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Couch Potato Tuesday: NBC Returns To NASCAR at Nashville, Brings Different Feel

NASCAR action at Nashville Superspeedway. Photo: NKP

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Sunday was a pretty brutal day for NASCAR Cup Series teams. As you all know by now, Sunday’s Ally 400 took roughly seven hours to run due to rain and lightning. Before the rain came, you had temperatures in the 90s as well. Woof. This was the first Cup race of the 2022 season to …

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Did You Notice?: 10 Storylines For 10 NASCAR Regular Season Races Left

Kevin Harvick walks down pit road at Kansas Speedway in 2022. (Photo: NKP)

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Did You Notice? … This week begins the home stretch of the 2022 NASCAR Cup Series regular season? Ten races in 10 weekends, beginning this weekend at Nashville Superspeedway, will decide the 16-driver playoff field. There’s no off-weeks left on the schedule for teams to catch a breather; it’s now-or-never for those on the playoff bubble …

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Thinkin’ Out Loud at Sonoma: Suarez Win Saves Uneventful Toyota Save/Mart 350

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Photo Credit: Danny Peters

What happened? Daniel Suarez inherited the lead and held off Chris Buescher for the last 26 laps at Sonoma Raceway to win his first career NASCAR Cup Series race on Sunday, June 12. Michael McDowell, Kevin Harvick, and Austin Cindric rounded out the top five. The Mexico native has become only the fifth foreign born …

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Up to Speed: Will Gateway Apologies Save Ross Chastain from Payback?

#1: Ross Chastain, TrackHouse Racing, Chevrolet Camaro ACM Awards

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You could see the disappointment on Ross Chastain’s face. He and the No. 1 team had been through a rough afternoon at World Wide Technology Raceway at Gateway. It’s not that they finished poorly; Chastain took the checkered flag in eighth. But on the way to the finish, Chastain found himself embroiled in controversy with …

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