Cup Series Recap: 2022 Hollywood Casino 400 Presented by Barstool Sportsbook (Kansas Speedway)

Bubba Wallace clinched victory after leading from lap 200, demonstrating consistency with an ARP of 5.31. Denny Hamlin recovered from 25th to secure second, while Christopher Bell finished third.

Cup Series Recap: 2022 Hollywood Casino 400 Presented by Barstool Sportsbook (Kansas Speedway)

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Bubba Wallace started from the sixth position and clinched a victory, boasting an average running position (ARP) of 5.31 and a net gain rating (GR-LR) of 4.62. Throughout the race, Wallace led from lap 200 to the finish, demonstrating consistent front-running. Denny Hamlin, who began 25th, ended in second, with an ARP of 10.81 and a GR-LR of 2.71, reflecting a noteworthy recovery. Christopher Bell secured third, holding an ARP of 3.93 and a GR-LR of 3.98, after taking the lead briefly but not sustaining it.

Alex Bowman, starting third, finished fourth despite having led the majority of laps (1-27, 68, 121-226). Bowman's ARP stood at 3.57 with a net gain rating of 3.09. His performance indicates solid race strategy but ultimately falling short in the latter stages. Martin Truex Jr. showcased a steady drive, finishing fifth from a 12th place start, displaying a consistent ARP of 10.58 and a GR-LR of 3.10, marking him as a top performer in the midfield. The race saw significant movement with drivers like Ryan Blaney, who moved up to ninth from 17th, maintaining a notable ARP of 8.77 and a GR-LR of 3.19.

Notable incidents included multiple drivers like Kevin Harvick and Tyler Reddick succumbing to accidents, with Harvick dropping to 36th from fourth and Reddick experiencing a drastic bonanza from leading laps early on to a 35th place finish. The race saw a total of 267 laps with various lead changes and wild fluctuations in driver performance, emblematic of a competitive and challenging event.

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