternoon, the XFINITY Series held a 145 minute practice session at Homestead-Miami Speedway ahead of Saturday’s season-ending Ford EcoBoost 300.  The rain that ended Sprint Cup Practice early did not affect the session.  However, the tire wear and increased amount of rubber on the track did. Much like …

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