Harvick and Hamlin Battle at the Monster Mile

Views: 19 Denny Hamlin and Kevin Harvick took home top honors this weekend at the Monster Mile. The two championship contenders battled it out, splitting the double header in dominant fashion.

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Kevin Harvick Sweeps Michigan…. Where Will Erik Jones Wind Up?

Views: 21 Michigan might be an historically good track for Joe Gibbs Racing, but as I alluded to last week, they all had to beat Kevin Harvick. That proved to be a tall order.

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NASCAR Presents…. The Brad And Denny Show

Views: 25 While it wasn’t necessarily a race of follow the leader all day, it sure was a statement race by two of the most dominant drivers on the track today, Denny Hamlin and Brad Keselowski.

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Chase Wins One (In A/For A) Million; Austin Wins at Texas

Views: 32 It was another fun-filled week of racing with the All Star race Wednesday night at Bristol and the Cup race at Texas. Chase Elliott won an entertaining but anticlimactic All Star race. Bristol proved it is an All Star caliber track that offered a different style of racing than Charlotte, as if there was really any doubt.

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Cole Custer is the First Rookie to Win at Kentucky

Views: 34 In a surprising finish, rookie Cole Custer stole the show from the veteran drivers on the final restart to win not only his first Cup race, but he became the first rookie to win at Kentucky. All past winners at Kentucky Speedway are Cup champions, which could speak to Custer’s future. But let’s not get ahead of ourselves here.

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A Tale of Caution at Talladega

Views: 44 The weekend began with such promise. A lot of racing at one of NASCARs biggest and fastest tracks. More fans were allowed in although still a very small group considering how many are regularly squeezed in there. What could possibly go wrong? Well, evidently a lot can go wrong.

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Almirola Finishes 29th at Bristol

Views: 14 Smithfield Ford Driver Races as High as Second; Involved in Lap-464 Accident   Date: May 31, 2020 Event: Food City presents the Supermarket Heroes 500 (Round 9 of 36) Series: NASCAR Cup Series Location: Bristol (Tenn.) Motor Speedway (.533-mile oval) Format: 500 laps, broken into three stages (125 laps/125 laps/250 laps) Start/Finish: 2nd/29th (Accident, completed 470 of 500 laps) Point Standing: 11th (240 points, 130 out of first)   Race Winner: Brad Keselowski of Team Penske (Ford) Stage 1 Winner: Chase Elliott of Hendrick Motorsports (Chevrolet) Stage 2 Winner: Chase Elliott of Hendrick Motorsports (Chevrolet)   Stage 1 Recap…

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No. 10 Smithfield Ford Racing: Aric Almirola Bristol I Race Advance

Views: 26 KANNAPOLIS, North Carolina (May 29, 2020) – Aric Almirola and the No. 10 Smithfield Ford Mustang team for Stewart-Haas Racing (SHR) continue their return to racing after the COVID-19 postponements with a fan and driver favorite – short-track competition at Bristol (Tenn.) Motor Speedway.   Sunday, avid and new fans of the NASCAR Cup Series will get the chance to witness the typically action-packed, 500-lap race that will test the physical and mental stamina of its drivers.   “Bristol is the ultimate test of physical stamina mixed with finesse…

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No. 10 Smithfield Ford Racing: Aric Almirola Charlotte II Race Report

Views: 21 Smithfield Ford Driver Endures Handling Issues After Starting in the Rear   Date: May 28, 2020 Event: Alsco Uniforms 500k (Round 8 of 36) Series: NASCAR Cup Series Location: Charlotte (N.C.) Motor Speedway (1.5-mile oval) Format: 208 laps, broken into three stages (55 laps/60 laps/93 laps) Start/Finish: 6th/20th (Running, completed 208 of 208 laps) Point Standing: 9th (225 points, 106 out of first)   Race Winner: Chase Elliott of Hendrick Motorsports (Chevrolet) Stage 1 Winner: Joey Logano of Team Penske (Ford) Stage 2 Winner: Alex Bowman of Hendrick Motorsports (Chevrolet)   Stage 1 Recap (Laps 1-55): ●  Aric Almirola started sixth and…

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No. 10 Smithfield Ford Racing: Aric Almirola Charlotte II Race Advance

Views: 21 KANNAPOLIS, North Carolina (May 25, 2020) – Aric Almirola and the No. 10 Smithfield Ford Mustang team for Stewart-Haas Racing (SHR) will head back to Charlotte (N.C.) Motor Speedway Wednesday night for its second of back-to-back races at the 1.5-mile oval.   Almirola and the No. 10 Smithfield Ford team endured a difficult evening at Sunday’s Coca-Cola 600. After starting in the rear from adjustments made on the car after slight contact with the wall in qualifying, the No. 10 team persevered and made its way back to the…

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