• Kansas Speedway sets the stage for the NASCAR Cup Series

    11 days ago - By NASCAR notes

    The 2022 NASCAR Cup Series season and the introduction of the Next Gen car are a quarter of the way through the 36-race schedule, and already the competition has produced eight different pole winners and 10 different race winners - making this season tied with the 2001, 2014 and 2019 seasons for second-most race winners through 12 races in the Modern Era ; behind 2000, 2003 with 11 different winners. Now the series turns its attention to Kansas Speedway for this Sunday's AdventHealth 400 at 3 p.m. ET on FS1, MRN and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio.
    Groundbreaking for Kansas Speedway was held on May...
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  • Hendrick Motorsports looks to win third consecutive race on 1.5-mile track this season

    Hendrick Motorsports looks to win third consecutive race on 1.5-mile track this season

    11 days ago - By NASCAR notes

    Next up for the NASCAR Cup Series is the AdventHealth 400 at Kansas Speedway, this Sunday, May 15 at 3 p.m. ET on FS1, MRN and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio. The series is a quarter of the way through the 36-race season and Kansas marks the third time in 2022 the Next Gen car will compete on a 1.5-mile speedway. The previous two 1.5-mile tracks on the schedule this season were won by Hendrick Motorsports drivers - Alex Bowman and William Byron - and this weekend at Kansas the organization will look to keep the streak alive and get their third win of the year.
    Hendrick Motorsports won the first two...
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  • Loop Metrics loving the Next Gen car

    Loop Metrics loving the Next Gen car

    11 days ago - By NASCAR notes

    A quarter of the way through the 2022 NASCAR Cup Series season and the Next Gen car has producing some great racing and the stats back it up.
    The Next Gen car has produced some close, action-packed competition. Looking at the racing at the front of the field, with the exception of Richmond, every race (i.e. all but one of the NASCAR Cup Series 12 races thus far) has had a tighter gap between the car leading the race and the car running in second - not just at the checkered flag, but throughout the entire race. In fact, the Median Time Differential Between 1st and 2nd in 2022 is just half...
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