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One Menz Opinion: Have Speeds at Michigan Reached Dangerous Levels?

After recent frightening incidents at other tracks, including at Daytona International Speedway in the Sprint Cup Series and at Kentucky Speedway in the Camping World Truck Series, a return to Michigan International Speedway this weekend is rightfully raising some eyebrows. MIS, after all, is the place where Sprint Cup cars were clocked at speeds of as high as 220 miles per hour in a Goodyear tire test in April of 2014. NASCAR will bring to bear the same aerodynamic package that it introduced at Indianapolis Motor Speedway at the end of July, but that may not mean much. "When they first repaved Michigan in 2012, it was just insane," said former driver and crew chief Kenny Wallace, who is now a Fox Sports television analyst. "We were seeing ...

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