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NASCAR 'modernizing' with digital dashboards

NASCAR plans to modernize its fleet of race cars later this year, even if new digital dashboards have been around for more than 30 years.
Some NASCAR teams aren't tigtening all lug nuts in an effort to save time

In a sport where a single second can translate to nearly 100 yards on the racetrack, some teams are trying to save time on pit road by not tightening all five lug nuts while changing tires.
Blockers in NASCAR can pay hefty price at end of a race

Like a slow car in the fast lane on the highway, drivers are losing patience with anyone who holds up traffic.
Three Sprint Cup drivers starting to separate themselves from the pack

No matter the challenge, Kevin Harvick, Joey Logano and Brad Keselowski continue to separate themselves from everyone else.
Newman's team finds little support from fellow competitors after manipulating tires

So when Ryan Newman's team was penalized for tampering with tires at Auto Club Speedway at Fontana, Calif., unlike other penalties, his team didn't get a lot of support from his competitors.
Jeff Gordon to spend Easter break touring DC

Jeff Gordon doesn't have a lot of plans for the Easter break this weekend - other than going to the White House for the Easter Egg Hunt and visiting sites around Washington.
Daytona accelerates safety overhaul with new walls, barriers

As Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, Calif., added new tire barriers in time for Sunday's NASCAR race, crews at Daytona International Speedway already were working on a safety overhaul of their own.
Furniture Row Racing enjoys its out-of-the-way location in Denver

Furniture Row Racing continues to enjoy trading proximity to the hub of stock-car racing for the seclusion of the Rocky Mountains, even at the cost of 100 cross-country drives every year.
Denny Hamlin wins for the fifth time at Martinsville

MARTINSVILLE, Va. - Denny Hamlin passed teammate Matt Kenseth for the lead with 28 laps to go Sunday and went on to end Toyota's 32-race winless streak in the NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Martinsville Speedway.
Emotions will run high at Martinsville in first short track race of the season

MARTINSVILLE, Va. - Anger management will play a major role in Sunday's STP 500 at Martinsville Speedway, just like managing tires, brakes and engines throughout the 500-lap race.