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Holding a Pretty Wheel: 15 Years Make a Difference in Road Racing Etiquette

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#5: Kyle Larson, Hendrick Motorsports, HendrickCars.com Chevrolet Camaro, #23: Bubba Wallace, 23XI Racing, MoneyLion Toyota Camry, #43: Erik Jones, LEGACY MOTOR CLUB, Allegiant Chevrolet Camaro, #1: Ross Chastain, Trackhouse Racing, Worldwide Express Chevrolet Camaro

Fairly respectable racing for the majority of road course events has turned into a complete circus in late-race scenarios.

Here’s Who’s Performing & Appearing at Phoenix Raceway

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As the NASCAR continues its trek in the West, the NASCAR Cup Series heads to the desert for the United Rentals 500(k) at Phoenix Raceway following last week’s race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

Heading to the site of NASCAR’s championship weekend for the first of two visits this season, here is who Phoenix will have on hand for its first go of the year.

FOX Sports Booth: Danica Patrick returns to the booth following her season debut in the booth at Las Vegas.

Ford drivers Kevin Harvick and Joey Logano will pair up for the call in the NASCAR Xfinity Series race. Logano’s spotter, Coleman Pressley, will serve as a spotter analyst for the race.

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Honorary Pace Car Driver: Former NTT IndyCar Series driver Lyn St. James will bring the field to the green flag for the Cup race. St. James was the first woman to win the Indianapolis 500 Rookie of the Year award and one is one of nine women to compete in the event.

Pre-Race Concert: Country group The Tony Marques Band will join the list of entertainers to perform before the race this season.

Go Bowling!: Bowling and NASCAR will now be in the same location, as the inaugural Go Bowling! PBA NASCAR Invitational will take place at Phoenix. In addition to four pro bowlers participating, four drivers and celebrities will be paired with the competitors. Stewart-Haas Racing drivers Aric Almirola and Ryan Preece will participate in the event.

Did You Notice? … 2023 NASCAR Cup Series Hot Takes

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After an unpredictable 2022, the forthcoming NASCAR Cup Series could be poised for a big season on and off the track

2023 NASCAR Preseason Power Rankings: Nos. 30-21

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The Frontstretch staff kicks off 2023 with its ranking of the top 30 NASCAR Cup Series drivers.

The Big 6: Questions Answered after the 2023 Busch Light Clash at the Coliseum

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Who… should you be talking about after the race? Martin Truex Jr. might like to forget 2022 happened as he went winless and missed the playoff cut, but he kicked off the new season by edging former teammate Kyle Busch for bragging rights in the second heat of the day.  From there, Truex took home …

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