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Did You Notice? … 2023 NASCAR Cup Series Hot Takes

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After an unpredictable 2022, the forthcoming NASCAR Cup Series could be poised for a big season on and off the track

Did You Notice?: Kyle Busch, Denny Hamlin Crumble As Christopher Bell Rises At Joe Gibbs Racing

Joe Gibbs Racing owner Joe Gibbs and Christopher Bell chat during a race in 2022. (Photo: NKP)

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Joe Gibbs Racing has been a fascinating team in transition throughout the 2022 NASCAR Cup Series season. How did Christopher Bell survive the drama and rise up?

Did You Notice?: NASCAR Bubba Wallace Suspension Sets New Precedent It Must Uphold

Bubba Wallace looks on from pit road at a 2022 NASCAR Cup Series race. (Photo: NKP)

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NASCAR’s choice to send Wallace to the sidelines breaks precedent and lowers the threshold compared to other Cup Series suspensions we’ve seen this century.