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Phoenix Qualifying Report

Phoenix qualifying gave us our first look at the new short-track package instituted to address shortcomings in 2019 racing in a competitive setting. What does qualifying tell us about the field? The Pole Time 38 […]

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Phoenix Spring Race: Passing

As I said yesterday, Phoenix is nothing if not consistent, and passing is no different, whether it’s passing for position or passing for the lead. Leaders NASCAR reports lead changes, but I designed the quality […]


Driver Age at First Win

We have high expectations for the 2020 NASCAR Rookie class, but I learned one thing we shouldn’t be focusing on: driver age. Since I already made the graphs, I figured I’d show you why I […]

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Overview: Las Vegas

Memories are selective, so let’s look at an overview of this Spring’s Las Vegas race and see how it compares to previous races. Start vs. Finish Even though last-lap pitting decisions played a crucial role […]

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Qualifying Matters at Las Vegas

Qualifying for the Daytona 500 is a long, arduous process — and makes surprisingly little difference. At Las Vegas Motor Speedway (our first mile-and-a-half track) qualifying makes more of a difference. If you want to […]