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Friday Faceoff: Will JGR Pit Crew Swap Help Denny Hamlin?

Denny Hamlin pit stop, NKP

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Kyle Busch and Denny Hamlin swapped pit crews. What will come of it?

Noah Gragson Holds Off Late Bristol Challenge for 3rd Xfinity Win in a Row

BRISTOL, TENNESSEE - SEPTEMBER 16: Noah Gragson, driver of the #9 Bass Pro Shops/TrueTimber/BRCC Chevrolet, celebrates after winning the NASCAR Xfinity Series Food City 300 at Bristol Motor Speedway on September 16, 2022 in Bristol, Tennessee. (Photo by Sean Gardner/Getty Images)

Noah Gragson beat Brandon Jones to win the NASCAR Xfinity Bristol Night Race for the second time.

Aric Almirola Wins Pole For NASCAR Cup Bristol Night Race

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

In a Friday (Sept. 16) qualifying session at Bristol Motor Speedway that saw four drivers break the 15-second barrier, it was Aric Almirola who prevailed with a speed of 128.382 mph. It is the fourth Cup Series pole in Almirola’s career, and his first since Nashville Superspeedway in 2021. Almirola’s best finish from the pole …

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