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Stock Car Scoop: How Did Wet-Weather Tires Fare at Richmond?

After a slight delay for rain, the NASCAR Cup Series’ Toyota Owners 400 went off without a hitch on Sunday (March 31) at Richmond Raceway. As Denny Hamlin surged to the front late to win the race, NASCAR made a historic call with wet-weather tires to even get the race going as close to on-time as possible.

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Historic Debut of Wet-Weather Tires Deemed 'Success' at Richmond Raceway

Adam Cheek and Michael Massie discuss that decision, as well as the caution-that-maybe-shouldn’t-have-been for Kyle Busch, Martin Truex Jr.‘s dominance and more.

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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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