What Kinds of Problems Can NASCAR Crews Fix During a Race?

Two hundred miles-per-hour is probably faster than you’ll ever travel in a car, but for NASCAR teams, 200 mph is a fact of life for hours on end. At such speeds, the wind resistance alone is enough to damage your typical family sedan. So when fenders start rubbing, and things get dicey, the job of keeping these highly specialized machines in the race falls to the pit crew. Unlike the small armies mobilized in Formula One racing, NASCAR limits the members of a pit crew to six. Armed with a…

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Kevin Harvick Finally Wins At Sonoma

The 4-team has to breathing a lot easier this week… now that Kevin Harvick has that Sonoma win monkey off his back. He led the second most laps (24) to Martin Truex, Jr (25) who had a mechanical failure that ended his day. And if it’s true about winning in bunches, the rest of the field had better look out. Harvick isn’t known as “The Closer” for nothing.

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Richmond Race Has Trouble With Commitment and Other Tales

OK, another short track race and a relatively good race, unless you are looking for green flag passes for the lead. But you can’t have it all, right? At least we have all kinds of excitement for the guys in the booth as drivers win a stage. I’d have to rank Martinsville 1, Richmond 2 and Bristol 3 as the top races so far.

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