NASCAR Race Weekend Central

Tech Talk: Running Road Courses with Matt McCall

The second road course race of the season provides a far different set of challenges for teams and crew chiefs than Sonoma Raceway did earlier in the year. Watkins Glen International is run at a higher speed and is less technical than Sonoma. The additional challenge has been thrown at the teams because the track …

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Tech Talk: Matt McCall Talks Tires, Fuel Strategy & Rule Adaptations

Matt McCall Martinsville 2015 Mike Neff

(Photo: Mike Neff)

Pocono Raceway is unlike any other race track. Not only does it have three turns, but each one is also unique in terms of radius and banking. Setting a car up is all about compromise and finding a fast way through all three corners while maximizing the turn that a team feels gives them the …

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Tech Talk: Splitters & Airborne Cars with Matt McCall

Matt McCall Martinsville 2015 Mike Neff

(Photo: Mike Neff)

Matt McCall notched his first top 5 of the season with Jamie McMurray at Talladega Superspeedway last weekend, leading his team through repairs from the lone crash they were caught up in and repairing the car successfully enough to compete for the win. As he and his team prepare to head to Kansas Speedway, he …

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Tech Talk: Talking Rebound & Multi-Zone Camber with Matt McCall

Matt McCall Martinsville Cup 2016 Mike Neff

Photo Credit : Mike Neff

Six races into the season, and the teams are getting their hands around the new aerodynamic package. Sunday will be the first time it is tested at night. The aged track surface at Texas Motor Speedway, along with multi-zone tires that will wear out quickly, are going to be a stiff challenge for the teams …

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Full Throttle: An Abundance of Talent & a Lack of Funds

As the 2010 racing season continues to wind down and teams and fans look towards what next year has in store, there is one theme that seems to be running rampant through the racing news of late: the struggle for funding is taxing more than just the Cup Series and it is signaling a disturbing …

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