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Technology shifts the burden to win

Updated: April 12, 2011, 1:58 PM ET
By Terry Blount | ESPN.com

Some crew chiefs will say privately that drivers know just enough about the race car to be dangerous.

What may surprise you is most drivers agree. Usually they don't know enough to make much of a difference.

"It matters a whole lot less now," Mark Martin said of a driver's car knowledge. "There are so many layers of information and technology today."

Back in the day, it wasn't unusual to see a NASCAR driver grab a wrench and slide under the car. ...

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