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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Talent vs. Money: Blaney signs with Penske and Menard moves to the Wood Brothers in 2018

Paul Menard leaving Richard Childress Racing and moving to Wood Brothers Racing while Ryan Blaney joins Team Penske next season leaves high expectations for both drivers, notably Menard. The past couple of weeks has seen silly season kicking into high gear NASCAR hasn’t seen in quite some time where top drivers are being replaced and […]

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 […]

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 […]

Daytona’s Storybook Ending: Dale Jr. to make final Daytona start as full-time driver Saturday

Dale Earnhardt, Jr. must stay out of trouble in Saturday’s Coke Zero 400 at Daytona to keep playoff hopes alive as he’s winless after 16 races and currently 22nd points. Earnhardt and Daytona. Both go together like bread and butter but it has also been a love-hate relationship. The Earnhardt family has seen the highest […]

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 […]

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 […]

Penske Sweep: Joey Logano leads the parade with a win in 300th start

NASCAR’s most consistent driver came from worst to first at Richmond, joining an elite group of drivers who won in their 300th Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series start. Starting from the back of the field adds tension to a driver’s day, often failing their goal of winning a race. Team Penske driver Joey Logano not […]