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McDowell, Leavine Family Racing Look to Capitalize on Plate Track Successes

The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series returns to restrictor plate racing this weekend at Talladega Superspeedway, and Leavine Family Racing and their No. 95 driver, Michael McDowell are looking to capitalize on their past superspeedway success.

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Michael Waltrip, Aaron’s Continue Relationship in 2016

While the car number changes, the relationship stays the same. Aaron’s announced yesterday the continuation of a 16-year relationship with Michael Waltrip, sponsoring him in his BK Racing No. 83 for at least the Daytona 500 and Talladega’s first 2016 race.

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Michael Waltrip Racing No. 98 at Talladega

Michael Waltrip just can’t stop racing the restrictor plate races. Even as his co-owned race shop’s final running is about to occur at Talladega Superspeedway, MWR / Premium Motorsports will run a car for Waltrip to continue his run of plate races.

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Think Talladega Was Intense? Try Martinsville This Weekend

NASCAR’s schedule is just about perfect this time of the year. As the weather starts cooling, NASCAR Sprint Cup goes from the circuit’s fastest and longest track to its slowest and shortest. The just over half a mile (.526 mi to be exact) paperclip of Martinsville Speedway signifies go time for a lot of drivers […]

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Why Jimmie Johnson Being Out of the Chase is a Good Thing for No. 48 Fans

Talladega wasn’t a good day in the Hendrick camp with two of the sport’s most popular (an arguably talented) drivers not advancing — Jimmie Johnson and Dale Earnhardt, Jr. Plus, teammate Kasey Kahne who has teetered throughout the Chase, finally faltered due to Brad Keselowski stealing the final Chase spot by winning at Talladega. Hendrick […]

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Adjustment to Cup Qualifying Format at Talladega II 2014

As if there weren’t enough reasons going into Talladega Superspeedway this weekend for drivers to be nervous, including the fact that tempers are running hot after Charlotte last weekend and that Talladega is the last race before 4 drivers hopes of a 2014 Sprint Cup come to an end. NASCAR has also made adjustments to […]

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