Ryan Blaney could’ve pointed his way into the Championship 4, but the driver of the No. 12 instead walked it off in the Round of 8 with a win at Martinsville Speedway on Sunday (Oct. 29) to secure himself the chance to race for a NASCAR Cup Series title.
Trey Lyle fills in for Adam Cheek and is joined by Michael Massie, and the pair break down the elimination race at the half-mile short track, Denny Hamlin coming up short of the final round for another year and more.
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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