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The Underdog House: Small NASCAR Teams Thrive At Short Tracks

Cup Series racing at Martinsville is about survival and persistence. The on-track action always ruffles some feathers, best evidenced by the late-race incident between alpha dogs Denny Hamlin and Chase Elliott. What was happening between Kevin Harvick and Ryan Blaney served as the consolation sideshow. PETERS: What Happens Now For Hamlin …

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Hermie Sadler Back at Home with Cup Start at Martinsville

After more than five years, Hermie Sadler will start a Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series event. And like the last time he raced against the sport’s best in 2012, it comes at his home track of Martinsville Speedway. “I’ve been coming up here since I was five years old,” Emporia, Virginia …

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Entry List: First Data 500

And then there were eight. This weekend, the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series heads from Kansas Speedway to the shortest track on the circuit: Martinsville Speedway in Virginia for the 69th annual First Data 500. There are 40 cars on the preliminary entry list, meaning the field will be at …

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In Case You Missed It: Friday, May 8, 2009

Lowe’s Hosting “Quarter-Mile Cookout” Lowe’s Motor Speedway announced on Wednesday that they will be holding a “Coca-Cola Quarter Mile Cookout”, using the nation’s largest barbecue grill, which measures 1,320 feet. The grill requires 7,000 pounds of Kingsford charcoal to operate. The grill will serve food to fans attending the Coca-Cola …

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Tearing Apart the Trucks: More Stops, Less Crew Members

Just three races into the season, the Camping World Truck Series is already on an extended break. The series will return to action on March 28th at Martinsville Speedway. So now is a good time to look at the rule changes NASCAR implemented during the offseason. In an effort to help the teams save a large amount of money each week as they travel, NASCAR implemented rule changes that allow a team only a limited number of crew members travelling to the races. In addition, only five crew members are allowed over the wall at any given time on a pit stop, and teams are not able to take tires and fuel during the same stop.

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