Friday Faceoff

Friday Faceoff: Should Cup Race on the Indy Road Course?

Denny Hamlin and Kevin Harvick have been the class of the field in the NASCAR Cup Series in 2020, but who is the more likely champion? Zach Gillispie: Judging by his history, I’m more inclined to say that Denny Hamlin is the most due for a championship. However, Kevin Harvick‘s …

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Friday Faceoff: Did Justin Haley’s Punishment Fit the Crime?

 Kyle Busch hasn’t scored a single playoff point in 2020 and is winless after 15 races. What’s wrong in Candyland? Erin Campbell: Kyle Busch is already experiencing burnout. He started out this long trek of races running in all series for every race. I feel that Kyle has just been doing …

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Friday Faceoff: Who Should Hold NASCAR Participants Accountable?

1. If a team member openly expresses racial bias, should NASCAR take action or does that responsibility fall on the individual team? Erin Campbell: It is the team’s responsibility to set standards for racial bias. Teams have the responsibility to creating the culture in which their employees operate. They give or …

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Friday Faceoff: Was Moving the All-Star Race to Bristol a Good Idea?

1. Is shifting the All-Star Race to Bristol Motor Speedway the best possible move for the event? Erin Campbell: NASCAR should have skipped the All-Star Race this year, but since the show must go on, even though Bristol is awesome for racing, it could have chosen better. Eldora Speedway should have …

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Friday Faceoff: Should Fans Be Allowed Back at the Track?

1. Since racing has resumed, NASCAR has limited the number of team members that can travel to the track. Should they consider continuing this practice even after social distancing is no longer required? Erin Campbell: NASCAR should continue to implement the limited number of team members traveling to the track. …

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Friday Faceoff: Were the Races Dropped from the Schedule the Best Options?

1. With nearly two months since the last race, do you think it will make drivers more aggressive, or will they tread lightly this weekend? Clayton Caldwell: With the competition cautions that are scheduled, drivers will take it pretty easy early on. They know they’ll be on a green racetrack …

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Friday Faceoff: Which Track Will Go Down As Jimmie Johnson’s Best?

The Next Gen car in the NASCAR Cup Series will feature a single lug nut to be removed during pit stops. Is this a positive move, and what impact will it have? Adam Cheek: I’m very in the middle. It’s positive in that there’s less of a chance for loose wheels …

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Friday Faceoff: Is the Bounty on Kyle Busch a Good Thing?

Denny Hamlin’s NASCAR Cup Series win at Daytona International Speedway is the only finish better than 15th for Toyota after two races. Is it too early to hit the panic button? Adam Cheek: Yes, way too early. A couple races in — one a superspeedway race with a few massive crashes …

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