NASCAR Cup Series Power Ranking after Darlington

The NASCAR Cup Series power ranking is after Darlington Raceway. This weekend they race the All-Star event at North Wilkesboro Speedway.

The NASCAR Cup Series regular season has officially hit its halfway point with the completion of the Goodyear 400 at Darlington. Even in just 13 races, the season has already seen more than its share of unexpected twists and turns, and Darlington added more fuel to that fire. Top contenders Kyle Larson, Martin Truex Jr., and Ross Chastain were all taken out of contention in final-stage incidents, and instead, William Byron drove through and grabbed his third win of the season, becoming the first driver to do so this year. The win for Byron means there are no changes at the top spot, but the rest of the list sees some shake-ups this week as we head into the All-Star break.

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Truex Brothers Sweep the NASCAR Races at Dover Motor Speedway

Truex brothers sweep the NASCAR races at Dover Motor Speedway over a rain-filled weekend that delayed the top series event to Monday.

You could say NASCAR’s stop at Dover (De.) Motor Speedway was “All in the Family;” a kin-to-win kind of weekend.  Martin Truex Jr. answered his younger brother Ryan’s NASCAR Xfinity Series victory on Saturday with a win in Monday’s rain-delayed Wurth 400 NASCAR Cup Series race – the fourth win of his career at the one-mile oval he considers his “home track.”

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Ryan Truex Earns his First NASCAR Xfinity Series Victory at Dover

Ryan Truex Earns his First NASCAR Xfinity Series Victory at Dover Motor Speedway in the A-Game 200 for Joe Gibbs Racing.

DOVER, Delaware – Of all the places for Ryan Truex to turn in a career day, the 31-year-old led a dominating 124 of the 200 laps at his hometown Dover (Del.) Motor Speedway. He swept both stages and ultimately took the checkered flag, an impressive 4.8 seconds ahead of the field, claiming his first NASCAR Xfinity Series victory in Saturday’s A-GAME 200.

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John Hunter Nemechek Wins with a Dominating Performance at Martinsville

On Saturday, John Hunter Nemechek wins with a dominating performance at Martinsville Speedway in the Before You Dig 250.

MARTINSVILLE, Va. – John Hunter Nemechek led a dominating 198 of 250 laps to win Saturday night’s Before You Dig 250 – besting his Joe Gibbs Racing teammate Sammy Smith by 1.518-seconds to earn his second NASCAR Xfinity Series victory of the 2023 season and first win in his first series-start at Martinsville (Va.) Speedway.

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Chandler Smith Grabs his First NASCAR Xfinity Series Victory at Richmond

RICHMOND, VIRGINIA – APRIL 01: Chandler Smith, the driver of the #16 Quick Tie Products Inc. Chevrolet, celebrates in victory lane after winning the NASCAR Xfinity Series ToyotaCare 250 at Richmond Raceway on April 01, 2023, in Richmond, Virginia. (Photo by Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images)

Chandler Smith grabs his first NASCAR Xfinity Series victory at Richmond Raceway in the ToyotaCare 250, Saturday afternoon.

Rookie Chandler Smith earned his first career NASCAR Xfinity Series victory Saturday afternoon at Richmond (Va.) Raceway holding off John Hunter Nemechek on a final race restart with six laps remaining to hoist the ToyotaCare 250 trophy.

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