The second-ever Busch Light Clash at the LA Memorial Coliseum kicked off the 2023 NASCAR Cup Series season on a chaotic note, as Martin Truex Jr. emerged from the smoke, twisted metal and flared tempers to score the victory.
Host Adam Cheek and on-site Jack Swansey break down their takeaways from the event, from the celebrities at the venue to the on-track action to the Clash’s future within the sport and if it should continue to be held in the City of Angels.
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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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