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NASCAR Mailbox: Underdogs at Talladega, and Who Retires Next?

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Hi all, Clayton here filling in for Greg this week and what a weekend it was at Kansas Speedway! It was nice to see an exciting finish on a mile-and-a-half track again. No matter what side you are on, there is no doubt that the incident between Joey Logano and Matt Kenseth certainly made the …

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Brian Keselowski to Drive for Brad Keselowski Racing at Talladega

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On Thursday it was announced that a set of brothers will be helping each other out for the upcoming NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Fred’s 250 Powered by Coca-Cola at Talladega Superspeedway. Brad Keselowski announced via his blog that brother Brian Keselowski will drive his No.29 Ford F-150 in the Oct. 24 event. Brian Keselowski …

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Johnny Sauter Joins GMS Racing for 2016

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Veteran NASCAR Camping World Truck Series driver Johnny Sauter announced Thursday on NASCAR RaceHub that he will be leaving ThorSport Racing at the end of the season to join GMS Racing for the 2016 season. Sauter joins the organization after spending seven seasons at ThorSport. Since joining the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series, he has 10 victories …

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Kyle Busch Leads Opening 2015 Drive for the Cure 300 Practice at Charlotte

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Kyle Busch – surprise, surprise – was fastest in the first practice session at Charlotte Motor Speedway for the NASCAR Xfinity Series on Thursday afternoon. Busch paced the field at 181.886 mph in his No. 54 for Joe Gibbs Racing. Second fastest in the session was points leader Chris Buescher. Ty Dillon was third and …

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Kevin Harvick Paces 1st 2015 Bank of America 500 Practice at Charlotte

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A week after a dominant performance at Dover International Speedway, Kevin Harvick showed just how determined he is to win a championship by being fastest in the first practice session at Charlotte Motor Speedway on Thursday. Harvick topped the speed chart at a speed of 193.500 mph. Second on the speed chart was Matt Kenseth, …

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NASCAR Schedules Michigan Test for New Rules Package

Cars on track for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Pure Michigan 400 at Michigan International Speedway

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The new NASCAR rules package for 2016 will be featured in an Oct. 20 test at Michigan International Speedway. Three teams are expected to participate in the test session: Denny Hamlin for Joe Gibbs Racing, Chase Elliott with Hendrick Motorsports and Chris Buescher for Roush Fenway Racing. NASCAR has run four races in the 2015 season with the intent …

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Friday Faceoff: Tony Stewart’s Final Season

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Two of the heavy Sprint Cup title favorites, Kevin Harvick and Kyle Busch, are in danger of falling out of contention after Dover.  Is this harmful to the sport and/or the current Chase format? Vito Pugliese, Senior Writer: If the television ratings are to be believed, not really sure what could make things any worse. …

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NASCAR Penalties and Warnings from New Hampshire Include No. 4 Cup Team, Darrell Wallace

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The Sylvania 300 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway was showered by controversy by restarts, however that wasn’t the only news to come out of the race as NASCAR has handed out warnings to several teams following the event. Kevin Harvick‘s No. 4 team has been docked 15 minutes of practice time for this weekend’s race …

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NASCAR Will Enlarge Restart Zone For Remainder of the 2015 Season

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Restarts have been in the center of controversy in recent weeks in NASCAR and on Thursday, officials reacted. The sport announced a revision to the restart zone for the remainder of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season, effective immediately. For this weekend’s AAA 400 at Dover International Speedway, the restart zone will double in size …

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Matt Kenseth Wins 2015 Sylvania 300 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway

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It was a wild and controversial Sylvania 300 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on Sunday. It came down to fuel strategy as Kevin Harvick‘s No. 4 Chevrolet was out in front of the field in the closing stages. Harvick and had a miscommunication and stayed out when the final caution fell on lap 237 after …

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