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Stock Car Scoop: How Will Las Vegas Compare to Other 2022 1.5-Mile Races?

The NASCAR Cup Series’ Round of 8 is here, and with it comes the opener at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

With the series headed to Sin City for a showdown at the mile-and-a-half, Adam Cheek and Alex Gintz break down everything you need to know for the weekend’s racing.

After last week’s chaos at the Charlotte Motor Speedway ROVAL, the duo discusses the fallout of Cole Custer‘s penalty, similar situations in recent years and how the team orders controversy compares to Formula 1, as well as the renaissance of 1.5-mile tracks with the Next Gen car and more.

See also
NASCAR 101: 1.5-Mile Tracks' Renaissance Dominates Round of 8

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About the author

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Adam Cheek joined Frontstretch as a contributing writer in January 2019. A 2020 graduate of VCU, he covered sports there and later spent a year and a half as a sports host on 910 the Fan in Richmond, VA. He's freelanced for Richmond Magazine and the Richmond Times-Dispatch, and also hosts the "Adam Cheek's Sports Week" podcast. Adam has followed racing 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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