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Did You Notice?: 10 Quirky Stats 10 Races Into NASCAR 2022

2022 Martinsville I Cup Chase Elliott NKP

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Did You Notice? … We’re 10 races into the 2022 NASCAR Cup Series season already? It’s been a year so chock full with news (a new race car will do that to you), we’ve seen a couple of under-the-radar storylines overlooked. It’s not easy to cover it all in a year where parity (eight winners …

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Tracking the Trucks: Zane Smith Steals a Win in Wild COTA Overtime Restart

Zane Smith

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In a Nutshell Zane Smith snuck into the lead after contact between the top-three trucks with two laps to go to earn his second NASCAR Camping World Truck Series victory of 2022 at Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas on Saturday, March 26. John Hunter Nemechek also snuck by to earn his first top …

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Drivers React to Turn 11 Scramble That Left Zane Smith Victorious in XPEL 225 Truck Race at COTA

Truck Series

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AUSTIN, TX — Despite an abundance of cautions, it was a relatively tame battle for the lead in the first 44 laps of the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Circuit of the Americas. Zane Smith won both stages by staying on the track while other cars pitted, but Kyle Busch was the dominant car …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: Deegan, Ankrum Among Drivers Who Need Strong Atlanta Runs

#1: Hailie Deegan, Team DGR, Ford F-150 Monster Energy, NKP

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John Hunter Nemechek Just two races into the 2021 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series season, John Hunter Nemechek had finishes of seventh and third, while sitting second in the standings. It was the third race of the season at Las Vegas Motor Speedway last year that the driver of the No. 4 Toyota scored his …

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Stat Sheet: Sparking Numbers From Daytona 500 Weekend 2022

Chase Briscoe leads a pack of cars in the 2020 Daytona 500. Photo: NKP

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Just like that, another crazy and memorable Daytona 500 weekend is behind us. Daytona International Speedway is a place that is loaded with 60-plus years of history, and history continues to grow on from it with each race that’s held there. New  storylines have come out of this season-opening weekend, from Austin Cindric’s maiden Cup Series win on Sunday to Myatt Snider’s scary flip on Saturday and everything in between.