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Stock Car Scoop: Toyota Falters at Richmond, Hendrick Capitalizes

Kyle Larson took home his first NASCAR Cup Series win of 2023 and second career triumph at Richmond Raceway on Sunday (April 2) in the Toyota Owners 400.

Adam Cheek and Michael Massie sit down after the race to discuss Hendrick Motorsports’ overall dominance of the day despite William Byron spinning late, as well as Toyota as a whole throwing away chances to control the event and the short-track package’s product.

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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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