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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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Sources: Tony Stewart to Retire After 2016

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A little less than a year after one of NASCAR’s biggest drivers, Jeff Gordon, announced he was retiring, it looks like another big named driver will announcing his retirement after the 2016 season. Motorsport.com is reporting that three-time series champion Tony Stewart will end his driving career after the 2016 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season. …

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Austin Dillon Wins 2015 UNOH 175 at New Hampshire

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It was a dominant weekend for Austin Dillon. Dillon led every NASCAR Camping World Truck Series practice session, sat on the pole and won the UNOH 175 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. It’s Dillon’s seventh career NASCAR Camping World Truck Series victory and his first of the 2015 season. Dillon beat out two-time defending champion …

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Kevin Harvick Paces 2015 Sylvania 300 Happy Hour Practice Session

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After an incident that forced Kevin Harvick to finish in the 42nd position at Chicagoland Speedway last weekend, this weekend’s Sylvania 300 has become a near must-win for the No. 4 team. Harvick is on his way to the top spot on Sunday by pacing the field in Saturday’s final practice session at New Hampshire …

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Austin Dillon Wins Pole for 2015 UNOH 175 at New Hampshire

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Austin Dillon has had a lot of success in the Truck Series. He has won six races in his career and is the 2011 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series champion. This weekend, Dillon has led every practice session, and on Saturday he took the pole for the UNOH 175 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. Dillon will …

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