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There weren’t any restrictor plates built inside the cars at Talladega Superspeedway this weekend, but that had no ill effect on the entertainment value of the NASCAR Cup race on Sunday. Instead, NASCAR used a tapered spacer and the new high drag package at the 2.66-mile track. It didn’t look all that different from the...

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New Mexico Motorsports Report, 4/20/2019

April 22, 2019 | 0 Comments

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Five thoughts from the Richmond Cup race

April 13, 2019 | 0 Comments

Things will turn around soon for Larson, right? Kyle Larson’s season hasn’t been what most people would have expected. It’s been plagued with misfortune and costly mistakes. Saturday night wasn’t any different. “Just a lot of bad luck really,” he said after crashing out. “It’s been a pretty crappy start to the year. … It’s...

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Hélio Castroneves won the pole with a track record in the No. 7 Team Penske Acura at Long Beach on Friday, but teammate Ricky Taylor ended Saturday’s race runner-up to Mustang Sampling driver Filipe Albuquerque. Albuquerque gave his No. 5 Cadillac team its first win of the season and first since last year’s Long Beach...

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RICHMOND, Va. — Seven cars that qualified in the top-20 for Saturday night’s Cup race at Richmond failed pre-race technical inspection this afternoon. Outside pole sitter Erik Jones, Chase Elliott, Daniel Suarez, and Jimmie Johnson did not pass inspection on the first attempt. They all forfeit their top-10 starting positions and will take the green...

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New Mexico Motorsports Report, 4/13/2019

April 13, 2019 | 0 Comments

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Even when Kyle Busch doesn’t have the fastest car on race day, he still finds a way to win. Busch spun on the first lap of the NASCAR Cup race at Bristol Motor Speedway on Sunday after Ricky Stenhouse Jr. bumped the rear of his car exiting Turn 2. Then Ryan Preece sideswiped Busch’s rear...

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New Mexico Motorsports Report, 4/6/2019

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New Mexico Motorsports Report, 3/30/2019

March 31, 2019 | 0 Comments

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Fans have been begging NASCAR to make changes to the schedule for years. On Tuesday afternoon, NASCAR answered them with the announcement of the 2020 Cup Series calendar. Among the major adjustments to it is a championship weekend in Phoenix, a regular-season finale at Daytona, a Pocono weekend doubleheader, Bristol’s night race moving into the...

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