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Additional downforce will be taken away from Sprint Cup cars in 2017

KANSAS CITY, Kansas — NASCAR is cutting downforce from Sprint Cup cars once again. Officials said Friday that cars will have smaller spoilers and splitters in 2017, among other changes. The rules, which will be official after the conclusion of the 2016 season, have been sent to Cup teams so they can start working ahead for next season. Per, cars in 2017 will have seen nearly a 50 percent reduction in downforce from the original 2015 rules.
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