Race Weekend Central

The Underdog House: No Daytona Aftereffects for Ricky Stenhouse Jr.

Nascar Cup Series

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2023 Daytona 500 winner Ricky Stenhouse Jr. kept the good times rolling with a 12th-place finish Feb. 26 in Auto Club Speedway’s Pala Casino 400.

Friday Faceoff: Where Should Jimmie Johnson Race in 2023?

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He’ll run the Daytona 500. Where else should he go?

Friday Faceoff: Will Spire Improve in 2023?

#7: Corey LaJoie, Spire Motorsports, Fraternal Order of Eagles Chevrolet Camaro, NKP

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Ty Dillon joined Corey LaJoie as the two full-time Spire Motorsports drivers for the 2023 season. Will the team improve?

The Underdog House: AJ Allmendinger Proves to Be a Gladiator at Bristol

Nascar Cup Series

#16: A.J. Allmendinger, Kaulig Racing, Chevrolet Camaro chevyliners.com

Tire blowouts, mechanical failures and loose wheels made Bristol one of the biggest 2022 races of attrition. Among NASCAR underdogs, AJ Allmendinger persevered.