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Stock Car Scoop: How Can NASCAR Fix Martinsville?

Martinsville Speedway under the lights, May 2022. Photo: NKP

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

After a weekend of NASCAR racing at Martinsville that featured relatively uneventful NASCAR Camping World Truck and NASCAR Cup series racing, along with a fight to conclude Friday (April 8) night’s Xfinity Series race, Adam Cheek and Bryan Nolen have a lot to discuss on this week’s Stock Car Scoop. Between the total lack of …

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Stock Car Scoop: How Will NASCAR Shortening Martinsville Impact Racing?

Denny Hamlin Alex Bowman 2021

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

The NASCAR Cup Series stays in Virginia for another week but heads south, this time to Martinsville Speedway for a date with “The Paperclip.” Joe Gibbs Racing is coming off a race at Richmond Raceway that featured all four of its Toyotas in the top 10 and Denny Hamlin rolling into victory lane at its …

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NASCAR 101: Joe Gibbs Racing’s Short-Track Dominance

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

With NASCAR in the midst of its short-track swing and on the heels of Joe Gibbs Racing’s sweep at Richmond Raceway, Denny Hamlin‘s win continued the trend of the Toyota stable’s dominance at tracks less than a mile in length. Saturday (April 3) afternoon’s NASCAR Xfinity Series ToyotaCare 250 was all JGR through and through, …

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Sam Mayer Scores Best Career Xfinity Result, Dash 4 Cash Bonus

2022 Xfinity Richmond Sam Mayer check

(Photo: Adam Cheek)

RICHMOND, Va – Saturday (April 2) at Richmond Raceway didn’t just end with Sam Mayer scoring his best career Xfinity Series finish in the ToyotaCare 250. He also walked away with $100,000, represented by an oversized check presented to him and the No. 1 JR Motorsports team after the race. Mayer’s 24 previous starts, over …

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