The Team That Never Quitted: Martin Truex, Jr. and Furniture Row Racing cap off season with their first Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Championship

In a season filled of mastering the field and overcoming tragedy, Martin Truex, Jr. captured his 8th win of 2017 at Homestead for his first Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series championship in his 14th season. After a season of dominance and emotional setbacks, Martin Truex, Jr. and Furniture Row Racing entered Sunday’s Ford EcoBoost 400 […]

Battle of the Former Xfinity Series Champions: 2017 Ford EcoBoost 400 Preview

Sunday’s finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway is shaping to be the true end of an era with emotions running wild as not only a couple of drivers bid farewell, its strongest Championship 4 contenders will settle it out for 267 laps and it could go either way. The past two editions of the Ford EcoBoost 400 […]

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 […]

Future of America: Why Josef Newgarden is the guy who will represent IndyCar long-term

Josef Newgarden validated his case as the future of American open wheel racing after winning his first IndyCar Series championship at Sonoma Raceway Sunday. Open wheel racing has had its share of American heroes ruling the sport. From the likes of Ted Horn and Wilbur Shaw to Mario Andretti and A.J. Foyt whom flourished the […]

Killing the Epidemic: Why I don’t see Matt Kenseth retiring anytime soon and where he'll end up after 2017

Matt Kenseth is the one driver that’ll remain competitive for years to come and retirement shouldn’t be brought up into the conversation as silly season looms. EDITORS NOTE: This was published hours before the announcement came out that Erik Jones will replace Matt Kenseth in Joe Gibbs Racing’s No. 20 Toyota beginning in 2018. Here […]

Lightning Built for Michigan: Kyle Larson’s Cars 3 livery capped off his second win of 2017 at Michigan for career win No. 3

Kyle Larson captured his second straight victory at Michigan International Speedway, regaining the points lead over Martin Truex, Jr. In a repeat from his first career Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series victory last August, Kyle Larson held off Chase Elliott for his third career win at the FireKeepers Casino 400 at Michigan International Speedway in […]

Dover’s Legit Monster: Jimmie Johnson wins for the 11th time at the Monster Mile and ties his childhood hero at 83 wins

Jimmie Johnson becomes the first three-time winner in 2017, tying Cale Yarborough for sixth all-time Cup victories No active driver has won a Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series circuit at least 10 times besides Jimmie Johnson at Dover International Speedway in Dover, Delaware. Now, not only Johnson won for the 11th time at Dover Sunday, […]

Overshadowed Night: Truex Jr. conquers Kansas after years of shortcomings, three-car pileup sends Almirola to the hospital

Martin Truex, Jr.’s second win of 2017 overshadowed by Aric Almirola’s injury after brutal lap 199 crash Shortcomings has defined Martin Truex, Jr.’s luck the past few years at Kansas Speedway in Kansas City, Kansas. This time around, Truex, Jr. redeemed himself by not only leading the most laps (104 of 267 laps) once again […]

Mississippi King: Ricky Stenhouse, Jr. slayed his foes for maiden win at Talladega

Avoiding late race carnage, Ricky Stenhouse, Jr. capped off a dream weekend with his first Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series win at Talladega. Headlines in the state of Mississippi will not read Ole Miss football or NFL draftee Chad Kelly. Instead, it’ll read NASCAR driver and Olive Branch native Ricky Stenhouse, Jr. capping off a […]

More Than a Publicity Stunt: Fernando Alonso running Indy is a big deal worldwide

Jenna Fryer’s comments on Alonso’s “publicity stunt” has created unpleasant reactions among international racing fans We’re less than a month away from the Indianapolis 500 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Speedway, Indiana and the story going into the race is the exciting announcement of two-time Formula One World Champion Fernando Alonso opting out of […]