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Kevin Harvick Loses Playoff Benefits After Las Vegas Penalties

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Stewart-Haas Racing’s No. 4 team received an L1-level penalty Wednesday (March 7) after two violations were found on Kevin Harvick‘s race-winning car during teardown at the NASCAR R&D Center in Concord, N.C. The first violation was of Section 20.4.8.1, which occurred after a brace that supports the rear window failed. As a result, the rear …

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The Underdog House: The Other End Of The Neon NASCAR Garage

Think Small As NASCAR moved to the Las Vegas Motor Speedway this weekend, we were treated to a triple-header of the top three national touring series for the third consecutive week. Vegas has the feel of a town where the underdog can rise. Your last dime could turn into millions with a roll of the …

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Joey Gase To Run Full 2018 XFINITY Season With Go Green Racing

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Go Green Racing will return to the XFINITY Series in 2018 with Joey Gase as its driver. The organization plans to run the full 33-race schedule, according to team owner Archie St. Hilaire, who also owns sister team Go FAS Racing in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series. The team competed in the XFINITY Series …

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The Underdog House: Small NASCAR Teams Still Fighting Hard

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Think Small With just one race to go in 2017, it’s been a mixed bag of a season for the sport’s smaller teams.  Furniture Row Racing has set the gold standard for them. It’s taken a one-car, outsider organization to the top echelon of NASCAR’s elite teams within five years. That’s a model others can …

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Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Entry List: Can-Am 500

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The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series heads west this weekend to Phoenix International Raceway for the 30th annual Can-Am 500. It’s an elimination race in the Round of 8 as this event sets the Championship 4 for Homestead-Miami Speedway. Coming off last weekend’s late-race pass of Martin Truex Jr. at Texas Motor Speedway, Kevin Harvick has …

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Entry List: 2017 AAA Texas 500

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For this Sunday’s AAA Texas 500, there are 40 cars entered.  As a result, no one will fail to qualify.  All 40 teams that attempted Martinsville will be in the field. There are a couple of driver changes of note.  Joey Gase will drive the No. 7 Chevrolet for Tommy Baldwin Racing (run by Premium …

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Joey Gase Focusing on Cup Series for 2018, No Animosity from Jimmy Means

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On Thursday, Means Motorsports announced it was going in a different direction for 2018, after fielding a full-time ride for Joey Gase the past four seasons in the NASCAR XFINITY Series. Jimmy Means, owner of Means Motorsports, told Frontstretch that a meeting between the two sides took place more than two months ago, determining to go …

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The Underdog House: Surviving NASCAR Talladega… Sort Of

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Think Small One thing that struck me when I first started in NASCAR was that if you spent enough time looking, you could see fans at a race who supported every driver in the field.  T-shirts, hats, and bumper stickers were among the ways they proclaimed their loyalty. Fast forward a couple of decades, and …

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Entry List: Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Alabama 500

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One race down, two to go in the Round of 12 for the NASCAR Playoffs. This weekend, the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series heads from Charlotte Motor Speedway to the behemoth of Talladega Superspeedway for the 49th annual Alabama 500. There are 40 cars on the preliminary entry list, meaning the field will be at full …

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Brickyard 400 Entry List

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Pucker up, folks. It’s that one week of the year when kissing dirty bricks is something that every Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series driver wants to do. The MENCS heads to Indianapolis Motor Speedway for the Brickyard 400 at the 2.5-mile track in Speedway, Ind. on Sunday, July 24. There are 41 cars on the preliminary …

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