Martinsville Power Ranking

The Martinsville Power Ranking is for both Atlanta and Martinsville NASCAR Cup Series races over the past week. Kevin Harvick continues his dominating season.
MARTINSVILLE, VIRGINIA – JUNE 10: Chris Buescher, driver of the #17 Fastenal Ford, during the NASCAR Cup Series Blue-Emu Maximum Pain Relief 500 at Martinsville Speedway on June 10, 2020, in Martinsville, Virginia. Photo by Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images

The Martinsville Power Ranking is for both Atlanta and Martinsville NASCAR Cup Series races over the past week. Kevin Harvick continues his dominating season.

Nineteen years ago, Kevin Harvick picked up his first career victory at Atlanta Motor Speedway. Present-day, not much has changed. Harvick picked up his second win of the season by dominating the field over the last hundred or so laps, leaving just ten cars on the lead lap by the end of the race. The race also brought a strong performance from Joe Gibbs Racing, with Kyle Busch finishing second, and Martin Truex Jr. finishing third with two stage wins. 

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Shorter NASCAR Race Benefits: a Commentary

The inspiration for writing about shorter NASCAR race benefits comes from a recent Hot Topics Sound Off discussion on Fan4Racing Radio (at 121:11).
INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA – SEPTEMBER 08: Martin Truex Jr, driver of the #19 AOI Toyota, leads a pack of cars during the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Big Machine Vodka 400 at the Brickyard at Indianapolis Motor Speedway on September 08, 2019, in Indianapolis, Indiana. Photo by Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images

The inspiration for writing about shorter NASCAR race benefits comes from a recent Hot Topics Sound Off discussion on Fan4Racing Radio (at 121:11). The following commentary is one point of view with other views shared on the radio show. The topic certainly makes for some interesting conversation. So, please share your thoughts by commenting below.

Now is the time to consider shorter races on the NASCAR Cup Series schedule. The idea may come across as sacrilege to some long-time NASCAR fans, but there is a strong case for shorter NASCAR race benefits. Shortening the races could give both new and long-term fans a better on-track product.

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Atlanta NASCAR Race Review with Martinsville Race Preview on Fan4Racing Radio

Atlanta NASCAR Race Review with Martinsville Race Preview and Hot Topics Sound Off is presented by host Sharon Burton and co-host Sal Sigala.

Atlanta NASCAR Race Review with Martinsville Race Preview is presented by host Sharon Burton and co-host Sal Sigala. Join us for the smartest race talk around as rev up NASCAR fans for the upcoming race day. Then stick around for NASCAR Hot Topics Sound Off with co-host Andy Laskey and our Fan4Racing crew!

The Agenda

This episode centers around Atlanta Motor Speedway for the NASCAR Cup, Xfinity, and Gander & RV Outdoors Truck Series review. We’ll also preview the upcoming Cup Series race at Martinsville Speedway along with a few updates from the ARCA Menards Series.

  • First, we provide a few updates from the ARCA Menards Series.
  • Then, we review the NASCAR Gander & RV Outdoors Truck and Xfinity Series at Atlanta
  • Next, we review the NASCAR Cup Series at Atlanta
  • Then, we preview the NASCAR Cup Series at Martinsville Speedway
  • Next is Hot Topics Sound Off with our Fan4Racing Crew.

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