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2022 NASCAR Top Storylines: A Record-Tying 19 Race Winners

Austin Cindric celebrates winning the Daytona 500 on the frontstretch. (Photo: NKP)

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

A record-tying 19 different winners defined the 2022 NASCAR season, with rookies, veterans and more joining the mix.

Drivers React to Ross Chastain’s Video Game Move To Make Championship 4

Ross Chastain runs against the outside wall during the final lap at Martinsville Speedway. (Photo: NKP)

#1: Ross Chastain, TrackHouse Racing, Moose Fraternity Chevrolet Camaro launches his car into the wall to speed around Turn 4 to pass #11: Denny Hamlin, Joe Gibbs Racing, FedEx Freight Direct Toyota Camry (Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Ross Chastain used a video game move by passing five cars on the final lap to make the Championship 4. But should that be accepted going forward? The drivers answer.

Christopher Bell Wins at Martinsville; Video Game Move Nets Ross Chastain Final Transfer Spot

Christopher Bell races around Martinsville Speedway in the 2022 Xfinity 500. (Photo: NKP)

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Bell’s walk-off win at Martinsville came as Ross Chastain used a video-game move to also claim a spot in the Championship 4.

NASCAR 101: A Martinsville Playoff Menagerie

NASCAR Cup Series

#24: William Byron, Hendrick Motorsports, RaptorTough.com Chevrolet Camaro, #9: Chase Elliott, Hendrick Motorsports, LLumar Chevrolet Camaro

With eight drivers, two races and three playoff spots left heading to Martinsville, here’s everything you need to know for race weekend.

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