Left Turn Louie

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Name: Left Louie
Date registered: February 22, 2011
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Latest posts

  1. Kyle Larson not a fan of the width of the grippy substance in Bristol — April 22, 2017
  2. Danica Patrick believes she’s suffered multiple concussions in her racing career — February 23, 2017
  3. 2016 Team Reviews: Richard Petty Motorsports — December 15, 2016
  4. Dale Earnhardt Jr. to be in NBC booth for Talladega and Martinsville — October 20, 2016
  5. Alexander Rossi wins the Indianapolis 500 while running out of gas — May 29, 2016

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Apr 22

Kyle Larson not a fan of the width of the grippy substance in Bristol

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The track added VHT resin youll notice a black streak in the corners where it is â to provide for more grip (and therefore speed) at the bottom of the track. After Bristol added progressive banking in 2007, the top groove slowly became the preferred way to go around the track. In an effort to …

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Feb 23

Danica Patrick believes she’s suffered multiple concussions in her racing career

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DAYTONA BEACH, Florida — Danica Patrick said she could relate to Dale Earnhardt Jr. when he said he’d suffered numerous concussions throughout his time as a driver. “I’ve had concussions,” Patrick said. “Every time you crash you have a concussion on a varying degree, I’m sure. So when he said something about having 12 concussions …

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Dec 15

2016 Team Reviews: Richard Petty Motorsports

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But before we start getting ready for 2017, let’s take a look back at 2016. Our team reviews start with Richard Petty Motorsports and we’ll work our way up the standings. RICHARD PETTY MOTORSPORTS Drivers: Aric Almirola and Brian Scott Almirola Points position: 26th (nine spots lower than 2015) Top 5s: 0 Top 10s: 1 …

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Oct 20

Dale Earnhardt Jr. to be in NBC booth for Talladega and Martinsville

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Junior will serve as a guest analyst for NBC during their coverage of Talladega on Sunday and next week’s race at Martinsville. “I’m excited to see these races from a different vantage point and hopefully offer some insight to the viewers,” Earnhardt said in a statement. “I thoroughly enjoyed my opportunity to broadcast the Xfinity …

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May 29

Alexander Rossi wins the Indianapolis 500 while running out of gas

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The Indianapolis 500 has been known for some unpredictable finishes. The 100th one came up with an incredibly surprising winner as American Alexander Rossi coasted to the checkered flag for his first IndyCar win. In fact, you could argue Rossi is the most surprising winner in the 500′s history. But before we say why, here’s …

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Feb 18

How the Daytona 500 qualifying races will work

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Welcome to the first Duel qualifying races with NASCAR’s new charter system. How different are things for the races with NASCAR’s new ownership structure? Let’s explain it for you: • There are 44 cars racing for 40 spots in the Daytona 500. With a 43-car field, only one driver would miss …

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Feb 14

Quick takeaways from the Sprint Unlimited

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• Dale Earnhardt Jr. was caught up in Brian Vickers’ crash in the first segment and the whole right side of Junior’s car was torn off. But instead of packing it up and heading back to the garage because it wasn’t a points paying event, the No. 88 team fixed up the car and Junior …

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Jan 13

Tony Stewart says he’s heading back to dirt racing after retiring

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Tony Stewart has an idea of what his post-Sprint Cup retirement plans are going to be. The three-time champion is retiring following the 2016 season and is at the Chili Bowl Nationals this week. The Chili Bowl is an indoor dirt track race in Tulsa, Oklahoma. “I plan on running a lot of dirt races …

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Oct 09

Matt Kenseth wins pole at Charlotte

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Matt Kenseth set a career record Thursday night at Charlotte. Kenseth, the driver who accumulated the most points over the first three races of the Chase, won the pole for Saturday night’s fourth race of the Chase. It’s his fourth pole of the 2015 season; he’s never had more than three in any of his …

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Aug 19

Clint Bowyer will not drive for Michael Waltrip Racing in 2016

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Michael Waltrip Racing and Clint Bowyer are parting ways at the end of the 2015 season. The team will also not field a full-time car in 2016. MWR made the announcement Wednesday morning. The team is in a state of flux after news emerged earlier this summer that co-owner Rob Kauffman had agreed to purchase …

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