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Stock Car Scoop: Did The NASCAR Short Track Package Succeed at Bristol?

The first round of NASCAR’s playoffs has come and gone, with Bristol Motor Speedway eliminating four drivers in a race filled with mechanical failures and ending in Chris Buescher‘s underdog victory.

Adam Cheek is joined by Frontstretch on-site reporters Michael Massie and Bryan Nolen to break down everything that happened in Thunder Valley, discuss whether it’s the beginning of the road back to multiple race wins for RFK Racing and if the short track package succeeded after Martinsville Speedway’s spring race generated criticism.

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About the author

Adam Cheek joined Frontstretch as a contributing writer in January 2019. A 2020 graduate of VCU, he works as a producer and talent for Audacy Richmond's radio stations. In addition to motorsports journalism, Adam also covered and broadcasted numerous VCU athletics for the campus newspaper and radio station during his four years there. He's been a racing fan since the age of three, inheriting the passion from his grandfather, who raced in amateur events up and down the East Coast in the 1950s.

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NO IT DID NOT!!!!! Same old same old. Now EVERY “event” is a crapshoot. Yeah, the NA$CAR brain trust has really improved their product with their brilliant ideas based on Brian’s vision.

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