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Clash For Justin Haley Ends Early After Showing Early Speed: ‘It was already a win coming in’

Justin Haley races in the 2022 Clash at the Coliseum (Photo: NKP)

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Kaulig Racing’s Justin Haley wound up 19th in the final running order at Sunday’s (Feb. 6) inaugural Busch Light Clash at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum.

But that was nowhere near indicative of his race and overall weekend.

Haley, who posted the third quickest time in qualifying Saturday night and won his heat leading flag-to-flag, was a solid top-five contender during the main event. He looked to be a dark horse contender for victory until contact sent the No. 31 Kaulig Racing Chevrolet careening into the infield barriers on lap 116, ending his day.

2022 NASCAR Preseason Power Rankings: Nos. 10-1

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It’s the final day of Frontstretch‘s 2022 NASCAR Preseason Power Rankings, where we’re counting down the top 30 NASCAR Cup Series drivers before the cars hit Daytona International Speedway this month, as voted on by the Frontstretch staff. Who made our top 10? Read on to find out. And if you missed parts one and two, catch up …

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2022 NASCAR Preseason Power Rankings: Nos. 30-21

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It’s February, which means the NASCAR Cup Series takes to the track to start the 2022 season this month at Daytona International Speedway. With a wide array of driver and team changes from Silly Season alongside more minor personnel tweaks — or even a few lineups that stayed exactly the same — there’s a lot …

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2021 NASCAR Top Storylines: Kevin Harvick’s Monumental Drop-Off

Kevin Harvick at Darlington fall 2021 NASCAR Cup race, NKP

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What a difference a year makes. Kevin Harvick‘s 2020 NASCAR Cup Series season was one for the ages. Nine victories and arguably his best statistical season in his 20-plus-year career. Fast forward one year and he failed to visit victory lane once. Heck, he didn’t even earn a single playoff point on track over the …

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Podcast: Todd Gilliland on Making Jump to Cup With FRM

Todd Gilliland joins Davey Segal to discuss his 2022 Nascar plans

Graphic: Jared Haas

Front Row Motorsports has set its lineup for 2022, and Todd Gilliland has gotten the call to the NASCAR Cup Series. After a few seasons in the Camping World Truck Series, why was now the right time for Gilliland to move up? He shares his thoughts on the latest Frontstretch Podcast. Plus, Gilliland discusses how …

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Podcast: Cliff Daniels on Becoming Cup Champion, Working With GOATS and Not Sleeping

Cliff Daniels joins Davey Segal on the Frontstretch Podcast

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In the season finale of the podcast, Davey chats with NASCAR Cup Series champion crew chief Cliff Daniels on the whirlwind that was Phoenix and the days following, the reality of being a Cup champion, working with Jimmie Johnson compared to Kyle Larson, why he felt compelled to learn dirt racing to work with Larson, …

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