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Up to Speed: MENCS Teams Still Focused on the Big Picture

The Camping World Truck Series race on Friday night, started and ended with a bang.  That was followed by a crash-filled XFINITY Series race on Saturday that was delayed by two lengthy red flags. So by the time the 59th running of the Daytona 500 began on Sunday, it would …

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Up to Speed: Jimmie Johnson Humbled By History, Reaction of Peers after Winning 7th Title

We all knew it was a possibility, but we didn’t know if it would ever happen. Seven championships. Done only twice in the history of the sport and not in over two decades. Even a driver like Jimmie Johnson, who won five championships in a row, couldn’t pull it off, …

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Up to Speed: Winning at Phoenix Gives Logano an Opportunity for Redemption

After a hard-fought victory at Phoenix International Raceway on Sunday, Joey Logano now has one last race standing between him and his first Sprint Cup Series championship. Oh, and three other drivers who want it just as badly. For Logano, however, this will not be his first time in this …

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Up to Speed: Carl Edwards Is Living the Dream, & He’ll Wake Up in Homestead

Carl Edwards will officially be racing for the championship at Homestead-Miami Speedway in a couple of weeks, thanks to a rain shower at the end of a very long day at Texas Motor Speedway. That’s not necessarily fair. Edwards led a total of 36 laps. Though he was definitely not …

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