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Clint Bowyer, No. 14 Team Penalized for Loose Lug Nut After New Hampshire

NASCAR issued a penalty Tuesday (Sept. 26) to the No. 14 Stewart-Haas Racing team in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, driven by Clint Bowyer, because of a lug nut infraction after the race at New Hampshire (Sept. 24). L1 penalties were also issued to one XFINITY team and one …

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Friday Faceoff: Where Will Matt Kenseth Land?

Matt Kenseth is officially a free agent after the 2017 season.  Can Kenseth, age 45, still land a top-level ride?  Should he accept a mid-tier offer if the power teams don’t come calling? Bryan Gable:  Absolutely.  Just because Kenseth is not in his prime anymore does not mean he has …

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Beyond the Cockpit: Todd Gilliland Staying Humble Through Early Success

It’s only been a couple years, but Todd Gilliland is a known name in the regional series of NASCAR. In fact, most would undoubtably call him the driver to beat in the K&N Pro Series West. With four consecutive victories and five consecutive poles early this season, the West season …

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Entry List: Drivin’ For Linemen 200

The NASCAR Camping World Truck Series heads to Gateway Motorsports Park for a standalone race weekend and the Drivin’ For Linemen 200 from the 1.25-mile oval in Madison, Illinois. For the second straight week, there are less than 30 trucks on the preliminary entry list. 28 are entered this weekend’s …

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Friday Faceoff: What to Do with the Overtime Line?

1. The teams of both Kyle Busch and Chase Briscoe received heavy penalties after Dover International Speedway, including suspensions of crew chiefs, tire carriers and tire changers after each had a wheel fall off in completion.  Did NASCAR make the right call? Amy Henderson: Yes. The rulebook is pretty specific in …

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Tracking the Trucks: Johnny Sauter Scores First Dover Victory Over Teammate Kaz Grala

In a Nutshell: Johnny Sauter turned the Monster Mile into a Monster Smile, as he ended his winless gremlins in Friday’s Bar Harbor 200 from Dover International Speedway. Holding off teammate Kaz Grala, Sauter took advantage of a late fuel gamble to grab the lead and hold it for the final …

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NASCAR Next Class of 2017-2018 Revealed

NASCAR announced the newest group of drivers Wednesday that comprise its NASCAR Next program. Now in its seventh year, the list of nine is designed to highlight young talent throughout the 2017-2018 racing seasons. By putting out their public resumes, the hope is they next get good money and sponsorship to …

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Friday Faceoff: Do NASCAR’s New Rules Go Too Far?

NASCAR implemented some new penalties for 2017, including immediate consequences for some infractions. Kyle Larson was parked during the Advance Auto Parts Clash for having too many men over the wall making repairs to his car, one of the new provisions.  Are the new, stiffer penalties a good deterrent to …

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Couch Potato Tuesday: NASCAR K&N Pro Series West Takes Center Stage

Welcome back, everybody.  I hope you enjoyed Easter weekend.  Much like many of you reading this article, I spent time with my family and relaxed.  I also watched a couple of old-school races on YouTube to kill time.  One of them may be critiqued for a future edition of the …

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