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The Underdog House: Tracking NASCAR’s Small Teams from Kentucky to New Hampshire

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So… what makes a small team? Yep, I addressed this last week, but again, we’ll give it one more time for those race fans who missed the last edition. I’m frequently asked how I categorize NASCAR’s teams, and I’m sure lots of people have a different definition, but I look …

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The Underdog House: Tracking NASCAR’s Small Teams from Daytona to Kentucky

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What makes a small team? I’m frequently asked how to categorize NASCAR’s teams. I look at a couple of things when I make the list each spring: budget and performance.  Small teams simply don’t have the budgets of the larger ones, even middle-tier organizations.  They may have alliances with bigger teams, …

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David Ragan Wins Pole for XFINITY Daytona Race

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David Ragan will be on pole for Friday night’s XFINITY series race at Daytona after turning a lap at 180.346 mph. Ragan is in the No. 18 Toyota this week for Joe Gibbs Racing in place of Matt Tifft. Tifft underwent surgery on Friday to remove a tumor found on the …

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4 Burning Questions: Can Tony Stewart Go Back-to-Back at Daytona?

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1. Can Tony Stewart Go Back-to-Back? Tony Stewart stunned the NASCAR world in January when he announced he’d broken his back just weeks before starting his final tour on the Sprint Cup Series circuit. He stunned it again when he returned just three months later, showing up basically unannounced to …

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The Frontstretch 5: Winless Drivers Who Could Surprise at Daytona

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For the second week in a row, the Sprint Cup Series is visiting a track where the usual suspects aren’t the only options as the equality of the cars puts a large percentage of the race in the drivers’ hands. There’s a good chance the series could see its 11th different winner …

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Beyond the Cockpit: David Ragan Believes BK Racing is ‘On Track’ in 2016

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David Ragan has been just about everywhere in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. He’s raced for one of the sport’s legendary teams, pairing with Roush Fenway Racing from his rookie season in 2007 until 2011. Then, in 2012 through the end of 2014, Ragan drove for a smaller team in …

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David Ragan Adds BUBBA Burger Sponsorship for Charlotte

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David Ragan and BK Racing announced on Monday that the No. 23 car will sport the BUBBA Burger colors for Sprint All-Star Race weekend and the Coca Cola 600. With the races taking place ahead of and on Memorial Day Weekend, the paint scheme will honor those serving the nation …

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