Kenseth’s Finest Hour Crushes Hendrick's Title Hopes: Matt Kenseth wins dramatic Can-Am 500, Elliott and Johnson failed to advance in the Championship 4

Payback, fire and tears, the penultimate race of the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season had it all. After 312 dramatic laps, 45-year-old Matt Kenseth was back on top as his career winds down, denying Chase Elliott from making the Championship 4 as Brad Keselowski takes the final spot. A cut tire ends Jimmie Johnson’s […]

The Closer Clinches Championship 4 Berth: Kevin Harvick scores big at Texas, advancing to his third Championship 4 appearance

A late pass by Kevin Harvick secured him a Championship 4 berth for the third time in four years after winning the AAA Texas 500. Martin Truex, Jr. also makes the final round by points after finishing second. A late error by Martin Truex, Jr. gave Kevin Harvick the race lead with 10 laps to […]

Howling His Way to Homestead: Kyle Busch punches his ticket into the Championship 4 with his win at Martinsville

On a Sunday evening at Martinsville, tempers flared among playoff contenders while Kyle Busch became the first to punch his ticket into the Championship 4 after the First Data 500. Kyle Busch had three tracks he wanted to win the most this season, among the three was Martinsville and after Sunday’s First Data 500 which […]

Last Driver Standing: Brad Keselowski wins attrition-filled Alabama 500, Dale Jr. finishes 7th in final Talladega start

In his 300th Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series start, Brad Keselowski escaped Talladega with his fifth victory after a last lap pass over Ryan Newman. Dale Earnhardt, Jr. finished seventh after surviving madness filled with crashes and pit road woes in his final start in Alabama. Attrition was the word as Brad Keselowski survived the […]

Monster Unleashes Drama: Kyle Busch wins back-to-back after late pass on Chase Elliott while Ryan Newman was eliminated from playoff contention

Kyle Busch scores his fourth win of the season, denying Chase Elliott’s shot of his first career win by 0.357 seconds. Jeff Gordon and Ryan Newman had a heated confrontation during post-race after Newman was eliminated from the playoffs. It was the tale of two 24’s during the final race of the Round of 16. […]

Racing’s Blurred Lines Reignited: Dirty Racing in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series

The annual last lap drama at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park sparked another debate of what’s hard racing. The “dump and run” heard around North America. Austin Cindric—in dire straits of making the playoffs—took his front bumper and turned Kaz Grala around in turn five for his first NASCAR Camping World Truck Series victory at Canadian […]

Take That: Kyle Busch pulls his second Bristol Trifecta

The broom came out at Bristol once again as Kyle Busch held off Erik Jones for his second triple sweep, his first since 2010. Matt Kenseth finished fourth, bumping Jamie McMurray down to the 16th and final playoff spot with two regular season races remaining. On a bright night of Aug. 21, 2010, Kyle Busch […]

Michigan Beast: Kyle Larson’s four-wide pass led to third straight win at Michigan

Kyle Larson continued his winning ways at Michigan International Speedway, leading only two laps after a four-wide pass for the lead in overtime. Michigan International Speedway continues to be Kyle Larson’s yard after leading the most important two laps of his career in Sunday’s Pure Michigan 400 for his third straight victory at the two-mile […]

Rushing the Fountain of Youth: William Byron to join Hendrick Motorsports in 2018

William Byron moving up to the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series will either break or continue the curse of drivers under the age of 25 being moved up to Cup after lower series success. It has been speculated for a month 19-year-old William Byron will replace Kasey Kahne in the No. 5 Chevrolet owned by […]

Everything’s "Finally" Great: Kyle Busch snaps winless streak at Pocono for Toyota’s 100th Cup win

After several heartbreaking outcomes, Kyle Busch checks off another track he’s won in the Monster Energy Cup Series after winning at “The Tricky Triangle” Sunday for Toyota’s 100th Cup victory. The first 20 races of 2017 has been the tale of bad luck for Kyle Busch, dominant car after dominant car but unable to produce […]