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Massie’s Minute: The NASCAR Hall of Mediocrity Taints Its Famous Inductees

Denny Hamlin Darlington Burnout

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade / NKP)

The NASCAR Hall of Fame has spent a decade enshrining some of the sport’s best inside its building. But as the 2020 nominating class revealed this week, an honor designed for a select few now finds itself mired in mediocrity. From the moment one of the top-five greatest drivers — maybe even the best ever …

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Massie’s Minute: Good Riddance to Restrictor-Plate Racing

Clint Bowyer Daytona

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

The Daytona 500 is the final race of restrictor-plate racing as we know it. For the remaining races at Daytona International Speedway and Talladega Superspeedway in 2019, the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series will use the same tapered spacer package it’ll race for the majority of the schedule. What this means is that for the …

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