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 […]

Two Seconds Made The Difference: Kyle Larson's pit crew put him in front and wins at Richmond

Kyle Larson captured his fourth win of 2017 after beating Martin Truex, Jr. off pit road. Dale Earnhardt, Jr., Joey Logano and Clint Bowyer failed to make the playoffs while Chase Elliott, Matt Kenseth and Jamie McMurray advanced. For 25 races, it was win and you’re in the playoffs. 13 drivers have secured spots by […]

Flying Comeback: Ray Hendrick's "Flying 11" driven by Denny Hamlin wins the Southern 500

Sporting Ray Hendrick’s colors, Denny Hamlin overcame near disaster and capped off Throwback Weekend at Darlington with a clean sweep after regular season champion Martin Truex, Jr.’s right front tire went down with three laps to go. One word best describes Darlington Raceway in South Carolina, tradition. In what’s become NASCAR’s most anticipated weekends of […]

Aggressive Goes On Top The Leaderboard: Martin Truex, Jr. victorious at Watkins Glen

Smart strategy prevailed Martin Truex, Jr. to his fourth win of the season, extending his championship points lead over new second place man Kyle Busch. Emotions ran rampant in Sunday’s I Love New York 355 at the Glen at the legendary Watkins Glen International. Fuel strategy snake bitten Ford drivers Brad Keselowski and Ryan Blaney […]

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 […]

That’s Gotta Be Kahne: A career defining victory for Kasey Kahne, winner of the 6 Hours of Indy

Rain delay, pre-race favorites plummeted, vicious crashes and three red flags didn’t stop Enumclaw native Kasey Kahne from snapping his 102-race drought at Indianapolis, clinching a playoff berth in what may be a career saving performance. Six hours makes up a quarter of the day and that’s all it took for Hendrick Motorsports driver Kasey […]

Joe Gibbs Racing’s Lobster Weekend: Denny Hamlin snaps team’s winless streak after dramatic week

Joe Gibbs Racing’s week of media attention ends with Denny Hamlin in victory lane at New Hampshire. Ex-points leader Kyle Larson bounces back from penalties to finish second. The first half of the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season was something Joe Gibbs Racing wanted to forget, going winless after winning 12 races in 2016. […]