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Stock Car Scoop: Was Chase Briscoe’s Bristol Move on Tyler Reddick Fair or Foul?

Tyler Reddick and Chase Briscoe spin out in the Bristol Dirt Race. (Photo: NKP)

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The NASCAR Cup Series’ long night on the dirt at Bristol Motor Speedway culminated in leaders Chase Briscoe and Tyler Reddick colliding in the final corner and spinning out, allowing Kyle Busch to scoot by for the race victory. Was the race as a whole solid enough to warrant future races on the dirt for …

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Stock Car Scoop: How Can NASCAR Fix Martinsville?

Martinsville Speedway under the lights, May 2022. Photo: NKP

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

After a weekend of NASCAR racing at Martinsville that featured relatively uneventful NASCAR Camping World Truck and NASCAR Cup series racing, along with a fight to conclude Friday (April 8) night’s Xfinity Series race, Adam Cheek and Bryan Nolen have a lot to discuss on this week’s Stock Car Scoop. Between the total lack of …

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Stock Car Scoop: How Will NASCAR Shortening Martinsville Impact Racing?

Denny Hamlin Alex Bowman 2021

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

The NASCAR Cup Series stays in Virginia for another week but heads south, this time to Martinsville Speedway for a date with “The Paperclip.” Joe Gibbs Racing is coming off a race at Richmond Raceway that featured all four of its Toyotas in the top 10 and Denny Hamlin rolling into victory lane at its …

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NASCAR 101: Joe Gibbs Racing’s Short-Track Dominance

2022 Cup Richmond Denny Hamlin Car Celebration

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With NASCAR in the midst of its short-track swing and on the heels of Joe Gibbs Racing’s sweep at Richmond Raceway, Denny Hamlin‘s win continued the trend of the Toyota stable’s dominance at tracks less than a mile in length. Saturday (April 3) afternoon’s NASCAR Xfinity Series ToyotaCare 250 was all JGR through and through, …

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Sam Mayer Scores Best Career Xfinity Result, Dash 4 Cash Bonus

2022 Xfinity Richmond Sam Mayer check

(Photo: Adam Cheek)

RICHMOND, Va – Saturday (April 2) at Richmond Raceway didn’t just end with Sam Mayer scoring his best career Xfinity Series finish in the ToyotaCare 250. He also walked away with $100,000, represented by an oversized check presented to him and the No. 1 JR Motorsports team after the race. Mayer’s 24 previous starts, over …

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