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The Underdog House: Tracking NASCAR’s Small Teams from Loudon to Indy

2016 Loudon I Cup Michael Annett Reed Sorenson Racing Matthew T Thacker Nkp

(Photo: Matthew T. Thacker/NKP)

NASCAR has a few tracks that are fairly unique in layout.  Among those are both new Hampshire Motor Speedway and Indianapolis Motor Speedway-a flat one-mile oval with long straights and tight turns – think big Martinsville – and a huge, flat, rectangular behemoth with four separate corners and four straights to match.  These tracks are …

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

2016 Pocono I Cup Ty Dillon Car Anthony Lumbis Sr.

(Photo: Tony Lumbis Sr.)

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 at a couple of things …

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Eddie MacDonald to Make 2016 Debut at New Hampshire

2016 Fontana Cup Jeffrey Earnhardt Car Brett Moist Nkp

(Photo: Brett Moist/NKP)

Eddie MacDonald will pilot the No. 32 Ford for his third career Sprint Cup Series start for Go FAS Racing next weekend at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. Both of his previous two Cup Series races came in Loudon, while driving for Go FAS Racing. In 2014, he started from 40th position and finished in 35th, both …

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