Race Weekend Central

Thinkin’ Out Loud: A Texas NASCAR Race Was Finally Interesting for All the Wrong Reasons

Tyler Reddick leads the pack at Texas Motor Speedway. (Photo: NKP)

#8: Tyler Reddick, Richard Childress Racing, Lenovo/ThinkEdge Chevrolet Camaro, #22: Joey Logano, Team Penske, AAA Insurance Ford Mustang

With a record 36 lead changes, Sunday was the best Texas Motor Speedway race in NASCAR history. In terms of everything else, it was probably the worst.

Monday Morning Pit Box: NASCAR Officials Missed the Boat On William Byron

WIlliam Byron walks on pit road at Richmond Raceway. (Photo: NKP)

#24: William Byron, Hendrick Motorsports, Liberty University Chevrolet Camaro

Behind Tyler Reddick’s win, his first at Texas, came a pivotal call from NASCAR Cup Series race control that affected the races of William Byron and Denny Hamlin

The Big 6: Questions Answered After Tyler Reddick Dodges Texas-Sized Tire Woes to Win in the Lone Star State

Tyler Reddick celebrates a NASCAR win at Texas Motor Speedway, September 2022

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Persevered, Tyler Reddick did, taking the checkered flag in the AutoTrader EchoPark Automotive 500 five hours after the NASCAR Cup Series green flag in Texas.

Up to Speed: Championship Hopes Hang in the Balance at Bristol

NASCAR Cup Series action at Bristol Motor Speedway, September 2021. Photo: NKP

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

With nearly half the playoff field vulnerable to elimination, the stakes have rarely been higher heading into the Bristol night race.

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.