Being Successful at 45 Is A Novelty: What Matt Kenseth’s 2018 plans mean for the future of NASCAR

The days of being competitive at over 45 years old is gone as 2003 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series champion Matt Kenseth will step away from the sport after the Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead Nov. 19. When the checkered flag drops in the Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway Nov. 19, a champion will […]

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 […]

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 […]

Buckeye’s Favorite Son Has Arrived: Ryan Blaney brings legendary Wood Brothers back in victory lane at Pocono

Ryan Blaney snaps a six-year drought for the Wood Brothers and becomes the third first time winner in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series this season. Since 1992, the name Blaney has tried to reach the summit in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series known as victory lane. For 473 starts, 1995 World of Outlaws […]

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 […]