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Up to Speed: Is There Strength Among Teammates in the NASCAR Playoffs?

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA - MARCH 05: William Byron, driver of the #24 RaptorTough.com Chevrolet, is congratulated by Kyle Larson, driver of the #5 HendrickCars.com Chevrolet, in victory lane after winning the NASCAR Cup Series Pennzoil 400 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on March 05, 2023 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Meg Oliphant/Getty Images)

(Photo by Meg Oliphant/Getty Images)

Bryan Gable examines whether there is strength in numbers in having multiple drivers from the same team in the Cup playoffs.

Did You Notice?: Punching? Blood? NASCAR’s ‘Boys, Have At It’ Philosophy Says ‘Green Light’

Sanchez Crafton Fight Talladega

Nick Sanchez reacts to Matt Crafton landing a punch after a race at Talladega Superspeedway. (Courtesy: Wyatt Watson)

The penalties surrounding Nick Sanchez and Matt Crafton show NASCAR is only willing to do so much to police off-track behavior.