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Friday Faceoff: Should Harrison Burton Be on the Hot Seat?

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It’s his sophomore season, and Burton still hasn’t exceled with the Wood Brothers.

Friday Faceoff: Would an Electric Vehicle Event Help NASCAR Grow?

2023 Cup Phoenix I William Byron checkered flag (Credit: NKP)

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Our writers discuss a hypothetical electric vehicle event, NASCAR’s latest penalties, and what would make William Byron Hendrick’s top dog.

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

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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?

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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?