The winners and the loser after the NASCAR weekend

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MARTINSVILLE, Va. — A look at the winners and losers after this weekend’s racing at Martinsville Speedway: WINNERS Hendrick Motorsports — Becomes the first Cup team to sweep the top three spots in a race at Martinsville Speedway.
William Byron won and was followed by Kyle Larson in second and Chase Elliott in third.
Hendrick Motorsports has won four of the first eight races of the season.
Of his three victories this season, Byron has won on a superspeedway (Daytona 500), a road course (Circuit of the Americas) and a short track (Martinsville).
Oh, by the way, the Cup Series heads to Texas Motor Speedway this weekend.
Byron won last year’s playoff race there.
Bubba Wallace — His fourth-place finish Sunday was his best result in 13 career Cup starts at Martinsville Speedway.
Carson Kvapil — 20-year-old finished fourth for JR Motorsports in his debut in the Xfinity Series at Martinsville Speedway.


The city of Martinsville, Virginia. After this weekend’s racing at Martinsville Speedway, a look at the winners and losers is provided.


Hendrick Motorsports makes racing history at Martinsville Speedway by becoming the first Cup team to finish 1-2 in a race. Kyle Larson finished second, Chase Elliott third, and William Byron first. Of the first eight races of the season, four have been won by Hendrick Motorsports.

William Byron is someone who never stops winning. His winning percentage after Sunday’s victory was 20.5%, as it was his ninth in the previous 44 races. Since the Next Gen car’s 2022 launch, he has 11 victories. That is the driver with the most victories overall. Byron has won on three different tracks this season: the Daytona 500, the Circuit of the Americas, and Martinsville, a short track. By the way, this weekend will see the Cup Series visit Texas Motor Speedway. In the playoff race the previous year, Byron prevailed.

Bubba Wallace — At Martinsville Speedway, his fourth-place finish on Sunday marked his best-ever performance in 13 Cup starts. He finished Martinsville with eighteen stage points. Only 24 stage points had been earned by Wallace in the first seven races of the current season.

Ryan Preece: This is his first top 10 result of the year, coming in at ninth.

Twenty-year-old Carson Kvapil made his Xfinity Series debut at Martinsville Speedway, finishing fourth for JR Motorsports. Owning the team is Dale Earnhardt Jr. was overjoyed with Kvapil’s showing in the race, which Aric Almirola ultimately won.


Harrison Burton finished in 33rd place, which is his fourth consecutive finish of 30th or lower.

In his first race back with Justin Alexander serving as crew chief, Austin Dillon finished 34th on Sunday. This season, Dillon has not placed higher than 16th.

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