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The Art of Racing 9-22
Playoff pressure mounting
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The first race in the playoffs was completed last Sunday at Chicagoland Speedway. It was dominated by the drivers competing for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Championship. Eight championship drivers finished in the top 10, but the pressure of the championship may have led to several hiccups by the teams and drivers.Martin Truex Jr. failed the Laser Inspection Station three times prior to the race before finally passing.