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Couch Potato Tuesday: FOX Deals With a Nightmare in Texas

A pack of cars in the 2022 NASCAR All-Star Race. Photo: NKP

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

The All-Star Race in recent years has become NASCAR’s skunk works in order to try out new things. Things tried here in recent years that have made it into the Cup Series full-time include the new hood escape valves that are on the Next Gen car, along with the travesty that was the 550 horsepower …

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Ryan Blaney Takes White Flag Twice, Checkered Flag Once to Win Controversial All-Star Race

2022 Cup Texas All-Star Ryan Blaney confetti (Credit: NKP)

Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography

Under the Fort Worth lights on Sunday night (May 22), Ryan Blaney crossed the finish line to win the NASCAR Cup Series All-Star Race at Texas Motor Speedway and the all important oversized novelty check for $1 million.  And then he did it again. When he approached the start/finish line on lap 125, he came …

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Holding a Pretty Wheel: A Little NASCAR Magic in An Unexpected Place

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Racing is many things but good racing isn’t predictable. Most NASCAR races this year are anything but, the best we could hope for in the sport’s Next Gen era.

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