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Friday Faceoff: How Far Is Too Far?

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After last weekend’s race at Richmond International Raceway, one thing on everyone’s mind was the on-track spat between Tony Stewart and Ryan Newman that continued in verbal sparring afterward.  Did either driver go too far with their actions or words? Clayton Caldwell, Contributor: I respect the passion from both drivers and …

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Drew Blickensderfer Named as New Crew Chief for Aric Almirola

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Richard Petty Motorsports announced today that team R&D Director Drew Blickensderfer will take over as crew chief for Aric Almirola. Former crew chief Trent Owens has been reassigned within the company. “We are continuing to analyze every part of our organizations and make adjustments where needed,” RPM CEO Brian Moffitt …

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Tech Talk: Trent Owens on the Tires & Surface Changes at Bristol

Credit : Mike Neff

After six months of learning how to run with the new aerodynamic package in 2016, NASCAR Sprint Cup Series teams had one final weekend off. They now begin a 14-week run to the championship at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Some teams used the off-week to regroup, others used it to fine tune …

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Beyond the Cockpit: Aric Almirola Dishes on Daytona Win, 2016 Struggles

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It’s been a season of highs and lows for Richard Petty Motorsports veteran Aric Almirola. Fresh off of two solid years in 2014 and 2015, the first of which led to a Chase berth, Almirola and RPM have struggled to find speed and consistency in 2016.  After finishing inside of …

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Rodney Childers Suspended Due to Lugnut Issue

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On Wednesday morning, NASCAR released the weekly penalty report.  Once again, NASCAR has come down hard on a contending team due to lugnuts. Kevin Harvick‘s No. 4 Jimmy John’s Chevrolet was found to have loose lugnuts after the finish of Sunday’s Crown Royal Presents the Combat Wounded Coalition 400 at …

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