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NASCAR Team Penalized For Wing Mod After Fans Call Out Their Shady Behavior On TV

NASCAR Cup Series driver Chase Elliott’s No. 24 Hendrick Motorsports team was penalized Tuesday for unapproved aerodynamic modifications to his car at Chicagoland Speedway. While that isn’t good for Elliott’s playoff hopes, what’s more interesting is that it was caught by fans on live TV.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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NASCAR Team Penalized For Wing Mod After Fans Call Out Their Shady Behavior On TV

NASCAR Cup Series driver Chase Elliott’s No. 24 Hendrick Motorsports team was penalized Tuesday for unapproved aerodynamic modifications to his car at Chicagoland Speedway. While that isn’t good for Elliott’s playoff hopes, what’s more interesting is that it was caught by fans on live TV.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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NASCAR Team Penalized For Wing Mod After Fans Call Out Their Shady Behavior On TV

NASCAR Cup Series driver Chase Elliott’s No. 24 Hendrick Motorsports team was penalized Tuesday for unapproved aerodynamic modifications to his car at Chicagoland Speedway. While that isn’t good for Elliott’s playoff hopes, what’s more interesting is that it was caught by fans on live TV.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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NASCAR Team Penalized For Wing Mod After Fans Call Out Their Shady Behavior On TV

NASCAR Cup Series driver Chase Elliott’s No. 24 Hendrick Motorsports team was penalized Tuesday for unapproved aerodynamic modifications to his car at Chicagoland Speedway. While that isn’t good for Elliott’s playoff hopes, what’s more interesting is that it was caught by fans on live TV.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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NASCAR Team Penalized For Wing Mod After Fans Call Out Their Shady Behavior On TV

NASCAR Cup Series driver Chase Elliott’s No. 24 Hendrick Motorsports team was penalized Tuesday for unapproved aerodynamic modifications to his car at Chicagoland Speedway. While that isn’t good for Elliott’s playoff hopes, what’s more interesting is that it was caught by fans on live TV.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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A Comprehensive Guide To NASCAR’s Complicated New ‘Playoffs’

NASCAR looks, feels and acts a lot differently this year. The cars, drivers and the tracks are mostly the same, but NASCAR went all “sports ball” on our beloved American motorsport. Now, the sport’s about to start its first-ever “NASCAR playoffs.” Those playoffs come with a new set of rules.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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NASCAR Drivers Say Ambulances Have Been A Problem All Year

Before an ambulance blocked pit road in Saturday’s NASCAR race and stacked up unsuspecting cars, there wasn’t much outside attention on medical transport at tracks. But following Saturday’s incident several drivers say there’s been a number of issues this year—including, bizarrely, ambulances getting lost on the way…Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Danica Patrick Loses NASCAR Ride

Danica Patrick, the only female driver currently in the top-level Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, won’t compete for Stewart-Haas Racing in the series next year. The team announced Tuesday that a new driver and sponsor would be in the car in 2018, and Patrick didn’t say what her plans were after this season.Read more… Continue […]

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NASCAR’s Playoff Grid Is Set After Regular Season Ends With A Last-Lap Crash

It looked like campionship leader Martin Truex Jr. would cruise home to an easy win at Richmond International Raceway until Derrike Cope touched the wall with three laps to go. But he didn’t end up winning tonight—Kyle Larson did. Now the playoff grid is set and we’ll see if Truex gets upset there as well. […]

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NASCAR Had A Crashy Traffic Jam Because Of An Ambulance Blocking The Pit Lane Entrance

The NASCAR Cup Series just had a bizarre bottleneck heading into pit lane. A yellow flag came out after Austin Dillon spun out Danica Patrick, so everyone was flooding into the open pits. Problem is, there was an out of place ambulance in their way and the ensuing crash took a championship hopeful out of […]

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NASCAR Is Trying Engine Rules Like The Ones Everyone Hates In Formula One

Somehow in this year of oppressive engine penalties over in Formula One, NASCAR wants to institute annoying engine penalties of their own in 2018, reports ESPN. Granted, they’re less complex than F1’s, but if your favorite driver has to change an engine over a weekend next year, oof. I’m sorry. Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Stop Calling Every Female Racer ‘The Next Danica Patrick’

Sometimes, it’s nice to think that in one of the few professional sports without gender divisions, people can differentiate between two female athletes—you know, as if they’re unique individuals with their own unique goals in life. But that’s often a pipe dream, even in 2017.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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NASCAR’s Hamlin Effectively Loses Wins In Two Series After Both Cars Fail Inspection

NASCAR driver Denny Hamlin won both the Monster Energy Cup Series and the Xfinity Series at Darlington Raceway this weekend only to have both wins “encumbered” after failing inspection—as in, made moot. Hamlin is still listed as the winner, but his win doesn’t count toward making the playoffs anymore and he receives…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Angry NASCAR Fans Are Roasting Subway For Dropping Suárez’s Sponsorship Over A Donut

Fans of NASCAR Cup Series driver Daniel Suárez are particularly angry at Subway after they dropped Suárez’s sponsorship for handing out donuts from NASCAR broadcaster NBC’s corporate partner Dunkin Donuts. Anyone who’s ever had a bad Subway sandwich can appreciate the glorious grief NASCAR fans have been giving the…Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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NASCAR Team: Subway Dropped Driver Sponsorship Because He Gave Out Donuts

Oh, corporate America, the pettiest of all Americas. Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series driver Daniel Suarez played along with a seemingly innocent TV segment before a race in July, where he helped pass out donuts. Two months later, Subway dropped its sponsorship of him, effective immediately.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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How To Win A NASCAR Trucks Race: Spin ‘Em Out To Steal The Lead

Another year of NASCAR Camping World Trucks at Mosport, another hit-to-win ending. This year was at least less dramatic than last year’s shove into the wall followed by a fistfight, but it was still a totally classless bump and run by a driver who quite frankly should know better. Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Lewis Hamilton Accuses F1 Of Calling A Bogus Caution Just Because ‘They Wanted To See A Race’

A “phantom debris caution” is what NASCAR fans call a late-race yellow that feels bogus, or for the sole purposes of entertainment when a field is spread out. But Lewis Hamilton must think NASCAR waltzed over and coughed on Formula One, because he accused his own series of calling phantom debris.Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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