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Horsepower, Spoiler Package Revealed for Most of 2022 Cup Season

Kevin Harvick races with Brad Keselowski and Joey Logano at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, September 2021.(Credit: NKP)

Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography

Many pieces of the Next Gen puzzle in the NASCAR Cup Series came together Oct. 11, as NASCAR revealed horsepower and spoiler settings for the majority of the tracks on the 2022 schedule. According to Fox Sports’s Bob Pockrass, the cars will feature 670 horsepower and a 4-inch spoiler on short tracks and road courses …

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Title Fight Between Kevin Harvick & Chase Elliott Ends in a Knockout at the Charlotte ROVAL

Chase Elliott ROVAL 2021 NASCAR

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

After a very obvious disagreement over their respective roles in the finish of the Bristol playoff race last month, neither Chase Elliott nor Kevin Harvick conceded that the spat was over. After another go-round at the Charlotte Motor Speedway ROVAL on Sunday (Oct. 10), it might still not be. Contact between the front bumper of …

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Ty Dillon to Drive for GMS Racing in Cup in 2022

Ty Dillon smiling at Richmond, fall 2021 NASCAR Xfinity race

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Ty Dillon returns to full-time competition next season in the NASCAR Cup Series, piloting the No. 94 Chevrolet for GMS Racing, the team announced Oct. 10. The program will be in alliance with Richard Childress Racing with engine support from ECR Engines. Dillon ran full time in Cup from 2017-2020 for the now-defunct Germain Racing. …

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Loris Hezemans to Run Part-Time Cup Schedule with Team Hezeberg in 2022

Loris Hezemans car Xfinity 2021 Phoenix

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Loris Hezemans, the 2019 Whelen Euro NASCAR champion, will pilot the No. 27 Ford for Team Hezeberg in select NASCAR Cup race in 2022, the team announced Oct. 9. The team is owned by Hezemans’ dad Toine Hezemans and Dutch entrepreneur Ernst Berg. Reaume Brothers Racing will build the cars for the team and manage …

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Denny Hamlin Competing From Cup Pole at Charlotte ROVAL

Denny Hamlin at Talladega fall nascar cup playoff race, smiling

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

The NASCAR Cup Series’ last playoff race in the Round of 12 is this Sunday (Oct. 10) and Denny Hamlin is on the pole at the Charlotte Motor Speedway ROVAL. The current points leader finished seventh in Monday’s rain-shortened race at Talladega Superspeedway. Team Penske’s Brad Keselowski and Joey Logano will start second and third …

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History Is Made With Bubba Wallace’s Triumph

2021 Talladega II Cup Bubba Wallace Denny Hamlin Chris Graythen Getty

(Photo: NASCAR Media via Chris Graythen of Getty Images)

LINCOLN, Ala. – Daytona and Talladega have been two of Bubba Wallace‘s strongest tracks since he first arrived in the NASCAR Cup Series in 2017. He’s finished second in the Daytona 500 (2018) and been right up in contention to win on multiple occasions. Monday [Oct. 4] saw Wallace just barely avoid the crash that …

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Hendrick Teammates Alex Bowman, William Byron In Must-Win Situation After Talladega Crashes

Alex Bowman's damaged car is towed to the garage during the YellaWood 500 at Talladega Superspeedway, 10/4/2021 (Photo: Phil Allaway)

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

LINCOLN, Ala. – Talladega Superspeedway is a tricky place to race in general.  Add the NASCAR Cup Series playoffs to the equation and it just churns your stomach. For Hendrick Motorsports teammates Alex Bowman and William Byron, they’re feeling a little stomach sick this evening. Talladega effectively derailed their championship hopes going forward, barring a …

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