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Tech Talk: Trent Owens Discusses Michigan Rules Package, About-Facing for Sonoma

A week off for the Cup series allowed Trent Owens, crew chief of Aric Almirola‘s No. 43 team in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, to spend a week at the beach and think about anything but racecars. Regardless, he feels like the series rules package run at Michigan International Speedway …

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Tech Talk: NASCAR’s Gene Stefanyshyn Breaks Down Rules Package Changes & the Process Behind Them

NASCAR’s low downforce aerodynamic package for 2016 was implemented to try and make the racing better, and no matter your allegiances, it is true, based on any metric or eye test you’d like to perform, that the competition this season has been better as a result. There have been a couple …

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Tech Talk: Jason Ratcliff Discusses Tire Wear for the Season’s Longest Race

Jason Ratcliff guided the No. 20 Dollar General team for Joe Gibbs Racing, driven by Matt Kenseth, to their first win of the season at Dover International Speedway two weeks ago. Last weekend he tried to utilize pit strategy to help his team overcome a poor qualifying position in the All-Star Race, but …

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Tech Talk: The Newest Rule Changes for the All-Star Race with Trent Owens

Trent Owens and his No. 43 team, driven by Aric Almirola, have been in the All-Star Race before.  But if they are going to make it there this year, they’ll have to earn it through the All-Star Showdown or via the fan vote, as Almirola did not qualify for one …

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Tech Talk: Tony Gibson Talks Chassis Fatigue, Pit Selection & Lug Nut Violations

The No. 41 team of Kurt Busch, led by crew chief Tony Gibson, has been knocking on the door of a win this season. While they haven’t made it to Victory Lane yet, Busch and co. have shown speed and a handle for the new aero package. Kansas Speedway was …

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