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Erik Jones surprises with a Darlington Cup victory in the playoffs

Erik Jones Darlington 2022

The surprising part of a night full of them came from Erik Jones, who played playoff spoiler and won the Southern 500 on Sunday night at Darlington (S.C.) Raceway. Kyle Busch, who had been running in the top-10 for the rest of the race, lost the lead on Lap 345 of 367 after his No. […]

Even without a victory, Hamlin leads all playoff racers at Darlington

Hamlin Darlington 2022

In a 20-lap sprint to the finish of Sunday night’s Southern 500 at Darlington (S.C.) Raceway, Denny Hamlin just couldn’t quite catch Erik Jones. Many questioned Hamlin’s decision to be the last leader to make his last green-flag pit stop, but he was given a reprieve when a late caution for Cody Ware further congealed […]

Kevin Harvick: Fire was caused by “crappy parts” in Next Gen car

Kevin Harvick Next Gen car

After his car caught on fire in the Southern 500 on Sunday night, Kevin Harvick, who had previously questioned the Next Gen car’s safety, criticized NASCAR. Harvick had to rebound from a poor first pit stop for the majority of the opening round of the race on Sunday at Darlington (S.C.) Raceway, but he finally […]

Joey Logano: Despite the positive result, Darlington was a “missed chance”

Joey Logano Darlington 2022

Even if Joey Logano didn’t win all three races at Darlington in 2022, his excellent performance on Sunday was good enough to put him to the top of the rankings. Logano did well to prevent problems in a race where several playoff participants had bad luck. Of course, he still had his moments, like approaching […]

NASCAR All-Star Race scheduled for North Wilkesboro in 2023

North Wilkesboro 2023 NASCAR

According to Motorsport.com, the NASCAR All-Star Race will now be held at North Wilkesboro Speedway in 2023 after a sudden change in plans. Speedway Motorsports reported earlier this year that North Wilkesboro would play host to 2 months of racing in 2022, the first in August on pavement and the second in October on dirt. […]

Dale Jr.: “North Wilkesboro just has something special”

North Wilkesboro Dale Jr.

In 2023, the All-Star Race will surprise North Wilkesboro with a NASCAR appearance, as first reported by Motorsport.com. One of the eight circuits on the 1949 NASCAR Cup Series first schedule was the 1947-opened North Wilkesboro Speedway. Bob Flock won the race, which was originally held on dirt, but in 1957 it was changed to […]

Nemechek passes in the final lap to win Kansas Truck

Nemechek Kansas Truck 2022

The NASCAR Truck race at Kansas Speedway on Friday night was won by John Hunter Nemechek, who overtook Carson Hocevar on the penultimate lap to progress to the playoffs in the second round. Hocevar, who had had trouble during most of the race, made his last pit stop on Lap 80 of 134 and attempted […]

Reddick leads Kansas NASCAR Cup practise

Reddick Kansas NASCAR Cup practise

Throughout NASCAR Cup Series practise at Kansas Speedway, Tyler Reddick was the quickest of all the racers. Group A At 178.412 mph, Christopher Bell led the Group A leaderboard and finished third overall. In the first group, Bubba Wallace, Kyle Larson, Chris Buescher, and Ryan Blaney made up the top five. Ricky Stenhouse Jr. struck […]

Logano loses to Tyler Reddick in Kansas for the Cup pole

Tyler Reddick Kansas 2022

Tyler Reddick, a racer in the playoffs, backed up his pace from practise to win the NASCAR Cup Series race at Kansas Speedway on Sunday. Reddick, who was quickest in the practise session on Saturday, qualified last out of 10 cars for the championship round and quickly raced to the top with an average lap […]

Noah Gragson triumphs in the rain-shortened Kansas Xfinity race

Noah Gragson Kansas Xfinity 2022

The NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Kansas Speedway on Saturday was cut short by rain, but Noah Gragson’s triumph in Stage 2 resulted in an overwhelming win. The race was called after 93 of 200 laps because of rainfall after Justin Allgaier, a teammate from JR Motorsports, was successfully fended off for Stage 2 win. […]