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In NASCAR, the Secret Weapon Is Motor Oil

Forget the engine; ex-NASA techs search for perfect lubricant

(Newser) - How do you make a race car go faster? For NASCAR teams, one of the only options is to attempt to concoct the perfect motor oil. With technology restricted across the sport, engineers can't tinker too much with the hardware, but better oil actually helps. The Wall Street Journal looks... More »

Kyle Busch Wins at Talladega Under Caution

Wreck on final lap allows him to cruise to first win at super speedway

(Newser) - Kyle Busch, the kid who couldn't conquer Talladega, finally won at the harrowing track Sunday, and in this, his breakout season, it was only fitting that he coasted to the victory. Busch came back from a lap down for his first win there, which came under caution when a 13-car... More »

NFL Exit Puts Gibbs Back in NASCAR Seat

Ex-Redskins coach will devote more time to his racing team

(Newser) - When Joe Gibbs stepped down as Redskins' head coach yesterday at age 67, it wasn't to head off to the golf course—Gibbs is expected to retake the reins of his NASCAR team, reports USA Today. "I guess it's a good thing I never moved into his office,"... More »

Gibbs Eyes Switch to Toyota

NASCAR team will leave GM after 16 years

(Newser) - Joe Gibbs Racing is in talks to move to Toyota Motorsports after 16 years and three series championships with General Motors, ESPN reports. The announcement is expected to come Wednesday morning at a press conference that could include Gibbs team drivers Tony Stewart and Denny Hamlin. Neither Toyota nor GM... More »

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