Does NASCAR Need Practices?

The COVID crisis has forced us to think outside the box. Three months ago, we wouldn’t have considered midweek races, racing without fans or racing without qualifying or practice. Now, those things are not only […]

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Darlington Race Week Breakdown

Here’s a comparison of the data from both Darlington races this week. They weren’t typical Darlington races, but I doubt anyone expected them to be. We were desperate for racing. We were thankful NASCAR delivered […]

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Darlington Cautions and Accidents

How did Sunday’s race compare to historical Darlington cautions and accidents? Would the lack of practice and no qualifying mean more accidents or fewer? In this blog, I’ll compare the cautions, accidents and spins in […]

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Darlington Lead Changes

Despite all the changes in procedure for racing, I’m back to my regular schedule of post-race analysis. Today we’ll look at Darlington lead changes. No practice or qualifying suggested this race might be different than […]

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Garage Strategy at Darlington

Different teams — and manufacturers — will use different garage strategies for Darlington in terms of who they’re bringing to take care of the car. Yesterday, I looked at who’s not coming to this Sunday’s […]