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The Underdog House: Small Teams Take a Beating in Darlington

Think Small Darlington isn’t generally all that kind to drivers across the board, and sometimes it tends to be less so to those who are struggling to make ends meet week after week. It’s such a unique facility that there’s really no other track like it on the schedule, but …

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The Underdog House: Small Teams Hit Top 10 at NASCAR Road Courses

Think Small With the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series enjoying their third and final off-weekend in 2018, the spotlight hit the ladder series this weekend. And what good timing, as both XFINITY and Camping World Trucks hit road courses while the Cup Series watched from the barcalounger. That circumstance, no …

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The Underdog House: Small NASCAR Teams Stand Their Ground in Bristol

Think Small When you race at Bristol Motor Speedway, whether in Monster Energy Cup, XFINITY or Camping World Trucks, you learn quick how easily that place can take the best out of you. It can make you do things you wish you didn’t and can define or destroy weeks of …

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The Underdog House: A Slow Descend Down the Irish Hills of Michigan

Think Small Perhaps Michigan International Speedway is the only place you can graze 200 mph and be considered “off the pace” from the front-runners. That’s right. This weekend, if you weren’t hitting 200 mph average around the 2-mile track in qualifying, you were barely in the top 20. Darrell Wallace …

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The Underdog House: Hoping For More at Watkins Glen

Think Small Watkins Glen International offered small teams perhaps their last chance to race for a win in the 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season. The plate tracks are done in this regular season, and after Sunday’s [Aug. 5] Go Bowling at The Glen, the road courses are, too. …

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The Underdog House: Small Teams Star in Chaotic Coke Zero Sugar 400

Think Small Unlike any other race this year, if you weren’t up front Saturday night at Daytona International Speedway, you were on your way to a great night. So, naturally, the Coke Zero Sugar 400 was a race where the underdogs starred. Once many of the fast cars crashed out, …

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The Underdog House: Calm Runs on a Wild Day

Think Small Though Chicagoland Speedway gave fans one stellar race up front, the day was actually on the calm side for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series underdogs. The Overton’s 400 was the first summer race for the speedway since 2010 and it proved to play some effect to how …

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