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Stock Car Scoop: How Did NASCAR’s Reconfigured Atlanta Fare?

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NASCAR returned to the East Coast for a date with the newly reconfigured Atlanta Motor Speedway, which provided viewers with more superspeedway-style racing and a winner in Hendrick Motorsports’ William Byron. However, with a number of tires failing, the reconfiguration itself and more, there’s plenty to discuss after a wild Sunday (Mar. 20) afternoon in …

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Stock Car Scoop: How Many 1st-Time Winners Will NASCAR Have in 2022?

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NASCAR wrapped up its West Coast swing at Phoenix Raceway on Sunday, where Chase Briscoe survived a three-way battle between first-time win candidates to score his first career victory in the Arizona desert. Did the semi-lackluster race at the site of the season finale make Bryan Nolen and Adam Cheek lose faith in the quality …

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Stock Car Scoop: Has Alex Bowman Leapfrogged Chase Elliott at Hendrick Motorsports?

Alex Bowman celebrates after scoring the victory for Hendrick Motorsports at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. (Photo: NKP)

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Bryan Nolen and Adam Cheek are joined by editor and Frontstretch Content Director Michael Massie on Stock Car Scoop to discuss whether Chase Elliott, not one of those winners, is falling down the pecking order at Hendrick Motorsports. Also, is the Toyota resurgence at Las Vegas just a one-off? And can the early season parity we’ve seen in the Cup Series continue for the foreseeable future?

Stock Car Scoop: Should NASCAR Still Convert Auto Club to a Short Track?

The NASCAR Cup Series field lines up for the start of the 2022 Wise Power 400 at Auto Club Speedway. Photo: NKP

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NASCAR put on a show in its return to Auto Club Speedway on Sunday (Feb. 27), with defending champion Kyle Larson coming to life late and claiming his first victory of 2022. After the Cup Series put on a show Sunday afternoon with a quality race, should NASCAR still convert the Fontana venue into a …

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Stock Car Scoop: Expectations for NASCAR’s Auto Club Return

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For the first time in nearly two full years, NASCAR visits Auto Club Speedway. The California venue hasn’t hosted a stock car event since the spring of 2020, where Alex Bowman dominated en route to a victory, and the Cup Series heads back with the Next Gen cars set to hit the track on Sunday …

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