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Up to Speed: Will Team Penske Find Momentum Before the Playoffs?

Team Penske's Austin Cindric pulls ahead of the pack at Nashville Superspeedway. (Photo: NKP)

#2: Austin Cindric, Team Penske, Menards/Duracell Ford Mustang

Team Penske has been trending in the wrong direction, continuing to slump at Pocono Raceway. Can they get it together in time for the 2022 Cup playoffs?

Up to Speed: Daniel Suarez Reborn at Trackhouse Racing Team

Daniel Suarez

Photo Credit: Danny Peters

After 195 races, five and a half seasons, and starts with four different teams, Daniel Suarez is finally a winner in the NASCAR Cup Series. Suarez outran everyone at Sonoma Raceway on Sunday, avoiding mistakes that derailed a few drivers and teams who have more trips to victory lane. Although he was fast all afternoon, …

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Up to Speed: Will Gateway Apologies Save Ross Chastain from Payback?

#1: Ross Chastain, TrackHouse Racing, Chevrolet Camaro ACM Awards

(Photo: NKP)

You could see the disappointment on Ross Chastain’s face. He and the No. 1 team had been through a rough afternoon at World Wide Technology Raceway at Gateway. It’s not that they finished poorly; Chastain took the checkered flag in eighth. But on the way to the finish, Chastain found himself embroiled in controversy with …

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Up to Speed: Watching the NASCAR Chevrolet Prospects

AJ Allmendinger during the A-Game 200 at Dover Motor Speedway, 4/30/2022 (Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Plenty of NASCAR Chevrolet prospects are lighting it up in the sport’s Xfinity Series in 2022. But will Cup Series rides at Chevy await them in 2023?

Up to Speed: The Clock is Ticking for NASCAR Playoff Hopefuls

Kevin Harvick at Phoenix Raceway prior to the Ruoff Mortgage 500k, 3/13/2022 (Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Halfway through the regular season of the NASCAR Cup Series, parity continues to reign supreme. Kurt Busch’s victory at Kansas Speedway on Sunday made him the 11th different winner so far in 2022.

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