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IndyCar Tests 2018 Aerokit in Street Trim at Sebring

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Six drivers tested IndyCar’s 2018 universal aerokit at Sebring on Tuesday (Sept. 26). Juan Pablo Montoya and Oriol Servia, who tested the oval aerokit in July, were joined by 2017 champion Josef Newgarden, Scott Dixon, Spencer Pigot and James Hinchcliffe. The road-course aerokit was tested by Montoya and Servia at Mid-Ohio …

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Clint Bowyer, No. 14 Team Penalized for Loose Lug Nut After New Hampshire

NASCAR issued a penalty Tuesday (Sept. 26) to the No. 14 Stewart-Haas Racing team in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, driven by Clint Bowyer, because of a lug nut infraction after the race at New Hampshire (Sept. 24). L1 penalties were also issued to one XFINITY team and one …

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New Tire Compound for Dover Race With More Goodyear Tests Planned

New Goodyear tires will be used for the NASCAR Cup and XFINITY Series races at Dover International Speedway this weekend (Sept. 30).  All four tires will be a different compound from the last race at Dover in June as Goodyear reacts to NASCAR’s new low-downforce aero package. NBC Sports reported …

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JGL Racing Splits With Dakoda Armstrong Over Sponsorship Payments

NASCAR XFINITY Series team JGL Racing has parted ways with Dakoda Armstrong due to a lack of sponsorship payments. As a result, the No. 28 entry will not race at Dover International Speedway this weekend (Sept. 30). JGL’s No. 24 will continue to race this season with Corey LaJoie and …

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Smithfield Foods Splits with RPM to Join Stewart-Haas Racing for 2018

Smithfield Foods will end their primary sponsorship of the No. 43 Richard Petty Motorsports Ford after the 2017 season. The company announced Tuesday it will join Stewart-Haas Racing as a sponsor in 2018 after over five years with RPM. “The decision to leave Richard Petty Motorsports and join Stewart-Haas Racing was difficult,” …

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Daniel Suarez’s Crew Chief Issued Lug Nut Penalty After Bristol Cup Race

Scott Graves, crew chief for Daniel Suarez, was the sole recipient of a penalty after the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at Bristol Motor Speedway this past Saturday. The crew chief of the No. 19 Toyota has been fined $10,000 after “lug nut(s) [were] not properly installed,” according to NASCAR’s penalty …

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