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Drivers Spoil Talladega Test Session: NASCAR Certain to Make Rule Change

Drivers involved in today’s test session at Talladega Superspeedway served notice that rear spoilers and larger bore restrictor plates are a perfect combination for speed. Just before the start of racing at Daytona, NASCAR added a few body spoilers in an effort to try and control the cars better at higher speeds. Once it was determined these modifications would slow the car down considerably, NASCAR went one step further and immediately opted to increase the bore size in its mandated restrictor plates. This offered more horsepower to the cars and made for higher speeds and better racing conditions at Daytona. Today at Talladega Super Speedway, drivers testing with the same restrictor plate and new rear spoilers were topping the speed ...

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