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Motorsports Celebrates Strong Weekend Across Several Series

Joey Logano (22), Tyler Reddick (8), Denny Hamlin (11), Daniel Suarez (99) and Austin Cindric (2) crash during a NASCAR Cup Series auto race at Atlanta Motor Speedway in Hampton, Ga., Sunday, March 20, 2022. (AP Photo/Hakim Wright Sr.)
Joey Logano (22), Tyler Reddick (8), Denny Hamlin (11), Daniel Suarez (99) and Austin Cindric (2) crash during a NASCAR Cup Series auto race at Atlanta Motor Speedway in Hampton, Ga., Sunday, March 20, 2022. (AP Photo/Hakim Wright Sr.)

Fort Worth, Texas (AP) -- What a weekend for motorsports, the bit player on the massive stick-and-ball sporting landscape so eager for its own time in the spotlight.

The past four days belonged to college basketball, with its three weeks of March Madness and busted brackets that have become engrained in American sports culture. Car racing? A distant afterthought.