Texas Hold ‘Em Act VII: Super Jimmie victorious for the seventh time at Texas

Right place, right time put Jimmie Johnson back in victory lane in his 550th Cup Series start Drivers have an act for certain race tracks, for defending Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series champion Jimmie Johnson, Texas Motor Speedway is one of his dominant tracks but he faced all kinds of adversity entering Sunday’s O’Reilly Auto [...]

Twice the Celebration: Brad Keselowski becomes first repeat winner of 2017 in Penske’s 1,000th Cup Series start

Brad Keselowski escaped the bumps and tire woes to win at Martinsville Speedway Six races down, one driver named Brad Keselowski returned to victory lane and matched his car number with the number of wins he has in 2017. In Team Penske’s 1,000th Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series start, Keselowski delivered a special victory in [...]

Conquering Number 2: Elk Grove’s Kyle Larson snaps string of second place finishes

Kyle Larson finally got the winning touch at Auto Club Speedway, extends points lead on Brad Keselowski. No. 2 has become a frustrating norm for Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series points leader Kyle Larson, finishing second the last three consecutive races and been shut out of victory lane since his maiden win at Michigan last [...]

Drought Extinguished: Late pit call puts Newman and Childress back on top

Ryan Newman stood the heat and scorches up a win at Phoenix, ending both he and Richard Childress Racing’s winless streaks A late-race caution by Joey Logano put the race in the hands of the crew chiefs. Veteran crew chief Luke Lambert made the call and kept driver Ryan Newman on the track to take [...]

Racing Slobberknocker: Martin Truex, Jr. prevails, fight between Kyle Busch and Joey Logano followed

Martin Truex, Jr. hits the jackpot at Las Vegas, brawl followed between former teammates over last lap accident Unreliable luck has become the norm for Martin Truex, Jr. since joining Furniture Row Racing in 2014. Last season, Truex, Jr. earned a career-high four wins but engine problems, crashes and pit stop woes prevented him from [...]

Moving On Up: The Bourdais-Coyne partnership resumes with a strategic victory

Sebastien Bourdais wins IndyCar season opener at St. Petersburg after starting from the rear of the field Through excellent pit strategy, the reunion of Sebastien Bourdais and car owner Dale Coyne exceeded expectations by winning the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg Sunday in St. Petersburg, Florida. Bourdais started last in 21st after crashing in [...]

Too Fast For Hot Lanta: Keselowski snatches win at Atlanta after Harvick's penalty

Overcoming loose lug nuts, Brad Keselowski bounced back with a win as Ford remain undefeated after two races The only driver that could stop pole sitter Kevin Harvick’s dominance at Atlanta Motor Speedway in Hampton, Georgia was Harvick himself. A late-race pit road speeding penalty dimmed Harvick’s chances of scoring his first win in a [...]

No Mirror Required: Kurt Busch wins 59th Daytona 500

Through carnage and mirrorless driving, Kurt Busch escapes as Daytona 500 champion The homecoming between Ford and former Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series champion Kurt Busch started with Busch winning stock car racing’s premiere event, the Daytona 500. The win has been elusive to the Busch brothers since 2001 when Kurt debuted and younger brother [...]