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The Underdog House: Shake ‘N’ Bake, Baby! Ross Chastain Does His Version of Talladega Nights

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(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Ross Chastain led the NASCAR Cup Series underdogs by scoring a surprise win at Talladega. It is Trackhouse Racing Team’s second Cup victory in just 56 starts.

Jockey Joins Trackhouse Racing for Multi-Year Partnership

Ross Chastain Jockey car render Trackhouse Racing Team

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Jockey International has partnered with Trackhouse Racing Team, the NASCAR Cup Series organization announced April 18. Jockey will be the primary sponsor for both Ross Chastain and Daniel Suarez on a multi-year deal. Chastain’s No. 1 Chevrolet will sport the Jockey colors in four races this season and hops on board Suarez’s No. 99 for …

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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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