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The Pit Straight: Is This the New Sergio Perez?

F1 Grand Prix of Saudi Arabia

JEDDAH, SAUDI ARABIA - MARCH 19: Race winner Sergio Perez of Mexico and Oracle Red Bull Racing, Second placed Max Verstappen of the Netherlands and Oracle Red Bull Racing and the Red Bull Racing team celebrate after the F1 Grand Prix of Saudi Arabia at Jeddah Corniche Circuit on March 19, 2023 in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. (Photo by Lars Baron/Getty Images) // Getty Images / Red Bull Content Pool // SI202303190699 // Usage for editorial use only //

Is one commanding win from pole position in the STC Saudi Arabian Grand Prix enough to declare a new era for Red Bull Racing’s Sergio Perez?

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

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

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

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

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.

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