Finale Frustrations: Brad Keselowski finished 7th at Homestead, the lowest among Championship 4 contenders

Former Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series champion Brad Keselowski finished 7th, ending his season fourth in the final standings. Keselowski was also critical on Toyota’s performance as Ford will be the oldest car next season. Coming into Sunday’s Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway in Homestead, Florida, 2012 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series champion Brad […]

Backfired Strategy: Kyle Busch comes up short of winning his second Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series title

A late caution by Kurt Busch hurt brother Kyle’s bid of a NASCAR championship at Homestead, settling for a runner-up finish behind champion Martin Truex, Jr. Kyle Busch came up less than a second short of capturing his second Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series title in three years Sunday. Late strategy by the No. 18 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Dramatic Round Closer: Martin Truex Jr. becomes the first 7x winner since 2013, Jimmie Johnson advances into the next round

Racing with a heavy heart, Martin Truex, Jr.’s seventh win of 2017 was in memory of road-crew fabricator Jim Watson. His championship rival Kyle Larson failed to make the Round of 8 after an engine failure while Jimmie Johnson escaped multiple issues to advance. The carnage from Talladega paled in comparison to Sunday’s Hollywood Casino […]

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 […]

Victorious Team Effort: Martin Truex, Jr. triumphant at Charlotte for win No. 6

In a season of dominance, Martin Truex, Jr.’s latest victory at Charlotte was done by teamwork and adversity rather than classing the field the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series has grown accustomed of seeing. The story this season has been Martin Truex, Jr. dominating the field. However, even the sport’s present Goliath showcased adversity in […]

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. […]