The NASCAR Cup Series Power Ranking after Richmond Raceway’s Toyota Owners 400 is presented as teams now head to Bristol for racing on Dirt.
After a brief hiatus, the power ranking is back following the seventh race of the NASCAR Cup Series regular season. Over the past couple of weeks, we saw Tyler Reddick emerge from the craziness to claim a checkered flag at COTA, and Kyle Larson outlasted teammate William Byron to grab his first win of the season at Richmond. With two races to consider, there is some movement in the Power Ranking this week, including another new No. 1.
Kyle Larson grabs his first NASCAR Cup Series win of the season at Richmond Raceway in the Toyota Owners 400 on Sunday afternoon.
With the benefit of a fast final pit stop, Kyle Larson was able to put his No. 5 Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet out front at Richmond (Va.) Raceway and then hold off the field in the last 25 laps of Sunday’s Toyota Owners 400 to earn his first NASCAR Cup Series victory of the 2023 season.
How does NASCAR reduce the chaos on overtime restarts at road courses? This commentary explores possible solutions for consideration. The answer is not an easy one.
The NASCAR Cup Series race at Circuit of the Americas/COTA was one of the best races in a long time, providing good racing action for everyone, The race showcases varying pit strategies, red-hot battles on the track, and drivers having to walk the delicate tightrope between running hard enough to hold position while trying to conserve fuel. Sadly, the entertainment value of the race came undone at the end with a late caution leading to several overtime restarts and chaos.
Zane Smith earns his second-straight NASCAR Truck Series victory at COTA in the Xpel 225 on Saturday afternoon.
AUSTIN, Texas – Zane Smith became the first repeat NASCAR winner at the famed Circuit of The Americas road course, the reigning series champion holding off veteran Kyle Busch to claim his second straight victory in the XPEL 225 NASCAR CRAFTSMAN Truck Series race on Saturday.
The NASCAR Cup Series Power Ranking after Atlanta Motor Speedway and the Ambetter 400 on Sunday afternoon.
The West Coast swing has officially concluded, with the Cup Series visiting Atlanta Motor Speedway this past Sunday. Atlanta is no longer the track it was once and now resembles more of a superspeedway in the way the cars drive, making the result much more unpredictable. But you wouldn’t have known that by watching Sunday’s race.