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Monday Morning Pit Box: Michael McDowell Gamble Almost Leads to 2nd Straight NASCAR Cup Series Upset

Nascar Cup Series

#34: Michael McDowell, Front Row Motorsports, Ford Mustang Outwest Express and #42: Ross Chastain, Chip Ganassi Racing, Chevrolet Camaro Clover

Michael McDowell’s late gamble on fuel stood out on an otherwise quiet day of crew chief strategy at Auto Club Speedway during the 2023 Pala Casino 400.

NASCAR’s 75 Greatest Drivers: Stars From 1949-60

NASCAR 75 Speedy Thompson (Credit: ISC Archives via NASCAR Media)

DARLINGTON, SC - SEPTEMBER 2, 1957: Speedy Thompson (L) and his crew celebrate his win in the Southern 500 NASCAR Cup race at Darlington Raceway. That's Bud Moore on the far right. (Photo: ISC Images and Archives via Getty Images via NASCAR Media)

Some of NASCAR’s earliest stars like Rex White and Speedy Thompson are in today’s spotlight.

5 Points To Ponder: How Big of a Deal Is Kyle Busch’s Detainment?

Nascar Cup Series

#19: Martin Truex Jr, Joe Gibbs Racing, Bass Pro Shops Toyota, #5: Kyle Larson, Hendrick Motorsports, HendrickCars.com Chevrolet, #8: Kyle Busch, Richard Childress Racing, BetMGM Chevrolet, #47: Ricky Stenhouse, JTG Daugherty Racing, Food4Less/Velveeta Chevrolet, #2: Austin Cindric, Team Penske, Freight liner Ford

Should NASCAR consider adding another series race at the Clash to fill its Sunday schedule?