The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series will travel to Darlington, South Carolina, this week for the Bojangle’s Southern 500.
In an effort to create a more competitive race NASCAR decided to bring a new rules package to the race Sunday night. The cars will be similar to the setup used in the race at Kentucky. The difference will be the tires. Darlington is known for chewing up tires and that will be the case this week. Teams will pit every chance they get for new tires, which could really…Continue
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The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series will travel to Bristol, Tennessee, this week for the Irwin Tools 500.
This will be the second trip to Thunder Valley for the Sprint Cup Series this season. The race in April was delayed by rain and as soon as it began teammates Brad Keselowski and Joey Logano wrecked each other. Denny Hamlin had to leave his car do to neck spasms after a four-hour rain delay. Matt Kenseth won the pole and led 47 laps on his way to Victory Lane. …Continue
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The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series will travel to Brooklyn, Michigan this week for the Pure Michigan 400.
The Sprint Cup Series raced at Michigan two months ago. Kurt Busch won the race that was shortened by rain, but Kevin Harvick had the best car. He led the most laps, but was forced to pit when he suffered a flat right tire after a lug nut had (Read More)
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The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series will travel to Watkins Glen, New York this week for the Cheez-It 355 at the Glen.
This will be the series second trip to a road course race this season. Watkins Glen is more suited for stock cars, because it a high speed track that requires less finesse than Sonoma. The word fantasy NASCAR fans will hear a lot this week is “Wheel-hop”. Teams that can keep all four tires on the track win have the most speed in the race. …Continue
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The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series will travel to Long Pond, Pennsylvania this week for the Windows 10 400.
Pocono is a 2.5-mile track with relatively flat corners. Known as the Tricky Triangle the track is very difficult for teams to find the perfect setups for their cars. Each corner is different so what may work in Turn 1 may cause the car to be slow in Turn 3. The teams who can find the most horsepower usually run well in this race. …Continue
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The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series will travel to Loudon, New Hampshire this week for the New Hampshire 301.
New Hampshire is a 1-mile oval track without much banking in the corners. It is called the Magic Mile and there are many features of this race the support the nickname. The race is 301 miles long and usually that extra mile comes into play. Teams will try to gamble on fuel mileage and it is surprising how many times drivers cup up one lap short. …Continue
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The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series will travel to Sparta, Kentucky this week for the Quaker State 400.
Most drivers in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series either really like Kentucky or they hate it. The track is one of the roughest surfaces on the circuit and drivers usually have a hard time navigating the bumps in the turns. By looking are the driver’s stats at Kentucky it is not hard to figure out which drivers enjoy the track and which want to move on to New Hampshire. …Continue
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The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series will travel to Long Pond, Pennsylvania this week for the Axalta 400 at Pocono.
Pocono is not called “The Tricky Triangle” for nothing. Teams will find it to be difficult to get the perfect setup for their cars. The track has three turns and each is very different. Cars which are good in turns one and two may be horrible in turn three. Getting the car balanced in all three corners will be the key to winning the race. …Continue
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The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series will travel to Dover, Delaware this week for the FedEx 400 Benefiting Autism Speaks.
Dover is a unique racetrack. It is a one-mile oval with high banking on a concrete surface. Nicknamed the Monster Mile, the track is tough on the drivers and the cars as they have to dive into the corners 1,200 times during the race. Dover is also one of the hardest tracks to get on and off of pit road, so track position will be important this week. …Continue
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The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series will travel to Kansas City, Kansas this week for the SpoungeBob SquarePants 400.
Kansas Speedway is a very fast track. Just when the surface was starting to get worn out, providing some exciting racing, NASCAR decided to repave and reconfigure the track with progressive banking. The speeds are lightning fast, but there is only one groove in the track so passing has become difficult. …Continue
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The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series will travel to Talladega, Alabama this week for the Geico 500.
Talladega is the hardest track to predict a winner. Any driver who is able to start the race has a realistic chance of going to Victory Lane. All it takes is one wreck to take out half of the field. Even the drivers who have had success at the track are in danger of finishing last. …Continue
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The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series will travel to Richmond, Virginia this week for the Toyota Owners 400.
Richmond is a favorite track for many of the drivers and many fans as well. The .75-mile D-shaped oval is fast and requires a savvy crew chief to create the perfect setup for their car. Teams who gamble on pit row could find their way to Victory Lane Saturday night. …Continue
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