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. […]

Magic Three: Kyle Busch advances to the Round of 12 with a win at New Hampshire

For the third time in 2017, Kyle Busch goes to victory lane at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. Escaping the tire smoke carnage that collected points leader Martin Truex, Jr. The Magic Mile became the Magic Three for Kyle Busch after winning Sunday’s ISM Connect 300 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in Loudon, New Hampshire. Kyle […]

Motorsports Sunday: September 17, 2017

Opening round of the NASCAR playoffs featured similar results, drama at Singapore changed the championship battle and car owner Roger Penske ends season with a 1-2-3 finish and his 15th championship in IndyCar. Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series: Tales of the Turtles 400 JOLIET, ILLINOIS – Playoffs kicked high in gear at Chicagoland Speedway Sunday, […]

Championship Aspirations Terminated: Dale Jr. misses NASCAR playoffs in his final season

On a night where the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series regular season concluded at Richmond Raceway in Virginia, Martin Truex, Jr. won the regular season championship and will be the No. 1 seed going into the playoffs. He and 15 other drivers who’ll be fighting for the championship beginning at Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet, Illinois […]

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 […]

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 […]

Both Sides of the Junior Spectrum: Stenhouse wins at Daytona, Earnhardt collected in crash in final start

Ricky Stenhouse, Jr. overcame other driver’s mistakes and heartbreaks to become the fifth repeat winner of 2017 after a late overtime pass. Dale Jr. finishes 32nd after a crash on lap 107 in his final Daytona start. The once success story known as Chevrolet at the restrictor plate tracks has become a distant memory as […]