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Up to Speed: Short Track Swing Crucial for Joe Gibbs Racing After Awkward 2022 Start

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For Joe Gibbs Racing, the upcoming short track swing is the perfect opportunity to turn their season around. Through the first six races of 2022, it’s been a rough start for all four of the JGR drivers.

Xfinity Breakdown: Pit Boss 250 Win at COTA Adds to AJ Allmendinger’s Road-Racing Legacy

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AUSTIN, Texas — What began as an AJ Allmendinger versus Ross Chastain duel turned into an Allmendinger clinic on the final green-flag run in the NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Circuit of the Americas. Allmendinger led 27 of the 46 laps and took the checkered flag more than three seconds ahead of second-place finisher Austin …

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

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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

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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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Dropping the Hammer: Atlanta’s NASCAR Future Is Here. Survey Says…?

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After a full reconfiguration of Atlanta Motor Speedway produced racing SMI CEO Marcus Smith called “sports entertainment,” did the powers that be get this right?

Did You Notice?: 4 NASCAR Races in 2022, 4 Drivers Flying Under the Radar

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Did You Notice?… We’re already a month into the 2022 NASCAR Cup Series season? The first four races have already brought their share of unexpected surprises: two first-time winners (Austin Cindric, Chase Briscoe), a trio of overtime finishes and more spins than we’ve seen in years with the sport’s new Next Gen chassis. The infusion of …

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