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FYI WIRZ: NASCAR’s Points Tighten as Drivers Turn Fast and Right in Sonoma

The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series takes a big turn heading west to Infineon Raceway in Sonoma, California on June 23, for the Toyota/SaveMart 350. The iconic motorsports sanction will depart from customary oval racing to give fans and drivers a big change on the 1.99-mile road course.

That means very fast left and right turns.

The slippery track with changes in elevation is sure to snare more than one driver, as it has often done in the past. Staying on the Sonoma track all day is a challenge.

It used to be that drivers imported for the twisting tracks at Sonoma and Watkins Glen with IndyCar and sports car road course experience had the advantage over NSCS drivers with no prowess for right turns. However, competition has ...

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