Race Weekend Central

Dropping The Hammer: Why Fox Sports’ NASCAR Pre-Race Show Needs Fixing

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A control room at Fox Sports (Source: Fox Sports)

Roughly 24 hours after Sunday’s (April 3) NASCAR Cup Series event at Richmond Raceway, there was one lasting image from the first short track race of the season.

It wasn’t Denny Hamlin celebrating atop his No. 11 Toyota after scoring his first win of 2022.

It wasn’t Ryan Blaney and Ross Chastain trading bump-and-runs.

It was…..Clint Howard?

Couch Potato Tuesday: How FOX Can Improve Broadcasts Everywhere, Not Just Richmond

Kevin HArvick and Chase Briscoe lead a pack of cars at Richmond Raceway, April 2022. Photo: NKP

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

This past weekend began a short track season, much along the lines of what NASCAR fans used to have in the 1990s. Richmond, Martinsville and Bristol in back-to-back-to-back weeks before a trip to Talladega. Good times? Toyota Owners 400 In the past couple of years, I’ve noticed that pre-race coverage for races on FOX or …

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Best Seat at the Track: Adam Cheek Joins from Richmond

Adam Cheek joins Best Seat At The Track from Richmond Raceway. (Photo: Jared Haas)

(Graphic: Jared Haas)

On this week’s episode of Best Seat at the Track, Jared Haas is joined by Adam Cheek who is covering the race for Frontstretch at Richmond Raceway. After last weekend’s win at Circuit of the Americas, Ross Chastain has scored four consecutive top-three finishes. Haas and Cheek debate if Chastain is starting to become a …

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