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NASCAR Can’t Even Get Cheating Right

NASCAR teams cheat, or “bend the rules,” to say it nicely. They always have, and it’s kind of hilarious. But a “far more thorough” inspection system this year is causing all kinds of problems. Teams are mad that they keep failing, and NASCAR’s mad that teams can’t just bring legal cars.Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Rally Sweden Driver Showed Up Late On Purpose To Avoid Going First On Garbage Roads

Rally Sweden was a winter wonderland this year, but not for the drivers who went first. The first cars on a snowy stage inevitably act as snowplows for everyone behind them—and those later competitors then go faster on the clearer roads. One driver at Sweden had enough, so he arrived late to one stage, breaking […]

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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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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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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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