Race Weekend Central

Thinkin’ Out Loud: A Texas NASCAR Race Was Finally Interesting for All the Wrong Reasons

Tyler Reddick leads the pack at Texas Motor Speedway. (Photo: NKP)

#8: Tyler Reddick, Richard Childress Racing, Lenovo/ThinkEdge Chevrolet Camaro, #22: Joey Logano, Team Penske, AAA Insurance Ford Mustang

With a record 36 lead changes, Sunday was the best Texas Motor Speedway race in NASCAR history. In terms of everything else, it was probably the worst.

The Underdog House: Justin Haley Beats the Texas Heat, Matches Season-Best Finish

2022 Atlanta NASCAR Cup Series Justin Haley smile NKP

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

In a NASCAR race that spanned nearly six hours, Justin Haley was able to survive the Texas heat to earn a surprise third-place finish with Kaulig Racing.

Monday Morning Pit Box: NASCAR Officials Missed the Boat On William Byron

WIlliam Byron walks on pit road at Richmond Raceway. (Photo: NKP)

#24: William Byron, Hendrick Motorsports, Liberty University Chevrolet Camaro

Behind Tyler Reddick’s win, his first at Texas, came a pivotal call from NASCAR Cup Series race control that affected the races of William Byron and Denny Hamlin

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