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  1. PRIDEWASBETTER United We Stand

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    ESPN ruining something. Imagine that.
     
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    Harvick leads all the way at Atlanta winning segments one and 2 only to get caught speeding on pit road with 18 laps to go. He had to start at the back and could only get back to 9th.

    Keselowski had to pit early in the race when he overworked his right front tire but he managed to recover and took the win.
     
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  3. ralphc1 Gold Belt

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    How do they enforce those rules?
     
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  4. PRIDEWASBETTER United We Stand

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    Larson was an idiot abandoning the bottom.
     
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    They have people watching all over. They rely a lot on other drivers and spectators to turn them in also.
     
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  6. ralphc1 Gold Belt

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    He was quite a bit slower and couldn't hold it down there. If he had tried, the Louse would have passed him high or wrecked him. Harvick was the only one who could hold the bottom.
     
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  7. PRIDEWASBETTER United We Stand

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    DW said as much, too.
     
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  8. ralphc1 Gold Belt

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    Is Kevin Harvick a better driver than most? Why does he have more success than other teams with the same owner who should have the same equipment? It happened at RCR and SHR. I don't know if he communicates with his team better or just drives better.
     
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  9. PRIDEWASBETTER United We Stand

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    He's the total package, imo.
     
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    The new GT4 Camaro took 2nd and 7th yesterday in the Pirelli World Challange in St Petersburg. The new Panoz Avezzano GT overheated and DNF'd.

    I'm liking this series, but I don't get the difference between GT and GTA cars. The Vantage GT3 looked the same but was in both classes. I'm pretty sure the GT3R and the Ferrari had cars in both classes as well. Can someone help me out here?
     
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    I havent watched the Pirelli series in years, but id surmise its the same setup as GTD and GTLM in IMSA. GTD are based on the same cars as GTLM but have a little less power and much less downforce.
     
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    So in the series you're talking about, when you mention downforce do you mean different wings, splitters, and ride height
     
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    This site has a good breakdown, with photo comparisons.
    https://nasportscar.com/gtlm-v-gtd-v-gt3/
     
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    hm, nascar and nhra will die within the next decade
     
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  16. RBO 75 A step below the top

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    No way NASCAR is going away
     
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  17. ralphc1 Gold Belt

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    They are losing fans as older fans die and attending races is too expensive for the demographic that likes it. NASCAR putting their commentators in suits shows how out of touch they are. NASCAR is also bleeding sponsors.
     
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    I can see a time where the season consists of four major races. Xfinity and trucks will surely go away.
     
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    Crash in turn three on lap one of the Indy race.
     
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    Promoters can get short sighted. The local dirt tracks had 3 classes of racing but most of the pay went to the top class. One of the tracks switched to only running the lower 2 classes, dropping ticket prices and offering reasonable concessions prices. It resulted in increased attendance.
     
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