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Thinkin’ Out Loud at Martinsville: You Don’t Know It Yet, But Ross Chastain’s Move Is Timeless

Ross Chastain runs against the outside wall during the final lap at Martinsville Speedway. (Photo: NKP)

#1: Ross Chastain, TrackHouse Racing, Moose Fraternity Chevrolet Camaro launches his car into the wall to speed around Turn 4 to pass #11: Denny Hamlin, Joe Gibbs Racing, FedEx Freight Direct Toyota Camry (Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Brave, silly or stupid, it doesn’t matter how you look at it. We’re going to be watching reruns of Ross Chastain’s Martinsville move until the end of racing.

Drivers React to Ross Chastain’s Video Game Move To Make Championship 4

Ross Chastain runs against the outside wall during the final lap at Martinsville Speedway. (Photo: NKP)

#1: Ross Chastain, TrackHouse Racing, Moose Fraternity Chevrolet Camaro launches his car into the wall to speed around Turn 4 to pass #11: Denny Hamlin, Joe Gibbs Racing, FedEx Freight Direct Toyota Camry (Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Ross Chastain used a video game move by passing five cars on the final lap to make the Championship 4. But should that be accepted going forward? The drivers answer.

Christopher Bell Wins at Martinsville; Video Game Move Nets Ross Chastain Final Transfer Spot

Christopher Bell races around Martinsville Speedway in the 2022 Xfinity 500. (Photo: NKP)

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Bell’s walk-off win at Martinsville came as Ross Chastain used a video-game move to also claim a spot in the Championship 4.

NASCAR 101: A Martinsville Playoff Menagerie

#24: William Byron, Hendrick Motorsports, RaptorTough.com Chevrolet Camaro, #9: Chase Elliott, Hendrick Motorsports, LLumar Chevrolet Camaro

With eight drivers, two races and three playoff spots left heading to Martinsville, here’s everything you need to know for race weekend.

The Big 6: Questions Answered After Kyle Larson Smokes the Field at Homestead-Miami

Kyle Larson celebrates a NASCAR Cup Series win at Homestead-Miami Speedway, October 2022.

(Photo: Tim Parks/Harold Hinson Photography)

Ross Chastain and AJ Allmendinger put on a textbook example of hard, aggressive and respectful racing behind Kyle Larson at Homestead-Miami Speedway.

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