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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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Did You Notice? … Franchising, Justin Allgaier’s Awkward Moment & … Paul Menard?

(Photo: Mike Neff)

Did You Notice? … Owners are desperate to inject some long-term financial stability into their teams? NASCAR met with the Race Team Alliance Tuesday and is working on a proposal that would introduce a type of “franchising” system assuring Sprint Cup teams both leverage and automatic qualification for the 2016 …

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Tech Talk: Bono Manion on Setting Up for Those Pesky Right Turns

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Pocono was a rough weekend for Kevin “Bono” Manion and the No. 9 Richard Petty Motorsports team driven by Sam Hornish, Jr., but the veteran crew chief is hoping to put the disappointment behind his team and have a better run this coming weekend — after all, it’s a car that …

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Sam Hornish, Jr. Looking to Renew Chase Hopes with Richard Petty Motorsports

2015 Charlotte I CUP Sam Hornish Jr CIA

Walking around the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series garage, it is pretty difficult to miss seeing an Indianapolis 500 champion. With long sideburns and a new fire suit, this former Team Penske driver has finally landed back in NASCAR’s premier division. Prior to this season, Sam Hornish, Jr. had not raced …

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