Race Weekend Central

The Big 6: Questions Answered After Erik Jones Paints Victory Lane Petty Blue at Darlington

Erik Jones En route to a NASCAR Cup Series win at Darlington Raceway, September 2022. Photo: NKP

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

In 1967, it was Richard Petty driving the No. 43 to win the Southern 500. 55 years later, Erik Jones did it driving the car still owned by the King himself.

NASCAR 101: 2022 Round of 16 Playoff Driver Outlook

Denny Hamlin ahead of Kyle Larson at Darlington in 2021, NKP

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Adam Cheek checks out playoff driver statistics at the first three tracks in the NASCAR playoffs and how recent races might factor into the Round of 16.

Thinkin’ Out Loud at Richmond: The Last NASCAR Playoff Spot Belongs to… Everyone?

Joey Logano leads a pack of NASCAR drivers racing at Richmond in August 2022. (Photo: NKP)

#38: Todd Gilliland, Front Row Motorsports, The Pete Store Ford Mustang, #45: Ty Gibbs, 23XI Racing, Jordan Brand Toyota Camry, #22: Joey Logano, Team Penske, Shell Pennzoil Ford Mustang and #20: Christopher Bell, Joe Gibbs Racing, Rheem Toyota Camry

Kevin Harvick held off a hard-charging Christopher Bell and Chris Buescher in the closing laps of the NASCAR Cup Series race at Richmond Raceway to earn his second consecutive victory in 2022.

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