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Justin Allgaier Leads Nationwide Series Practice, Bobby Santos III Wrecks Hard

Following last night’s practice, NASCAR decided on a tapered spacer/restrictor-plate combination designed to disrupt airflow to the carburetor after the speeds were at 200mph. The spacer openings go up to 1 1/16th inches with the openings in the plate, which is positioned beneath the spacer, at 61/64ths inches. However, during the first practice this morning, Trevor Bayne had a speed of 198.627mph. Subsequently, NASCAR changed the restrictor plate to a smaller size. “NASCAR is in a hard position where they don't know what to do with the plates with the speeds and the smooth track,” Tony Stewart commented. “NASCAR is doing a good job with it and I don't think we'll know what we got till qualifying on Saturday." "We di...

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