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Did You Notice?: Ross Chastain’s Endless NASCAR Enemies List

Ross Chastain chats on pit road at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. (Photo: NKP)

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Ross Chastain continues to rack up enemies heading into the NASCAR playoffs?

Did You Notice?: Stewart-Haas Racing at a Crossroads … Just Like Kyle Busch

Riley Herbst and Chase Briscoe of Stewart-Haas Racing chat on pit road at Charlotte. (Photo: NKP)

#98: Riley Herbst, Stewart-Haas Racing, Ford Mustang Monster Energy #99: Chase Briscoe, B.J. McLeod Motorsports, Ford Mustang Production Alliance Group

Lackluster performance for Stewart-Haas Racing the past two years has them in purgatory with a lot of Silly Season moves already resolved.

Did You Notice?: Kligerman or Bust? 7 Drivers Who Should Be Running NASCAR Full Time in 2023

Parker Kligerman in Victory Lane at Mid-Ohio (Photo: NKP)

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For each of these seven NASCAR drivers, led by Parker Kligerman, putting themselves in the conversation for a full-time ride in 2023 is a victory in itself.

Did You Notice?: NASCAR Has No First-Time Winners Left

Corey LaJoie walks down pit road at Talladega Superspeedway. (Photo: NKP)

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Well, none that have an immediate chance outside of a superspeedway or road course, that is.

Numbers Game: Brickyard 400

0 Laps led by Jeff Gordon in his final Brickyard 400 start. Gordon ends his career with a NASCAR-high five victories at Indianapolis – along with 528 laps led. 1 Victory for Toyota in the Brickyard 400 (Kyle Busch – Sunday). Toyota has now won at every active Sprint Cup Series track on the circuit. …

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Numbers Game: Cheez-It 355

0 Career wins for Jimmie Johnson at Watkins Glen, a drought extended by Sunday’s 10th-place finish. Johnson, who has only led 17 laps there during his career is also winless at Chicagoland, Kentucky, and Homestead among active Sprint Cup tracks. 1 Lap led by race winner Joey Logano out of 90. Logano led a race-high …

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Brian France Press Conference Defensive On Trump, State Of NASCAR

On Sunday morning at Homestead-Miami Speedway, NASCAR Chairman and CEO Brian France addressed the assembled media for the first time in months.  It was a rather contentious affair as media members asked France direct questions about the health of the sport.  France appeared to be visibly sweating through much of the conference; the physical appearance …

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