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Breaking Down the Debate over Horsepower as NASCAR Heads to Talladega

Dale Earnhardt Jr. warned fellow Sprint Cup drivers recently that to argue against horsepower reduction mandated by NASCAR would be futile. "They are going to do it," Earnhardt told  "It's kind of like the No. 3 coming back (to Sprint Cup). A lot of people didn't want it to come back. A lot of people were upset that it came back, but it's coming back. I think the reduction in power is coming whether you like it or not." Shortly thereafter, NASCAR senior vice president of racing operations Steve O’Donnell confirmed that a reduction in horsepower is indeed inevitable as part of a planned overhaul to the racing for 2015 that he told the Des Moines Register would include "engines, downforce, aero and tires." ...

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