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Couch Potato Tuesday: How FOX Can Improve Broadcasts Everywhere, Not Just Richmond

Kevin HArvick and Chase Briscoe lead a pack of cars at Richmond Raceway, April 2022. Photo: NKP

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

This past weekend began a short track season, much along the lines of what NASCAR fans used to have in the 1990s. Richmond, Martinsville and Bristol in back-to-back-to-back weeks before a trip to Talladega. Good times? Toyota Owners 400 In the past couple of years, I’ve noticed that pre-race coverage for races on FOX or …

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Xfinity Breakdown: Ty Gibbs Continues Dominance at Richmond

2022 Xfinity Richmond pack racing - John Hunter Nemechek, No. 18 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota (Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images via NASCAR Media)

Photo: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images via NASCAR Media

Ty Gibbs took home the checkered flag yet again on Saturday (April 2) in the ToyotaCare 250 at Richmond Raceway, marking his third win of the 2022 NASCAR Xfinity Series season. John Hunter Nemechek, Sam Mayer, AJ Allmendinger and Riley Herbst rounded out the rest of the top five, after Herbst made a late move …

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Sam Mayer Scores Best Career Xfinity Result, Dash 4 Cash Bonus

2022 Xfinity Richmond Sam Mayer check

(Photo: Adam Cheek)

RICHMOND, Va – Saturday (April 2) at Richmond Raceway didn’t just end with Sam Mayer scoring his best career Xfinity Series finish in the ToyotaCare 250. He also walked away with $100,000, represented by an oversized check presented to him and the No. 1 JR Motorsports team after the race. Mayer’s 24 previous starts, over …

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Ty Gibbs Wins Richmond Xfinity Race On Last-Lap Pass

2022 Xfinity Richmond Ty Gibbs, No. 54 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota, race finish (Credit: NKP)

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

The NASCAR Xfinity Series was the main attraction Saturday at Richmond Raceway and while John Hunter Nemechek shined in the first two stages, it was young Ty Gibbs who once again proved that he is the man to beat in the Xfinity Series in 2022, leading 113 laps on the road to claiming the victory …

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Ty Gibbs Takes Richmond Xfinity Pole, JGR Sweeps Front Row

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

The Xfinity Series took to the track early Saturday morning (April 2) for qualifying for the first short track race of the season at Richmond Raceway. Ty Gibbs once again showed his dominance as he won the pole for the ToyotaCare 250 with a lap of 121.836 mph. “It feels real good, we got a …

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6 Months Later, Brandon Brown Reflects on LGB, Talks New Sponsors & Trials

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Six months ago, in early October 2021 on a cool evening at Talladega Superspeedway, Brandon Brown won his first career NASCAR race with his small family-owned team. It was one of the biggest underdog wins of the year for the NASCAR Xfinity Series, and it was the biggest story to come out of that weekend. …

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