Tyler Reddick’s first NASCAR Cup Series win finally came Sunday (July 3) in the form of a late-race pass of Chase Elliott at Road America. The victory gets Reddick over the hump after being oh-so-close a number of times during the 2022 season. The back-to-back Xfinity Series champion caught up to the reigning track winner, one of the sport’s best on road courses, during pit stops before hounding the No. 9 until Elliott finally gave way.
How huge is Reddick’s breakthrough for his career? And is NASCAR finally destined to reach 16 winners in 2022 after its 13th different victor on Sunday? Plus, despite the battle, it was a largely lackluster road course event with the Next Gen car. How can NASCAR fix the on-track product at these circuits?
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