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USA Today via Reuters

USA Today via Reuters

With only four races to go in the regular season, everyone is feeling the heat. And the pressure of winning is just one side of the coin for these speedsters. The other side to this is whether or not they make it to the playoffs will decide their future on the team and their relationship with the sponsors too.

There are plenty of questions in the minds of every NASCAR fan out there. Will Bubba Wallace‘s pit crew drag him down again? Will Chase Elliott return to his old victorious self? Will SVG live up to the expectations of his fans in Indianapolis? Sadly, there are no answers; only suspense and predictions.

Things are about to go insane in NASCAR Cup Series after this

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In a conversation with Dustin Long and pit reporter Parker Kligerman, Kyle Petty opened up about his predictions about the upcoming seasonal races. While he believes that the Coke Zero Sugar 400 in Daytona is a wildcard for everybody, Kaulig Racing has the chance to win both Watkins Glen and Indianapolis.

He is unsure about the recent tactic of the team and their #16 driver AJ Allmendinger to give more importance to the Xfinity Series than the Cup Series. However, he sees a 50-50 chance for the 41-year-old driver to win the next race in Michigan.

He feels like Front Row Motorsport and Michael McDowell are outperforming other competent teams like Joe Gibbs Racing and Hendrick Motorsports. But when it came to Chase Elliott, he was not too optimistic.

He argued that he had not seen Elliott making any major improvements over the last few races. But all three agreed on the fact that the race at Michigan International Speedway is going to be the last sane one.

Petty exclaimed, “Michigan will be the last sane race to see how the playoff start and to see who’s in it and who’s gonna be competitive and run up front and who’s not.”

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After hearing this, Kligerman shook his head, faking dismay, and said that Petty had just jinxed all the other races for them. No race after this will ever be sane. All three NASCAR enthusiasts shared a hearty laugh after that.

A lot of anticipations revolve around tomorrow’s race at the Michigan International Speedway. This D-shaped track has recently hosted the second season of the Arca Menard Series. However, the star of Canada’s home track is probably tomorrow’s Cup Series race.

“There’s no track faster,” says Joey Logano

Due to its high banking and wide racing surface, speeds on this racetrack exceed 200 mph. Nestled in the Irish Hills, the race at this track is going to be a thrilling one for many racers. Joey Logano of Team Penske is one of those drivers who just cannot contain his excitement. In conversation with Sirius XM NASCAR Radio, he admitted that despite the width of the track, if one moves too wide, the chance of running three wide goes up along turn 1 and turn 3.

So what is the decisive factor behind winning a race at MIS? Logano said, “Obviously…not a whole bunch of tires fall off, so strategy ends up being interesting… fuel mileage can come into play as well…” He also mentioned that the restarts will be tricky.

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“It’s a pretty fun track. I enjoy it!” he added, smiling at his webcam.

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The NASCAR community currently echoes the rising heartbeats as tomorrow’s race draws close. What is your prediction about the race? Who do you think will be in the top 5? Let us know in the comments below!

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