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2-Headed Monster: Does Ross Chastain’s ‘Haul the Wall’ Move Help or Hurt the Sport’s Integrity?

NASCAR Cup Series

#1: Ross Chastain, TrackHouse Racing, Moose Fraternity Chevrolet Camaro launches his car into the wall to speed around Turn 4 to pass #11: Denny Hamlin, Joe Gibbs Racing, FedEx Freight Direct Toyota Camry (Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Should Chastain’s move be allowed to happen in the future?

Couch Potato Tuesday: Things Get Crazy in Martinsville, Saving NBC From a Terrible Sunday

NASCAR Cup Series

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Martinsville Speedway is the final race weekend of the Round of 8 for both the NASCAR Cup Series and the NASCAR Xfinity Series. Everyone in the playoffs is going to race their hardest to get into the Championship 4, not to mention the other drivers, who are out there to do their best. Of course, …

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Thinkin’ Out Loud at Martinsville: You Don’t Know It Yet, But Ross Chastain’s Move Is Timeless

Ross Chastain runs against the outside wall during the final lap at Martinsville Speedway. (Photo: NKP)

#1: Ross Chastain, TrackHouse Racing, Moose Fraternity Chevrolet Camaro launches his car into the wall to speed around Turn 4 to pass #11: Denny Hamlin, Joe Gibbs Racing, FedEx Freight Direct Toyota Camry (Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Brave, silly or stupid, it doesn’t matter how you look at it. We’re going to be watching reruns of Ross Chastain’s Martinsville move until the end of racing.

The Big 6: Questions Answered After Christopher Bell, Ross Chastain Throw Playoff Hail Marys at Martinsville

Christopher Bell celebrates his NASCAR Cup Series win at Martinsville Speedway, October 2022. Photo: NKP

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Don’t put Christopher Bell’s back against the wall; he’ll come out fighting tooth and nail. Bell proved that during a hard-fought race at Martinsville Speedway.

Dropping the Hammer: Ross Chastain Did That

Ross Chastain celebrates after earning a spot in the Championship 4 at Martinsville Speedway. (Photo: Daniel McFadin)

Ross Chastain celebrates after earning a spot in the Championship 4 at Martinsville Speedway. (Photo: Daniel McFadin)

Ross Chastain accomplished what no NASCAR driver has done before: the successful “video game” maneuver. His reward? A spot in the Championship 4.

Drivers React to Ross Chastain’s Video Game Move To Make Championship 4

Ross Chastain runs against the outside wall during the final lap at Martinsville Speedway. (Photo: NKP)

#1: Ross Chastain, TrackHouse Racing, Moose Fraternity Chevrolet Camaro launches his car into the wall to speed around Turn 4 to pass #11: Denny Hamlin, Joe Gibbs Racing, FedEx Freight Direct Toyota Camry (Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Ross Chastain used a video game move by passing five cars on the final lap to make the Championship 4. But should that be accepted going forward? The drivers answer.

Christopher Bell Wins at Martinsville; Video Game Move Nets Ross Chastain Final Transfer Spot

Christopher Bell races around Martinsville Speedway in the 2022 Xfinity 500. (Photo: NKP)

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Bell’s walk-off win at Martinsville came as Ross Chastain used a video-game move to also claim a spot in the Championship 4.

NASCAR 101: A Martinsville Playoff Menagerie

NASCAR Cup Series

#24: William Byron, Hendrick Motorsports, RaptorTough.com Chevrolet Camaro, #9: Chase Elliott, Hendrick Motorsports, LLumar Chevrolet Camaro

With eight drivers, two races and three playoff spots left heading to Martinsville, here’s everything you need to know for race weekend.

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