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Stat Sheet: Year 1 of Next Gen Increased Parity Out Front, But Not the Case in Year 2

Sonoma Raceway, NASCAR Cup Series, 2023

Photo: Danny Peters

A new car threw everyone for a loop, and 2022 was one of the most competitive Cup seasons on record; 2023 is looking like a return to normalcy.

The Big 6: Questions Answered After NASCAR Takes 5-Plus Hours to Run 300 Miles

2023 Cup WWT Gateway Kyle Busch, No. 8 Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet, leads the field at the race start (Credit: Jeff Curry/Getty Images via NASCAR Media)

Photo: Jeff Curry/Getty Images via NASCAR Media

Kyle Busch prevailed after a number of delays turned the NASCAR Cup Series running of the Enjoy Illinois 300 into a mini-marathon.