Race Weekend Central

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

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

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

Friday Faceoff: Should Ryan Blaney Be Concerned About Possibly Missing Cup Playoffs?

Sonoma Raceway, Ryan Blaney

Photo credit: Danny Peters

As more unique drivers win a race this season, Ryan Blaney’s need for a victory may become more and more dire.

Friday Faceoff: Is the Coca-Cola 600 Still a Crown Jewel?

2021 Charlotte Cup Next Gen Test Ty Dillon Pack Racing Nkp

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Is the Coca-Cola 600 still considered a crown jewel in NASCAR? Plus, would Ryan Preece be a championship contender if he ran full time?

Did You Notice?: 2022 NASCAR Midseason Awards

Nascar Cup Series

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Check out some of our NASCAR Midseason Awards as the 2022 schedule gets closer to its halfway point.

Up to Speed: The Clock is Ticking for NASCAR Playoff Hopefuls

Kevin Harvick at Phoenix Raceway prior to the Ruoff Mortgage 500k, 3/13/2022 (Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Halfway through the regular season of the NASCAR Cup Series, parity continues to reign supreme. Kurt Busch’s victory at Kansas Speedway on Sunday made him the 11th different winner so far in 2022.

Holding a Pretty Wheel: A Little NASCAR Magic in An Unexpected Place

2021 Charlotte Cup Next Gen Test November Rfk Racing Brad Keselowski Car Nkp

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Racing is many things but good racing isn’t predictable. Most NASCAR races this year are anything but, the best we could hope for in the sport’s Next Gen era.