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Up To Speed: Joe Gibbs Racing Still Winless in 2023

Nascar Cup Series

#11: Denny Hamlin, Joe Gibbs Racing, Shingrix Toyota Camry, #9: Josh Berry, Hendrick Motorsports, NAPA Auto Parts Chevrolet Camaro

It’s interesting to note who is not included in the list of winners so far in 2023 – namely all four drivers from Joe Gibbs Racing.

Up to Speed: Speed Triumphs Over Chaos at COTA

Nascar Cup Series Echopark Automotive Grand Prix

AUSTIN, TEXAS - MARCH 26: Tyler Reddick, driver of the #45 Monster Energy Toyota, celebrates in victory lane after winning the NASCAR Cup Series EchoPark Automotive Grand Prix at Circuit of The Americas on March 26, 2023 in Austin, Texas. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

Even if the ending was sloppy, speed triumphed over chaos at COTA. Sounds like another typical week in the world of NASCAR.   

Up to Speed: Did a Lack of Practice Hurt Atlanta Racing?

Nascar Cup Series

#22: Joey Logano, Team Penske, Autotrader Ford Mustang, #6: Brad Keselowski, RFK Racing, King's Hawaiian Ford Mustang, #12: Ryan Blaney, Team Penske, BodyArmor Sport Water Ford Mustang

With a lack of practice at Atlanta, it felt like NASCAR’s drivers spent all weekend either crashing or riding around unsure how to make passes.

Up to Speed: Friends Are Where You Find Them at Daytona

Nascar Cup Series

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

In the closing laps of the Daytona 500, those left standing found friends wherever they could, regardless of what was on the nose of the car.