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The Big 6: Questions Answered After the 2022 Duramax Drydene 400

#9: Chase Elliott, Hendrick Motorsports, NAPA Auto Parts Chevrolet Camaro celebrates winning the DuraMAX Drydene 400.

Chase Elliott entered this weekend as the Cup Series point leader, but there were many questions surrounding him at the start of the season. He put all of those questions to bed and then some on Monday afternoon (May 2).

Chris Buescher on Pole for NASCAR Cup Series Race at Dover

Chris Buescher

(Photo by Sean Gardner/Getty Images)

Chris Buescher earned his first career NASCAR Cup Series pole for Sunday’s race at Dover Motor Speedway.

Daily Fantasy NASCAR DraftKings Forecast: 2022 GEICO 500 at Talladega

Ryan Blaney, wearing a hat a sunglasses, folded arms, NKP

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Get your daily fantasy NASCAR DraftKings lineups ready for the GEICO 500, the Cup Series race at Talladega airing Sunday, April 24 at 3 p.m. ET on FOX.

The Big 6: Questions Answered After the 2022 Daytona 500

Austin Cindric wins the 2022 Daytona 500. Photo: NKP

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Many drivers go a lifetime without winning NASCAR’s biggest race, but it took Austin Cindric just eight starts to put that notch on his belt. Cindric powered to the front on the final restart and blocked his way to the win as chaos erupted behind him.

Up to Speed: Brad Keselowski & Austin Cindric Battle at Daytona

#6: Brad Keselowski, RFK Racing, Ford Mustang Castrol Violet Defense

(Photo: NKP)

One year ago, Brad Keselowski’s frustration was visible.

As the final laps of the Daytona 500 ticked away, Keselowski made a bold move to set himself up for a last-lap pass for the lead on his Team Penske teammate Joey Logano. But when Logano blocked Keselowski’s path forward, Keselowski got hit from behind by Michael McDowell, triggering a frightening crash that knocked out both Penske cars. McDowell went on to win the race, leaving Keselowski without a Harley J. Earl Trophy for at least one more year.

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