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Couch Potato Tuesday: Bumper-Cam Overreliance Hurts Daytona 500 Broadcast

A pack of NASCAR race cars in the 2022 Daytona 500. Photo: NKP

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

The Daytona 500 is the biggest day of the year for NASCAR.  This year, things were even more important since it was the very first points race for the NextGen car (which must be renamed soon because the name no longer makes sense).  The race ended up being quite a bit different than I thought it was going to be: a lot more like a slower version of last year that somehow ended up with the same number of lead changes

Couch Potato Tuesday: FOX Still Leaves Question Marks Entering Start of 2022

The start of the 2021 Daytona 500

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

This week, Speedweeks gets truly underway with a buttload of racing to keep you occupied. Most notably, the NASCAR season gets underway today with the first practice sessions of the season. As has been the case since 2015, FOX will start off the season with Cup and Xfinity races. It will also have the full …

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K-PAX Racing Reveals 2022 SRO America Driver Lineup, Spa Plans

K-PAX Racing shows off their Lamborghinis for the 2022 season (Photo: K-PAX Racing)

(Photo: K-PAX Racing)

K-PAX Racing announced Thursday (Feb. 10) that they will return to Fanatec GT World Challenge America Powered by AWS competition in 2022 with two Lamborghinis. They will also field a car in the Intercontinental GT Challenge.

Kevin Conway on His NASCAR Cup Rookie Campaign, Smooge Racing & ExtenZe

Kevin Conway during the grid walk prior to the Rolex 24 at Daytona, 1/29/2022 (Photo: Phil Allaway)

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

To NASCAR fans, when you mention the name Kevin Conway, a couple of thoughts might come to mind. Newer fans may not know much about him. But for those who have followed the sport for a while, they might remember Conway attempting to race the full NASCAR Cup Series schedule in 2010 with primary sponsorship …

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Couch Potato Tuesday: For Me, Clash Broadcast Was a Nightmare to Watch

Kyle Busch takes the green flag to kick off the NASCAR Busch Clash heat races at the LA Colusseum.

(Photo: Sean Gardner/Getty Images)

Welcome back to another year of critiquing of motorsports on TV. This will be my 14th year here at Frontstretch, giving you nuggets to think about in regards to race broadcasts. Crazy when you think about it. This past weekend, NASCAR ventured west out to Los Angeles to enter uncharted territory. The Los Angeles Memorial …

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