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Thinkin’ Out Loud at Daytona: Rain Wrecks in the Playoff Cut Race Are Unacceptable

Nascar Cup Series

#99: Daniel Suarez, TrackHouse Racing, Freeway Insurance Chevrolet Camaro, #11: Denny Hamlin, Joe Gibbs Racing, FedEx Cares Toyota Camry #31: Justin Haley, Kaulig Racing, LeafFilter Gutter Protection Chevrolet Camaro and #47: Ricky Stenhouse Jr, JTG Daugherty Racing, Kroger/ NOS Chevrolet Camaro wreck

For some reason, rain-related crashes on ovals weren’t much of an incident before recently. What changed?

Thinkin’ Out Loud at Watkins Glen: There’s Trouble in Hendrick Paradise

Kyle Larson of Hendrick Motorsports holds the checkered flag after winning at Watkins Glen International. (Photo: NKP)

#5: Kyle Larson, Hendrick Motorsports, HendrickCars.com Chevrolet Camaro

On a late restart, Kyle Larson moved Hendrick Motorsports teammate Chase Elliott to earn his second NASCAR Cup Series win of 2022 at Watkins Glen International.

Thinkin’ Out Loud at Richmond: The Last NASCAR Playoff Spot Belongs to… Everyone?

Joey Logano leads a pack of NASCAR drivers racing at Richmond in August 2022. (Photo: NKP)

#38: Todd Gilliland, Front Row Motorsports, The Pete Store Ford Mustang, #45: Ty Gibbs, 23XI Racing, Jordan Brand Toyota Camry, #22: Joey Logano, Team Penske, Shell Pennzoil Ford Mustang and #20: Christopher Bell, Joe Gibbs Racing, Rheem Toyota Camry

Kevin Harvick held off a hard-charging Christopher Bell and Chris Buescher in the closing laps of the NASCAR Cup Series race at Richmond Raceway to earn his second consecutive victory in 2022.

Thinkin’ Out Loud at Sonoma: Suarez Win Saves Uneventful Toyota Save/Mart 350

Suarez

Photo Credit: Danny Peters

What happened? Daniel Suarez inherited the lead and held off Chris Buescher for the last 26 laps at Sonoma Raceway to win his first career NASCAR Cup Series race on Sunday, June 12. Michael McDowell, Kevin Harvick, and Austin Cindric rounded out the top five. The Mexico native has become only the fifth foreign born …

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