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Eyes on XFINITY: Richard Childress Racing’s Split Agenda

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Richard Childress Racing has three drivers who qualified for the new XFINITY Series Chase, and after the first race of the postseason, all three drivers find themselves in a different position. Brendan Gaughan got out of Kentucky the best, finishing sixth and leaving the Bluegrass State with a nine-point cushion …

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Eyes on XFINITY: Childress’ Championship Hopes Hinge on Consistency

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Before the 2014 season began, NASCAR instituted a new elimination-style Chase for the first time in the Sprint Cup Series.  While none of the competitors were quite sure about how to approach the new championship format, it seemed that the teams who had the most raw speed (and therefore stood the …

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Beyond the Cockpit: Austin Dillon Building on Momentum with RCR

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The cowboy-hat-and-sunglasses look is one that is natural for Austin Dillon. The North Carolina native walked around the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series garage on Friday morning as smooth as silk, casually signing autographs and pausing momentarily to take pictures with fans. But the former Camping World Truck and XFINITY series champion …

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Beyond the Cockpit: Ryan Newman Looking to End RCR’s Dry Streak

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Growing up driving Quarter Midgets, Modifieds and USAC, Ryan Newman has been around racing his entire adult life. When he made the move to NASCAR in 2000, he was given the nickname “Rocket Man” for a good reason. Being paired with racing legends such as Roger Penske, Tony Stewart and Richard …

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Friday Faceoff: Who Has Turned a Corner in 2016?

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After strong performances to start the season, AJ Allmendinger is currently 12th in driver points, in position to make the Chase if he can maintain.  Is JTG Daugherty Racing poised to repeat the success of fellow single-car team Furniture Row Racing? Sean Fesko, Staff Writer: The team very well could …

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Comers and Goers: 2016 Rule Package a Blessing for Some, Not so Much for Others

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It’s evident every time there is a new rules package that comes into NASCAR that some teams will hit on the setup immediately and others will take longer to figure it out. Heading into the 2016 season, everyone knew that with the lower downforce package, that reality was very possible. We are …

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