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Friday Faceoff: Will Kyle Busch’s Success Help or Hurt Austin Dillon?

Nascar Cup Series

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Kyle Busch is off to a strong start at RCR. Where does that leave Austin Dillon?

Friday Faceoff: Does It Matter if There Is No Cup Race in Southern California?

2020 Fontana Auto Club Cup Clint Bowyer Jimmie Johnson pack racing NKP

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Does it matter if there’s no NASCAR Cup Series points race in Southern California next year? If it does, where should the race be? Zach Gillispie: Let’s make one thing clear: The Los Angeles Coliseum should not be a points race. Yes, it’s been fun racing there, but it is a gimmick for TV money. …

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Friday Faceoff: Who Is Under the Most Pressure in 2023?

Kyle Busch

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Our writers ponder who’s on the hot seat, which new driver/team combo will hit it off in 2023 and who will win Cup Series Rookie of the Year.

Friday Faceoff: Will Drivers Race More Aggressively at the Clash?

Nascar Cup Series Busch Light Clash Qualifying Heat

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - FEBRUARY 06: Bubba Wallace, driver of the #23 DoorDash Toyota, Harrison Burton, driver of the #21 Motorcraft/Quick Lane Ford, and Austin Cindric, driver of the #2 eCascadia Ford, are involved in an incident during the last chance qualifying race prior to the NASCAR Cup Series Busch Light Clash at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum on February 06, 2022 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Sean Gardner/Getty Images)

Joey Logano won the Clash and Cup championship in 2022. Is it a mere coincidence, or are there parallels?

Friday Faceoff: Where Should Jimmie Johnson Race in 2023?

2021 Indycar Jimmie Johnson Chris Owens Indycar Media

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He’ll run the Daytona 500. Where else should he go?

Friday Faceoff: Should NASCAR Change the Rule for Last-Lap Contact?

Nascar Xfinity Series

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And will Ty Gibbs receive payback in the NASCAR Xfinity Series season finale?

Friday Faceoff: Will An Afternoon Martinsville Cup Race Be An Improvement?

Nascar Cup Series

#24: William Byron, Hendrick Motorsports, RaptorTough.com Chevrolet Camaro, #9: Chase Elliott, Hendrick Motorsports, LLumar Chevrolet Camaro

Martinsville Speedway hosts the penultimate race of the 2022 Cup season.

Friday Faceoff: Will Spire Improve in 2023?

#7: Corey LaJoie, Spire Motorsports, Fraternal Order of Eagles Chevrolet Camaro, NKP

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Ty Dillon joined Corey LaJoie as the two full-time Spire Motorsports drivers for the 2023 season. Will the team improve?

Friday Faceoff: Who Will Win the 2022 ARCA Title?

2022 ARCA IRP racing - Daniel Dye, No. 43 GMS Racing Chevrolet, and Nick Sanchez, No. 2 Rev Racing Chevrolet (Credit: NKP)

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The ARCA title will be won by either Nick Sanchez or Daniel Dye. Who’ll come out on top?