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Did You Notice?: 10 Storylines For 10 NASCAR Regular Season Races Left

Kevin Harvick walks down pit road at Kansas Speedway in 2022. (Photo: NKP)

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Did You Notice? … This week begins the home stretch of the 2022 NASCAR Cup Series regular season? Ten races in 10 weekends, beginning this weekend at Nashville Superspeedway, will decide the 16-driver playoff field. There’s no off-weeks left on the schedule for teams to catch a breather; it’s now-or-never for those on the playoff bubble …

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Thinkin’ Out Loud at Sonoma: Suarez Win Saves Uneventful Toyota Save/Mart 350

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Photo Credit: Danny Peters

What happened? Daniel Suarez inherited the lead and held off Chris Buescher for the last 26 laps at Sonoma Raceway to win his first career NASCAR Cup Series race on Sunday, June 12. Michael McDowell, Kevin Harvick, and Austin Cindric rounded out the top five. The Mexico native has become only the fifth foreign born …

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Up to Speed: Will Gateway Apologies Save Ross Chastain from Payback?

#1: Ross Chastain, TrackHouse Racing, Chevrolet Camaro ACM Awards

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You could see the disappointment on Ross Chastain’s face. He and the No. 1 team had been through a rough afternoon at World Wide Technology Raceway at Gateway. It’s not that they finished poorly; Chastain took the checkered flag in eighth. But on the way to the finish, Chastain found himself embroiled in controversy with …

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Did You Notice?: 2022 NASCAR Midseason Awards

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(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Check out some of our NASCAR Midseason Awards as the 2022 schedule gets closer to its halfway point.

Up to Speed: The Clock is Ticking for NASCAR Playoff Hopefuls

Kevin Harvick at Phoenix Raceway prior to the Ruoff Mortgage 500k, 3/13/2022 (Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Halfway through the regular season of the NASCAR Cup Series, parity continues to reign supreme. Kurt Busch’s victory at Kansas Speedway on Sunday made him the 11th different winner so far in 2022.

Holding a Pretty Wheel: A Little NASCAR Magic in An Unexpected Place

2021 Charlotte Cup Next Gen Test November Rfk Racing Brad Keselowski Car Nkp

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Racing is many things but good racing isn’t predictable. Most NASCAR races this year are anything but, the best we could hope for in the sport’s Next Gen era.

King’s Hawaiian, RFK Racing Announce Partnership

#6: Brad Keselowski, RFK Racing, Ford Mustang Castrol Kohler Generators

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Roush Fenway Keselowski Racing announced Sunday (May 8) that King’s Hawaiian Bakery will join RFK owner-driver Brad Keselowski’s No. 6 team for the remainder of the 2022 season.  The family owned bread company, founded over 70 years ago in Hilo, Hawaii, is known for baking the #1 branded dinner roll in the United States and …

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

2022 Martinsville I Cup Chase Elliott NKP

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

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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